What Happened on April 29, 2005

Historical Events

  • New Zealand's first civil union takes place
  • Syria completes withdrawal from Lebanon, ending 29 years of occupation

Famous Deaths

  • (Gwendolyn) Dianne Brooks, American R&B, jazz, session and touring vocalist (Three Playmates - "Sugah Wooga"; solo - "Walking On My Mind"; Anne Murray), dies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 66
  • Mariana Levy, Mexican actress, singer, and television show host, dies of a heart attack at 39
  • William J. Bell, American television writer and producer (b. 1927)

About April 29, 2005

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

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