17th of October, 2003

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 17th of October, 2003, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) is released in cinemas.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 14 years, 1 months and 3 days have passed since the 17th of October, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 of 2003.
  • Day 290 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of October, 2003 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of October, 2003, will be 14 years of age.
  • American Format: 10-17-2003 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2003-10-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20031017" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1066345200.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of October, 2003:

  • United States: Baby Boy - Beyonce
  • United Kingdom: Where Is The Love - Black Eyed Peas

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" 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 October, 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.

Weather

Weather information for the 17th of October, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 45.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.33 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.06 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 17th of October, 2003.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of October, 2003 was probably conceived around the 7th of January, 2003. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of October, 2003 is the 26th of July, 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 17th of October:

  • 17th of October, 2000: Rock band Limp Bizkit release their album: Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water.

Television

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

  • One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • 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.

Computer Games

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

  • The Simpsons Hit & Run - Animated car game that was based on The Simpsons.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of October:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 17th of October, 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 October, 2003.

  • 5,147 days have passed since this date.
  • 444,704,400 seconds have passed since the 17th of October, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 518,821,800 times.
  • Since the 17th of October, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 229,467,470,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 74,117,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 38,244,578 steps. That's about 16,998 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,336,453 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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