8th of December, 2004
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 8th of December, 2004, fell on a Wednesday.
On this exact date:
Pantera founder Dimebag Darrell is shot and killed onstage. Decade: 2000s.
14 years, 5 months and 10 days have passed since the 8th of December, 2004.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of
Day 343 of
2004. Leap Year: 2004 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2004 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
Native American Zodiac: The 8th of December, 2004 falls under the Owl.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
Age: Anyone born on the 8th of December, 2004, will be 14 years of age.
American Format: 12-08-2004 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2004-12-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20041208" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1102464000.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of December:
Immaculate Conception (Spain)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of December, 2004:
United States: Drop It Like It's Hot - Snoop Dogg
United Kingdom: Do They Know It's Christmas - Band Aid 20 Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
National Treasure" was at the top of the box office on this date. News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 8th of December, 2004.
Pop singer Britney Spears is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2004.
Time Person of the Year 2004
US President George W. Bush is listed as the Time Person of the Year for 2004.
2004 in music.
Popular music artists in 2004 included Beyoncé, Twista, Usher, J-Kwon, Maroon 5, Alicia Keys, Outkast, Juvenile, Christina Milian, Ashlee Simpson, Destiny's Child, Eminem and Snoop Dogg.
Weather information for the 8th of December, 2004:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.0 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 44.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 6.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.79cm.
London, England: Temperature: 8.5 degrees Celsius. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 8th of December, 2004. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 8th of December, 2004 was probably conceived around the
29th of February, 2004. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of December, 2004 is the
17th of September, 2005. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
13th of November, 2004: Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard dies of a drug overdose.
16th of November, 2004: The game Call of Duty: Finest Hour is released.
16th of November, 2004: Mario releases his single "Let Me Love You".
16th of November, 2004: Half-Life 2 is released.
17th of November, 2004: Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater is released.
19th of November, 2004: The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004) is released in cinemas.
21st of November, 2004: The Nintendo DS is released.
23rd of November, 2004: The game "World of Warcraft" is released.
3rd of December, 2004: Cali Cartel leader Rodriguez Orejuela is extradited to the United States.
10th of December, 2004: The Phantom of the Opera (2004) is released in cinemas.
15th of December, 2004: Million Dollar Baby (2004) is released in cinemas.
21st of December, 2004: National Treasure (2004), starring Nicholas Cage, is released in cinemas.
26th of December, 2004: 230,000 people are killed when an earthquake in the Indian Ocean causes a tsunami. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 8th of December:
8th of December, 1980: Beatles legend John Lennon is shot and killed outside of his New York apartment.
8th of December, 1995: Father of the Bride Part II (1995) is released.
8th of December, 2000: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) is released.
8th of December, 2005: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) is released.
8th of December, 2006: Mel Gibson's movie Apocalypto (2006) is released in cinemas.
8th of December, 2006: Blood Diamond (2006), starring Leonardo DiCaprio, is released in movie theaters. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
Battlestar Galactica - Sci-fi series.
Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
Boston Legal - TV show about a Boston law firm.
CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
Lost - Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide - Nickelodeon TV show about the adventures of middle school teenager Ned Bigby.
Joey - Short-lived spin-off show about the life of Friend's character Joey Tribbiani.
Stargate Atlantis - Spin-off of the original Stargate series.
Deadwood - Western television series. Computer Games
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
World of Warcraft - Massively multiplayer online role-playing game.
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater - The third game in the series.
Half-Life 2 - FPS game.
Halo 2 - FPS game that was released for the XBox 360.
Killzone - FPS game.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - Starring CJ.
Counter-Strike: Source - FPS game developed by Valve Corporation.
Rome: Total War - PC strategy game. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of December:
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 8th of December, 2004. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of December, 2004.
5,275 days have passed since this date.
455,756,400 seconds have passed since the 8th of December, 2004.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 531,715,800 times.
Since the 8th of December, 2004, earth has travelled approximately 235,170,302,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 75,959,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 39,195,050 steps. That's about 17,420 miles!
Since this date, 5,469,077 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Wednesday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Quarta-feira. Random Dates
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