January 3rd, 2004, fell on a Saturday. It was day 3 of 2004. The decade was the 2000s.
16 years, 6 months and 7 days have passed since January 3rd, 2004.
On This Date
Events that occurred on January 3rd, 2004:
148 people die when Flash Airlines Flight 604 crashes into the Red Sea shortly after takeoff.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 3rd, 2004:
United States: Hey Ya - Outkast
United Kingdom: Mad World - Michael Andrews & Gary Jules
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Return of the King" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is January 3rd, 2004 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. People have started to return back to work and school after the Christmas holidays.
In America, the song Hey Ya by Outkast is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Mad World by Michael Andrews & Gary Jules is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Return of the King is at the top of the Box Office.
A popular software program called LimeWire is being used by many people to share MP3 files (and viruses). Internet users are using MSN Messenger to chat with each other online. It's 2004, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Usher, Alicia Keys, Maroon 5, OutKast, Mario Winans, the Terror Squad and Ciara.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Grounded for Life", "My Wife and Kids", "CSI: Miami" and "One Tree Hill". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Simpsons Hit & Run", "Call of Duty", "True Crime: Streets of LA" and "Need for Speed: Underground". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Rugrats", "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Dora the Explorer" and "That's So Raven".
Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 2", "Bratz (dolls)", "Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game" and "Beyblades (spinning top toys)".
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 January 3rd, 2004.
Million Dollar Baby
"Million Dollar Baby" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2004.
2004 in movies.
Movies released in 2004 included Shrek 2, Mean Girls, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Spider-Man 2, The Incredibles, The Passion of the Christ, The Day After Tomorrow, Meet the Fockers, "I, Robot", Troy, Shark Tale, Ocean's Twelve, The Village, Million Dollar Baby, Saw, Man on Fire, A Series of Unfortunate Events and DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story.
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.
Ray Charles - "Here We Go Again"
"Here We Go Again" by Ray Charles would go on to win a Grammy for 2004's Record of the Year.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
16 years, 6 months and 7 days have passed since January 3rd, 2004.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 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).
Age: Anyone born on January 3rd, 2004, will be 16 years of age.
People born in 2004 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1073088000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around January 3rd, 2004:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 3rd, 2004, will have the star sign Capricorn.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2004 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
Native American Zodiac: January 3rd, 2004 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
Arrested Development - American sitcom starring Michael Cera.
One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
The O.C. - Teen drama sitcom.
Teen Titans - Cartoon series.
That's So Raven - Disney Channel sitcom starring Raven-Symone.
Without a Trace - TV show about the FBI's Missing Persons Squad.
CSI: Miami - Miami-based spin-off.
8 Simple Rules - Starring John Ritter, Kaley Cuoco and Katey Sagal.
The Wire - American crime drama that is centered around Baltimore.
The Shield - Police drama.
2004 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2004.
"One Tree Hill" - "My Life as a Teenage Robot" - "Teen Titans" - "That's So Raven" - "Jimmy Neutron" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "My Wife and Kids" - "Lizzie McGuire" - "Grounded for Life" - "Malcolm in the Middle" - "Rocket Power" - "Dora the Explorer" - "SpongeBob SquarePants" - "Ed, Edd n Eddy" - "Bob the Builder" - "The Powerpuff Girls" - "The Wild Thornberrys" - "That '70s Show" - "CatDog" - "Bear in the Big Blue House" - "7th Heaven" - "Friends" - "Rugrats"
2004 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2004:
Beyblades (spinning top toys)
Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 3rd of January:
True Crime: Streets of LA - Open world adventure game that was released on the PlayStation 2.
Call of Duty - FPS game that was set in World War 2.
The Simpsons Hit & Run - Animated car game that was based on The Simpsons.
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - RPG game based on the Star Wars movie series.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about January 3rd, 2004.
6,034 days have passed since this date.
521,334,000 seconds have passed since the January 3rd, 2004.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 608,223,000 times.
Since January 3rd, 2004, earth has travelled approximately 269,008,344,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 86,889,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 44,834,724 steps. That's about 19,927 miles!
Since this date, 6,256,008 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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