20th of May, 2003

The 20th of May, 2003, fell on a Tuesday. Day 140 of 2003. Decade: 2000s.

16 years, 8 months and 5 days have passed since the 20th of May, 2003.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 20th of May, 2003:

  • The last episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is aired.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th 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 "The Matrix Reloaded" 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 20th 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.

  • Eurovision 2003

    The 2003 Eurovision song contest is held in Riga, Latvia. Turkey win the contest with the song "Everyway That I Can" by Sertab Erener.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 16 years, 8 months and 5 days have passed since the 20th of May, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of May, 2003, will be 16 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1053385200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 20th of May, 2003:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 20th 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 20th of May, 2003 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Weather

Weather information for the 20th of May, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.9 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 64.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.28 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 8.64cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.06 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 20th of May, 2003.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of May, 2003 was probably conceived around the 10th of August, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of May, 2003 is the 27th of February, 2004. (Rough Estimate).

20th of May

Events that have occurred on the 20th of May:

  • 20th of May, 1971: The Chuknagar massacre occurs when the Pakistan Army kills thousands of Bengali Hindus.
  • 20th of May, 2011: Wrestler Randy Savage dies from a heart attack.
  • 20th of May, 2011: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) is released in movie theaters.
  • 20th of May, 1967: FA Cup Final 1967: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Chelsea 2-1.
  • 20th of May, 1987: Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) is released.
  • 20th of May, 1989: Liverpool win the FA Cup after defeating local rivals Everton 3-2 after Extra Time.
  • 20th of May, 1992: Football: Barcelona win the European Cup after beating Sampdoria 1-0 in extra time.
  • 20th of May, 1993: The final episode of "Cheers" is aired.
  • 20th of May, 1993: FA Cup Final 1993: Arsenal defeat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • 20th of May, 1995: The last episode of the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" is aired.
  • 20th of May, 1995: FA Cup Final 1995: Everton secure their first major trophy in eight years after they defeat Manchester United 1-0.
  • 20th of May, 1996: The song "Three Lions" is released as the official anthem of the England football team (for the 1996 European Championships).
  • 20th of May, 1998: Football: Spanish side Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Juventus 1-0.
  • 20th of May, 2000: FA Cup Final: A 73rd minute goal from Roberto Di Matteo helps Chelsea secure a 1-0 victory over Aston Villa.
  • 20th of May, 2013: Football: It is announced that Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho will be leaving the club.

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 20th of May, 2003.

  • 6,094 days have passed since this date.
  • 526,525,200 seconds have passed since the 20th of May, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 614,279,400 times.
  • Since the 20th of May, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 271,687,003,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 87,754,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 45,281,167 steps. That's about 20,125 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,318,302 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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