Wednesday May 19, 2004

US date format: 5/19/2004, UK date format: 19/5/2004

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 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. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Burn by Usher. In UK F**k It (I Don't Want You Back) by Eamon was in the top 5 hits. The Chronicles of Riddick, directed by David Twohy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while Worse Than Watergate by John W. Dean was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Salem's Lot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dancing Stage Fusion or Ape Escape Academy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2004, at May 19 across the years or at May 2004 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 19, 2004?


Holidays

  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
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Events

  • Citing "insufficient evidence", US Federal Judge Adalberto Jordan acquits environmental group Greenpeace on charges under the "sailormongering" statute. A record total of more than 100,000 people worldwide sent protest messages to George W. Bush and US Attorney General John Ashcroft demanding that the case be dropped. (Greenpeace) (OneWorld.net) (BBC)
  • Last episode of the hit TV-show Angel is sending
  • US Army kills 40 and wounds 117 others during an attack in Iraq near the border with Syria. Brigadier General Mark Kimmitt, deputy director of operations for the US military in Iraq, tells Reuters the attack was within the military's rules of engagement, denying reports that the victims were members of a wedding party. He says a large amount of money, Syrian passports and satellite communications equipment was found at the site after the attack. (Guardian) (Reuters) (NYT)
  • At least ten Palestinians are killed in Rafah, Gaza Strip, by an explosion following warning shots fired by the IDF. The road used by the Palestinians was strewn with explosives. (BBC) (CNN) (FOX)
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Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Country: United States of America

Shaun of the Dead

Shaun of the Dead

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

Country: United States of America

The Notebook

The Notebook

Directed by: Nick Cassavetes

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

Country: United States of America

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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

Dear Frankie

Dear Frankie

Directed by: Shona Auerbach

Starring: Emily Mortimer, Jack McElhone, Gerard Butler, Mary Riggans

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 19, 2004?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - If I Ain't Got You
  2. - Burnyoutube
  3. - Overnight Celebrity
  4. - All Falls Down
  5. - I Don't Wanna Know

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Abrazar La Vida
  2. - Creo En El Amor
  3. - Mas Que Tu Amigo
  4. - Te Quise Tanto
  5. - Tu De Que Vas

TV Series

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

Deadwood

Written by:

Directed by: Walter Hill

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

Country: United States of America

George and the Dragon

George and the Dragon

Directed by: Tom Reeve

Padre Coraje

Padre Coraje

Directed by: Benito Zambrano

Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters

Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters

Imperium

Imperium

Directed by: Daniel Ragussis

How old am I?

If May 19th, 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 May 2004?

Books

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Worse Than Watergate by John W. Dean

Worse Than Watergate

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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.

Belly Laughs by Jenny McCarthy

Belly Laughs

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THE RUNAWAY NATIONAL BESTSELLER Revealing the naked truth about the tremendous joys, the excruciating pains, and the inevitable disfigurement that go along with pregnancy, Jenny McCarthy tells you what you can really expect

Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss

Eats, Shoots & Leaves

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Punctuation play at its finest!Illuminating the comical confusion the lowly comma can cause, this new edition of Eats, Shoots & Leaves uses lively, subversive illustrations to show how misplacing or leaving out a comma can change the meaning of a …

The Five People You Meet In Heaven by Mitch Albom

The Five People You Meet In Heaven

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A specially produced paperback edition--with flaps--of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller, that has sold more than six million copies in hardcover Eddie is a grizzled war veteran who feels trapped in a meaningless life of fixing rides at …

The Narrows by Michael Connelly

The Narrows

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FBI agent Rachel Walling finally gets the call she's dreaded for years, the one that tells her the Poet has surfaced. She has never forgotten the serial killer who wove lines of poetry in his hideous crimes--and apparently he has …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dancing Stage Fusion

Dancing Stage Fusion

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation 2

Genre: Music & Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II

Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Ancient Empires

Ancient Empires

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Macrospace (AE 1) Sorrent (AE 2)

Astro Boy

Astro Boy

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

Ape Escape Academy

Ape Escape Academy

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $42.80
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $27.40
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.04
  • General Electric GE: opens at $30.78
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $87.40

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 112.83 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.376 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2781 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 135.8 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6737 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 19, 2004?

On May 19, 2004 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 19, 2004?

On May 19, 2004 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 19, 2004?

On May 19, 2004 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 19, 2004?

On May 19, 2004 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 19, 2004?

On May 19, 2004 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on May 19, 2004?

Famous people died on May 19, 2004 include, Mary Dresselhuys.

What was the number one song in May 19, 2004?

The number one song in the week of May 19, 2004 was Burn by Usher in US and F**k It (I Don't Want You Back) by Eamon in UK.

What were the top hits on May 19, 2004?

The top hits on May 19, 2004 were Burn by Usher, I Don't Wanna Know by Mario Winans, Yeah! by Usher in US and F**k It (I Don't Want You Back) by Eamon, FURB (F U Right Back) by Frankee, My Band by D12 in UK.


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