May 24th, 2003

May 24th, 2003, fell on a Saturday. It was day 144 of 2003. The decade was the 2000s.

17 years, 7 months and 29 days have passed since May 24th, 2003.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 24th, 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 "Bruce Almighty" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 24th, 2003 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 2003 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In America, the song Get Busy by Sean Paul is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Ignition by R. Kelly is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Bruce Almighty 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 "7th Heaven", "The Sopranos", "Malcolm in the Middle" and "Alias". 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 "Rugrats", "7th Heaven", "Rocket Power" and "That's So Raven". 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 May 24th, 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.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 17 years, 7 months and 29 days have passed since May 24th, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 24th, 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 1053730800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 24th, 2003:

  • 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.
  • May 15th, 2003: The Matrix Reloaded (2003) is released.
  • May 17th, 2003: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after defeating Southampton 1-0.
  • May 18th, 2003: The song "Crazy in Love" is released by Beyonce and rapper Jay-Z.
  • May 19th, 2003: Rapper Camoflauge is shot dead in Savannah, Georgia.
  • May 20th, 2003: The last episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is aired.
  • May 21st, 2003: Ruben Studdard wins Season 2 of American Idol.
  • May 23rd, 2003: Bruce Almighty (2003) is released.
  • May 27th, 2003: The popular open-source blogging tool Wordpress is released.
  • May 28th, 2003: Football: A.C Milan win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Juventus on penalties.
  • May 30th, 2003: The animated movie Finding Nemo (2003) is released.
  • June 4th, 2003: TV personality Martha Stewart is indicted by the government on charges of securities fraud and obstruction of justice.
  • June 6th, 2003: 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) is released.
  • June 15th, 2003: The San Antonio Spurs win the 2003 NBA Finals after defeating the New Jersey Nets 4-2.
  • June 18th, 2003: David Beckham joins Real Madrid.
  • June 20th, 2003: Hulk (2003) is released.
  • June 21st, 2003: J. K. Rowling publishes her fifth novel in the Harry Potter series: "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.".

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 24th, 2003, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 24th, 2003 falls under the Deer.
  • 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
  • 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

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 24th of May:


Weather

Weather information for May 24th, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.4 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 55.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 13.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 9.4cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.83 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on May 24th, 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 May 24th, 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 May 24th, 2003 was probably conceived around the 14th of August, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 24th, 2003 is the 2nd of March, 2004. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 24th, 2003.

  • 6,453 days have passed since this date.
  • 557,542,800 seconds have passed since the May 24th, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 650,466,600 times.
  • Since May 24th, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 287,692,084,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 92,923,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 47,948,681 steps. That's about 21,311 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,690,514 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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