|<< - 2003|
|World Series Champions
Boston Red Sox
|Superbowl XXXVIII Champions:
New England Patriots
|Stanley Cup Champs:
Tampa Bay Lightning
|U.S. Open Golf:
|U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
Roger Federer/Svetlana Kuznetsova
Roger Federer/Maria Sharapova
|NCAA Football Champions:
|NCAA Basketball Champions:
|The Hotties Sex Symbols and Fashion Icons:
Gisele Bündchen, Britney Spears, Alicia Keys, Gwen Stefani, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Eva Longoria, Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Garner, Sarah Jessica Parker, Teri Hatcher, Uma Thurman, Beyonce, Cameron Diaz, Cate Blanchette, Chalize Theron, Jennifer Aniston, Mischa Barton, Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts, Sheryl Crow, Renee Zellweger, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olson (turned 18 on June 13), Sienna Miller, Rebecca Romijn, Fergie
Jude Law, George Clooney, Usher, Johnny Depp, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom, Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, David Beckham
"I Am A Gay American"
|Time Magazine's Person of the Year:
George W. Bush
Ericka Dunlap (Orlando, FL)
Shandi Finnessey (Missouri)
Janet Jackson's right breast was exposed by Justin Timberlake during
2004ís Super Bowl halftime show while they sang his "Rock Your
"I am a gay American" - James McGreevey, Democrat Governor
of New Jersey, revealed that he was gay and admitted an extramarital
affair with aide Golan Cipel. The arguably criminal aspect of hiring
a non-qualified lover to be in charge of the NJ's homeland security
was overshadowed by the sex scandal.
Britney Spears married high school friend Jason Alexander (not the Seinfeld star) for nearly an entire weekend. (55 hours)
Samantha Mumba wore a Scott Henshall designed dress (filled with diamonds) worth somewhere between 10 and 13 million dollars at the Spider-Man 2 premiere, probably the most slutty expensive dress ever.
Survivor:Vanuatu Winner: Chris Daugherty
Ken Jennings won 74 games and 2.5 Million dollars on Jeopardy!
Morgan Spurlock gained 25 pounds in 30 days eating only McDonalds food. It took him 14 months to lose the weight.
Ashlee Simpson was caught lip-syncing on Saturday Night Live on October 24.
William Hung lost on American Idol, but won America's collective
heart with his happy nature.
'Curse of the Bambino' - The Red Sox last won a world series in 1918, their streak as a 'quality team' ended when they sold Babe Ruth's contract to the New York Yankees.
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 2004: $2,300,000
'Anna Karenina' by Leo Tolstoy in 1877 once again became a best seller thanks to Oprah's Book Club in 2004.
Virgin Mary on Toast won by Golden Palace for $5,999.00
A Tsunami killed nearly quarter of a million people in Indonesia and the entire South Asian area, including Sri Lanka, India and Thailand. It was caused by an underwater earthquake with guesstimated Magnitude of 9.2. It lasted nearly 10 minutes and some waves were 100 feet tall.
Facebook, just for college students.
Low Carb Diets like 'Atkins' and 'South Beach'
Wearing Lance Armstrong Cancer Awareness 'Livestrong Bracelets'
Madonna, Paris Hilton, Demi Moore and Britney Spears wore 'Kabbalah Strings'
|1st appearances & 2004's Most Popular Christmas
gifts, toys and presents:
Bratz, Dancing Dora the Explorer
|Top 10 Books:
1. My Life - Bill Clinton
2. The 9/11 Commission Report
3. The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands - Dr. Laura Schlessinger
4. The Rule Of Four - Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason
5. The Last Juror - John Grisham
6. Eats, Shoots, Leaves - Lynne Truss
7. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Presents America (The Book) - Daily Show Writers & Jon Stewart
8. The Automatic Millionaire - David Bach
9. He's Just Not That Into You - Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo
10. The South Beach Diet Cookbook - Dr. Arthur Agatston
|Top 10 CDs:
1. Confessions - Usher
2. Speakerboxxx/The Love Below - Outkast
3. Closer - Josh Groban
4. The Diary of Alicia Keys - Alicia Keys
5. Feels Like Home - Norah Jones
6. Fallen - Evanescence
7. Shock'n Y'All - Toby Keith
8. In The Zone - Britney Spears
9. The Very Best Of Sheryl Crow - Sheryl Crow
10. When The Sun Goes Down - Kenny Chesney
|The Big Movies:
(according to boxofficemojo)
1. Shrek 2
2. Spider-Man 2
3. Passion of the Christ
4. Meet the Fockers
5. The Incredibles
6. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
7. The Day After Tomorrow
8. The Bourne Supremacy
9. National Treasure
10. Polar Express
|2004 Most Popular TV shows:
1. American Idol (Fox)
2. CSI (CBS)
3. Desperate Housewives (ABC)
4. Survivor: Palau (CBS)
5. Survivor: Vanuatu (CBS)
6. CSI: Miami (CBS)
7. Without a Trace (CBS)
8. Greys Anatomy (ABC)
9. Everybody Loves Raymond (CBS)
10. Monday Night Football (ABC)
The biggest Pop Artists of 2004 include:
(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard's Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)
The Number One Hits Of 2004: