May 26th, 2004

May 26th, 2004, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 147 of 2004. The decade was the 2000s.

16 years, 1 months and 17 days have passed since May 26th, 2004.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 26th, 2004:

  • Porto win the 2004 UEFA Champions League Final.
  • The Day After Tomorrow (2004) is released.
  • Fantasia Barrino wins Season 3 of American Idol.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 26th, 2004:

  • United States: Burn - Usher
  • United Kingdom: F.U.R.B. - Frankee

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Troy" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 26th, 2004 and it's a Wednesday. The summer of 2004 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In America, the song Burn by Usher is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, F.U.R.B. by Frankee is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Troy is at the top of the Box Office. 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 "Stargate SG-1", "CSI: Miami", "Teen Titans" and "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic", "The Simpsons Hit & Run", "True Crime: Streets of LA" and "Rome: Total War". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Ed, Edd n Eddy", "Grounded for Life", "The Fairly OddParents" and "Drake & Josh". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "PlayStation 2", "Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game", "Beyblades (spinning top toys)" and "RoboSapien".


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 May 26th, 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.

  • Eurovision 2004

    The 2004 Eurovision song contest is held in Istanbul, Turkey. Ukraine win the contest with the song "Wild Dances" by Ruslana.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 16 years, 1 months and 17 days have passed since May 26th, 2004.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 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 May 26th, 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 1085526000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 26th, 2004:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 26th, 2004, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2004 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 26th, 2004 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Deadwood - Western television series.
  • 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.

2004 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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" - "Rugrats"


2004 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2004:

  • RoboSapien
  • 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 26th of May:


Weather

Weather information for May 26th, 2004:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 58.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 14.83 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.83cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.89 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on May 26th, 2004.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 26th, 2004 was probably conceived around the 17th of August, 2003. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 26th, 2004 is the 5th of March, 2005. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • 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.
  • 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 May 26th, 2004.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to May 26th, 2004. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 26th, 2004.

  • 5,891 days have passed since this date.
  • 508,982,400 seconds have passed since the May 26th, 2004.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 593,812,800 times.
  • Since May 26th, 2004, earth has travelled approximately 262,634,918,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 84,830,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 43,772,486 steps. That's about 19,454 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,107,789 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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