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December 26th, 2004.

December 26th, 2004, was a Sunday. It was day 361 of 2004. The decade was the 2000s.

16 years, 4 months and 13 days have passed since December 26th, 2004.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On this day.

What happened on December 26th, 2004?

  • 230,000 people are killed when an earthquake in the Indian Ocean causes a tsunami.

Music charts.

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

  • United States: Drop It Like It's Hot - Snoop Dogg
  • United Kingdom: Do They Know It's Christmas - Band Aid 20

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Lemony Snicket" was at the top of the box office on December 26th, 2004.

Take me back to December 26th, 2004!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is December 26th, 2004 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Christmas Day of 2004 has just passed and many people are relaxing at home and enjoying the holiday season. In America, the song Drop It Like It's Hot by Snoop Dogg is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Do They Know It's Christmas by Band Aid 20 is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Lemony Snicket 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 "The West Wing", "Cold Case", "Pimp My Ride" and "Boston Legal".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Counter-Strike: Source", "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas", "Killzone" and "World of Warcraft". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "That '70s Show", "Teen Titans", "Peppa Pig" and "Veronica Mars". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game, Beyblades (spinning top toys), RoboSapien (toy robot) and the Nintendo DS.

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 December 26th, 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.

  • 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.

    On the 26th of December, 2004, 227,898 people were killed after a devastating tsunami struck Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand and a number of other countries in the Indian Ocean.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 16 years, 4 months and 13 days have passed since December 26th, 2004.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 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 December 26th, 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 1104019200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around December 26th, 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 December 26th, 2004, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2004 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 26th, 2004 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

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.

  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Battlestar Galactica - Sci-fi series.
  • 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.
  • Pimp My Ride - Car customization show hosted by rapper Xzibit.
  • The Apprentice - Reality TV show starring Donald Trump.

Kid's TV shows on December 26th, 2004.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2004.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2004.

  • The Nintendo DS
  • 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.

  • World of Warcraft - Massively multiplayer online role-playing game.
  • Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater - The third game in the series.
  • Half-Life 2 - FPS game.
  • Halo 2 - FPS game that was released for the XBox 360.
  • Killzone - FPS game.
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - Starring CJ.
  • Counter-Strike: Source - FPS game developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Rome: Total War - PC strategy game.

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 26th of December.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of December.

  • Boxing Day
  • St. Stephen's Day
  • Day of Goodwill (South Africa)
  • Second Christmas Day

Weather on December 26th, 2004.

Historical weather information for December 26th, 2004.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 5.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 17.9 degrees Fahrenheit. -7.83 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 0.5 degrees Celsius.

US President.

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

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 26th, 2004.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 26th, 2004 was most likely conceived around the 18th of March, 2004.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 26th, 2004 is close to the 5th of October, 2005.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 5,978 days have passed since this date.
  • 854 weeks have passed.
  • 516,495,600 seconds have passed since the December 26th, 2004.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 602,578,200 times.
  • Since December 26th, 2004, the earth has travelled approximately 266,511,729,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 86,082,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 44,418,622 steps. That's about 19,742 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,197,947 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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