Sunday 17 October 2004
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Goodies by Ciara.
In UK Call On Me by Eric Prydz was in the top 5 hits.
Shark Tale, directed by Bibo Bergeron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004
while America (The Book) by Jon Stewart and The Writers of The Daily Show was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Life in Film.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asphalt Urban GT or Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II.
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Which were the important events of 17 October 2004 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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- Uzi Hitman: Israeli singer-songwriter (d. 2004).
- A referendum in Belarus approves the lifting of constitutional term limits for the presidency.
- General Khin Nyunt is replaced by Lieutenant-General Soe Win as Prime Minister of Myanmar.
- A team of explorers reaches the bottom of the world's deepest cave, located in Krubera. The depth reached is 2,080 meters (6,824 feet), setting a world record ( National Geographic).
- The Ubuntu operating system is first released.
- Corporate Airlines Flight 5966 crashes in Missouri, killing 13 people and injuring 2.
- Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono becomes the first directly elected President of Indonesia.
- The Ministry of Defence approves the deployment of the Black Watch regiment of the British Army to Baghdad, Iraq, after a request for assistance by the U.S. government.
- Typhoon Tokage kill 98, injured 552 in western Japan.
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