12th of August, 2003

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 12th of August, 2003, fell on a Tuesday.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 14 years, 1 months and 11 days have passed since the 12th of August, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2003.
  • Day 224 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of August, 2003 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 12th of August, 2003, will be 14 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-12-2003 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2003-08-12. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20030812" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1060642800.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of August, 2003:

  • United States: Crazy In Love - Beyonce
  • United Kingdom: Breathe - Blu Cantrell

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "S.W.A.T." 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 12th of August, 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.

  • Flash Mob

    From mid-2003 onward, the term "flash mob" became popular. The phrase was used to describe groups of people who suddenly organised in public places in order to dance or carry out another seemingly-pointless act.

Fictional Date

The 12th of August, 2003 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:

  • Inside Man (2006): A gang takes control of the Manhattan Trust Bank in New York.

Weather

Weather information for the 12th of August, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 21.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 71.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.78 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 26.16cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 23.89 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 12th of August, 2003.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of August, 2003 was probably conceived around the 2nd of November, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of August, 2003 is the 21st of May, 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 12th of August:

  • 12th of August, 1966: Massacre of Braybrook Street: Harry Roberts, John Duddy and Jack Witney kill 3 policemen in London, England.
  • 12th of August, 1969: Battle of the Bogside: Riots break out in Derry, Northern Ireland.
  • 12th of August, 1982: A debt crisis begins in Latin America when Mexico announces that it is unable to pay its foreign debt.
  • 12th of August, 1985: Japan Airlines Flight 123 crashes, killing 520 people.
  • 12th of August, 1988: The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) is released in cinemas.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The O.C. - Teen drama sitcom.
  • Teen Titans - Cartoon series.
  • 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.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - RPG game based on the Star Wars movie series.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of August:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 12th of August, 2003. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of August, 2003.

  • 5,155 days have passed since this date.
  • 445,392,000 seconds have passed since the 12th of August, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 519,624,000 times.
  • Since the 12th of August, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 229,822,272,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 74,232,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 38,303,712 steps. That's about 17,024 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,344,704 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Dienstag.
  • French: Mardi.
  • Italian: Martedi.
  • Spanish: Martes.
  • Portuguese: Terca-feira.

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