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April 9th, 2004.

April 9th, 2004, was a Friday. It was day 100 of 2004. The decade was the 2000s.

17 years, 2 months and 10 days have passed since April 9th, 2004.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

On this day.

What happened on April 9th, 2004?

  • The comedy movie Shaun of the Dead (2004) is released.
  • The Girl Next Door (2004), starring Elisha Cuthbert, is released in movie theaters.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 9th, 2004.

  • United States: Yeah - Usher
  • United Kingdom: 5 Colours In Her Hair - McFly
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!
Passion of the Christ

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Passion of the Christ" was at the top of the box office on April 9th, 2004.

Take me back to April 9th, 2004!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 9th, 2004 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 2004 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song Yeah by Usher is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, 5 Colours In Her Hair by McFly is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Passion of the Christ 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Wild Thornberrys", "The King of Queens", "Charmed" and "24".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Pro Evolution Soccer 3", "Call of Duty", "Need for Speed: Underground" and "Manhunt". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Rugrats", "That '70s Show", "Bob the Builder" and "My Wife and Kids". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PlayStation 2, Bratz (dolls), Beyblades (spinning top toys) and RoboSapien (toy robot).

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on April 9th, 2004.

  • 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 "naughties", 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 naughties, DVDs started to replace the older VCR tapes. This meant that you no longer had to rewind your tapes before bringing them back to the rental store!

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 17 years, 2 months and 10 days have passed since April 9th, 2004.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 15 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 April 9th, 2004, will be 17 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2004 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1081465200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 9th, 2004.

  • March 11th, 2004: The Madrid train bombings kill 191 people.
  • March 14th, 2004: WrestleMania XX: Chris Benoit defeats Triple H and Shawn Michaels in a Triple Threat Match at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
  • March 14th, 2004: Beyoncé releases her song "Naughty Girl".
  • March 15th, 2004: The Killers release their song "Somebody Told Me".
  • March 19th, 2004: Dawn of the Dead (2004) is released.
  • March 21st, 2004: Usher releases his single "Burn".
  • March 23rd, 2004: Usher releases his album Confessions.
  • March 23rd, 2004: The game "Far Cry" is released.
  • March 26th, 2004: It is reported that Tom Cruise and Penélope Cruz have ended their relationship after three years.
  • March 29th, 2004: Ireland: A smoking ban comes into effect for all restaurants, pubs and work places.
  • April 2nd, 2004: Hellboy (2004) is released.
  • This date: April 9th, 2004
  • April 15th, 2004: Bill Rancic wins the first season of The Apprentice.
  • April 21st, 2004: The film "Man on Fire" (2004) is released.
  • April 21st, 2004: Soccer pundit Ron Atkinson resigns following racist remarks he made about Chelsea player Marcel Desailly.
  • April 22nd, 2004: American footballer Pat Tillman is killed in Afghanistan.
  • April 25th, 2004: Arsenal (The Invincibles) win the Premier League after drawing 2-2 against Spurs.
  • April 26th, 2004: The song "Fit but You Know It" is released by The Streets.
  • April 27th, 2004: Hoobastank release their single "The Reason".
  • April 27th, 2004: The song "99 Problems" is released by rapper Jay-Z.
  • April 28th, 2004: Photographs of torture and prisoner abuse at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq receive widespread media attention.
  • April 30th, 2004: Mean Girls (2004) is released in cinemas.
  • May 2nd, 2004: Football: Leeds United are relegated from the Premier League after a 4-1 defeat at Bolton.
  • May 6th, 2004: The TV show "Friends" comes to an end after nearly ten years.
  • May 7th, 2004: Van Helsing (2004) is released.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 9th, 2004, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2004 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 9th, 2004 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

Photographs of mid-2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Deadwood - Western television series.
  • Pimp My Ride - Car customization show hosted by rapper Xzibit.
  • The Apprentice - Reality TV show starring Donald Trump.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
  • Arrested Development - American sitcom starring Michael Cera.
  • Cold Case - Crime series about a fictional Philadelphia Police Department division that specializes in investigating cold cases.
  • One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica - Reality series about the marriage of Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson.
  • The O.C. - Teen drama sitcom.
  • Teen Titans - Cartoon series.
  • Punk'd - Hidden camera / prank TV show created by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg.

Kid's TV shows on April 9th, 2004.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2004.

  • Drake & Josh
  • One Tree Hill
  • My Life as a Teenage Robot
  • Teen Titans
  • That's So Raven
  • Jimmy Neutron
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • My Wife and Kids
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 2004.

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

  • RoboSapien (toy robot)
  • Beyblades (spinning top toys)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • The PlayStation 2

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 3 - Soccer game.
  • 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.

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out April 9th, 2010 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 9th of April.

  • April 9th, 1926: Hugh Hefner (Adult magazine publisher) turned 78 on this day in 2004.
  • April 9th, 1990: Kristen Stewart (Actress) turned 14 on this day in 2004.
  • April 9th, 1999: Lil Nas X (Rapper) turned 5 on this day in 2004.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 9th of April.

  • Occupation of Denmark (Denmark)

Weather on April 9th, 2004.

Historical weather information for April 9th, 2004.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.7 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 41.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.5 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.72 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on April 9th, 2004.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 9th, 2004.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 9th, 2004 was most likely conceived around the 1st of July, 2003.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 9th, 2004 is close to the 17th of January, 2005.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 9th, 2004.

  • A total of 6,280 days have passed since this date.
  • 897 weeks have passed.
  • 542,592,000 seconds have passed since the April 9th, 2004.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 633,024,000 times.
  • Since April 9th, 2004, the earth has travelled approximately 279,977,472,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 90,432,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 46,662,912 steps. That's about 20,739 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,511,104 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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