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April 28th, 2004.

April 28th, 2004, was a Wednesday. It was day 119 of 2004. The decade was the 2000s.

17 years, 2 months and 26 days have passed since April 28th, 2004.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On this day.

What happened on April 28th, 2004?

  • Photographs of torture and prisoner abuse at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq receive widespread media attention.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 28th, 2004.

  • United States: Yeah - Usher
  • United Kingdom: F**k It - Eamon
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!
Man on Fire

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Man on Fire" was at the top of the box office on April 28th, 2004.

Take me back to April 28th, 2004!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 28th, 2004 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. 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, F**k It by Eamon is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Man on Fire 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 "ER", "The Wild Thornberrys", "The King of Queens" and "Arrested Development". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Simpsons Hit & Run", "Pro Evolution Soccer 3", "Call of Duty" and "Manhunt".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "7th Heaven", "The Powerpuff Girls", "Bob the Builder" and "That's So Raven". 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 28th, 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 26 days have passed since April 28th, 2004.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 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 28th, 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 1083106800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 28th, 2004.

  • March 29th, 2004: Ireland: A smoking ban comes into effect for all restaurants, pubs and work places.
  • April 2nd, 2004: Hellboy (2004) is released.
  • April 9th, 2004: The comedy movie Shaun of the Dead (2004) is released.
  • April 9th, 2004: The Girl Next Door (2004), starring Elisha Cuthbert, is released in movie theaters.
  • 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.
  • This date: April 28th, 2004
  • 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.
  • May 13th, 2004: The final episode of Frasier is aired.
  • May 14th, 2004: Troy (2004), starring Brad Pitt, is released in movie theaters.
  • May 17th, 2004: Soccer: Robin Van Persie signs for Arsenal.
  • May 22nd, 2004: Manchester United win the FA Cup final after beating Millwall 3-0.
  • May 24th, 2004: Soccer: Liverpool manager Gérard Houllier leaves by "mutual consent".
  • May 26th, 2004: The Day After Tomorrow (2004) is released.
  • May 26th, 2004: Fantasia Barrino wins Season 3 of American Idol.
  • May 26th, 2004: Porto win the 2004 UEFA Champions League Final after beating Monaco 3-0.

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 28th, 2004, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2004 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 28th, 2004 falls under the Beaver.
  • 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.
  • 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 of the popular CSI franchise, starring Lieutenant Horatio Caine.
  • 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.
  • 24 - Action drama about a counterterrorism agent called Jack Bauer.
  • Smallville - TV show based on the Superman story.

Kid's TV shows on April 28th, 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.

  • Rome: Total War - PC strategy game.
  • 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 28th, 2010 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on April 28th.

James Monroe

US President. Deceased
Born on April 28th, 1758
He was not alive on this date.

Oskar Schindler

Historical figure. Deceased
Born on April 28th, 1908
He was not alive on this date.

Saddam Hussein

Iraqi President. Deceased
Born on April 28th, 1937
He turned 67 on this day in 2004.

Jay Leno

Television host.
Born on April 28th, 1950
He turned 54 on this day in 2004.

Penelope Cruz

Spanish actress.
Born on April 28th, 1974
She turned 30 on this day in 2004.

Jessica Alba

American actress.
Born on April 28th, 1981
She turned 23 on this day in 2004.

Nikki Grahame

English TV personality. Deceased
Born on April 28th, 1982
She turned 22 on this day in 2004.

Juan Mata

Spanish soccer player.
Born on April 28th, 1988
He turned 16 on this day in 2004.

Boxxy

Internet celebrity.
Born on April 28th, 1992
She turned 12 on this day in 2004.

Weather on April 28th, 2004.

Historical weather information for April 28th, 2004.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.0 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 38.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.56 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 3.3cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.44 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 13.97cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on April 28th, 2004.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 28th, 2004.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 28th, 2004 was most likely conceived around the 20th of July, 2003.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 28th, 2004 is close to the 5th of February, 2005.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 28th, 2004.

  • A total of 6,296 days have passed since this date.
  • 899 weeks have passed.
  • 543,974,400 seconds have passed since the April 28th, 2004.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 634,636,800 times.
  • Since April 28th, 2004, the earth has travelled approximately 280,690,790,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 90,662,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 46,781,798 steps. That's about 20,792 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,527,693 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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