February 6th, 2003, fell on a Thursday. It was day 37 of 2003. The decade was the 2000s.
17 years, 9 months and 19 days have passed since February 6th, 2003.
On This Date
Events that occurred on February 6th, 2003:
50 Cent releases his album Get Rich or Die Tryin'.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 6th, 2003:
United States: All I Have - Jennifer Lopez
United Kingdom: All The Things She Said - T.A.T.u.
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Recruit" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is February 6th, 2003 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. In America, the song All I Have by Jennifer Lopez is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, All The Things She Said by T.A.T.u. is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Recruit 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, Nelly and Beyonce. An American restaurant owner has recently attracted media attention by renaming "French Fries" as "Freedom Fries". This was in response to France's opposition to the invasion of Iraq.
The world is in shock after all seven crew members onboard the Space Shuttle Columbia are killed after the spacecraft disintegrates. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "The Wild Thornberrys", "Malcolm in the Middle" and "24". 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", "Dawson's Creek", "The Powerpuff Girls" and "Ed, Edd n Eddy". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on February 6th, 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.
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.
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.
Coldplay - "Clocks"
"Clocks" by Coldplay would go on to win a Grammy for 2003's Record of the Year.
France's opposition to the Invasion of Iraq proved to be unpopular with many Americans. In February of 2003, a Cubbie's restaurant owner attracted media attention when he decided to rename "French Fries" to "Freedom Fries". The following month, Chairman of the Committee on House Administration, Bob Ney, enacted the same change-of-name in the lunchrooms of Capitol Hill. Several US restaurants followed suit, resulting in widespread media attention.
Living with Michael Jackson
A television film called "Living with Michael Jackson" is released by British journalist Martin Bashir. The film stirs up a bit of controversy when Jackson admits that he allows children to sleep in his bed.
Basic facts and information about this date:
17 years, 9 months and 19 days have passed since February 6th, 2003.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 of 2003.
Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on February 6th, 2003, will be 17 years of age.
People born in 2003 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1044489600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around February 6th, 2003:
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 6th, 2003?
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on February 6th, 2003 was probably conceived around the 29th of April, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 6th, 2003 is the 16th of November, 2003. (Rough Estimate).
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about February 6th, 2003.
6,502 days have passed since this date.
561,772,800 seconds have passed since the February 6th, 2003.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 655,401,600 times.
Since February 6th, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 289,874,764,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 93,628,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 48,312,461 steps. That's about 21,472 miles!
Since this date, 6,741,274 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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