Friday May 14, 2004

US date format: 5/14/2004, UK date format: 14/5/2004

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 14, 2004). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Apple Martin . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Yeah! by Usher. In UK F**k It (I Don't Want You Back) by Eamon was in the top 5 hits. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, directed by Alfonso Cuarón, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror by Richard A. Clarke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Imperium. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Acky's XP Breakout or Bush vs. Kerry Boxing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Richard Griffiths

Country: United States of America

Hum Tum

Directed by: Kunal Kohli

Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji, Kiron Kher, Rati Agnihotri

Direct Action

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Polly Shannon, Donald Burda, Rothaford Gray

The Notebook

Directed by: Nick Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, James Garner, Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling

Country: United States of America

Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

Directed by: Danny Leiner

Starring: John Cho, Kal Penn, Ethan Embry, Rob Tinkler

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 14, 2004?


  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
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  • Two US Marines are sentenced to prison for electrocuting an Iraqi prisoner a month earlier.

    Famous Birthday

  • Apple Martin: Daughter of American actress Gwyneth...

    Famous Deaths

  • Anna Lee: British actress (Born 1913).
  • Anna Lee: British actress (Born 1913).
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 14, 2004?

Sport Games on May 14, 2004

Sport Games on May 14, 2004

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?


Directed by: Daniel Ragussis

Shorties Watchin' Shorties

Directed by: Eric Brown

Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters

George and the Dragon

Directed by: Tom Reeve


Written by: David Milch

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Brad Dourif

Country: United States of America

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What news were making the headlines those days in May 2004?


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror

By: Richard A. Clarke

THE EXPLOSIVE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER With all-new excerpts from Richard Clarke's dramatic public testimony, and revealing corroboration from The 9/11 Commission Report From the 9/11 Commission Report: "On the day of the meeting [September 4, 2001], Clarke sent Rice an impassioned …

Angels & Demons

By: Dan Brown

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

A Loving Scoundrel

By: Johanna Lindsey

THE MALORYS ARE BACK! Johanna Lindsey brings to glorious life her beloved aristocratic family of adventurous rogues and spirited ladies as the Malorys confront the shocking news that Jeremy, the

Secrets Of The Code

By: Dan Burstein

Secrets of the Code, a five-month New York Times bestseller, is a sweeping tour, guided by renowned experts, through the many provocative ideas raised in The Da Vinci Code.

Worse Than Watergate

By: John W. Dean

Nobody knows more, both from first hand experience and legal expertise, about the abuse of presidential power and their dangers than John Dean, former counsel to President Nixon.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Echo Night: Beyond

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: First-person adventure Survival horror

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; NA Agetec; EU Indie Games

Bush vs. Kerry Boxing

Platform: Mobile game

Genre: Boxing

Publisher: Sorrent

Acky's XP Breakout

Platform: Microsoft Windows Windows Mobile Mac OS X

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Isotope 244

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Semi-simulation racing

Publisher: Empire Interactive; Strategy First (digital)

Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes the Neighborhood

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Sports Fighting

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $56.73
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $57.35
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $83.50
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $19.99
  • Cisco Systems CSCO: opens at $21.70

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 AUD = 0.8963 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9608 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2757 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.4441 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.5431 AUD

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