Thursday April 01, 2004

US date format: 4/1/2004, UK date format: 1/4/2004

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see zodiac on April 1, 2004). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Yeah! by Usher. In UK Cha Cha Slide by DJ Casper was in the top 5 hits. Roma, directed by Adolfo Aristarain, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2004 while American Dynasty by Kevin Phillips was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breakdown or Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 01, 2004?


Holidays

  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
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Events

  • U.S. President George W. Bush signs the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, commonly known as Laci and Conner's Law, that states that an act of violence that leads to the death of a pregnant mother and her child can be counted as two offenses. (White House) (UPI)
  • Faroese Prime Minister's Office announces that from then on the Prime Minister and the Prime Minister's Office would use a new version of the Faroese Coat of Arms. The colours were inspired from the Merkið (flag) and yellow/gold was added. The new Coat of Arms depicts a Ram on a blue shield ready to defend. It can be used by the Government Ministries and by Faroese embassies, but some still use older versions of the Coat of Arms.
  • The Turkish Interior Ministry states that 41 members of the Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) are detained in synchronous operations in Turkey, Germany, Italy, Belgium, and the Netherlands. (Xinhua)
  • Following a gun battle, in which Palestinians hiding in a World Health Organization psychiatric hospital, in Bethlehem, opened fire on Israeli troops outside who came to arrest them, 12 of the Palestinians, mostly known militants from al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades that make up part of Yasser Arafat's Fatah faction, are arrested. (Reuters) (BBC)
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Movies

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Roma

Roma

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Adolfo Aristarain

Starring: Juan Diego Botto, Susú Pecoraro, José Sacristán, Agustín Garvíe

The Punisher

The Punisher

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Jonathan Hensleigh

Starring: Thomas Jane, John Travolta, Samantha Mathis, Laura Harring

Country: United States of America

Two Brothers

Two Brothers

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Starring: Guy Pearce, Freddie Highmore, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Oanh Nguyen

Lightning Bug

Lightning Bug

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Robert Hall

Starring: Bret Harrison, Laura Prepon, Kevin Gage, Ashley Laurence

Laws of Attraction

Laws of Attraction

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Peter Howitt

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Julianne Moore, Parker Posey, Michael Sheen

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 01, 2004?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Yeah!
  2. - Tipsy
  3. - Dirt Off Your Shoulder
  4. - One Call Away
  5. - Splash Waterfalls

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Te Quise Tanto
  2. - Y Todo Queda En Nada
  3. - Mas Que Tu Amigo
  4. - Cuidarte El Alma
  5. - Tengo Ganas

TV Series

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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American Dynasty by Kevin Phillips

American Dynasty

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The Bushes are the family nobody really knows, says Kevin Phillips. This popular lack of acquaintance—nurtured by gauzy imagery of Maine summer cottages, gray-haired national grandmothers, July Fourth sparklers, and cowboy

The Game by Laurie R. King

The Game

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It’s only the second day of 1924, but Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, find themselves embroiled in intrigue. It starts with a New Year’s visit from Holmes’s brother Mycroft,

The Price Of Loyalty by Ron Suskind

The Price Of Loyalty

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Updated with a new afterword and including a selection of key documents, this is the explosive account of how the Bush administration makes policy on war, taxes, and politics -- its

Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Angels & Demons

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The explosive Robert Langdon thriller from Dan Brown, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Da Vinci Code and Inferno—now a major film directed by Ron Howard and starring Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones.An

The Sexy Years by Suzanne Somers

The Sexy Years

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Getting older can be brutal—women gain weight, lose their sex drive, experience hot flashes, suffer memory loss, become short-tempered, find it difficult to sleep, and on and on.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Breakdown

Breakdown

Platform: Xbox

Genre: First person Action-adventure

Publisher: JP/NA Namco; EU Electronic Arts

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords

Platform: Xbox, Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: LucasArts Aspyr (OS X, Linux)

Ape Escape: Pumped and Primed

Ape Escape: Pumped and Primed

Platform: PlayStation 2 Arcade

Genre: Party

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA Ubisoft

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Mobile Phone, Mac OS X

Genre: Platform

Publisher: THQ

Beatmania IIDX 11 IIDXRED

Beatmania IIDX 11 IIDXRED

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: KCET

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $41.90
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $26.90
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $24.95
  • General Electric GE: opens at $30.42
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $91.67

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 103.81 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.3065 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2643 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 128.17 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6659 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 01, 2004?

On April 01, 2004 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 01, 2004?

On April 01, 2004 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 01, 2004?

On April 01, 2004 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 01, 2004?

On April 01, 2004 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 01, 2004?

On April 01, 2004 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on April 01, 2004?

Famous people died on April 01, 2004 include, Nilo Soruco, Ioannis Kyrastas, Aaron Bank.

What was the number one song in April 01, 2004?

The number one song in the week of April 01, 2004 was Yeah! by Usher in US and Cha Cha Slide by DJ Casper in UK.

What were the top hits on April 01, 2004?

The top hits on April 01, 2004 were Yeah! by Usher, One Call Away by Chingy, Tipsy by J-Kwon in US and Cha Cha Slide by DJ Casper, Toxic by Britney Spears, Mysterious Girl by Peter Andre in UK.