April 5th, 2003

April 5th, 2003, fell on a Saturday. It was day 95 of 2003. The decade was the 2000s.

17 years, 9 months and 16 days have passed since April 5th, 2003.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 5th, 2003:

  • United States: In Da Club - 50 Cent
  • United Kingdom: Make Luv - Room 5

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Phone Booth" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is April 5th, 2003 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 2003 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song In Da Club by 50 Cent is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Make Luv by Room 5 is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Phone Booth 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Friends", "7th Heaven", "CatDog" and "The Sopranos". 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".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Sabrina the Teenage Witch", "Dawson's Creek", "CatDog" and "The Wild Thornberrys". Popular toys include the likes of "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 April 5th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Iraq Invasion

    The invasion of Iraq was in full swing during this time period. On the 20th of March, 2003, coalition forces entered Iraq. By April, the capital city of Baghdad had fallen. On the 1st of May, US President George Bush announced that major combat operations in Iraq had ended.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 17 years, 9 months and 16 days have passed since April 5th, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 5th, 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 1049497200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 5th, 2003:

  • March 18th, 2003: Dan Brown publishes his mystery novel "The Da Vinci Code.".
  • March 19th, 2003: The Iraq War begins.
  • March 22nd, 2003: Social networking site Friendster is founded.
  • March 30th, 2003: WrestleMania XIX: Brock Lesnar defeats Kurt Angle at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington.
  • April 9th, 2003: U.S. forces seize control of Baghdad.
  • April 13th, 2003: 21 students are killed when a bus is involved in a serious road collision near Vale of Tempe, Greece.
  • April 14th, 2003: The body of missing woman Laci Peterson is discovered in San Francisco Bay.
  • April 16th, 2003: Michael Jordan plays his last professional basketball game.
  • April 18th, 2003: Scott Peterson is arrested for the murder of his wife Laci Peterson.
  • May 1st, 2003: Iraq War: US President George Bush delivers his "Mission Accomplished" speech.
  • May 2nd, 2003: The X-Men movie X2 (2003) is released.
  • May 4th, 2003: Manchester United win the Premier League after Arsenal are defeated 3-2 by Leeds United.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 5th, 2003, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 5th, 2003 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

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.
  • Star Trek: Enterprise - Prequel to the original Star Trek series.
  • The Office (UK version). - Starring Ricky Gervais.

2003 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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
  • Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  • 7th Heaven
  • Dexter's Laboratory
  • Friends
  • Rugrats

2003 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2003:

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

Video 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 5th of April:


Weather

Weather information for April 5th, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 30.4 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.89 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 9.4cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.33 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on April 5th, 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 April 5th, 2003?

  • Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 5th, 2003 was probably conceived around the 26th of June, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 5th, 2003 is the 13th of January, 2004. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on April 5th, 2003.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to April 5th, 2003. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 5th, 2003.

  • 6,501 days have passed since this date.
  • 561,690,000 seconds have passed since the April 5th, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 655,305,000 times.
  • Since April 5th, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 289,832,040,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 93,615,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 48,305,340 steps. That's about 21,469 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,740,280 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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