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 15th 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 15th of May, 2003, will be 16 years of age.
American Format: 05-15-2003 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2003-05-15. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20030515" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1052953200.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 15th of May:
Constituent Assembly Day (Lithuania)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of May, 2003:
United States: Get Busy - Sean Paul
United Kingdom: Ignition - R. Kelly
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "X2: X-Men United" 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 15th of May, 2003.
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.
2003 in music.
Popular music artists in 2003 included Jennifer Lopez, Justin Timberlake, Ja Rule, 50 Cent, Missy Elliott, R. Kelly, Sean Paul, Evanescence, Beyoncé, Matchbox Twenty, Chingy, The Black Eyed Peas, Pharrell Williams, Outkast, Ashanti and Kelis.
A viral respiratory disease called SARS breaks out in southern China, causing 774 deaths.
Weather information for the 15th of May, 2003:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.1 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 53.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.17 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.1cm.
15th of May, 1969: American teenager Robert Rayford dies of a mysterious illness in Missouri. Nearly two decades later, it is discovered that this was one of the first cases of AIDS in the United States
15th of May, 1972: Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace is shot five times in an assassination attempt in Laurel, Maryland.
15th of May, 1981: American serial killer Lemuel Smith murders a female correctional officer by the name of Donna Payant.
15th of May, 1993: Ireland win the Eurovision with Niamh Kavanagh's song "In Your Eyes".
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of May, 2003.
5,886 days have passed since this date.
508,550,400 seconds have passed since the 15th of May, 2003.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 593,308,800 times.
Since the 15th of May, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 262,412,006,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 84,758,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 43,735,334 steps. That's about 19,438 miles!
Since this date, 6,102,605 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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