Saturday April 24, 2004
US date format: 4/24/2004, UK date format: 24/4/2004
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 24, 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 April people in US were listening to Yeah! by Usher.
In UK Yeah! by Usher featuring Lil' Jon & Ludacris was in the top 5 hits.
Dear Frankie, directed by Shona Auerbach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004
while Nighttime Is My Time by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Imperium.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing ATV Offroad Fury 3 or Champions of Norrath.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 24, 2004?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
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- Suicide bombers detonate boats alongside two oil tankers and a coalition boat in the Persian Gulf, targeting Iraq's main oil terminal, Basra. (Reuters)
- A bomb in Baghdad's Sadr City market kills 12 Iraqis. In a separate incident, five US soldiers are killed in a rocket attack on a military base north of Baghdad. (CNN) (AP)
- Leaders of Australia and Bulgaria visited their troops Sunday. Australian Prime Minister John Howard joined Australian troops in Baghdad for ceremonies honoring the country's war dead. Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov visited his country's troops two days after a Bulgarian soldier was shot dead in Karbala, the sixth from that country to die in the war.
- In the Cyprus reunification referendum, 65% of Turkish Cypriot voters accept and 75% of Greek Cypriot voters reject the Annan Plan. (BBC) (BBC)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 24, 2004?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Usher Featuring Lil Jon & Ludacris - Yeah!
- Alicia Keys - If I Ain't Got You
- Mario Winans Featuring Enya & P. Diddy - I Don't Wanna Know
- Usher - Burn
- Kanye West Featuring Syleena Johnson - All Falls Down
- J-Kwon - Tipsy
- JAY-Z - Dirt Off Your Shoulder
- Petey Pablo - Freek-A-Leek
- Twista - Overnight Celebrity
- Lil' Flip - Game Over (Flip)
Sport Games on April 24, 2004
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Bergen - Westerlo : 0 - 0
- Cercle Brugge - St Truiden : 2 - 1
- Genk - Beveren : 1 - 0
- Germinal - Charleroi : 3 - 1
- Lierse - Anderlecht : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Ein Frankfurt - Freiburg : 3 - 0
- Hamburg - FC Koln : 4 - 2
- Hannover - Stuttgart : 0 - 1
- Hansa Rostock - Schalke 04 : 3 - 1
- Hertha - Kaiserslautern : 3 - 0
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Espanol - Ath Madrid : 3 - 1
- Malaga - La Coruna : 1 - 1
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ciudad de Murcia - Cadiz : 2 - 2
- Las Palmas - Recreativo : 0 - 4
- Leganes - Tenerife : 0 - 0
- Vallecano - Almeria : 1 - 1
- Xerez - Alaves : 1 - 2
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