What Happened on March 26, 2005

Historical Events

Television Debut

"Doctor Who" returns to BBC TV after 16 years with the debut of Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor and Billie Piper as Rose

  • The Taiwanese government calls on 1 million Taiwanese to demonstrate in Taipei, in opposition to the Anti-Secession Law of the People's Republic of China. Around 200,000 to 300,000 attend the walk.

Famous Deaths

  • GĂ©rard Filion, Quebec businessman and journalist (b. 1909)
  • Marius Russo, American baseball player (New York Yankees), dies at 90
  • Paul Hester, Australian drummer (Split Enz and Crowded House) (b. 1959)

About March 26, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 2 months and 8 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