Friday October 08, 2004

US date format: 10/8/2004, UK date format: 8/10/2004

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 8, 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. Famous people born on this day include Cameron Hallyday . 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. Zombie Honeymoon, directed by David Gebroe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while Nights Of Rain And Stars by Maeve Binchy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Battlestar Galactica. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby Arenas or Carnival Cruise Line Tycoon 2005: Island Hopping.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
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Events

  • Martha Stewart begins serving a five-month sentence for insider trading, at the Alderson Federal Prison Camp in West Virginia.
  • U.S. presidential debates:: US President George W. Bush and challenger Senator John Kerry meet at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, for the second of three U.S. presidential debates. (BBC) (AP) (Reuters) (AFP)Third party candidates for US president, Michael Badnarik of the United States Libertarian Party and David Cobb of the United States Green Party, are arrested while attempting to attend the second of the three planned U.S. presidential debates. (AP) (WorldNetDaily)
  • US President George W. Bush and challenger Senator John Kerry meet at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, for the second of three U.S. presidential debates. (BBC) (AP) (Reuters) (AFP)
  • Third party candidates for US president, Michael Badnarik of the United States Libertarian Party and David Cobb of the United States Green Party, are arrested while attempting to attend the second of the three planned U.S. presidential debates. (AP) (WorldNetDaily)
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Movies

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Zombie Honeymoon

Zombie Honeymoon

Directed by: David Gebroe

Starring: Tracy Coogan, Graham Sibley, Tonya Cornelisse, David M. Wallace

Rory O'Shea Was Here

Rory O'Shea Was Here

Directed by: Damien O'Donnell

Starring: James McAvoy, Steven Robertson, Romola Garai, Alan King

Fascination

Fascination

Directed by: Klaus Menzel

Starring: James Naughton, Jacqueline Bisset, Adam Garcia, Stuart Wilson

Bride & Prejudice

Bride & Prejudice

Directed by: Gurinder Chadha

Starring: Martin Henderson, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Nadira Babbar, Anupam Kher

Layer Cake

Layer Cake

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: Daniel Craig, Sienna Miller, Michael Gambon, Tom Hardy

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 08, 2004?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Goodies
  2. - Diary
  3. - My Boo
  4. - My Place
  5. - Lean Backyoutube
  6. - Why?
  7. - Locked Up
  8. - Headsprung
  9. - Nolia Clap
  10. - Charlene
Sport Games on October 08, 2004

Sport Games on October 08, 2004


League 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bournemouth - Stockport : 2 - 1
  • Luton - Hartlepool : 3 - 0
  • Milton Keynes Dons - Bradford : 1 - 2
  • Port Vale - Doncaster : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of October 08, 2004

League 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cheltenham - Chester : 0 - 0
  • Northampton - Grimsby : 0 - 1
  • Rochdale - Yeovil : 2 - 1
  • Scunthorpe - Wycombe : 2 - 0
  • Shrewsbury - Rushden & D : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of October 08, 2004

TV Series

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Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica

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Starring: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber, James Callis

Country: United States of America

Life as We Know It

Life as We Know It

Directed by: Greg Berlanti

Veronica Mars

Veronica Mars

Directed by: Rob Thomas

Epitafios

Epitafios

Directed by: Jorge Nisco

Beauty School

Beauty School

Directed by: Amy Nicholson

Days to next October 08

If October 08, 2004 is your birthday you're 15 years, 9 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Nights Of Rain And Stars by Maeve Binchy

Nights Of Rain And Stars

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Four strangers, with nothing in common but a need to escape, meet in a Greek taverna high above the small village of Aghia Anna.

Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen

Skinny Dip

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Marine biologist Chaz Perrone can't tell a sea horse from a sawhorse. And when he throws his beautiful wife, Joey, off a cruise liner, he really should know better.

Bushworld by Maureen Dowd

Bushworld

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From Washington to Kennebunkport to Texas to old Europe and new Europe, during the past two decades Maureen Dowd has trained her binoculars on the Bush dynasty, putting them, as both

My Life by Bill Clinton

My Life

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President Bill Clinton s My Life is the strikingly candid portrait of a global leader who decided early in life to devote his intellectual and political gifts, and his extraordinary capacity for hard work, to serving the public.

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell

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At the dawn of the nineteenth century, two very different magicians emerge to change England's history. In the year 1806, with the Napoleonic Wars raging on land and sea, most people

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cocoto Platform Jumper

Cocoto Platform Jumper

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, WiiWare

Genre: Platform

Publisher: BigBen Interactive

City of Heroes

City of Heroes

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: NCSOFT

Destruction Derby Arenas

Destruction Derby Arenas

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: EU Sony Computer Entertainment Europe; NA Gathering of Developers

A Quiet Weekend in Capri

A Quiet Weekend in Capri

Platform: PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Got Game Entertainment

Carnival Cruise Line Tycoon 2005: Island Hopping

Carnival Cruise Line Tycoon 2005: Island Hopping

Platform: Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Activision Publishing, Inc.

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $49.80
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $39.55
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $28.11
  • General Electric GE: opens at $33.98
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $87.43

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 109.41 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.251 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2496 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 135.85 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6912 GBP

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