October 8th, 2004

October 8th, 2004, fell on a Friday. It was day 282 of 2004. The decade was the 2000s.

15 years, 8 months and 30 days have passed since October 8th, 2004.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 8th, 2004:

  • United States: Goodies - Ciara
  • United Kingdom: Call On Me - Eric Prydz

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is October 8th, 2004 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler.

In America, the song Goodies by Ciara is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Call On Me by Eric Prydz is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Forgotten 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 "ER", "The Powerpuff Girls", "8 Simple Rules" and "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "True Crime: Streets of LA", "Need for Speed: Underground", "Manhunt" and "Counter-Strike: Source". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "CatDog", "Malcolm in the Middle", "Peppa Pig" and "Unfabulous".

Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 2", "Bratz (dolls)", "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 October 8th, 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, 8 months and 30 days have passed since October 8th, 2004.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 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 October 8th, 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 1097190000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 8th, 2004:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 8th, 2004, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2004 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 8th, 2004 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

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

  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • Boston Legal - TV show about a Boston law firm.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
  • Lost - Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.
  • Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide - Nickelodeon TV show about the adventures of middle school teenager Ned Bigby.
  • Joey - Short-lived spin-off show about the life of Friend's character Joey Tribbiani.
  • 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.

2004 - Kid's TV

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

"Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County" - "Veronica Mars" - "Unfabulous" - "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide" - "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" - "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 8th of October:


Weather

Weather information for October 8th, 2004:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.0 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 61.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.39 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.06 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 October 8th, 2004.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 8th, 2004 was probably conceived around the 30th of December, 2003. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 8th, 2004 is the 18th of July, 2005. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on October 8th, 2004.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to October 8th, 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 October 8th, 2004.

  • 5,751 days have passed since this date.
  • 496,886,400 seconds have passed since the October 8th, 2004.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 579,700,800 times.
  • Since October 8th, 2004, earth has travelled approximately 256,393,382,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 82,814,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 42,732,230 steps. That's about 18,992 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,962,637 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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