December 5th, 2004, was a Sunday. It was Day 340 of 2004. The decade was the 2000s.
18 years, 6 months, and 5 days have passed since December 5th, 2004.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.
People who were born on this exact date.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 5th, 2004.
These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:
The movie "National Treasure" was at the top of the box office on December 5th, 2004.
Let's take a stroll down memory lane!
The date is December 5th, 2004, and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the week ahead.
The Christmas season of 2004 has begun. In America, the song My Boo by Usher & Alicia Keys is at the top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, I'll Stand By You by Girls Aloud is the number-one hit song.
George W. Bush Jnr. is the President of the United States, and the movie National Treasure is at the top of the box office. Tony Blair is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "7th Heaven", "The Royle Family", "The O.C.", and "Joey".
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. People are using a software program called LimeWire to share music, software, and videos. Unfortunately, it is also a haven for computer viruses. Smartphones don't exist yet. There are no Androids or iPhones.
Cameras on phones are quickly becoming the norm. However, the photographs that they take are still lacking in quality. Internet users are using MSN Messenger and AIM 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.
If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Dimebag Darrell, Lamont Bentley, Johnnie Cochran, and Pope John Paul II would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time", "Rome: Total War", "The Sims 2", and "Need for Speed: Underground 2". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "My Wife and Kids", "Teen Titans", and "Danny Phantom".
Children are playing with toys such as Betty Spaghetty (doll), the PlayStation 2, the Xbox, and Beyblades (spinning top toys).
These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on December 5th, 2004.
The Christmas holiday season of 2004 had just begun. Retailers were starting to play festive music, and decorations were beginning to spring up.
In November 2004, rapper The Game released his hit single "How We Do", featuring 50 Cent.
The Nintendo DS was released in November 2004.
Hideo Kojima's critically acclaimed stealth game Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater was released for the PlayStation 2 on November 17th, 2004.
Rockstar Games released Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on October 26th, 2004. It quickly became the best-selling PlayStation 2 game of all time.
"Here We Go Again" by Ray Charles would go on to win a Grammy for 2004's Record of the Year.
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.
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.
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.
US President George W. Bush was named the Time Person of the Year for 2004. This was due to his election victory over Democratic Party challenger John Kerry.
Pop singer Britney Spears was named FHM's sexiest woman in 2004.
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.
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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2004.
Camera phones started becoming increasingly common in 2003 and 2004. However, their picture quality was pixelated and blurry.
Sheepskin-lined kicks called "Ugg boots" were in style. Celebrities such as Britney Spears, Beyoncé, Kate Moss, Lindsay Lohan, and Paris Hilton helped popularize the craze.
The popularity of house telephones was starting to decline due to the rise of personal cellphones.
From about 2002 onward, Internet usage increased dramatically across the world. Faster broadband networks were being rolled out, allowing users to download and stream their favorite music and videos. It was around this time that social networks became a thing.
MP3 sharing on the Internet became extremely common in the early-to-mid 2000s. MP3 players were taking over, and portable CD players such as the "Discman" were being phased out. As downloads surged, it became increasingly obvious that most music stores would not survive the onslaught of the new digital age.
The PlayStation 2 and the original Xbox were competing with one another.
People were using MSN Messenger and AIM (AOL Instant Messenger) to chat with their friends online.
DVDs were starting to replace VCR tapes. As a result, you no longer had to rewind your tapes before you brought them back to the rental store.
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Television shows that people were watching in December 2004.
Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
TV show about a Boston law firm.
New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.
Short-lived spin-off show about the life of Friend's character Joey Tribbiani.
Spin-off of the original Stargate series.
Western television series.
Pimp My Ride
Car customization show hosted by rapper Xzibit.
Reality TV show starring Donald Trump.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
American sitcom starring Michael Cera.
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.
Teen drama sitcom.
Hidden camera / prank TV show created by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg.
Without a Trace
TV show about the FBI's Missing Persons Squad.
Miami-based spin-off of the popular CSI franchise, starring Lieutenant Horatio Caine.
8 Simple Rules
Starring John Ritter, Kaley Cuoco and Katey Sagal.
American crime drama that is centered around Baltimore.
Action drama about a counterterrorism agent called Jack Bauer.
TV show based on the Superman story.
Comedy show about a new group of medical students.
2004 saw the introduction of cars such as the Buick LaCrosse, the Chevrolet Cobalt, the Ford Mustang (fifth generation), the Peugeot 407, the Nissan Note and the Chrysler 300.
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2004.
Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County
Drake & Josh
One Tree Hill
My Life as a Teenage Robot
That's So Raven
The Cramp Twins
The Fairly OddParents
My Wife and Kids
Grounded for Life
As Told by Ginger
Malcolm in the Middle
Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids
Dora the Explorer
Ed, Edd n Eddy
The Powerpuff Girls
That '70s Show
Bear in the Big Blue House
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2004.
The Nintendo DS
RoboSapien (toy robot)
VideoNow (portable player)
Beyblades (spinning top toys)
Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
The PlayStation 2
HitClips audio player
Betty Spaghetty (doll)
Popular video games that people were playing in December of 2004.
World of Warcraft
Massively multiplayer online role-playing game.
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
The third game in the series.
Need for Speed: Underground 2
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
Released for the Game Boy Advance.
FPS game that was released for the XBox 360.
Football Manager 2005
Soccer management game.
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3
Construction and management simulation.
Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal
The third game in the series.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
The Sims 2
Pokémon FireRed Version
Remake of the original Game Boy game.
FPS game developed by Valve Corporation.
Action-adventure game based on the film of the same name.
Rome: Total War
PC strategy game.
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Action-adventure game based on the film of the same name.
Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne
Third-person shooter game.
Project Gotham Racing 2
Racing game that was released for the Xbox.
Beyond Good & Evil
Action-adventure video game.
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 of their early childhood.
If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out December 5th, 2010, instead.
Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on December 5th.
English snooker player.
Born on December 5th, 1975
He turned 29 on this day in 2004.
Historical weather information for December 5th, 2004.
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on December 5th, 2004.
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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