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  • London, United Kingdom
    Saturday Feb 12, 2005

    Jim Carrey

    The First BAFTA Award nomination

    London, United Kingdom
    Saturday Feb 12, 2005

    After Carrey starred in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. The film received overwhelming acclaim upon release. Critics highly praised Carrey's portrayal of Joel Barish, in addition to the performance of his co-star Kate Winslet, who received an Oscar nomination. According to CNN's reviewer Paul Clinton, Carrey's performance was the actor's "best, most mature and sharply focused performance ever" received another Golden Globe nomination and his first ever BAFTA Award nomination for Best Actor.




  • Windsor Guildhall, High Street, Windsor, England
    Saturday Apr 9, 2005

    Prince Charles

    2nd Marriage

    Windsor Guildhall, High Street, Windsor, England
    Saturday Apr 9, 2005

    The marriage Charles and Camilla Parker was scheduled to take place in a civil ceremony at Windsor Castle, with a subsequent religious blessing at St George's Chapel. The venue was subsequently changed to Windsor Guildhall, because a civil marriage at Windsor Castle would oblige the venue to be available to anyone who wished to be married there. Four days before the wedding, it was postponed from the originally scheduled date of 8 April until the following day in order to allow Charles and some of the invited dignitaries to attend the funeral of Pope John Paul II.




  • Camberley, England
    Sunday May 8, 2005

    Prince Harry

    Entering The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

    Camberley, England
    Sunday May 8, 2005

    Harry entered the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst on 8 May 2005, where he was known as Officer Cadet Wales, and joined the Alamein Company.




  • London, England
    Thursday Sep 29, 2005

    David Cameron

    2005 leadership election

    London, England
    Thursday Sep 29, 2005

    Following the Labour victory in the May 2005 general election, Michael Howard announced his resignation as leader of the Conservative Party and set a lengthy timetable for the leadership election. Cameron announced on 29 September 2005 that he would be a candidate.




  • London, England
    Tuesday Oct 18, 2005

    David Cameron

    The First Ballot of Conservative MPs

    London, England
    Tuesday Oct 18, 2005

    In the first ballot of Conservative MPs on 18 October 2005, Cameron came second, with 56 votes, slightly more than expected; David Davis had fewer than predicted at 62 votes; Liam Fox came third with 42 votes; and Kenneth Clarke was eliminated with 38 votes.




  • U.K.
    Tuesday Oct 18, 2005

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

    Media Stocking

    U.K.
    Tuesday Oct 18, 2005

    On 17 October 2005, Middleton complained through her lawyer about harassment from the media, stating she had done nothing significant to warrant publicity.




  • London, England
    Thursday Oct 20, 2005

    David Cameron

    The Second Ballot of Conservative MPs

    London, England
    Thursday Oct 20, 2005

    In the second ballot on 20 October 2005, Cameron came first with 90 votes; David Davis was second, with 57; and Liam Fox was eliminated with 51 votes. All 198 Conservative MPs voted in both ballots.


  • London, England
    Tuesday Dec 6, 2005

    David Cameron

    The Leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Opposition

    London, England
    Tuesday Dec 6, 2005

    The next stage of the election process, between Davis and Cameron, was a vote open to the entire party membership. Cameron was elected with more than twice as many votes as Davis and more than half of all ballots issued; Cameron won 134,446 votes on a 78% turnout, to Davis's 64,398. Although Davis had initially been the favourite, it was widely acknowledged that his candidacy was marred by a disappointing conference speech.Cameron's election as the Leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Opposition was announced on 6 December 2005.


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