Monday March 22, 2004

US date format: 3/22/2004, UK date format: 22/3/2004

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 22, 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 March people in US were listening to Yeah! by Usher. In UK Cha Cha Slide by DJ Casper was in the top 5 hits. Two Brothers, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching George and the Dragon. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dead Man's Hand or Conflict: Vietnam.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 22, 2004?


Holidays

  • Blessed Genta of Maaseik
  • The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
  • World Water Day.
  • Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
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Events

  • Ahmed Yassin, co-founder and leader of the Palestinian Sunni Islamist group Hamas, two bodyguards, and nine civilian bystanders are killed in the Gaza Strip when hit by Israeli Air Force AH-64 Apache fired Hellfire missiles.
  • Testimony begins in the state murder trial of convicted Oklahoma City bombing accomplice, Terry Nichols, in McAlester, Oklahoma. (AP)
  • ROC presidential election, 2004: Chen Shui-bian's Democratic Progressive Party submits a bill to the Legislative Yuan to allow an immediate recount, per Lien Chan's demand, but the majority Pan-Blue Coalition dismisses it as unnecessary saying the President could just issue an executive order instead. (The Star) (Bloomberg)
  • Microsoft is to be fined a record €497 million ($613 million) by the European Commission as punishment for abusing its Windows monopoly, according to reports ahead of a key meeting by EU Commissioners on Wednesday. (Financial Times)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Two Brothers

Two Brothers

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Starring: Guy Pearce, Freddie Highmore, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Oanh Nguyen

Lightning Bug

Lightning Bug

Directed by: Robert Hall

Starring: Bret Harrison, Laura Prepon, Kevin Gage, Ashley Laurence

Laws of Attraction

Laws of Attraction

Directed by: Peter Howitt

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Julianne Moore, Parker Posey, Michael Sheen

The Whole Ten Yards

The Whole Ten Yards

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Natasha Henstridge, Amanda Peet

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 22, 2004?
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Sport Games on March 22, 2004

Sport Games on March 22, 2004


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Lubeck - Nurnberg : 2 - 1
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Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Leeds - Man City : 2 - 1
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Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Albinoleffe - Triestina : 0 - 0
  • Avellino - Ternana : 0 - 2
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Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Moreirense - Belenenses : 0 - 0
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TV Series

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

George and the Dragon

Directed by: Tom Reeve

Deadwood

Deadwood

Written by:

Directed by: Walter Hill

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

Country: United States of America

Padre Coraje

Padre Coraje

Directed by: Benito Zambrano

Kingdom Hospital

Kingdom Hospital

Directed by: Craig R. Baxley

Family Business

Family Business

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Days to next March 22

If March 22, 2004 is your birthday you're 16 years, 4 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston

The South Beach Diet

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For years, cardiologist Arthur Agatston, M.D., urged his patients to lose weight for the sake of their hearts, but every diet was too hard to follow or its restrictions were too harsh.

Absolute Friends by John le Carre

Absolute Friends

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

A Death In Vienna by Daniel Silva

A Death In Vienna

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Art restorer and spy Gabriel Allon is sent to Vienna to discover the truth behind a bombing which killed an old friend who was a Nazi hunter.

The Enemy Within by Michael Savage

The Enemy Within

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America's bravest, brashest voice is back?as ferocious and cutting as ever. "Where has six decades of radical, mad-dog liberalism brought us?" Savage asks in his electrifying new book.

Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Angels & Demons

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Fast and the Furious

The Fast and the Furious

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Raw Thrills; JP Taito

Dead Man's Hand

Dead Man's Hand

Platform: Xbox Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Atari

Crash Twinsanity

Crash Twinsanity

Platform: PlayStation 2; Xbox

Genre: Platform

Publisher: NA/EU Vivendi Universal Games; AUS Sierra Entertainment

Conflict: Vietnam

Conflict: Vietnam

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: SCi (EUR) Global Star Software (US)

Donkey Kong Jungle Beat

Donkey Kong Jungle Beat

Platform: GameCube, Wii

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Nintendo

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $41.25
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $25.37
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $24.53
  • General Electric GE: opens at $29.94
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $91.27

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 106.73 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.3322 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2561 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 131.66 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6679 GBP

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