What Happened on April 19, 2005

Historical Events

Papal Inauguration

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger elected Pope Benedict XVI on the second day of the Papal conclave.

Famous Weddings

  • "Extra" co-host Dayna Devon (35) weds plastic surgeon Dr. Brent Moelleken at the Hans Fahden Winery in Calistoga, California

Famous Deaths

  • Clement Meadmore, Australian sculptor (b. 1929)
  • George Pan Cosmatos, Greek film director (b. 1941)
  • Niels-Henning ├śrsted Pedersen, Danish jazz bassist (b. 1946)
  • Rick Lewis, American doo-wop tenor (The Silhouettes - "Get A Job"), dies at 71
  • Ruth Hussey, American actress (Another Thin Man), dies at 93
2005 Highlights

About April 19, 2005

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Candy Shop - 50 Cent Featuring Olivia
  • UK #1 Song: (Is This The Way To) Amarillo? - Tony Christie Ft. Peter Kay