Monday 23 February 2004
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Yeah! by Usher.
In UK Take Me To The Clouds Above by LMC vs U2 was in the top 5 hits.
EuroTrip, directed by Jeff Schaffer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004
while The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 23 February
- Neil Ardley: English jazz pianist and composer (Born 1937).
- Sikander Bakht: Indian field hockey player and politician Indian Minister of External Affairs (d. 2004).
- Don Cornell: American singer and trumpet player (d. 2004).
- Vijay Anand: Indian actor director producer and screenwriter (d. 2004).
- Carl Liscombe: Canadian hockey player (Born 1915).
- United States Secretary of Education Rod Paige calls the National Education Association, the nation's largest teachers' union, a ampquotterrorist organization.ampquot He later apologizes, calling his comments ampquotan inappropriate choice of words to describe the obstructionist scare tactics the NEA's Washington lobbyists have employed against No Child Left Behind's historic education reforms.ampquot (CNSNews)
- The Iranian parliament starts processing the resignation of more than 120 members, starting with Fatemeh Haghighatjou who is among the few female members.amp!-- Broken link
- The United States Army cancels the RAH-66 Comanche helicopter program with in contract cancellation fees to pay. The reconnaissance helicopter project is being phased out in favor of unmanned aerial vehicles. (Reuters)
- Palestinian representatives put their case to the International Court of Justice against the Israeli West Bank barrier. (BBC)
- A fire kills six people at the Dhawan Space Centre, the launch facility of the Indian Space Research Organisation. (CNN)
- 2003 in film: ''The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King'' becomes the second film in history to gross more than in worldwide box office receipts. (BCC)
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