December 26th, 2004

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

15 years, 7 months and 14 days have passed since December 26th, 2004.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 26th, 2004:

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


Music Singles

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is December 26th, 2004 and it's a Sunday. 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.

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 "My Wife and Kids", "Stargate Atlantis", "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide" and "Lost". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas", "Halo 2", "Half-Life 2" and "Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "7th Heaven", "CatDog", "That '70s Show" and "Teen Titans".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "PlayStation 2", "Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game", "Beyblades (spinning top toys)" and "Nintendo DS".


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 December 26th, 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.

  • 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.
  • 15 years, 7 months and 14 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 15 years of age.
  • 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:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • 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 (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).
  • 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.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
  • Arrested Development - American sitcom starring Michael Cera.

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:

  • Nintendo DS
  • 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 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

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

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 26th, 2004 was probably conceived around the 18th of March, 2004. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 26th, 2004 is the 5th of October, 2005. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from December 26th, 2004.

  • Everton defeat Man City 2-1.
  • Arsenal defeat Fulham 2-0.
  • Birmingham defeat Middlesbrough 2-0.
  • Blackburn and Newcastle draw 2-2.
  • Chelsea defeat Aston Villa 1-0.
  • Crystal Palace lose 1-0 at home to Portsmouth.
  • Man United defeat Bolton 2-0.
  • Norwich lose 2-0 at home to Tottenham.
  • Southampton and Charlton draw 0-0.
  • West Brom are thrashed 5-0 at home to Liverpool.

Video Games

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

  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 5,706 days have passed since this date.
  • 492,994,800 seconds have passed since the December 26th, 2004.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 575,160,600 times.
  • Since December 26th, 2004, earth has travelled approximately 254,385,316,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 82,165,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 42,397,553 steps. That's about 18,843 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,915,938 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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