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2005


Jan
11
Release: Release date of Resident Evil 4Release date of Resident Evil 4, originally an exclusive for the Nintendo Gamecube. Then later being ported to the PS2, PC, Wii, iOS, XBox 360, PS3 and PC again. (Did we miss any?) The game is considered one of the best 3rd Person Shooters of All Time.Top 10 Gamecube Games

14
Release: Coach Carter is releasedCoach Carter is released (2005)Top 10 Memorable School Speeches in Movies

14
Release: ElektraThe film Elektra is released (2005)Top 10 Worst Spin-off Movies
Top 10 Marvel Superheroines

21
American theatrical release of The Phantom of the Opera.American theatrical release of The Phantom of the Opera. This British film is an adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical of the same name, which is based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra by Gaston Leroux.Top 10 Disfigured Movie Characters

23
Death of Johnny CarsonDeath of Johnny Carson, an American television host and comedian, known for thirty years as host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962-1992).Top 10 Johnny Carson Trivia

28
Release: Alone in the DarkAlone in the Dark (2005)Top 10 Least Scary Horror Movies

Feb
2
Bloc Party's Silent Alarm is releasedBloc Party's debut album, Silent Alarm, is releasedInterview with Bloc Party

6
The TV series American Dad! airs its first episodeThe TV series American Dad! airs its first episode (2005)Top 10 Cartoon Dads from TV

10
Death of Arthur MillerDeath of Arthur Miller (2005)Top 10 Notes: The Crucible
Top 10 Notes: Death of a Salesman

11
Release: HitchThe film Hitch is releasedTop 10 Quirky Movie Pick-up Lines

14
YouTube is foundedYouTube is founded (2005)Top 10 Business Logos
Top 10 YouTube Celebrities

18
Release: ConstantineThe film Constantine is released (2005)Top 10 Movie Devils
Top 10 Movie Angels
Top 10 Keanu Reeves Roles

18
Release: Son of the MaskThe film Son of the Mask is released (2005)Top 10 Worst Comedy Movies
Top 10 Worst Spin-off Movies

20
Death of Hunter S. Thompson Death: Hunter S. Thompson (2005)Top 10 Famous LSD Users

21
Release: Debut of Avatar: The Last AirbenderDebut of Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)Top 10 Princesses and Queens from TV

Mar
1
The series NYPD Blue airs its last episodeThe series NYPD Blue airs its last episode (2005)Top 10 Comeback Performances

3
Death of Rinus MichelsDeath of Rinus Michels (2005)Top 10 Coaches: Old vs. New

4
Release: The PacifierThe film The Pacifier is released (2005)Top 10 Vin Diesel Moments

5
'The Osbournes' aired its first episode'The Osbournes' aired its first episode (2005)Top 10 Reality Shows

15
Release: Miranda Lambert's first album, Kerosene, is releasedMiranda Lambert's first album, 'Kerosene,' is releasedTop 10 Reality Talent Show Acts

21
'The Osbournes' aired its last episode'The Osbournes' aired its last episode (2005)Top 10 Reality Shows

24
Kmart and Sears MergerKmart and Sears merged to form Sears Holdings (2005)Top 10 Disastrous Mergers

24
The TV series The Office airs its first episodeThe TV series The Office airs its first episode (2005)Top 10 TV Weddings
Top 10 Pranks from The Office (U.S. version)
Top 10 Sitcom Catchphrases
Top 10 Best TV Sitcoms of the 2000s
Top 10 Will They or Won't They Sitcom Couples

26
Debut of the revived Doctor Who seriesThe TV series Doctor Who returns (2005)Top 10 Doctor Who Villains
Top 10 Greatest Sci-Fi Television Series
Top 10 TV Replacement Characters

27
Release: Grey's Anatomy debutsGrey's Anatomy debuts (2005)Top 10 TV Doctors

Apr
1
Release: Sin CityThe film Sin City is released (2005)Top 10 Graphic Novel Movie Adaptations
Top 10 Visually Striking CGI Filled Films
Top 10 Neo-Noir Films
Top 10 Movie Badasses

8
On "Coronation Street," Ken Barlow marries Deirdre Hunt for the second time.On "Coronation Street," Ken Barlow marries Deirdre Hunt for the second time.Top 10 Coronation Street Trivia

12
Release: Mariah Carey album The Emancipation of Mimi is releasedMariah Carey album Butterfly is released (2005)Top 10 Mariah Carey Songs

15
Disappearance of Ray GricarDisappearance of Ray Gricar (2005)Top 10 Famous Disappearances

15
Release: It's All Gone Pete TongThe film It's All Gone Pete Tong is released (2005)Top 10 Movie Mockumentaries

26
Release: CrashThe film Crash is released (2005)Top 10 Overrated Movies

27
Release: Anthony ZimmerThe film Anthony Zimmer is released (2005)Top 10 Worst American Remakes of Foreign Movies

May
3
Nine Inch Nails' With Teeth is releasedNine Inch Nails album, With Teeth, is released and debuts at number one on Billboard 200Trent Reznor Bio: Nine Inch Nails and beyond

3
North American release of Forza Motorsport.North American release of Forza Motorsport. THis game spawned a long running series, after originating on the original Xbox console.Top 10 Greatest Racing Games

6
Release: CrashThe film Crash is released (2005)Top 10 Worst Best Picture Oscar-Winning Movies

6
Release: Kingdom of HeavenThe film Kingdom of Heaven is released (2005)Top 10 Medieval Movies

9
Release: Gorillaz Song Feel Good Inc. is releasedGorillaz Song Feel Good Inc. is released (2005).Top 10 Best Animated Music Videos

16
The TV series Everybody Loves Raymond airs its last episodeThe TV series Everybody Loves Raymond airs its last episode (2005)Top 10 Married Sitcom Couples

17
Release: Release of Axel F by Crazy FrogRelease of Axel F by Crazy Frog (2005)Top 10 Most Hated Songs

19
Release: Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the SithThe film Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is released (2005)Top 10 Movie Prequels
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises
Top 10 Evil Movie Laughs

23
Release: Gorillaz album Demon Days is releasedGorillaz album Demon Days is released (2005)Top 10 Gorillaz Songs

30
Release: Release of Youre Beautiful Release of Youre Beautiful (2005)Top 10 Stalker Songs

31
Vanity Fair reveals that Mark Felt was Deep Throat Vanity Fair reveals that Mark Felt was Deep Throat (2005)The Watergate Scandal: Timeline and Background

Jun
1
'Dancing with the Stars' aired its first episode'Dancing with the Stars' aired its first episode (2005)Top 10 Reality Shows

6
Release: Release of City of EvilRelease of City of Evil (2005)Top 10 Avenged Sevenfold Songs

10
Release: The HoneymoonersThe film The Honeymooners is released (2005)Top 10 Worst Movies Based on a TV Series

15
Release: Theatrical release of Batman Begins.Theatrical release of Batman Begins. Christopher Nolan retells the story of the caped crusaders' beginnings in this franchise reboot.Top 10 Superheroes Without Powers

17
Release: Batman BeginsThe film Batman Begins is released (2005)Batman VS. Superman
Top 10 Old Wise Men in Movies
Top 10 Butlers from TV and Film
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises
Top 10 Practical Special Effects in Movies
Top 10 Movie Cars
Top 10 Male Movie Cops
Top 10 Secret Passages in Movies

17
Release: The Buzz on Maggie debutsThe Buzz on Maggie debuts (2005)Top 10 Hated Disney Animated Shows

19
The Family Guy episode Petarded first airsThe Family Guy episode Petarded first airs (2005)Top 10 Family Guy Episodes

24
Release: BewitchedThe film Bewitched is released (2005)Top 10 Worst Movies Based on a TV Series

Jul
5
Release: Gold Digger by Kanye West is releasedGold Digger by Kanye West is released (2005)Top 10 Rap Songs of the 2000s

7
7/7 Bombings in London 7/7 Bombings in London (2005)Top 10 Infamous Bombings

8
Release: Release of Fantastic FourRelease of Fantastic Four (2005)Top 10 Marvel Superheroines

13
Release: Kicking and ScreamingThe film Kicking and Screaming is released (2005)Will Ferrell Biography: From SNL to Anchorman 2

15
Release: Wedding CrashersThe film Wedding Crashers is released (2005)Top 10 Quirky Movie Pick-up Lines
Will Ferrell Biography: From SNL to Anchorman 2
Top 10 Hilarious Movie Weddings

21
Release: No Direction Home: Bob DylanThe film No Direction Home: Bob Dylan is released (2005)Top 10 Best Rock Documentaries

22
Release: The Devil's RejectsThe Devil's Rejects is released. (2005)Top 10 Scariest Clowns in Movies and TV
Top 10 Torture Porn Movies

22
Release: The IslandThe film The Island is released (2005)Top 10 Trailers That Ruined the Movie

29
Release: Sky High is releasedSky High is released (2005)Top 10 Superhero Movies Not Based on Comic Books

29
Release: StealthThe film Stealth is released (2005)Top 10 Aerial Movie Dogfights

Aug
5
Release: The Dukes of HazzardThe film The Dukes of Hazzard is released (2005)Top 10 Worst Movies Based on a TV Series

7
Premiere of WeedsWeeds premiered on this day in 2005Top 10 TV Shows That Lost Their Mojo
Top 10 TV MILFS

7
The TV series Weeds airs its first episodeThe TV series Weeds airs its first episode (2005)Top 10 Showtime Shows of All Time
Top 10 TV Anti-Heroes

12
Release: Four BrothersThe film Four Brothers is released (2005)Top 10 Best Mark Wahlberg Performances

12
Sprint and Nextel MergerSprint and Nextel merge to form Sprint Nextel (2005).Top 10 Disastrous Mergers

19
Release: The 40-Year-Old VirginThe film The 40-Year-Old Virgin is released (2005)Top 10 Movie Rants
Top 10 Unexpected Dance Scenes in Non-Dance Movies

21
Six Feet Under endsThe TV show Six Feet Under airs its last episode (2005)Top 10 HBO Shows of All Time

21
The TV series Six Feet Under airs its final episodeThe TV series Six Feet Under airs its final episode (2005)Top 10 TV Show Finales

21
The TV show Six Feet Under airs its last episodeThe TV show Six Feet Under airs its last episode (2005)Top 10 TV Intros (Title Sequences)

23
Hurricane Katrina strikes New OrleansHurricane Katrina begins to make landfall in Louisiana and Mississippi in the afternoon, and brings the most severe damage to Slidell and New Orleans (2005)Another Top 10 Craziest Events Caught on Camera
Top 10 Defining Moments of 2000s America

25
The TV series Elfen Lied endsThe TV series Elfen Lied airs its last episode (2005)Top 10 Anime Powers We Wish Were Real

28
Hurricane Katrina strikes New OrleansHurricane Katrina begins to make landfall in Louisiana and Mississippi in the afternoon, and brings the most severe damage to Slidell and New Orleans (2005)Top 10 Infamous Natural Disasters of the Last 100 Years

28
The TV show Rome airs its first episodeThe TV show Rome airs its first episode (2005)Top 10 TV Intros (Title Sequences)

29
Release: Prison Break debutsThe TV series Prison Break airs its first episode (2005)Top 10 TV Drama Pilot Episodes

30
Release: Late Registration album by Kanye WestLate Registration album by Kanye West (2005)Top 10 Kanye West Songs

Sep
5
Release: The Rolling Stones' album, A Bigger Bang, is released (2005).Top 10 Rolling Stones Moments

10
Debut of the English version of the series in North America.Debut of the English version of the series in North America. This anime series was based on the popular Manga of the same name.Top 10 Anime Villains

12
Release: Pussycat Dolls' first album, PCD, is releasedPussycat Dolls' first album, 'PCD,' is releasedTop 10 Reality Talent Show Acts

13
The TV series Supernatural airs its first episodeThe TV series Supernatural airs its first episode (2005)Top 10 Fantasy Shows
Top 10 TV Devils
Top 10 Saddest TV Deaths

19
The TV series How I Met Your Mother airs its first episodeThe TV series How I Met Your Mother airs its first episode (2005)Top 10 TV Weddings
Top 10 Disappointing TV Show Finales
Top 10 TV Bottle Episodes
How I Met Your Mother vs. Friends
Top 10 TV Womanizers
Top 10 Sitcom Catchphrases
Top 10 Best TV Sitcoms of the 2000s
Top 10 Married Sitcom Couples
Top 10 Saddest TV Deaths
Top 10 Comeback Performances
Top 10 How I Met Your Mother Running Gags

20
Release: Disturbed album, Ten Thousand Fists, is releasedRelease of Ten Thousand Fists (2005)Top 10 Disturbed Songs
Top 10 Heavy Metal Anthems

20
Release: Release of My Humps by the Black Eyed PeasRelease of My Humps by the Black Eyed Peas (2005)Top 10 Most Hated Songs

22
The TV series Criminal Minds airs its first episodeThe TV series Criminal Minds airs its first episode (2005)Top 10 Satisfying Deaths of Hated TV Characters

23
Release: A History of ViolenceThe film A History of Violence is released (2005)Top 10 Graphic Novel Movie Adaptations

23
Release: Corpse BrideThe film Corpse Bride is released (2005)Top 10 Stop-Motion Animation Movies
Top 10 Tim Burton Movies

30
Release: CapoteThe film Capote is released (2005)Top 10 Best Philip Seymour Hoffman Performances

30
Release: SerenityThe film Serenity is released (2005)Top 10 Movie Continuations of TV Series

Oct
1
Fred joins YouTubeFred joins YouTube (2005)Top 10 YouTube Celebrities

7
Release: Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-RabbitThe film Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is released (2005)Top 10 Stop-Motion Animation Movies

12
Release: Dave Chappelle's Block PartyThe film Dave Chappelle's Block Party is released (2005)Top 10 Greatest Concert Films

14
Release: ElizabethtownThe film Elizabethtown is released (2005)Top 10 Embarrassing Movies by Critically Acclaimed Directors

24
Death of Rosa ParksBeginning with the end of the U.S. Civil War in 1865, African Americans toiled to reach equal status in the eyes of the lawHistory of the Civil Rights Movement

28
Release: Saw IIThe film Saw II is released (2005)Top 10 Goriest Saw Traps

Nov
4
Release: JarheadThe film Jarhead is released (2005)Top 10 Jamie Foxx Performances
Top 10 Movie Snipers

6
Premiere of The BoondocksPremiere of The Boondocks (2005)Top 10 Adult Cartoons

6
The Family Guy episode PTV first airsThe Family Guy episode PTV first airs (2005)Top 10 Family Guy Episodes

18
Release: Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireThe film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is released (2005)Top 10 Secret Passages in Movies

18
Release: Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire is releasedThe film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is released (2005)Top 10 Fictional Movie Schools
Top 10 Movie Wizards
Top 10 Dragons from Movies and TV
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises

18
Release: Walk the LineWalk the Line, a film about the life of Johnny Cash (2005)Top 10 Music Biopic Performances

19
Smosh joins YouTubeSmosh joins YouTube (2005)Top 10 YouTube Celebrities

22
Release of the Xbox 360.Release of the Xbox 360. This was Microsoft's second gaming console, which competed with the Sony PS3 and Nintendo Wii.Top 10 Video Game Consoles

25
Death of George BestDeath of George Best (2005).Top 10 Football Players

29
Release: INXS album, Switch, with J.D. Fortune is releasedINXS album, 'Switch,' with J.D. Fortune is releasedTop 10 Reality Talent Show Acts

Dec
3
The first Digital Short airs on Saturday Night LiveThe first Digital Short (Lettuce) airs on Saturday Night Live (2005)Top 10 Saturday Night Live Sketches

5
Release: King KongThe film King Kong is released (2005)Top 10 Movie Fights on Rooftops

9
Release: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The WardrobeThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is released (2005)Top 10 Movie Queens
Top 10 Secret Passages in Movies

10
Death of Richard PryorDeath of Richard Pryor (2005)The Life and Career of Comedic Legend Richard Pryor
Top 10 Male Stand-Up Comedians

14
Release: Theatrical release of Peter Jacksons King Kong.The film King Kong is released (2005)Top 10 Fictional Islands in Movies and TV
Top 10 Worst Movie Casting Choices
Top 10 Worst CGI Movie Effects

23
Release: Munich is releasedThe film Munich is released (2005)Top 10 Steven Spielberg Movies
Top 10 Revenge Movies

25
Release: The New World is releasedThe movie, 'The New World,' is released (2005).Top 10 Colin Farrell Performances

25
Release: Wolf CreekThe film Wolf Creek is released (2005)Top 10 Movie Snipers

26
Release: American Pie Presents: Band CampThe film American Pie Presents: Band Camp is released (2005)Top 10 Worst Spin-off Movies