16th of May, 2003

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 16th of May, 2003, fell on a Friday.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 14 years, 7 months and 4 days have passed since the 16th of May, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2003.
  • Day 136 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 16th 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 16th of May, 2003, will be 14 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-16-2003 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2003-05-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20030516" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1053039600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th 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 "The Matrix Reloaded" 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 16th 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.

Weather

Weather information for the 16th of May, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.5 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 53.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.87cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.5 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.57cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 16th of May, 2003.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of May, 2003 was probably conceived around the 6th of August, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of May, 2003 is the 23rd 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 16th of May:

  • 16th of May, 1984: Andy Kaufman dies of cancer.
  • 16th of May, 2002: Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) is released.
  • 16th of May, 2009: Manchester United clinch their third successive Premier League title after drawing 0-0 against Arsenal.

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 16th of May:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 16th 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 16th of May, 2003.

  • 5,330 days have passed since this date.
  • 460,515,600 seconds have passed since the 16th of May, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 537,268,200 times.
  • Since the 16th of May, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 237,626,049,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 76,752,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 39,604,342 steps. That's about 17,602 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,526,187 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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