26th of January, 2003

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 26th of January, 2003, fell on a Sunday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 14 years, 9 months and 28 days have passed since the 26th of January, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 2003.
  • Day 26 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of January, 2003 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 26th of January, 2003, will be 14 years of age.
  • American Format: 01-26-2003 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2003-01-26. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20030126" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1043539200.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of January:

  • Australia Day

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of January, 2003:

  • United States: Lose Yourself - Eminem
  • United Kingdom: Stop Living The Lie - David Sneddon

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Darkness Falls" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 26th of January, 2003.

  • Iraq War build-up

    The possibility of a US / UK invasion of Iraq becomes more and more likely. Anti-war protests spring up around the world as war draws closer. In February, UN Secretary of State Colin Powell presents evidence to the United Nations that Saddam is hiding unconventional weapons. In March, the US advises UN weapons inspectors to leave Baghdad.

  • Halle Berry

    American actress Halle Berry proves to be the flavour of the year when she is listed as the FHM's sexiest woman in 2003.

  • Time Person of the Year 2003

    "The American soldier" is listed as the Time Person of the Year for 2003. This is a nod towards the Iraq War and the War in Afghanistan.

Weather

Weather information for the 26th of January, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 19.7 degrees Fahrenheit. -6.83 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 4.06cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.39 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 26th of January, 2003.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of January, 2003 was probably conceived around the 18th of April, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of January, 2003 is the 5th of November, 2003. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 26th of January:

  • 26th of January, 1966: Beaumont children: Jane Nartare Beaumont (9), Arnna Kathleen Beaumont (7) and Grant Ellis Beaumont (4) disappear from Glenelg Beach in South Australia.
  • 26th of January, 2001: 20,000 people are killed in an earthquake in Gujarat, India.
  • 26th of January, 1996: The first-person shooter game Duke Nukem 3D is released.
  • 26th of January, 2016: The game "The Witness" is released on the PC and the PlayStation 4.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • That's So Raven - Disney Channel sitcom starring Raven-Symone.
  • Without a Trace - TV show about the FBI's Missing Persons Squad.
  • CSI: Miami - Miami-based spin-off.
  • 8 Simple Rules - Starring John Ritter, Kaley Cuoco and Katey Sagal.
  • The Wire - American crime drama that is centered around Baltimore.
  • The Shield - Police drama.
  • 24 - Action drama about a counterterrorism agent called Jack Bauer.
  • Smallville - TV show based on the Superman story.
  • Scrubs - Comedy show about a new group of medical students.
  • Alias - Spy action drama.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell - Stealth shooter game.
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City - The fourth game in the series.
  • Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven - First installment in the Mafia game series.
  • Battlefield 1942 - First-person shooter.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of January:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 26th of January, 2003. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of January, 2003.

  • 5,415 days have passed since this date.
  • 467,856,000 seconds have passed since the 26th of January, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 545,832,000 times.
  • Since the 26th of January, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 241,413,696,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 77,976,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 40,235,616 steps. That's about 17,882 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,614,272 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Sunday" in other languages is:

  • German: Sonntag.
  • French: Dimanche.
  • Italian: Domenica.
  • Spanish: Domingo.
  • Portuguese: Domingo.

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