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2004


Jan
8
'The Apprentice' aired its first episode'The Apprentice' aired its first episode (2004)Top 10 Reality Shows

12
Release: Take Me Out by Franz FerdinandTake Me Out by Franz Ferdinand (2004)Top 10 Guitar Riffs of the 2000s

18
Release: Dig!The film Dig! is released (2004)Top 10 Best Rock Documentaries

18
The TV series The L Word airs its first episodeThe TV series The L Word airs its first episode (2004)Top 10 TV Shows You Shouldn't Watch with Your Parents

30
Release: MonsterThe film Monster is released (2004)Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Bad Guys

Feb
6
Release: MiracleThe film Miracle is released (2004)Top 10 Best Sports Movie Speeches
Top 10 Inspirational Sports Movies

9
Release: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron BurgundyThe film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy is released (2004)Will Ferrell Biography: From SNL to Anchorman 2

10
Release: The College Dropout album by Kanye WestThe College Dropout album by Kanye West (2004)Top 10 Kanye West Songs

20
Release: Against the RopesThe film Against the Ropes is released. Top 10 Worst Movies Based On Real Life Events

22
Sex and the City endsThe TV series Sex and the City airs its last episode (2004)Top 10 HBO Shows of All Time
Top 10 Will They or Won't They Sitcom Couples

25
Release: The Passion of the ChristThe film The Passion of the Christ is released (2004)Top 10 Biblical Movies
Top 10 Controversial Movies (EXPLICIT)
Top 10 Torture Porn Movies
Top 10 Career Ruining Movies

27
Release: DecoysThe film Decoys is released (2004)Another Top 10 Sexy Female Aliens from Movies and TV

Mar
4
Release: Pimp My RidePremiere of Pimp My Ride (2004)Top 10 MTV Shows

5
Starsky & HutchThe film Starsky & Hutch is released (2004).Top 10 Hilarious Ben Stiller Moments

5
Release: Starsky and HutchThe film Starsky and Hutch is released (2004)Top 10 Best Movies Based on a TV Series

10
Release: Release of Dawn of the DeadRelease of Dawn of the Dead (2004)Top 10 Best Horror Movie Remakes

19
Release: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is releasedEternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is released (2004)Top 10 Movie Dream Sequences
Top 10 Movies of the 2000s

21
Deadwood premieresThe TV show Deadwood premieres (2004)Top 10 HBO Shows of All Time

26
Release: The LadykillersThe film The Ladykillers is released (2004)Top 10 Embarrassing Movies by Critically Acclaimed Directors

Apr
16
Release: Kill Bill Vol. 2The film Kill Bill Vol. 2 is released (2004)Top 10 Old Wise Men in Movies
Top 10 Revenge Movies
Top 10 Movie Traps
Top 10 Quentin Tarantino Characters
Top 10 Quentin Tarantino Scenes

19
Release: Theatrical release of Mean Girls.Theatrical release of Mean Girls. This teen comedy film was written by Tina Fey and is based in part on the non-fiction book Queen Bees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman. (2004)Top 10 Greatest Teen Movies

27
Release: 99 Problems by Jay-Z is released99 Problems by Jay-Z is released (2004)Top 10 Rap Songs of the 2000s

29
Oldsmobile shuts its doors for good.Oldsmobile shuts its doors for good.Top 10 Brands That Failed

30
Theatrical release of Mean Girls.Theatrical release of Mean Girls. This teen comedy film was written by Tina Fey and is based in part on the non-fiction book Queen Bees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman.Top 10 Movie Catfights

May
6
The TV series Friends airs its last episodeThe TV series Friends airs its last episode (2004)Top 10 Sitcoms of All Time
Top 10 TV Weddings
How I Met Your Mother vs. Friends
Top 10 TV Womanizers
Top 10 Sitcom Catchphrases
Top 10 TV Bromances
Top 10 Will They or Won't They Sitcom Couples
Top 10 TV Theme Songs (with Words)
Top 10 Annoying TV Characters
Top 10 TV Bottle Episodes

13
The TV series Frasier airs its last episodeThe TV series Frasier airs its last episode (2004)Top 10 Will They or Won't They Sitcom Couples

14
Release: TroyThe film Troy is released (2004)Top 10 Movie Sword Fights

19
The TV series Angel airs its last episodeThe TV series Angel airs its last episode (2004)Top 10 Vampires in Movies and TV (REDUX)
Top 10 TV Vampires

24
Release: Slither by Velvet RevolverSlither by Velvet Revolver (2004)Top 10 Guitar Riffs of the 2000s

24
Release: The Day After Tomorrow is releasedThe Day After Tomorrow is released (2004)Top 10 Environmental Warning Movies
Top 10 City Destruction Scenes in Movies

Jun
4
Release: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanThe film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is released (2004)Top 10 Harry Potter Characters
Top 10 Movie Wizards
Top 10 Fictional Movie Schools
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises
Top 10 Secret Passages in Movies

5
Death of Ronald Reagan Death: Ronald Reagan (2004)Ronald Reagan: Life and Death of a President

8
The series Hey Arnold! airs its final episodeThe series Hey Arnold! airs its final episode (2004)Top 10 TV Grandpas of All Time

8
The TV series Rugrats airs its last episodeThe TV series Rugrats airs its last episode (2004)Top 10 Cartoon Moms from TV

8
Release: Velvet Revolver debut, Contraband, is releasedVelvet Revolver debut album, Contraband, is released (2004)Top 10 Supergroups

10
Release: Breaking NewsThe film Breaking News is released (2004)Another Top 10 Continuous Movie Shots

10
Death of Ray CharlesDeath of Ray Charles (2004)Top 10 Male Vocalists
Top 10 Music Biopic Performances
Top 10 Decade Defining Songs: 1960s

11
Release: Napoleon DynamiteThe film Napoleon Dynamite is released (2004)Top 10 Overrated Movies
Top 10 Quirky Movie Pick-up Lines
Top 10 Unexpected Dance Scenes in Non-Dance Movies
Top 10 Sleeper Hits

11
Release: The Chronicles of RiddickThe film The Chronicles of Riddick is released (2004)Top 10 Best Spin-Off Movies
Top 10 Vin Diesel Moments

11
The TV series The Wild Thornberrys airs its last episodeThe TV series The Wild Thornberrys airs its last episode (2004)Top 10 Cartoon Dads from TV

18
Release: Dodgeball: A True Underdog StoryThe film Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story is released (2004).Top 10 Old Wise Men in Movies
Top 10 Funniest Movie Insults
Top 10 Hilarious Ben Stiller Moments

23
Release: White ChicksThe film White Chicks is released (2004)Top 10 Greatest Cross-Dressing Movie Roles
Top 10 Racially Offensive Movie Characters

25
Release: The NotebookThe film The Notebook is released (2004)Top 10 Sexy Movie Scenes

30
Release: Spider-Man 2The film Spider-Man 2 is released (2004)Top 10 Movie Train Fights
Top 10 Supervillain Portrayals in Movies
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises
Top 10 Mad Scientists

Jul
1
Death of Marlon BrandoDeath of Marlon Brando (2004)Top 10 Actors Recreated With Special Effects
Top 10 Ultimate Decade Defining Actors
Top 10 Marlon Brando Performances
Top 10 Comeback Performances
Top 10 Director-Actor Partnerships
Top 10 Hot-Headed Actors

4
Greece wins the 2004 UEFA EuroGreece wins the 2004 UEFA Euro (2004)Top 10 Sports Upsets

9
Release: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron BurgundyThe film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy is released (2004)Top 10 Quirky Movie Pick-up Lines

9
Release: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy is releasedThe film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy is released (2004)Top 10 Hilarious Will Ferrell Moments
Top 10 Ensemble Comedy Movie Casts
Top 10 Movie Idiots
Top 10 Funniest Movie Insults
Top 10 Live Action Movie Dogs

23
Release: A Home at the End of the World is releasedThe movie, 'A Home at the End of the World,' is released (2004).Top 10 Colin Farrell Performances

23
Release: CatwomanThe film Catwoman is released (2004)Top 10 Worst Spin-off Movies

28
Release: Garden StateThe film Garden State is released (2004)Top 10 Modern Movie Soundtracks Guys Love

30
Release: Harold and Kumar Go to White CastleThe film Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle is released (2004)Top 10 Comedy Movie Clichés
Top 10 Comeback Performances
Top 10 Hilarious Movie Toilet Scenes

30
Release: ThunderbirdsThe film Thunderbirds is released (2004)Top 10 Worst Movies Based on a TV Series

Aug
6
Release: Release of CollateralRelease of Collateral (2004)Top 10 Jamie Foxx Performances

13
Release: Alien vs. PredatorThe film Alien vs. Predator is released (2004)Top 10 Movie Crossovers
Top 10 Memorable Scenes in Bad Movies
Top 10 Worst Spin-off Movies

13
Death of Julia ChildDeath of Julia Child, American chef, author, and television personality who was famous for her book 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking.'Top 10 Celebrity Chefs

22
The TV series Da Ali G Show its last episodeThe TV series Da Ali G Show its last episode (2004)Top 10 Movie Continuations of TV Series

24
Release: Confessions Part II by UsherConfessions Part II by Usher (2004)Top 10 Modern Summer Songs

27
Release: Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2The film Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 is released (2004)Top 10 Worst Movies of All Time

31
Release: The New Workout Plan by Kanye West is releasedThe New Workout Plan by Kanye West is released (2004).Top 10 Workout Songs

Sep
13
Release: Call on Me by Eric Prydz is releasedCall on Me by Eric Prydz is released (2004).Top 10 Sexiest Music Videos

14
Release: Funeral is releasedFuneral, the debut album from Arcade Fire is released (2004)Top 10 Arcade Fire Songs
Top 10 Debut Rock Albums

15
Death of the Ramones' Johnny RamoneRamones' guitarist Johnny Ramone diesTop 10 Punk Bands

16
Release: Downfall (Der Untergang)The film Downfall (Der Untergang) is released (2004)Top 10 Movie Rants
Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Bad Guys

20
Release: American Idiot is releasedAmerican Idiot is released (2004).Top 10 Greatest Green Day Songs

22
The show Veronica Mars airs its first episodeThe show Veronica Mars airs its first episode (2004)Top 10 TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon

22
The TV series Lost airs its first episodeThe TV series Lost airs its last episode (2010)Top 10 Disappointing TV Show Finales
Top 10 TV Drama Pilot Episodes
Top 10 Fictional Islands in Movies and TV
Top 10 Shows That Jumped the Shark
Top 10 Fantasy Shows
Top 10 TV Shows to Binge On

Oct
1
Release: Layer CakeThe film Layer Cake is released (2004)Top 10 Greatest Business Movie Speeches

2
Finale of Fullmetal AlchemistThe TV series Fullmetal Alchemist airs its last episode (2004)Top 10 Anime Series
Top 10 Anime Anti-Heroes
Top 10 Anime Powers We Wish Were Real
Top 10 Anime Battles

3
Death of Janet LeighDeath of Janet Leigh (2004)Top 10 Scream Queens

3
Release: Desperate HousewivesThe show Desperate Housewives airs its first episode (2004)Top 10 TV MILFS

5
Death of Rodney DangerfieldDeath of Rodney Dangerfield (2004)Top 10 Guest Stars on The Simpsons (Who Play Characters)

5
The TV series Bleach debutsThe TV series Bleach airs its first episode (2004)Top 10 Anime Battles
Top 10 Anime Anti-Heroes
Top 10 Anime Powers We Wish Were Real
Top 10 Anime Series

6
Release: TaxiThe film Taxi is released (2004)Top 10 Worst American Remakes of Foreign Movies

8
Release: Friday Night LightsThe film Friday Night Lights is released (2004)Top 10 Best Sports Movie Speeches

10
Death of Christopher Reeve Death: Christopher Reeve (2004)Top 10 Movie Superhero Portrayals

15
Theatrical release of Team America: World PoliceThe film Team America: World Police is released to theaters (2004)Top 10 Hilarious Movie Sex Scenes
Top 10 Movies You Shouldn't Watch with Your Parents

18
Battlestar Galactica airs its first episodeThe TV series Battlestar Galactica airs its first episode (2004)Top 10 Alien Races from Television
Top 10 Disappointing TV Show Finales
Top 10 Good Guys Gone Bad in TV

19
'The Biggest Loser' aired its first episode'The Biggest Loser' aired its first episode (2004)Top 10 Reality Shows

19
Release: Release of Elliott Smith album From a Basement on the HillRelease of Elliott Smith album From a Basement on the Hill (2004)Top 10 Posthumous Albums

27
The Boston Red Sox win the World Series for the first time in 86 years This team emerged victorious from one of the longest droughts in baseball history.Boston Red Sox - Greatest Sports Franchises

29
Release: RayRay, a film about the life of Ray Charles (2004)Top 10 Jamie Foxx Performances
Top 10 Music Biopic Performances

29
Release: SawThe film Saw is released (2004)Top 10 Horror Movie Villain Motivations
Top 10 Sleeper Hits
Top 10 Best Horror Movie Masks
Top 10 Torture Porn Movies
Top 10 Movies Where the Bad Guy Wins

31
The TV series Dead Like Me airs its last episodeThe TV series Dead Like Me airs its last episode (2004)Top 10 Showtime Shows of All Time
Top 10 Fantasy Shows

Nov
5
Release: The Incredibles is releasedThe Incredibles is released (2004).Top 10 Primary Pixar Characters
Top 10 Movies of the 2000s
Top 10 Secondary Pixar Characters
Top 10 Pixar Movies
Top 10 Superhero Movies Not Based on Comic Books
Top 10 Pixar Villains

10
Release: Destiny Fulfilled album by Destiny's ChildDestiny Fulfilled album by Destiny's Child (2004)Top 10 Destiny’s Child Songs

10
Release: District 13The film District 13 is released (2004)Top 10 On-Foot Movie Chases

12
Release: Encore is releasedEncore is released (2004).Top 10 Eminem Songs

13
Death of Ol Dirty BastardDeath of Ol' Dirty Bastard (2004)Top 10 Wu-Tang Clan Songs
Wu-Tang Clan: History of the Hip Hop Group
Top 10 Rap Groups and Crews

14
Release: Half-Life 2 is releasedWhen Half-Life 2 was released for retail consumptionTop 10 Video Game Sequels

16
Half Life 2 was first releasedValve's magnum opus with this First Person Shooter that doesn't seem to age. And introduced gamers to physics based combat with the inclusion of the Gravity Gun.Top 10 Video Games of All Time

16
Release: Release of Since U Been Gone by Kelly ClarksonRelease of Since U Been Gone by Kelly Clarkson (2004)Top 10 Angry Breakup Songs

16
Release: The TV series House M.D. airs its first episodeThe TV series House M.D. airs its first episode (2004)Top 10 TV Doctors
Top 10 TV Bromances

19
Release: National TreasureThe film National Treasure is released (2004)Top 10 Movie Treasure Hunters

19
Release: The Pacers-Pistons Brawl or Malice at the Palace takes placeThe Pacers-Pistons Brawl or Malice at the Palace takes place (2004).Top 10 Unsportsmanlike Moments in Sports

21
Ten year Anniversary of the Nintendo DSToday marks the 10 year anniversary of the Nintendo DS. Nintendo's best selling system and the best selling handheld console of all time with over 150 million units sold.Top 10 Nintendo DS Games

24
Release: AlexanderThe film Alexander is released (2004)Top 10 Worst Movies Based On Real Life Events
Top 10 Embarrassing Movies by Critically Acclaimed Directors

Dec
1
'Project Runway' aired its first episode'Project Runway' aired its first episode (2004)Top 10 Reality Shows

8
Death of Dimebag DarrellDimebag Darrell is killed onstage while performing in Colombus, Ohio [Pantera, Damageplan] (2004)Top 10 Concert Tragedies and Mishaps
Top 10 Heavy Metal Bands

10
Release: Ocean's TwelveThe film Ocean's Twelve is released (2004)Top 10 Coolest Movie Characters

15
Release: Million Dollar BabyThe film Million Dollar Baby is released (2004)Top 10 Tragic Movie Endings

17
Release: Beyond the SeaThe film Beyond the Sea is released (2004)Top 10 Kevin Spacey Performances

22
Meet the FockersThe film Meet the Fockers is released (2004). Top 10 Hilarious Ben Stiller Moments

24
Theatrical release of The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. Theatrical release of The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. The film stars Bill Murray as the eponymous Zissou, an eccentric oceanographer who sets out to exact revenge on the shark that ate his partner Esteban. Top 10 Underrated Movies

25
Release: The AviatorThe film The Aviator is released (2004)Top 10 Greatest Airplane Movies
Top 10 Greatest Martin Scorsese Movies

26
Indian Ocean Earthquake and TsunamiIndian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami strikes and kills hundreds of thousands of people (2004)Top 10 Infamous Natural Disasters of the Last 100 Years
Another Top 10 Craziest Events Caught on Camera
Top 10 Moments That Made The World Stand Still