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January 24th, 2004.

January 24th, 2004, was a Saturday. It was day 24 of 2004. The decade was the 2000s.

19 years and 3 days have passed since January 24th, 2004.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on January 24th, 2004.

  • The social network Orkut is founded.
Song charts

Popular songs.

On January 24th, 2004, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK.

  • United States: Hey Ya - Outkast
  • United Kingdom: All This Time - Michelle McManus

The Billboard Hot 100 on January 24th, 2004.

A list of songs that were dominating the music charts on this date.

  • Hey Ya! - OutKast
  • The Way You Move - OutKast Featuring Sleepy Brown
  • Milkshake - Kelis
  • You Don't Know My Name - Alicia Keys
  • Slow Jamz - Twista Featuring Kanye West & Jamie Foxx
Play the top hits from 2004.
A Spotify playlist of songs from 2004. Take a trip back to the days of Usher, Lil Jon, Outkast and Britney Spears!
The Butterfly Effect

Top movie.

The top "Box Office" movie on this date was the film "The Butterfly Effect".

Take me back to January 24th, 2004!

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is January 24th, 2004, and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

In America, the song Hey Ya by Outkast is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, All This Time by Michelle McManus is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States, and the movie The Butterfly Effect is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. In technology news, more and more people are beginning to gain access to the Internet. Internet speeds are increasing and MP3 sharing is beginning to threaten the existence of music stores. A popular software program called LimeWire is currently being used by many people to share music, software and videos. It is also a haven for computer viruses.

Cameras on phones are beginning to become more and more popular. Although the photographs that they take are still lacking in quality. Internet users are using MSN Messenger to chat with each other online. A flash animation of badgers singing "badger, badger, badger" has become extremely popular on the Internet. The animation, which loops indefinitely, was published by British animator Jonti Picking in September, 2003.

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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Pat Tillman, Ronald Reagan, Ray Charles and Marlon Brando would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Frasier", "ER", "That '70s Show" and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Pro Evolution Soccer 3", "Tony Hawk's Underground", "Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando" and "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "My Wife and Kids", "My Life as a Teenage Robot", "One Tree Hill" and "Drake & Josh". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Betty Spaghetty (doll), Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game, Beyblades (spinning top toys) and VideoNow (portable player).

News

News topics, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on January 24th, 2004.

  • Bennifer comes to an end.

    Bennifer comes to an end.

    At the end of January, 2004, Jennifer Lopez confirmed to the press that her engagement with Ben Affleck had come to an end. Three months previously, the couple had postponed their marriage due to "excessive media attention".

  • Britney Spears releases the single "Toxic".

    Britney Spears releases the single "Toxic".

    In the middle of January, 2004, pop star Britney Spears released her new song "Toxic". The song reached the top five in 15 countries.

  • Drake & Josh make their debut.

    Drake & Josh make their debut.

    On January 11th, 2004, the first episode of the teen sitcom "Drake & Josh" was aired on Nickelodeon.

  • Ray Charles - "Here We Go Again"

    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.

  • 2004 in music.

    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.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2004.

    The highest paid celebrities in 2004.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2004 were Mel Gibson, Tiger Woods, Fiona Armstrong, Tom Cruise, The Rolling Stones, J.K. Rowling, Michael Jordan, Bruce Springsteen, Steven Spielberg and Johnny Depp.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2004?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2004?

    In 2004, the best NBA players were Kevin Garnett, Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Jason Kidd, Jermaine O'Neal, Peja Stojaković, Ben Wallace, Sam Cassell, Tracy McGrady, Dirk Nowitzki, Ron Artest, Yao Ming, Michael Redd and Baron Davis.

  • Time Person of the Year 2004.

    Time Person of the Year 2004.

    US President George W. Bush was name as the Time Person of the Year for 2004.

  • Britney Spears.

    Britney Spears.

    Pop singer Britney Spears was named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2004.

  • 2004 in movies.

    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.

  • Who were the best football players in 2004?

    Who were the best football players in 2004?

    In 2004, the best soccer players were Andriy Shevchenko, Deco, Ronaldinho, Thierry Henry, Theodoros Zagorakis, Adriano, Pavel Nedvěd, Wayne Rooney, Ricardo Carvalho and Ruud van Nistelrooy.

  • Million Dollar Baby.

    Million Dollar Baby.

    "Million Dollar Baby" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2004.

  • The rise of camera phones.

    The rise of camera phones.

    In 2003 and 2004, camera phones started to become more and more popular around the world.

  • Landline phones begin to die out.

    Landline phones begin to die out.

    During this period, landline phones started to decline. This was due to the rise of personal cell phones.

  • Internet usage increases dramatically.

    Internet usage increases dramatically.

    From about 2002 onward, Internet usage increased dramatically across the entire world. Faster broadband networks were being rolled out, allowing users to download and stream their favorite music and videos. Social networks also started to blow up in popularity.

  • The Internet begins to hurt music stores.

    The Internet begins to hurt music stores.

    In the early-to-mid 2000s, MP3 sharing on the Internet became more and more popular. MP3 players were taking over and portable CD players such as the "Discman" were declining in popularity. During this period, it became increasingly obvious that most music stores would not survive the onslaught of the digital age.

  • The PlayStation 2 & the Xbox.

    The PlayStation 2 & the Xbox.

    The PlayStation 2 and the original Xbox were competing with one another during this time.

  • MSN Messenger.

    MSN Messenger.

    During this period of time, a lot of people were using MSN Messenger to chat with their friends online.

  • DVDs begin to replace VCR tapes.

    DVDs begin to replace VCR tapes.

    In the first half of the 2000s, DVDs started to replace the older VCR tapes. As a result, people no longer had to rewind their tapes before bringing them back to the rental store.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 19 years and 3 days have passed since January 24th, 2004.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 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: A person born on January 24th, 2004 will be 19 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 2004 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1074902400.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to January 24th, 2004.

Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 24th, 2004, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2004 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 24th, 2004 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on January 24th, 2004.

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Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

Photographs of mid-2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

Television shows

TV shows in 2004.

Television shows that people were watching in January, 2004.

TV shows from January, 2004.

The Apprentice
The Apprentice
Reality TV show starring Donald Trump.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.

Arrested Development
Arrested Development
American sitcom starring Michael Cera.

Cold Case
Cold Case
Crime series about a fictional Philadelphia Police Department division that specializes in investigating cold cases.

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill
Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.

Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men
Starring Charlie Sheen.

Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica
Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica
Reality series about the marriage of Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson.

The O.C.
The O.C.
Teen drama sitcom.

Punk'd
Punk'd
Hidden camera / prank TV show created by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg.

Without a Trace
Without a Trace
TV show about the FBI's Missing Persons Squad.

CSI: Miami
CSI: Miami
Miami-based spin-off of the popular CSI franchise, starring Lieutenant Horatio Caine.

8 Simple Rules
8 Simple Rules
Starring John Ritter, Kaley Cuoco and Katey Sagal.

The Wire
The Wire
American crime drama that is centered around Baltimore.

The Shield
The Shield
Police drama.

24
24
Action drama about a counterterrorism agent called Jack Bauer.

Smallville
Smallville
TV show based on the Superman story.

Scrubs
Scrubs
Comedy show about a new group of medical students.

Alias
Alias
Spy action drama.

Star Trek: Enterprise
Star Trek: Enterprise
Prequel to the original Star Trek series.

Home Movies
Home Movies
Adult animated sitcom.

Fear Factor
Fear Factor
American stunt/dare game show.

Boston Public
Boston Public
Drama series about a fictional public school called Winslow High School.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Starring William Petersen as Gil Grissom.

Gilmore Girls
Gilmore Girls
Comedy-drama starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel.

Andromeda
Andromeda
Sci-fi TV series.

Malcolm in the Middle
Malcolm in the Middle
TV show about a dysfunctional family and their genius son.

Angel
Angel
Spin-off show of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".

Cars in 2004.

2004 saw the introduction of cars such as the Buick LaCrosse, the Chevrolet Cobalt, the Ford Mustang (fifth generation), the Peugeot 407, the Nissan Note and the Chrysler 300.

Cars in 2004.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on January 24th, 2004.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2004.

Drake & Josh
Drake & Josh

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill

My Life as a Teenage Robot
My Life as a Teenage Robot

Teen Titans
Teen Titans

That's So Raven
That's So Raven

Jimmy Neutron
Jimmy Neutron

Kim Possible
Kim Possible

The Cramp Twins
The Cramp Twins

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

My Wife and Kids
My Wife and Kids

Lizzie McGuire
Lizzie McGuire

Grounded for Life
Grounded for Life

As Told by Ginger
As Told by Ginger

Static Shock
Static Shock

Malcolm in the Middle
Malcolm in the Middle

Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids
Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids

Rocket Power
Rocket Power

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

SpongeBob SquarePants
SpongeBob SquarePants

Ed, Edd n Eddy
Ed, Edd n Eddy

Bob the Builder
Bob the Builder

The Powerpuff Girls
The Powerpuff Girls

The Wild Thornberrys
The Wild Thornberrys

That '70s Show
That '70s Show

CatDog
CatDog

Bear in the Big Blue House
Bear in the Big Blue House

7th Heaven
7th Heaven

Johnny Bravo
Johnny Bravo

Friends
Friends

Rugrats
Rugrats

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2004.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2004.

VideoNow (portable player)
VideoNow (portable player)

Beyblades (spinning top toys)
Beyblades (spinning top toys)

Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game

The Xbox
The Xbox

Bratz dolls
Bratz dolls

The PlayStation 2
The PlayStation 2

HitClips audio player
HitClips audio player

Betty Spaghetty (doll)
Betty Spaghetty (doll)

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in January of 2004.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 2003
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Action-adventure game based on the film of the same name.

Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne 2003
Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne
Third-person shooter game.

Project Gotham Racing 2 2003
Project Gotham Racing 2
Racing game that was released for the Xbox.

Manhunt 2003
Manhunt
Controversial stealth-based survival horror game.

Need for Speed: Underground 2003
Need for Speed: Underground
Car racing game.

Beyond Good & Evil 2003
Beyond Good & Evil
Action-adventure video game.

Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando 2003
Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando
The second installment in the series.

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time 2003
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Action-adventure game that was published by Ubisoft.

True Crime: Streets of LA 2003
True Crime: Streets of LA
Open world adventure game that was released on the PlayStation 2.

Call of Duty 2003
Call of Duty
FPS game that was set in World War 2.

Tony Hawk's Underground 2003
Tony Hawk's Underground
The fifth entry in the series.

SSX 3 2003
SSX 3
Snowboarding game.

Pro Evolution Soccer 3 2003
Pro Evolution Soccer 3
Soccer game.

The Simpsons Hit & Run 2003
The Simpsons Hit & Run
Animated car game that was based on The Simpsons.

Soulcalibur II 2003
Soulcalibur II
Fighting game that was released on a number of different consoles.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2003
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
RPG game based on the Star Wars movie series.

Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne 2003
Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne
Expansion pack.

Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow 2003
Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow
Released for the Game Boy Advance.

Championship Manager 4 2003
Championship Manager 4
Football management game.

RuneScape 2001
RuneScape
MMORPG published by Jagex.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2004.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out January 24th, 2010, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on January 24th.

Sharon Tate

Actress and model. Deceased
Born on January 24th, 1943
She was not alive on this date.

John Belushi

Actor. Deceased
Born on January 24th, 1949
He was not alive on this date.

Luis Suarez

Soccer player.
Born on January 24th, 1987
He turned 17 on this day in 2004.

Weather details

Weather on January 24th, 2004.

Historical weather information for January 24th, 2004.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 8.6 degrees Fahrenheit. -13 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.5 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.06cm.
USA

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on January 24th, 2004.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 24th, 2004 was most likely conceived around May 3rd, 2003.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 24th, 2004 is close to October 16th, 2004.

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Stats for January 24th, 2004

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 24th, 2004.

  • A total of 6,943 days have passed since this date.
  • 991 weeks have passed.
  • 599,875,200 seconds have passed since the January 24th, 2004.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 699,854,400 times.
  • Since January 24th, 2004, the Earth has travelled approximately 309,535,603,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 99,979,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 51,589,267 steps. That's about 22,929 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,198,502 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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