2005 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 10 10th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: "Sideways" wins Best Film
  • Jan 16 62nd Golden Globes: "The Aviator", Leonardo DiCaprio and Hilary Swank win
  • Jan 23 "Numb3rs", starring Rob Morrow and David Krumholtz, debuts on CBS
  • Jan 30 21st Sundance Film Festival: "Forty Shades of Blue", directed by Ira Sachs, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Feb 3 51st National Film Awards (India): "Shwaas" wins the Golden Lotus
  • Feb 10 55th Berlin International Film Festival: "U-Carmen" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 12 58th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA's): "The Aviator" Best Film, Mike Leigh Best Director
  • Feb 15 YouTube, Internet site on which videos may be shared and viewed by others, is launched in the United States
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Film & TV Awards in 2005

  • Jan 9 31st People's Choice Awards: Johnny Depp & Julia Roberts win (Motion Picture) and Matt LeBlanc & Marg Helgenberger win (TV)
  • Jan 10 10th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: "Sideways" wins Best Film
  • Jan 16 62nd Golden Globes: "The Aviator", Leonardo DiCaprio and Hilary Swank win
  • Jan 30 21st Sundance Film Festival: "Forty Shades of Blue", directed by Ira Sachs, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Feb 3 51st National Film Awards (India): "Shwaas" wins the Golden Lotus
  • Feb 10 55th Berlin International Film Festival: "U-Carmen" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 12 58th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA's): "The Aviator" Best Film, Mike Leigh Best Director
  • Feb 22 19th Soap Opera Digest Awards - "General Hospital" wins
  • Feb 26 25th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Catwoman" wins
  • Feb 27 77th Academy Awards: "Million Dollar Baby", Jamie Foxx, and Hilary Swank win
  • Mar 25 36th NAACP Image Awards: "Ray" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Apr 17 51st British Academy Television Awards: "Little Britain" Best Comedy, "Sex Traffic" Best Drama
  • May 22 58th Cannes Film Festival: "The Child" directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne wins the Palme d'Or
  • Jul 14 38th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • Aug 31 62nd Venice Film Festival: "Brokeback Mountain" directed by Ang Lee wins Golden Lion
  • Sep 17 30th Toronto International Film Festival: "Tsotsi" directed by Gavin Hood wins the People's Choice Award
  • Sep 18 57th Emmy Awards: Lost, Everybody Loves Raymond, James Spader & Patricia Arquette win
  • Oct 21 52nd National Film Awards (India): "Page 3" wins the Golden Lotus

Actors and Actresses Born in 2005

  • Jul 12 Issac Ryan Brown, American actor (Raven's Home), born in Detroit, Michigan

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 8 American rapper and actor Nas (32) weds R&B singer Kelis (25) at Morningside Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jan 22 Businessman and "The Apprentice" host Donald Trump (58) weds former model Melania Knauss (34) at the Bethesda by the Sea Episcopal Church in Palm Beach, Florida
  • Jan 29 "New York Mets" catcher Mike Piazza (36) weds former "Baywatch" actress Alicia Rickter (32) at St. Jude Catholic Church in Miami, Florida

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Former Full House actor John Stamos (41) divorces X-Men actress Rebecca Romijn-Stamos (31) after 5 years of marriage
  • Mar 25 American actress Jennifer Aniston (36) files for divorce from actor and film producer Brad Pitt (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 4 and a half years of marriage
  • Dec 20 Actress RenĂ©e Zellweger (36) annuls her marriage to country-music singer Kenny Chesney (37) citing fraud, after 4 months of marriage

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