What Happened on December 10, 2005

Historical Events

  • 71st Heisman Trophy Award: Reggie Bush, USC (RB); Bush later forfeits trophy

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Jane Danson (27) weds "Brookside" actor Robert Beck (35) at Gibbon Bridge Hotel in Lancashire, England
  • American "Audioslave" drummer Brad Wilk (37) weds American "Seven Year Bitch" lead vocalist Selene Vigil (40) near the frozen waters of Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe; divorce in 2013

Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood

American country music singer-songwriter Garth Brooks (43) weds American country singer Trisha Yearwood (41) in Claremore, Oklahoma

  • Gustavo Rojo's daughter and actress Ana Patricia Rojo (31) weds Andres Puentes Jr at the San Jose del Calvario church in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
  • Rugby Star Clyde Rathbone (24) weds Carrie-Ann Leeson in South Africa
  • Victoria's Secret and Sports Illustrated model Isabeli Fontana (22) weds actor-model Henri Castelli (27) at Fort Are Joao in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Famous Deaths

Eugene McCarthy (1916-2005)

American politician (Sen-D-Minn) and presidential candidate, dies of parkinsons at 89

Richard Pryor (1940-2005)

American Emmy and 5X Grammy Award-winning comedian (Live on the Sunset Strip), actor (Silver Streak; Stir Crazy), and screenwriter (Blazing Saddles), dies of a heart attack at 65

2005 Highlights

About December 10, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Run It! - Chris Brown
  • UK #1 Song: Stickwitu - Pussycat Dolls