April 23rd, 2004, was a Friday. It was day 114 of 2004. The decade was the 2000s.
17 years, 8 months and 29 days have passed since April 23rd, 2004.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 23rd, 2004.
The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The movie "Man on Fire" was at the top of the box office on April 23rd, 2004.
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 23rd, 2004.
"Here We Go Again" by Ray Charles would go on to win a Grammy for 2004's Record of the Year.
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.
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.
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.
US President George W. Bush was name as the Time Person of the Year for 2004.
Pop singer Britney Spears was named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2004.
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.
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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2004.
In 2003 and 2004, camera phones started to become more and more popular around the world.
During this period, landline phones started to decline. This was due to the rise of personal cell phones.
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.
In the early-to-mid "noughties", 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 and the original Xbox were competing with one another during this time.
During this period of time, a lot of people were using MSN Messenger to chat with their friends online.
In the first half of the noughties, 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.
Basic facts and information about this date.
Notable events that occurred around April 23rd, 2004.
Zodiac & Birthstone information.
Television shows that people were watching on this date.
Western television series.
Pimp My Ride
Car customization show hosted by rapper Xzibit.
Reality TV show starring Donald Trump.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
American sitcom starring Michael Cera.
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.
Teen drama sitcom.
Hidden camera / prank TV show created by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg.
Without a Trace
TV show about the FBI's Missing Persons Squad.
Miami-based spin-off of the popular CSI franchise, starring Lieutenant Horatio Caine.
8 Simple Rules
Starring John Ritter, Kaley Cuoco and Katey Sagal.
American crime drama that is centered around Baltimore.
Action drama about a counterterrorism agent called Jack Bauer.
TV show based on the Superman story.
Comedy show about a new group of medical students.
Spy action drama.
Star Trek: Enterprise
Prequel to the original Star Trek series.
American stunt/dare game show.
Sci-fi TV series.
Malcolm in the Middle
TV show about a dysfunctional family and their genius son.
Spin-off show of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".
The West Wing
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.
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2004.
Drake & Josh
One Tree Hill
My Life as a Teenage Robot
That's So Raven
The Fairly OddParents
My Wife and Kids
Grounded for Life
As Told by Ginger
Malcolm in the Middle
Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids
Dora the Explorer
Ed, Edd n Eddy
Bob the Builder
The Powerpuff Girls
The Wild Thornberrys
That '70s Show
Bear in the Big Blue House
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2004.
RoboSapien (toy robot)
VideoNow (portable player)
Beyblades (spinning top toys)
Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
The PlayStation 2
HitClips audio player
Betty Spaghetty (doll)
Popular video games that people were playing on this date.
Rome: Total War
PC strategy game.
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow
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
Third-person shooter game.
Project Gotham Racing 2
Racing game that was released for the Xbox.
Controversial stealth-based survival horror game.
Need for Speed: Underground
Car racing game.
Beyond Good & Evil
Action-adventure video game.
Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando
The second installment in the series.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Action-adventure game that was published by Ubisoft.
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.
Tony Hawk's Underground
The fifth entry in the series.
Pro Evolution Soccer 3
The Simpsons Hit & Run
Animated car game that was based on The Simpsons.
Fighting game that was released on a number of different consoles.
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
RPG game based on the Star Wars movie series.
Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne
Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow
Released for the Game Boy Advance.
Championship Manager 4
Football management game.
Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on April 23rd.
Historical weather information for April 23rd, 2004.
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on April 23rd, 2004.
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 23rd, 2004.
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Conception estimates for this date.
Here are some fun statistics about April 23rd, 2004.
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