What Happened on September 16, 2005

Historical Events

  • Camorra boss Paolo Di Lauro is arrested in Naples.

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Jalilah bint Ali of Jordan, eldest child of Prince Ali bin Al Hussein and Rym Brahimi, born in Amman, Jordan

Famous Deaths

  • Constance Moore, American singer and actress (Buck Rogers; Show Business; Atlantic City), dies at 85

Gordon GouldGordon Gould (1920-2005)

American physicist (inventor of the laser), dies at 85

  • Harry Freedman (Henryk Frydmann), Canadian composer, dies at 83
2005 Highlights

About September 16, 2005

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Gold Digger - Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Cha - Pussycat Dolls Ft. Busta Rhymes