January 5th, 2004

January 5th, 2004, fell on a Monday. It was day 5 of 2004. The decade was the 2000s.

16 years, 10 months and 18 days have passed since January 5th, 2004.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 5th, 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 5th, 2004 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. 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.

In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. 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 "ER", "Alias", "Smallville" and "The Shield". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic", "Call of Duty", "True Crime: Streets of LA" and "Need for Speed: Underground".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Rugrats", "Friends", "Bear in the Big Blue House" and "The Powerpuff Girls". 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 5th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 16 years, 10 months and 18 days have passed since January 5th, 2004.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 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 5th, 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 1073260800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 5th, 2004:

  • December 13th, 2003: Saddam Hussein is captured by American forces in Tikrit.
  • December 14th, 2003: U.S. forces confirm that they have captured former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
  • December 17th, 2003: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) is released.
  • December 18th, 2003: Michael Jackson is charged with seven counts of child molestation.
  • December 18th, 2003: Serial killer Gary Ridgway is sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
  • December 22nd, 2003: Czech midfielder Pavel Nedved is awarded the 2003 Ballon d'Or.
  • December 26th, 2003: A massive earthquake hits southeastern Iran. Over 40 thousand people are reportedly killed in the Iranian city of Bam.
  • January 3rd, 2004: 148 people die when Flash Airlines Flight 604 crashes into the Red Sea shortly after takeoff.
  • January 8th, 2004: The first episode of "The Apprentice" is aired.
  • January 13th, 2004: Serial killer Harold Shipman hangs himself in his cell.
  • January 20th, 2004: The trial of Martha Stewart for securities fraud begins in New York City.
  • January 23rd, 2004: It is announced that Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have broken up.
  • January 27th, 2004: Usher releases his single "Yeah!".
  • February 1st, 2004: Super Bowl XXXVIII: The New England Patriots defeat the Carolina Panthers by 32-29 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas.
  • February 1st, 2004: Janet Jackon's "wardrobe malfunction" occurs during her halftime performance with Justin Timberlake at Super Bowl XXXVIII.
  • February 2nd, 2004: Scottie Pippen plays his final NBA game.
  • February 4th, 2004: The social networking website Facebook is founded.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 5th, 2004, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2004 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 5th, 2004 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

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
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • PlayStation 2

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of January:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of January:

  • Twelfth Night (Sweden)

Weather

Weather information for January 5th, 2004:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 28.5 degrees Fahrenheit. -1.94 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.56cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on January 5th, 2004?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 5th, 2004?

  • Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 5th, 2004 was probably conceived around the 28th of March, 2003. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 5th, 2004 is the 14th of October, 2004. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Manhunt - Controversial stealth-based survival horror game.
  • Need for Speed: Underground - Car racing game.
  • 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?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on January 5th, 2004.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 5th, 2004.

  • 6,167 days have passed since this date.
  • 532,828,800 seconds have passed since the January 5th, 2004.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 621,633,600 times.
  • Since January 5th, 2004, earth has travelled approximately 274,939,660,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 88,804,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 45,823,277 steps. That's about 20,366 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,393,946 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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