What Happened on May 5, 2005

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Tony Blair's Labour Party is re-elected for a third consecutive term in UK general election

Famous Deaths

  • Ted Atkinson, American jockey (US Champion 1944, 46), dies of a stroke at 88
2005 Highlights

About May 5, 2005

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani
  • UK #1 Song: (Is This The Way To) Amarillo? - Tony Christie Ft. Peter Kay