What Happened on May 31, 2004

Historical Events

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

"Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban", the 3rd film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released in UK cinemas

  • British children's cartoon "Peppa Pig" created by Astley Baker Davies premieres on Channel 5
  • Senior PGA Championship, Valhalla GC: Hale Irwin wins his 4th title in the event by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Jay Haas
2004 History

Famous Deaths

  • √Čtienne Roda-Gil, French songwriter and screenwriter, dies at 62
  • Robert Quine, American rock guitarist (Lou Reed; Matthew Sweet; John Zorn), dies of an intentional heroin overdose at 61

About May 31, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 19 years and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Holidays: Memorial Day (United States), Spring Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Music Charts

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