24th of May, 2003

The 24th of May, 2003, fell on a Saturday. Day 144 of 2003. Decade: 2000s.

17 years, 0 months and 3 days have passed since the 24th of May, 2003.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th 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 "Bruce Almighty" 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 24th 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 17 years, 0 months and 3 days have passed since the 24th 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 24th of May, 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 the 24th of May, 2003:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 24th of May, 2003, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of May, 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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 24th of May, 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 this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 24th of May, 2003.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

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

24th of May

Events that have occurred on the 24th of May:

  • 24th of May, 1798: The Irish Rebellion begins.
  • 24th of May, 1989: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) is released in movie theaters.
  • 24th of May, 1989: Football: A.C Milan win the European Cup after defeating Steaua Bucuresti 4-0.
  • 24th of May, 1995: Braveheart (1995) is released in cinemas.
  • 24th of May, 1995: Football: Ajax win the UEFA Champions League after a late 85th minute goal from Patrick Kluivert helps them secure a 1-0 victory against A.C. Milan.
  • 24th of May, 2000: Football: Spanish side Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Valencia 3-0.
  • 24th of May, 2000: Mission: Impossible II (2000) is released in movie theaters.
  • 24th of May, 2006: Taylor Hicks wins the 5th season of American Idol.
  • 24th of May, 2007: 2007 Irish general election: Fianna Fail win 81 seats.
  • 24th of May, 2009: Football: Newcastle United are relegated from the Premier League.
  • 24th of May, 2010: The last episode of the television show "Law & Order" is aired. The series had been running for nearly 20 years.
  • 24th of May, 2010: The series finale of 24 is aired.
  • 24th of May, 2014: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are married in Florence, Italy.
  • 24th of May, 2015: Football: Steven Gerrard plays his final game for Liverpool.
  • 24th of May, 2016: Alisan Porter wins the tenth season of The Voice.
  • 24th of May, 2019: British Prime Minister Theresa May announces that she will resign as leader of the Conservative Party.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 6,213 days have passed since this date.
  • 536,803,200 seconds have passed since the 24th of May, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 626,270,400 times.
  • Since the 24th of May, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 276,990,451,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 89,467,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 46,165,075 steps. That's about 20,518 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,441,638 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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