Friday 24 December 2004, Christmas Eve
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Drop It Like It's Hot by Snoop Dogg.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid 20 was in the top 5 hits.
Hotel Rwanda, directed by Terry George, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004
while The Godfather Returns by Mark Winegardner was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cat Girl Alliance or Daigasso! Band Brothers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 December 2004 ?
- December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
- It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
- In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
- The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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