What Happened on June 2, 2004

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Ken Jennings begins his 74-game winning streak on the syndicated television game show "Jeopardy!"

Famous Deaths

  • Loyd Sigmon, American radio broadcaster, sound engineer, and inventor ("Sig Alert" for traffic and emergency notices), dies from complications of Parkinson's disease at 95
  • Nicolai Ghiaurov, Bulgarian operatic basso singer, dies of a heart attack at 74
2004 Highlights

About June 2, 2004

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Burn - Usher
  • UK #1 Song: F.U.R.B (F U Right Back) - Frankee