August 6th, 2004

August 6th, 2004, fell on a Friday. Day 219 of 2004. Decade: 2000s.

15 years, 10 months and 1 days have passed since August 6th, 2004.


On This Date

Events that occurred on August 6th, 2004:

  • American musician Rick James passes away.
  • Nadia Almada wins the 5th season of the reality TV series "Big Brother" (UK).


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 6th, 2004:

  • United States: Slow Motion - Juvenile
  • United Kingdom: Thunderbirds Are Go - Busted

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

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 August 6th, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 15 years, 10 months and 1 days have passed since August 6th, 2004.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 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 August 6th, 2004, will be 15 years of age.
  • People born in 2004 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1091746800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 6th, 2004:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 6th, 2004, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2004 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 6th, 2004 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

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

  • Stargate Atlantis - Spin-off of the original Stargate series.
  • 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.

2004 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2004.

"Peppa Pig" - "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" - "Dora the Explorer" - "SpongeBob SquarePants" - "Ed, Edd n Eddy" - "Bob the Builder" - "The Powerpuff Girls" - "That '70s Show" - "CatDog" - "Bear in the Big Blue House" - "7th Heaven"


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 6th of August:


Weather

Weather information for August 6th, 2004:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.3 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 60.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.83 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 21.39 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 August 6th, 2004.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 6th, 2004 was probably conceived around the 28th of October, 2003. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 6th, 2004 is the 16th of May, 2005. (Rough Estimate).

Computer 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.

6th of August

Events that have occurred on the 6th of August:

  • August 6th, 1945: Atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
  • August 6th, 1965: The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is signed into law. The act prohibits racial discrimination in voting
  • August 6th, 1966: 42 people are killed when Braniff Flight 250 crashes in Falls City, Nebraska.
  • August 6th, 1978: Pope Paul VI passes away.
  • August 6th, 1983: German singer Klaus Nomi dies of complications related to AIDS.
  • August 6th, 1995: Cali Cartel leader Miguel Rodríguez Orejuela is arrested at his apartment.
  • August 6th, 1991: Former Iranian Prime Minister Shapour Bakhtiar is assassinated in Paris, France.
  • August 6th, 1993: The Fugitive (1993) is released in movie theaters.
  • August 6th, 1999: The movie The Sixth Sense (1999) is released.
  • August 6th, 1999: The Iron Giant (1999) is released in cinemas.
  • August 6th, 2001: Death Row CEO Suge Knight is released from prison after serving four years for a parole violation.
  • August 6th, 2003: Arnold Schwarzenegger announces his candidacy for the Governor of California.
  • August 6th, 2008: Pineapple Express (2008) is released in movie theaters.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 6th, 2004.

  • 5,784 days have passed since this date.
  • 499,737,600 seconds have passed since the August 6th, 2004.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 583,027,200 times.
  • Since August 6th, 2004, earth has travelled approximately 257,864,601,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 83,289,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 42,977,434 steps. That's about 19,101 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,996,851 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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