Thursday April 28, 2005: on this day

About April 28th, 2005, in brief:

  • Historical events: Three months after the legislative elections in Iraq, the National Assembly voted overwhelmingly in favor of a Shi'a-led Cabinet. This was the first elected government in Iraq's history. However, two of the four slots for deputy prime ministers remained unfilled, while five ministries, including those pertaining to defense and oil, were left open to temporary managers. (International Herald Tribune).
  • Day of the week: April 28th, 2005 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Rooster (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Jessica Alba, Penélope Cruz
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter
  • #1 US song: Candy Shop by 50 Cent
  • #1 UK song: Lonely by Akon
  • Popular movie: Superman Returns directed by Bryan Singer

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What day of the week was April 28, 2005?

April 28, 2005 was a Thursday and it was the 118th day of the year 2005 in the Gregorian calendar.

April 28, 2005 can also be written as 4/28/2005 in the US and as 28/4/2005 in UK and Europe.

April 28, 2005 in April 2005 calendar


April 28, 2005: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on April 28, 2005:

  • Three months after the legislative elections in iraq, the national assembly voted overwhelmingly in favor of a shi'a-led cabinet. this was the first elected government in iraq's history. however, two of the four slots for deputy prime ministers remained unfilled, while five ministries, including those pertaining to defense and oil, were left open to temporary managers. (international herald tribune).
  • Long thought extinct, the ivory-billed woodpecker has been found again in arkansas' "big woods" region.
  • Tony blair, british prime minister, publishes lord goldsmith's advice on the legality and legality of the 2003 invasion in iraq. (bbc news),
  • According to the norwegian newspaper dagbladet, the paintings of edvard munch, the scream and madonna were taken from oslo's munch museum on august 22, 2004. the oslo police have not confirmed the rumour.
  • The death toll from the rail accident in amagasaki, japan rises to 100. rescuers discover the body of the driver of the train. (japan today),
  • Mika muhimana is sentenced by the united nations international criminal tribunal for rwanda to life imprisonment for his involvement in rwandan genocide.
  • Jean enold buteau is the head of the movement for national reconstruction and is being kidnapped by gunmen.
  • Because of his diplomatic immunity, a bulgarian court released cedomir brankovic, a suspect in war crimes against serbia.
  • France: bernard guillet, an aide of charles pasqua, is being questioned about the oil for food probe.
  • Swiss engineers blast through the lotschberg tunnel, which runs through the alps between germany and italy. in two years, the tunnel will be open for traffic.
  • Two maasai game wardens were murdered by thomas cholmondeley, a british peer and kenyan rancher.
  • Palacom australia has been granted permission to build a cemetery that can accommodate upright burials.
  • Hugo chavez, venezuela's president, visits cuba to promote cooperation between the two countries.
  • Robin hood airport doncaster sheffield was established in south yorkshire, north england.

April 28, 2005: What were the magazines covers that day?

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April 28, 2005: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on April 28, 2005:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $57.56
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $36.29
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $24.82
  • General Electric GE: opens at $36.08
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $77.05

Exchange Rates on April 28, 2005:

  • 1 USD = 106.13 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2519 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.1924 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 136.87 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6761 GBP

April 28, 2005: What were the main match results that day?

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  • Osasuna - Villarreal : 3 - 2

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April 28, 2005: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for April 28th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus.

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April 28, 2005: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for April 28, 2005 is Rooster and the associated element is Wood.

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April 28, 2005: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on April 28, 2005 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on April 28, 2005 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on April 28, 2005 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 69% full, rising at 12:06 am and setting at 09:54 am.

The previous full moon was on Apr 24, 2005 while the next full moon would come on May 23, 2005.

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Who was born on April 28, 2005?

Famous people born on April 28, 2005:

  • Brinlee Green

    Brinlee Green is a talented dancer who has gained recognition for her performances in dance competitions.

  • Ryleigh Madison

    Ryleigh Madison is a young and promising dancer with a unique style.

  • Rodrigo Ribeiro

Whose famous birthday is on April 28th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on April 28th:

  • Jessica Alba
    Jessica Alba

    American actress who rose to prominence in television and film in the late 1990s.

  • Penélope Cruz
    Penélope Cruz

    Spanish actress.

  • Min-sik Choi
    Min-sik Choi

    Min-sik choi is a south korean actor known for his roles in popular films such as oldboy and i saw the devil.

  • Jacques Dutronc
    Jacques Dutronc

    French singer, songwriter and guitarist.

  • Bridget Moynahan
    Bridget Moynahan

    Bridget moynahan is an american actress known for her roles in movies and tv shows such as 'i, robot' and 'blue bloods'.

  • Jay Leno
    Jay Leno

    American comedian, talk show host and commercial pitchman.

  • Harper Lee
    Harper Lee

    American author of "to kill a mockingbird", a 1961 pulitzer prize winning novel.

  • Kim Gordon
    Kim Gordon

    American singer, visual artist, musician, producer, video director and fashion designer.

  • Carolyn Jones
    Carolyn Jones

    American actress.

  • Paul Guilfoyle
    Paul Guilfoyle

    American actor.

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How old is someone born on April 28, 2005?

Someone born on April 28, 2005 is:

19 years 2 months old,

or 230 months and 18 days old,

or 1002 weeks and 5 days old,

or 7019 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on April 28, 2005?

There are 286 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday April 28th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on April 28, 2005?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on April 28, 2005.

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April 28, 2005: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on April 28, 2005:

  • Marri Sivaram

    Distinguished war correspondent known for his insightful analysis.

  • Chris Candido

    American professional wrestler (d. 2005).

  • Percy Heath

    American bassist (heath brothers, modern jazz quartet) (d.2005).

  • Chuck Bittick
  • Antimo Negri
  • Renzo Forma
  • Raimon Galí
  • John Mills (97)

What famous deaths happened on April 28th?

Famous deaths on April 28th:

  • Rory Calhoun
    Rory Calhoun

    American actor, who has appeared in feature films since 1944, such as "river of no return" (black spurs) and "river of no return".

  • Patricia Medina
    Patricia Medina

    English actress (b. 1919).

  • Ed Begley
    Ed Begley

    Hartford, connecticut -- actor (mr koppel - leave it to larry).

  • Joshiah Willard Gibbs

    Known for his contributions to thermodynamics and physical chemistry.

  • Penelopi Fitzgerald

    British author celebrated for her literary fiction.

  • Gopinath Mohanty

    Gopinath Mohanty was a renowned Oriya writer and novelist, known for his works like 'Danapani' and 'Amrutara Santana'.

  • Amaka Igwe

    Renowned Nigerian screenwriter and film producer.

  • Madalee Milton

    Renowned novelist known for her captivating storytelling.

  • Luxton Peabody

    Renowned novelist known for his captivating storytelling.

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April 28, 2005: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on April 28, 2005 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week April 25th and May 1st. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

April 28, 2005: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on April 28, 2005 was Candy Shop by 50 Cent, according to the music chart for the week April 25th and May 1st.

  1. - Candy Shop
  2. - Hate It Or Love It
  3. - Hollaback Girl youtube
  4. - Lonely
  5. - Since U Been Gone

April 28, 2005: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on April 28, 2005 was Lonely by Akon, according to the music chart for the week April 25th and May 1st.

  1. - Lonely
  2. - Feel Good Inc
  3. - (Is This The Way To) Amarillo
  4. - Hate It Or Love It
  5. - Signs

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Who was the US President on April 28, 2005?

On April 28, 2005 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 28, 2005?

On April 28, 2005 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 28, 2005?

On April 28, 2005 the Pope was Benedict XVI.


What is special about April 28th?

April 28th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 28th day of the month of April. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on April 28th, such as:

  • 2019 - Terrorists storm a church, in burkina faso's soum province. six people are killed. the pastor, his two sons and three worshippers are among the victims.
  • 2018 - Israel launched airstrikes against hamas ships in gaza's harbor and a hamas building at deir al balah as a response to ongoing and sometimes violent protests.
  • 2017 - Tsunami warnings were issued after a 6.8 earthquake struck the philippines' mindanao coast.

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What happened in 2005?

2005 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Police kill Jean Charles de Menezes as they begin to hunt for London Bombers who were responsible for the 7/7/2005 London bombings and 21/7/2005 London bombings.
  • Yasser Aramfat is replaced as the head of the Palestine Liberation Organization by elections. Rawhi Fattouh succeeds him.
  • Donald Kagin and Steven Contursi purchased the rare (US) 1787 Brasher Gold Doubloon for US$2,990,000. This is the third highest auction price for a rare coin.

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What was the calendar for April 2005?

April 2005 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with April being the 4th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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