Also in 2005

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January 30, 2005

 

The following events also occurred in 2005...

The city of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast were rocked by the destruction of Hurricane Katrina.

The New England Patriots won their third Super Bowl in four years.

After hitting more than 500 home runs and achieving more than 3,000 hits, Rafael Palmeiro tested positive for taking steroids.

After a season on strike, the National Hockey League was back.

Episode Three: Revenge of the Sith hit movie theaters everywhere, completing George Lucas' prequels to his original Star Wars trilogy.

The hit television show Everybody Loves Raymond enjoyed its final season.

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston filed for divorce. It was rumored that Pitt and co-star of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Angelina Jolie, had an off-screen romance leading to the breakup.

Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn had movie crowds everywhere cracking up with their surprise smash hit Wedding Crashers.

The Chicago White Sox came out of nowhere to upset the Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the Houston Astros to win the World Series.

Sixty-seven years after the original, King Kong is remade and meets critical acclaim.

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