Thursday August 19, 2004
US date format: 8/19/2004, UK date format: 19/8/2004
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 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 Google Trade .
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Lean Back by Terror Squad.
In UK Thunderbirds / 3AM by Busted was in the top 5 hits.
Mysterious Skin, directed by Gregg Araki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004
while The 9/11 Commission Report by National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Epitafios.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlestrike or Crusader Kings.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 19, 2004?
- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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- An ongoing battle, apparently between a combination of U.S. and Iraqi forces, and the al-Mahdi Army of Muqtada al-Sadr, damages two of minarets of the Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf, Iraq, which al-Sadr's forces occupied. (CNN)
- Google Trade: American company Google provides a...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 19, 2004?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Terror Squad - Lean Back
- Kanye West - Jesus Walks
- Lil' Flip Featuring Lea - Sunshine
- Alicia Keys Featuring Tony! Toni! Tone! - Diary
- Juvenile Featuring Soulja Slim - Slow Motion
- Ciara Featuring Petey Pablo - Goodies
- Jadakiss Featuring Anthony Hamilton - Why?
- Usher - Confessions Part II
- Nelly Featuring Jaheim - My Place
- Monica - U Should've Known Better
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