Dateline: Week Of November 1, 2004 In News, Pop Culture, Tech, Celebrity, Entertainment & Fascinating Facts
In The News
Election – it looks like it’s coming down to the state of Ohio, where George W. Bush has a slim lead over John Kerry.
President Bush wins a second term. Bush termed the 51% of the national popular vote a “historic victory” and called for changes to Social Security among others.
Conceding defeat – Sen. John Kerry told supporters that “we’re America and America always moves forward.”
Post election - President Bush says he would use his fresh “political capital,” to try to fundamentally change Social Security and alter the federal tax code.
At least 50 are dead, most Iraqi policemen in explosions and gunfire northwest of Baghdad by insurgents.
Business/Economy News – November 1, 2004
The unemployment rate gets better – 5.5%.
Food containing olive oil can carry labels saying it may reduce their risk of coronary heart disease, the government says.
Music news – November 1, 2004
Interscope Records announces that Eminem’s new album – “Encore” will be released about a week early. Look for it next week!
Jay-Z and R. Kelly severe their concert-tour partnership. Their 40-city Best of Both Worlds tour, which began Sept 29, has been described as volatile from the start.
Look for “Lights Out” – unreleased Nirvana tapes including Kurt Cobain’s “Rape Me.”
Television news – November 1, 2004
Ken Jennings wins $45,099 on Jeopardy, bringing his total earning to $2,197,000 – and that makes him the top TV game show contestant-winner in history.
A Santa Barbara (CA) woman sees the man who raped her 14 months ago on “Blind Date.” Police then arrested Ulrick Kevin White.
Rob Lowe’s “Dr. Vegas” is canceled by CBS.
Monday night television – listings/TV Guide – week of November 1, 2004
CBS – Still standing, Listen Up, everybody Loves Raymond, Two and a Half Men, CSI: Miami, Late Show, Late Late Show
NBC – Fear Factor, Las Vegas, Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash 2004, Tonight, Conan O’Brien
ABC – Monday Night Football, Nightline
UPN – One on One, Half & Half, Girlfriends, Second Time Around
FOX – Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy, The swan
WB – 7th heaven, Everwood
Animal Planet – Animal Icons, Animal Cops Detroit
Comedy Central – South Park, Blue Collar TV, Reno 911, Daily Show
On David Letterman – Johnny Damon, Anne Heche, the Donnas.
On the Tonight Show – Dr. Phil McGraw and the Neville Brothers.
Top Movies – November 1, 2004
Shall We dance
Friday Night Lights
Team America: World Police