|<< - 2004|
|World Series Champions:
Chicago White Sox
|Superbowl XXXIX Champions:
New England Patriots
San Antonio Spurs
|Stanley Cup Champs:
|U.S. Open Golf:
|U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies):
Roger Federer/Justine Henin-Hardenne
Roger Federer/Venus Williams
|NCAA Football Champions:
|NCAA Basketball Champions:
|The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
Gisele Bündchen, Heidi Klum, Victoria Beckham, Jennifer Aniston, Jessica Alba, Angelina Jolie, Keira Knightly, Jessica Simpson, Lindsay Lohan, Mischa Barton, Charlize Theron, Kate Hudson, Nicole Kidman, Halle Berry, Cate Blanchette, Marcia Cross, Salma Hayek, Reese Witherspoon, Naomi Watts, Nicole Richie, Teri Hatcher, Eva Longoria, Paris Hilton, Gewn Stefani, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sienna Miller, Rachel McAdams
Matthew McConaughey, Terrence Howard, Anderson Cooper, Tim McGraw, Denzel Washington, Justin Timberlake, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Jaoquin Phoenix, Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Jude Law
"I'm the decider"
|Time Magazine's Person of the Year:
Good Samaritans, Represented by Bono, Bill Gates, and Melinda Gates
Diedre Downs (Birminham, AL)
Chelsea Cooley (North Carolina)
| The Scandals:
Minnesota Vikings boat cruise scandal, in which several players including
Fred Smoot , Lance Johnstone , Daunte Culpepper , Mewelde Moore ,
Darren Sharper , Koren Robinson , Bryant McKinnie , Ralph Brown, Travis
Taylor, Moe Williams, Jermaine Wiggins and Zygi Wilf allegedly performed
lewd acts on a boat cruise on Lake Minnetonka.
Brad Pitt leaves Jennifer Aniston for Angelina Jolie
December 12 - Dina and Michael Lohan officially divorced
Tom Cruise 'Jumped The Couch" on Oprah while expressing how much he loved Katie Holmes.
Michael Schaivo successfully sued to have his brain-damaged wife Terri's feeding tube removed.
Natalee Holloway disappeared in Aruba.
Duluth, Georgia's 'Runaway Bride' Jennifer Wilbanks came clean to the FBI about her faked kidnapping story.
England's Prince Harry went to a costume party dressed as a Nazi.
Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. Many people on both political
sides and up and down the political power tree made mistakes.
Writer Death by Suicide: Hunter S. Thompson
| Nerd News:
The fasted whack with a Badminton racket was by Fu Haifeng, clocking at 206 MPH.
Dannu Boatwright won Survivor:Guatemala
Ted Koppel retired from Nightline on November 22
Dan rather retired from the CBS Evening News on March 9. 'Courage'
Mark Felt, a 92-year-old retired FBI agent was revealed to be 1972's "Deep Throat" who helped take down the Nixon presidency.
Ashtun Kutcher and Demi Moore got married on September 24.
England's Prince Charles married long-time flame Camilla Parker Bowles
Heidi Klum and Seal were married on May 10
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 2005: $2,400,000
Sudoku, YouTube, MySpace, Facebook opened up for High School students in September 2005.
Watching Grey's Anatomy
Wearing Supersized Sunglasses
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston (Homewrecker: Angelina Jolie)
Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey (mutual)
Kenny Chesney and Renee Zellweger (annulled 4 months after the marraige)
Jude Law and Sienna Miller (His affair with the nanny, we hear)
No Surprise Here:
Mary Kay Letourneau married just-turned-21 Vili Fualaau, the student she met (and had sex with) when he was 12.
|1st appearances & 2005's Most Popular Christmas
gifts, toys and presents:
Webkinz plush animals, Barbie as Harley Quinn
Lindsay Lohan, Hilary Duff, Destiny's Child, and Raven-Symoné dolls
|Best Film Oscar Winner:
Crash (Presented in 2006)
|Top Ten Books:
1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Price
2. You: The Owner's Manual
-Micheal Roizen & Mehmet C. Oz
5. The World Is Flat
-Thomas L. Friedman
-Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
8. The Broker
-James Patterson and Howard Roughan
10. 4th of July
|Top Ten CDs:
1. The Massacre - 50 Cent
2. The Emancipation of Mimi - Mariah Carey
3. American Idiot - Green Day
4. Breakaway - Kelly Clarkson
5. Monkey Business - Black Eyed Peas
6. X&Y - Coldplay
7. Love. Angel. Music. Baby - Gwen Stefani
8. The Documentary - The Game
9. Late Registration - Kanye West
10. Feels Like Today - Rascal Flatts
|Top Ten DVDs:
1. The Incredibles
2. Shark Tale
3. Star Wars Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
4. Meet The Fockers
6. National Treasure
10. Batman Begins
The Big Movies:
1. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
|2005 Most Popular TV shows:
1. American Idol (Fox)
2. CSI (CBS)
3. Desperate Housewives (ABC)
4. Greys Anatomy (ABC)
5. Without a Trace (CBS)
6. Dancing With the Stars (ABC)
7. Survivor: Guatemala (CBS)
8. CSI: Miami (CBS)
9. House (Fox)
10. Survivor: Panama (CBS)
The biggest Pop Artists of 2005 include:
(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard's Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)
The Number One Hits Of 2005: