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Saturday 23 October 2004

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 23, 2004). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Goodies by Ciara. In UK Call On Me by Eric Prydz was in the top 5 hits. Illusion, directed by Michael A. Goorjian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while The Plot Against America by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Life as We Know It. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conflict: Vietnam or Alien Swarm.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Michael A. Goorjian

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Michael A. Goorjian, Karen Tucker, Bryan Cranston

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The Journey

Directed by: Ligy J. Pullappally

Starring: Suhasini V. Nair, Shrruiti Menon, K.P.A.C. Lalitha, Valsala Menon

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Kebab Connection

Directed by: Anno Saul

Starring: Denis Moschitto, Nora Tschirner, Emanuel Bettencourt, Numan Acar

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The Incredibles

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

Country: United States

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A Very Long Engagement

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jodie Foster, Dominique Pinon

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Life as We Know It

Directed by: Greg Berlanti

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Veronica Mars

Directed by: Rob Thomas

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Directed by: Jorge Nisco

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Beauty School

Directed by: Amy Nicholson

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Long Way Down & Long Way Round

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 2004 ?

  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bill Nicholson: English footballer and manager for Tottenham Hotspur.
  • A powerful earthquake and its aftershocks hit Niigata prefecture, northern Japan, killing 35 people, injuring 2,200, and leaving 85,000 homeless or evacuated.
  • A Magnitude 6.7 earthquake and aftershocks of similar scale occur in the Tokamachi area. A huge landslide occurs on the outskirts of Nagaoka. According to Japanese officials, 68 people are killed, 4,085 are injured, and 103,000 are rendered homeless.
  • Brazil successfully launches its first rocket into space.
  • Michael Schumacher wins his 7th Formula One World Drivers Championship (5th consecutive), making him the most successful driver in the history of Formula One.

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Sport Games on 23 October 2004

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Cagliari : 2 - 2
  • Siena - Juventus : 0 - 3
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Bergen - Lokeren : 0 - 1
  • Gent - Charleroi : 3 - 1
  • St Truiden - FC Brussels : 2 - 0
  • Westerlo - Mouscron : 0 - 1
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Hertha : 1 - 0
  • Dortmund - Hamburg : 0 - 2
  • Hansa Rostock - Bayern Munich : 0 - 2
  • Kaiserslautern - Leverkusen : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 23 October 2004
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Malaga - La Coruna : 1 - 1
  • Real Madrid - Valencia : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 23 October 2004

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 23, 2004 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2004 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Usher And Alicia Keys - My Boo
  2. Goodies - Ciara Featuring Petey Pablo
  3. Diary - Alicia Keys Featuring Tony! Toni! Tone!
  4. Nelly Featuring Jaheim - My Place
  5. Drop It Like It's Hot - Snoop Dogg Featuring Pharrell
  6. Terror Squad - Lean Back
  7. Charlene - Anthony Hamilton
  8. Locked Up - Akon Featuring Styles P.
  9. Lil Wayne - Go D.J.
  10. Destiny's Child - Lose My Breath
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Me Dedique A Perderte - Alejandro Fernandez
  2. Nada Valgo Sin Tu Amor - Juanes
  3. Como Tu - Carlos Vives
  4. Esta Llorando Mi Corazon - Beto y Sus Canarios
  5. Miedo - Pepe Aguilar
  6. Las Avispas - Juan Luis Guerra
  7. Dejame Estar - Diego Torres
  8. Lastima Es Mi Mujer - Grupo Montez de Durango
  9. Ojala Que Te Mueras - Pesado
  10. Que Seas Feliz - Luis Miguel


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

The Plot Against America

By: Philip Roth

In an astonishing feat of empathy and narrative invention, our most ambitious novelist imagines an alternate version of American history. In 1940 Charles A.

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Between A Rock And A Hard Place

By: Aron Ralston

One of the most extraordinary survival stories ever told—Aron Ralston's searing account of his six days trapped in one of the most remote spots in America, and how one inspired act

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The Sunday Philosophy Club

By: Alexander McCall Smith

ISABEL DALHOUSIE - Book 1 Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective.

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Nights Of Rain And Stars

By: Maeve Binchy

Four strangers, with nothing in common but a need to escape, meet in a Greek taverna high above the small village of Aghia Anna.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Acky's XP Breakout

Platform: Microsoft Windows Windows Mobile Mac OS X

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Isotope 244

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Bobby Carrot

Bobby Carrot

Publisher: FDG Mobile Games

Conflict: Vietnam

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical shooter

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

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Cat Girl Alliance

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Visual novel

Publisher: JP CD Bros.; NA G-Collections

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Alien Swarm

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple Macintosh

Genre: Third-person shooter

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Secret Lives of Dentists

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Kaena: The Prophecy

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Resident Evil: Apocalypse

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Yossi & Jagger

Format: VHS and DVD release

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