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August 20th, 2004.

August 20th, 2004, was a Friday. It was day 233 of 2004. The decade was the 2000s.

16 years, 8 months and 20 days have passed since August 20th, 2004.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 20th, 2004.

  • United States: Lean Back - Terror Squad
  • United Kingdom: Baby Cakes - 3 of a Kind

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Exorcist: The Beginning" was at the top of the box office on August 20th, 2004.

Take me back to August 20th, 2004!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is August 20th, 2004 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 2004 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner. In America, the song Lean Back by Terror Squad is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Baby Cakes by 3 of a Kind is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Exorcist: The Beginning is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Stargate SG-1", "Grounded for Life", "The O.C." and "Deadwood".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Simpsons Hit & Run", "True Crime: Streets of LA", "Need for Speed: Underground" and "Manhunt". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "That '70s Show", "My Wife and Kids", "The Fairly OddParents" and "Drake & Josh". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of 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 August 20th, 2004.

  • Million Dollar Baby.

    "Million Dollar Baby" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 16 years, 8 months and 20 days have passed since August 20th, 2004.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 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 20th, 2004, will be 16 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2004 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1092956400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around August 20th, 2004.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 20th, 2004, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Leo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • 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 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 20th, 2004 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

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.

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

Kid's TV shows on August 20th, 2004.

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

  • LazyTown
  • 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

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.

  • Counter-Strike: Source - FPS game developed by Valve Corporation.
  • 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.

2004 playlist.

A Spotify playlist of songs from 2004. Take a trip back to the days of Usher, Lil Jon, Outkast and Britney Spears!

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 20th of August.

Weather on August 20th, 2004.

Historical weather information for August 20th, 2004.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.9 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 64.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.22 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.83cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.06 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on August 20th, 2004.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 20th, 2004.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 20th, 2004 was most likely conceived around the 11th of November, 2003.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 20th, 2004 is close to the 30th of May, 2005.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 20th, 2004.

  • A total of 6,106 days have passed since this date.
  • 872 weeks have passed.
  • 527,558,400 seconds have passed since the August 20th, 2004.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 615,484,800 times.
  • Since August 20th, 2004, the earth has travelled approximately 272,220,134,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 87,926,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 45,370,022 steps. That's about 20,164 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,330,701 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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