Friday 17 December 2004
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Carter Hastings .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Drop It Like It's Hot by Snoop Dogg.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid 20 was in the top 5 hits.
Hotel Rwanda, directed by Terry George, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004
while The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mega64.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Counter-Strike: Source or Far Cry.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
2004 American League Championship Series
Which were the important events of 17 December 2004 ?
See other famous people born on 17 December
Tom Wesselmann: American artist associated with the Pop Art movement who worked in painting, collage and sculpture.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2004 ?
Search For Your Ancestors
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 2004?
- EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.797
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Secrets of the Nativity -- Dec. 13, 2004
- SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10023
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...
A specially produced paperback edition--with flaps--of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller, that has sold more than six million copies in hardcover Eddie is a grizzled war veteran who feels trapped in a meaningless life of fixing rides at ...
On a beach at dusk, while Bud Mitchell and Jill Winslow conduct their illicit love affair in front of a video camera set to record each steamy moment, a terrible explosion suddenly lights up the sky.
For everyone who was too cheap to buy the hardcover, the blockbuster, award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller is now in trade paperback-with a new introduction, fully updated, and with equally unsettling nude photos of the newest Supreme Court justices, ...
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 17 December 2004 is such a special date for you!