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 17th 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 17th of March, 2003, will be 15 years of age.
American Format: 03-17-2003 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2003-03-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20030317" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1047859200.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of March:
St. Patrick's Day
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of March, 2003:
United States: In Da Club - 50 Cent
United Kingdom: Spirit In The Sky - Gareth Gates
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 17th 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.
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.
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.
A viral respiratory disease called SARS breaks out in southern China, causing 774 deaths.
Weather information for the 17th of March, 2003:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.4 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 50.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 10.5 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 17th of March, 2003.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 17th 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 17th of March, 2003.
5,518 days have passed since this date.
476,751,600 seconds have passed since the 17th of March, 2003.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 556,210,200 times.
Since the 17th of March, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 246,003,825,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 79,458,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 41,000,638 steps. That's about 18,223 miles!
Since this date, 5,721,019 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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