Tuesday February 17, 2004

US date format: 2/17/2004, UK date format: 17/2/2004

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 17, 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 February people in US were listening to Slow Jamz by Twista. In UK Take Me To The Clouds Above by LMC vs U2 was in the top 5 hits. Nacktschnecken, directed by Michael Glawogger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while Seduced By Moonlight by Laurell K. Hamilton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kingdom Hospital. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battles in Normandy or Deep Labyrinth.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2004, at February 17 across the years or at February 2004 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
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Events

  • Bishop Thomas O'Brien, the former head of Arizona's largest Roman Catholic diocese, is convicted of a hit and run making him the first Catholic bishop in the United States to be convicted of a felony. (Washington Post)
  • Democratic presidential nomination: Wisconsin held its primary election. John Kerry got 40% of the vote, followed by John Edwards with 34%, and Howard Dean with 18%.
  • The US FAA announces it will attempt to require a fuel tank inerting system in most large airliners in an effort to prevent fuel tank explosions such as the one which apparently destroyed TWA Flight 800 in 1996. The order could take two years to complete and then would require a retrofit of about 3,800 large Boeing and Airbus jets over the next seven years. (Newsday) (NYT)
  • Cardinal Walter Kasper, head of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity, a top Vatican official arrives in Moscow for sensitive talks with the Russian Orthodox hierarchy, which accuses the Catholic Church of aggressive proselytizing in traditionally Orthodox lands. (NYT) (Russian Orthodox Church)
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Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Before Sunset

Before Sunset

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torrès

Country: United States of America

The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

Directed by: Eric Bress, J. Mackye Gruber

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Melora Walters, Elden Henson

Country: United States of America

The Machinist

The Machinist

Directed by: Brad Anderson

Starring: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian

Country: United States of America

Saw

Saw

Directed by: James Wan

Starring: Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover, Ken Leung

Country: United States of America

Garden State

Garden State

Directed by: Zach Braff

Starring: Zach Braff, Peter Sarsgaard, Natalie Portman, Ian Holm

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 17, 2004?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Take Me To The Clouds Above
  2. - Milkshake
  3. - Hey Ya!
  4. - With A Little Help From My Friends / Measure Of A Man
  5. - All This Time

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Slow Jamz
  2. - Me, Myself And I
  3. - Yeah!
  4. - Sorry 2004
  5. - You Don't Know My Name

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Te Quise Tanto
  2. - Cerca De Ti
  3. - Me Canse De Ti
  4. - Cuidarte El Alma
  5. - Mas Que Tu Amigo
Sport Games on February 17, 2004

Sport Games on February 17, 2004


Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Grimsby - Bristol City : 1 - 2
  • Tranmere - Plymouth : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of February 17, 2004

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Albion Rvs - Stranraer : 1 - 4
  • Bristol Rvs - Huddersfield : 1 - 1
  • Cambridge - Carlisle : 2 - 2
  • Darlington - Northampton : 1 - 2
  • York - Lincoln : 1 - 4
See all Football game results of February 17, 2004

TV Series

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

This Is Wonderland

Directed by: Anne Wheeler

Family Business

Family Business

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Kingdom Hospital

Kingdom Hospital

Directed by: Craig R. Baxley

Renegade

Renegade

Directed by: Jan Kounen

Het eiland

Het eiland

Starring: Frank Focketyn, Wim Opbrouck, Dirk van Dijck, Tom Van Dyck

Country: Belgium

How old am I?

If February 17th, 2004 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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Seduced By Moonlight by Laurell K. Hamilton

Seduced By Moonlight

By:

I am Meredith Gentry, P.I. and Princess Merry, heir to the throne of Fairie. Now there are those among me who whisper I am more.

The Last Juror by John Grisham

The Last Juror

By:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn 1970, Willie Traynor comes to Clanton, Mississippi, in a Triumph Spitfire and a fog of vague ambitions. Within a year, the twenty-three-year-old finds himself the owner of Ford County’s only newspaper, famous for its well-crafted …

Dude by Michael Moore

Dude

By:

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Stupid White Men comes a hilarious act of sedition to overthrow the 'Thief in Chief'-and effect the kind of change that

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code

By:

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

Absolute Friends by John le Carre

Absolute Friends

By:

An absolutely triumphant bestseller-everywhere hailed as the masterpiece toward which John le Carre has been building since the fall of communism.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beats of Rage

Beats of Rage

Platform: Linux, MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Android

Genre: Fighting

Battles in Normandy

Battles in Normandy

Platform: Windows PC

Genre: Turn-based strategy video game

Publisher: Strategic Studies Group

EyeToy: Monkey Mania

EyeToy: Monkey Mania

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Deep Labyrinth

Deep Labyrinth

Platform: Mobile phone, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Interactive Brains; NA Atlus; EU 505 Games; AUS Atlus

Escape from Woomera

Escape from Woomera

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $42.20
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $23.10
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.70
  • General Electric GE: opens at $33.08
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $99.99

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 105.69 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.3085 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2275 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 135.66 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6744 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 17, 2004?

On February 17, 2004 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is February 17, 2004?

On February 17, 2004 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 17, 2004?

On February 17, 2004 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 17, 2004?

On February 17, 2004 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 17, 2004?

On February 17, 2004 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on February 17, 2004?

Famous people died on February 17, 2004 include, Jose Lopez Portillo.

What was the number one song in February 17, 2004?

The number one song in the week of February 17, 2004 was Slow Jamz by Twista in US and Take Me To The Clouds Above by LMC vs U2 in UK.

What were the top hits on February 17, 2004?

The top hits on February 17, 2004 were Slow Jamz by Twista, Yeah! by Usher, The Way You Move by OutKast in US and Take Me To The Clouds Above by LMC vs U2, Milkshake by Kelis, Hey Ya! by Outkast in UK.


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