15th of May, 2003

The 15th of May, 2003, fell on a Thursday. Day 135 of 2003. Decade: 2000s.

16 years, 8 months and 10 days have passed since the 15th of May, 2003.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 15th of May, 2003:

  • The Matrix Reloaded (2003) is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of May, 2003:

  • United States: Get Busy - Sean Paul
  • United Kingdom: Ignition - R. Kelly

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "X2: X-Men United" 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 15th 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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 15th of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 16 years, 8 months and 10 days have passed since the 15th of May, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 15th of May, 2003, will be 16 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1052953200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 15th of May, 2003:

  • 1st of May, 2003: Iraq War: US President George Bush delivers his "Mission Accomplished" speech.
  • 2nd of May, 2003: The X-Men movie X2 (2003) is released.
  • 4th of May, 2003: Manchester United win the Premier League after Arsenal are defeated 3-2 by Leeds United.
  • 17th of May, 2003: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after defeating Southampton 1-0.
  • 18th of May, 2003: The song "Crazy in Love" is released by Beyonce and rapper Jay-Z.
  • 20th of May, 2003: The last episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is aired.
  • 23rd of May, 2003: Bruce Almighty (2003) is released.
  • 27th of May, 2003: The popular open-source blogging tool Wordpress is released.
  • 28th of May, 2003: Football: A.C Milan win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Juventus on penalties.
  • 30th of May, 2003: The animated movie Finding Nemo (2003) is released.
  • 4th of June, 2003: TV personality Martha Stewart is indicted by the government on charges of securities fraud and obstruction of justice.
  • 6th of June, 2003: 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 15th 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 15th of May, 2003 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 15th of May:

  • Constituent Assembly Day (Lithuania)

Weather

Weather information for the 15th of May, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.1 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 53.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.17 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.1cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.22 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 15th of May, 2003.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 15th of May, 2003 was probably conceived around the 5th of August, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 15th of May, 2003 is the 22nd of February, 2004. (Rough Estimate).

15th of May

Events that have occurred on the 15th of May:

  • 15th of May, 1918: The Finnish Civil War ends.
  • 15th of May, 1948: The Arab-Israeli War begins.
  • 15th of May, 1969: American teenager Robert Rayford dies of a mysterious illness in Missouri. Nearly two decades later, it is discovered that this was one of the first cases of AIDS in the United States
  • 15th of May, 1972: Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace is shot five times in an assassination attempt in Laurel, Maryland.
  • 15th of May, 1981: American serial killer Lemuel Smith murders a female correctional officer by the name of Donna Payant.
  • 15th of May, 1993: Ireland win the Eurovision with Niamh Kavanagh's song "In Your Eyes".
  • 15th of May, 1992: Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) is released in cinemas.
  • 15th of May, 2002: Football: Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Bayer Leverkusen 2-1.
  • 15th of May, 2010: Chelsea win the FA Cup final after beating Portsmouth 1-0.

Television

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.

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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of May, 2003.

  • 6,097 days have passed since this date.
  • 526,784,400 seconds have passed since the 15th of May, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 614,581,800 times.
  • Since the 15th of May, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 271,820,750,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 87,797,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 45,303,458 steps. That's about 20,135 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,321,413 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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