1st of May, 2003

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 1st of May, 2003, fell on a Thursday.
  • On this exact date: Iraq War: US President George Bush delivers his "Mission Accomplished" speech.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 14 years, 7 months and 19 days have passed since the 1st of May, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 2003.
  • Day 121 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 1st of May, 2003 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of May, 2003, will be 14 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-01-2003 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2003-05-01. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20030501" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1051743600.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of May:

  • May Day / Labour Day (France)
  • International Workers' Day

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of May, 2003:

  • United States: In Da Club - 50 Cent
  • United Kingdom: You Said No - Busted

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Identity" 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 1st of May, 2003.

  • 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.

  • SARS

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

  • Iraq Invasion

    The invasion of Iraq was in full swing during this time period. On the 20th of March, 2003, coalition forces entered Iraq. By April, the capital city of Baghdad had fallen. On the 1st of May, US President George Bush announced that major combat operations in Iraq had ended.

Weather

Weather information for the 1st of May, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.4 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 60.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.89 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 10.41cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.06 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 5.08cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 1st of May, 2003.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of May, 2003 was probably conceived around the 22nd of July, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of May, 2003 is the 8th of February, 2004. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 1st of May:

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 1st of May:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 1st of May, 2003. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of May, 2003.

  • 5,345 days have passed since this date.
  • 461,811,600 seconds have passed since the 1st of May, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 538,780,200 times.
  • Since the 1st of May, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 238,294,785,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 76,968,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 39,715,798 steps. That's about 17,651 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,541,739 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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