1st of May, 2003

The 1st of May, 2003, fell on a Thursday. Day 121 of 2003. Decade: 2000s.

16 years, 11 months and 1 days have passed since the 1st of May, 2003.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 1st of May, 2003:

  • Iraq War: US President George Bush delivers his "Mission Accomplished" speech.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of May, 2003:

  • United States: In Da Club - 50 Cent
  • United Kingdom: You Said No - Busted

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Identity" 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 1st of May, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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:

  • 16 years, 11 months and 1 days have passed since the 1st of May, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of May, 2003, will be 16 years of age.
  • People born in 2003 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1051743600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 1st of May, 2003:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 1st of May, 2003, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 1st of May, 2003 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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" - "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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of May:

  • May Day / Labour Day (France)
  • International Workers' Day

Weather

Weather information for the 1st of May, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.4 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 60.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.89 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 10.41cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.06 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 5.08cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 1st of May, 2003.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of May, 2003 was probably conceived around the 22nd of July, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of May, 2003 is the 8th of February, 2004. (Rough Estimate).

Computer 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.

1st of May

Events that have occurred on the 1st of May:

  • 1st of May, 1949: The state of Israel is recognized.
  • 1st of May, 1967: Elvis Presley marries Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas.
  • 1st of May, 1993: Sri Lanka president Ranasinghe Premadasa is assassinated in a suicide bombing.
  • 1st of May, 1999: The body of English mountaineer George Mallory is discovered on Mount Everest, 75 years after he went missing.
  • 1st of May, 1999: The first episode of SpongeBob SquarePants is aired.
  • 1st of May, 1976: FA Cup Final 1976: A goal from Bobby Stokes helps Southampton secure a 1-0 victory over Manchester United.
  • 1st of May, 1981: The horror movie Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) is released.
  • 1st of May, 1996: The song Mysterious Girl is released by Peter Andre.
  • 1st of May, 1997: UK politics: The Conservative Party suffer a huge defeat at the hands of the Labour Party in the 1997 United Kingdom general election.
  • 1st of May, 1997: The Tamagotchi is released outside of Japan.
  • 1st of May, 1998: The last episode of "Father Ted" is aired.
  • 1st of May, 2006: Rapper Big Hawk is shot dead in Houston, Texas.
  • 1st of May, 2009: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) is released.
  • 1st of May, 2015: The release date for The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
  • 1st of May, 2015: The Expo 2015 begins in Milan, Italy.
  • 1st of May, 2020: The movie "Black Widow (2020)" is released.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of May, 2003.

  • 6,181 days have passed since this date.
  • 534,038,400 seconds have passed since the 1st of May, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 623,044,800 times.
  • Since the 1st of May, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 275,563,814,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 89,006,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 45,927,302 steps. That's about 20,412 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,408,461 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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