The #1 Bestselling American Reference Book of All Time The World Almanacreg; 2004 "#1 in coverage, currency, and usability." --Booklist/RBB, American Library Association, May 2003 * Get More Familiar with Your World: Authoritative, up-to-date information on population, nations, states, economy, environment, education, sports, health, computers, history, presidents, personalities, awards, religion, sciences, the sun, and everything under it * Remember 2003: Color photo scrapbook, authoritative chronology, Top Ten news stories, obituaries, quotes, and offbeat news of the year * Compare Your Opinions with the Experts: Check out our Editors' Picks all-time rankings for films, music, history, and more; then send in your votes for next year's World Almanac (see page 1007 for details) * Get Yourself or a Loved One into the Right College: A special essay by the editors of the Fiske Guides for college entrance * Understand Baby Boomers: A statistical profile and memories timeline, with essays by Wendy Wasserstein and Joyce Maynard * Use It All the Time: 2004 planning calendar; 2004 presidential election information; 2004 tax guide; business and associations directories; anti-terrorism preparation; crossword puzzle reference; mortgage-rate, mileage, and metric calculators; health and nutrition information; ZIP and area codes "The most useful reference book known to modern man."--Los Angeles Times "Useful to any human being on the planet ... the world's most powerful reference."--Seattle Times "It's the best in the business."--Manchester Union Leader Quick Thumb Index Use marks on book edge Features, Year in Review; Economy & Business; Noted Personalities, Entertainment; U.S. Cities, States, Population; U.S. Facts & History; Calendar, Science, Computers; Consumer Information; Nations of the World; SportsPark, Ken is the author of 'World Almanac and Book of Facts 2004' with ISBN 9780886879181 and ISBN 0886879183.