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January 26th, 2003.

January 26th, 2003, was a Sunday. It was day 26 of 2003. The decade was the 2000s.

18 years, 3 months and 10 days have passed since January 26th, 2003.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On this day.

What happened on January 26th, 2003?

  • Super Bowl XXXVII: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeat the Oakland Raiders by 48-21 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego.
  • The domain name for the web comic "xkcd" is first registered.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 26th, 2003.

  • United States: Lose Yourself - Eminem
  • United Kingdom: Stop Living The Lie - David Sneddon

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Darkness Falls" was at the top of the box office on January 26th, 2003.

Take me back to January 26th, 2003!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is January 26th, 2003 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

In America, the song Lose Yourself by Eminem is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Stop Living The Lie by David Sneddon is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Darkness Falls is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. A popular software program called LimeWire is being used by many people to share MP3 files (and viruses). It's 2003, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of 50 Cent, R. Kelly, Sean Paul, 3 Doors Down, Nelly, Evanescence, Chingy and Beyonce.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "ER", "Everybody Loves Raymond", "That '70s Show" and "That's So Raven". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Battlefield 1942", "Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven", "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City" and "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Bear in the Big Blue House", "The Wild Thornberrys", "Grounded for Life" and "That's So Raven".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the PlayStation 2, Bratz (dolls), Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game and Beyblades (spinning top toys).

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on January 26th, 2003.

  • The SARS epidemic.

    A a viral respiratory disease called SARS breaks out in South China in November of 2002. Over 8,000 cases of infections are detected and 774 deaths are reported in 37 countries.

  • Iraq War build-up.

    The possibility of a US / UK invasion of Iraq becomes more and more likely. Anti-war protests spring up around the world as war draws closer. In February, UN Secretary of State Colin Powell presents evidence to the United Nations that Saddam is hiding unconventional weapons. In March, the US advises UN weapons inspectors to leave Baghdad.

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.

    "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2003.

  • Who were the best football players in 2003?

    In 2003, the best soccer players were Pavel NedvÄ›d, Thierry Henry, Paolo Maldini, Andriy Shevchenko, Zinedine Zidane, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Raúl, Roberto Carlos, Gianluigi Buffon and David Beckham.

  • 2003 in movies.

    Movies released in 2003 included The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Finding Nemo, The Matrix Reloaded, Bruce Almighty, The Last Samurai, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, The Matrix Revolutions, X2, Bad Boys II, Hulk, Thirteen, School of Rock and Kill Bill: Volume 1.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2003?

    In 2003, the best NBA players were Tim Duncan, Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tracy McGrady, Dirk Nowitzki, Chris Webber, Ben Wallace, Jason Kidd, Allen Iverson, Paul Pierce, Jamal Mashburn, Jermaine O'Neal, Stephon Marbury and Steve Nash.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2003.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2003 were Jennifer Aniston, Eminem, Dr. Dre, Tiger Woods, Steven Spielberg, Jennifer Lopez, Paul McCartney, Ben Affleck, Oprah Winfrey, Tom Hanks and The Rolling Stones.

  • 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.

  • Coldplay - "Clocks".

    "Clocks" by Coldplay would go on to win a Grammy for 2003's Record of the Year.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 18 years, 3 months and 10 days have passed since January 26th, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 26th, 2003, will be 18 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2003 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1043539200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around January 26th, 2003.

  • December 28th, 2002: LinkedIn is founded.
  • December 30th, 2002: Motown singer Diana Ross is arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in Tucson, Arizona.
  • January 7th, 2003: 50 Cent releases his single "In Da Club".
  • January 10th, 2003: The romantic comedy film "Just Married", starring Ashton Kutcher and Brittany Murphy, is released in movie theaters.
  • January 12th, 2003: Bee Gees member Maurice Gibb dies at the age of 53 due to complications of a twisted intestine.
  • January 21st, 2003: The Spire in Dublin, Ireland is completed.
  • This date: January 26th, 2003
  • January 30th, 2003: British "Shoe Bomber" Richard Reid is sentenced to life in prison by a US judge.
  • February 1st, 2003: The Space Shuttle Columbia disaster occurs. All seven crew members are killed.
  • February 3rd, 2003: American record producer Phil Spector murders actress Lana Clarkson at his mansion in Alhambra, California.
  • February 6th, 2003: 50 Cent releases his album Get Rich or Die Tryin'.
  • February 7th, 2003: How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003) is released.
  • February 14th, 2003: Wrestler Triple H and Stephanie McMahon are engaged.
  • February 15th, 2003: More than 10 million people take part in global protests against the prospect of a war in Iraq.
  • February 19th, 2003: 275 members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard are killed when an Iranian military Ilyushin Il-76 crashes into a mountain near Kerman in Iran.
  • February 20th, 2003: 100 people are killed after a fire breaks out at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, Rhode Island.
  • February 22nd, 2003: Boxing: Mike Tyson defeats Clifford Etienne.
  • February 25th, 2003: Eminem releases his single "Sing for the Moment".

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 26th, 2003, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 26th, 2003 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

Photographs of early 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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 of the popular CSI franchise, starring Lieutenant Horatio Caine.
  • 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.
  • Star Trek: Enterprise - Prequel to the original Star Trek series.
  • The Office (UK version). - Starring Ricky Gervais.

Kid's TV shows on January 26th, 2003.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2003.

  • That's So Raven
  • Jimmy Neutron
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • My Wife and Kids
  • Lizzie McGuire
  • Grounded for Life
  • Malcolm in the Middle
  • Rocket Power
  • Dora the Explorer
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy
  • Bob the Builder
  • The Powerpuff Girls
  • The Wild Thornberrys
  • That '70s Show
  • CatDog
  • Dawson's Creek
  • Bear in the Big Blue House
  • Pokemon
  • Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  • 7th Heaven
  • Dexter's Laboratory
  • Friends
  • Rugrats

Popular toys and games in 2003.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2003.

  • Beyblades (spinning top toys)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
  • Nintendo GameCube
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • The PlayStation 2

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell - Stealth shooter game.
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City - The fourth game in the series.
  • Animal Crossing - Life simulation game that was released on the Nintendo Gamecube.
  • Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven - First installment in the Mafia game series.
  • Battlefield 1942 - First-person shooter.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 26th of January.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of January.

  • Australia Day

Weather on January 26th, 2003.

Historical weather information for January 26th, 2003.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 19.7 degrees Fahrenheit. -6.83 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 4.06cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.39 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on January 26th, 2003.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 26th, 2003.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 26th, 2003 was most likely conceived around the 18th of April, 2002.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 26th, 2003 is close to the 5th of November, 2003.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 26th, 2003.

  • A total of 6,675 days have passed since this date.
  • 953 weeks have passed.
  • 576,716,400 seconds have passed since the January 26th, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 672,835,800 times.
  • Since January 26th, 2003, the earth has travelled approximately 297,585,662,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 96,119,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 49,597,610 steps. That's about 22,043 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,920,597 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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