13th of March, 2003

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 13th of March, 2003, fell on a Thursday.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 14 years, 8 months and 8 days have passed since the 13th of March, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 2003.
  • Day 72 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 13th of March, 2003 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 13th of March, 2003, will be 14 years of age.
  • American Format: 03-13-2003 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2003-03-13. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20030313" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1047513600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 13th of March, 2003:

  • United States: In Da Club - 50 Cent
  • United Kingdom: Beautiful - Christina Aguilera

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Cradle 2 the Grave" 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 13th of March, 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.

  • Freedom Fries

    France's opposition to the Invasion of Iraq proved to be unpopular with many Americans. In February of 2003, a Cubbie's restaurant owner attracted media attention when he decided to rename "French Fries" to "Freedom Fries". The following month, Chairman of the Committee on House Administration, Bob Ney, enacted the same change-of-name in the lunchrooms of Capitol Hill. Several US restaurants followed suit, resulting in widespread media attention.

  • SARS

    A viral respiratory disease called SARS breaks out in southern China, causing 774 deaths.

Weather

Weather information for the 13th of March, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.0 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 24.7 degrees Fahrenheit. -4.06 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 3.56cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.83 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 13th of March, 2003.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 13th of March, 2003 was probably conceived around the 3rd of June, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 13th of March, 2003 is the 21st of December, 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 13th of March:

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 13th of March:

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Videos

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 13th of March, 2003. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 13th of March, 2003.

  • 5,365 days have passed since this date.
  • 463,536,000 seconds have passed since the 13th of March, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 540,792,000 times.
  • Since the 13th of March, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 239,184,576,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 77,256,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 39,864,096 steps. That's about 17,717 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,562,432 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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