Monday May 31, 2004

US date format: 5/31/2004, UK date format: 31/5/2004

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on May 31, 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. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while Memorial Day by Vince Flynn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Salem's Lot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bobby Carrot or Driver 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2004, at May 31 across the years or at May 2004 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 31, 2004?


Holidays

  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
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Events

  • Memorial Day: President Bush honors the United States' war dead of past conflicts, and says that "two terror regimes are gone forever" in Iraq and Afghanistan as US deaths there climb to 1,000. (Reuters)
  • Singapore's governing People's Action Party endorses Lee Hsien Loong, current deputy prime minister and son of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, as the next prime minister. (BBC)
  • A bomb explodes at a Shi'a mosque in Karachi, Pakistan, during evening prayers. Around 15 people are killed, dozens more are injured, the building is seriously damaged, and rioting Shi'ites take to the streets. (BBC)
  • U.S. and Egypt fear an Islamist takeover of the Gaza Strip as a result of a possible Israeli pullout. They debate the role of Arafat, as Prime Minister Sharon confronts his own cabinet's opposition led by Netanyahu. (HaAretz)

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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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

Man on Fire

Man on Fire

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken, Dakota Fanning, Radha Mitchell

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 31, 2004?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Burnyoutube
  2. - Overnight Celebrity
  3. - If I Ain't Got You
  4. - Confessions Part IIyoutube
  5. - I Don't Wanna Know

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Vivo Y Muero En Tu Piel
  2. - Creo En El Amor
  3. - Te Quise Tanto
  4. - Tu De Que Vas
  5. - Mas Que Tu Amigo

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

Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters

Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters

Imperium

Imperium

Directed by: Daniel Ragussis

Shorties Watchin' Shorties

Shorties Watchin' Shorties

Directed by: Eric Brown

How old am I?

If May 31st, 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

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Secrets Of The Code by Dan Burstein

Secrets Of The Code

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Secrets of the Code, a five-month New York Times bestseller, is a sweeping tour, guided by renowned experts, through the many provocative ideas raised in The Da Vinci Code.

Hidden Prey by John Sandford

Hidden Prey

By:

Six months ago, Lucas Davenport tackled his first case as a statewide troubleshooter, and he thought that one was plenty strange enough.

Big Russ And Me by Tim Russert

Big Russ And Me

By:

"The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get. Hardly a day goes by when I don’t remember something that Big Russ taught me."

Bergdorf Blondes by Plum Sykes

Bergdorf Blondes

By:

For readers who adore Candace Bushnell, Tinsely Mortimer, and Lauren Weisberger comes New York Times bestselling author Plum Sykes’s sly and amusing satire—now back in print for its 10th anniversary in

Founding Mothers by Cokie Roberts

Founding Mothers

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Cokie Roberts comes New York Times bestseller Founding Mothers, an intimate and illuminating look at the fervently patriotic and passionate women whose tireless pursuits

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Digimon Racing

Digimon Racing

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Bandai

Bobby Carrot

Bobby Carrot

Publisher: FDG Mobile Games

Counter-Strike: Source

Counter-Strike: Source

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve Corporation

Driver 3

Driver 3

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, mobile,[1] Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing, shooter

Publisher: Atari Sorrent

Nicktoons Movin'

Nicktoons Movin'

Platform: PS2

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 109.25 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.3616 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.253 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 133.31 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6654 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 31, 2004?

On May 31, 2004 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is May 31, 2004?

On May 31, 2004 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 31, 2004?

On May 31, 2004 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 31, 2004?

On May 31, 2004 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 31, 2004?

On May 31, 2004 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on May 31, 2004?

Famous people died on May 31, 2004 include, Etienne Roda-Gil, Robert Quine.

What was the number one song in May 31, 2004?

The number one song in the week of May 31, 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 31, 2004?

The top hits on May 31, 2004 were Burn by Usher, I Don't Wanna Know by Mario Winans, Naughty Girl by Beyonce 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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