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.
  • 13 years, 0 months and 11 days have passed since the 8th of December, 2004.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of 2004.
  • 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 13 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.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of December:

  • Immaculate Conception (Spain)

Music Singles

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.

  • Britney Spears

    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.

Weather

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...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 8th of December:

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:

How old was I?

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Videos

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Visualize

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.

  • 4,758 days have passed since this date.
  • 411,091,200 seconds have passed since the 8th of December, 2004.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 479,606,400 times.
  • Since the 8th of December, 2004, earth has travelled approximately 212,123,059,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 68,515,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 35,353,843 steps. That's about 15,713 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,933,094 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Wednesday" in other languages is:

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

Comments

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