What Happened on June 24, 2005

Historical Events

  • Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: The White Stripes, and Coldplay headline; other performers include The Kaiser Chiefs, Taj Mahal, Brian Wilson, Van Morrison, Elvis Costello, and Primal Scream

Famous Weddings

  • "Real Madrid" football striker Michael Owen (25) weds Louise Bonsall at Carden Park Hotel in Chester, England

Famous Deaths

  • Hakham Yedidia Shofet, Former chief rabbi of Iran (b. 1908)
  • Paul Winchell (Wilchinsky), American ventriloquist (Jerry Mahoney, Knucklehead Smiff), inventor (mechanical artificial human heart,1963), voice actor (Winnie the Pooh - "Tigger"; Dick Dastardly; The Banana Splits -"Fleegle"),, and acupuncturist, dies at 82
2005 Highlights

About June 24, 2005

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Belong Together - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: Axel F - Crazy Frog