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June 21st, 2003.

June 21st, 2003, was a Saturday. It was day 172 of 2003. The decade was the 2000s.

17 years, 10 months and 15 days have passed since June 21st, 2003.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On this day.

What happened on June 21st, 2003?

  • J. K. Rowling publishes her fifth novel in the Harry Potter series: "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.".

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 21st, 2003.

  • United States: 21 Questions - 50 Cent
  • United Kingdom: Bring Me To Life - Evanescence

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Hulk" was at the top of the box office on June 21st, 2003.

Take me back to June 21st, 2003!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is June 21st, 2003 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song 21 Questions by 50 Cent is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Bring Me To Life by Evanescence is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Hulk 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, 3 Doors Down, Nelly, Evanescence, Chingy and Beyonce. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "7th Heaven", "Futurama", "The West Wing" and "Dora the Explorer". 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".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Rugrats", "Dexter's Laboratory", "Bear in the Big Blue House" and "My Wife and Kids". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PlayStation 2, Bratz (dolls), Nintendo GameCube and Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on June 21st, 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.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2003.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2003 were Jennifer Aniston, Eminem, Dr. Dre, Tiger Woods, Steven Spielberg, Jennifer Lopez, Paul McCartney, Ben Affleck, Oprah Winfrey, Tom Hanks and The Rolling Stones.

  • 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.

  • The Da Vinci Code.

    Dan Brown's thriller novel "The Da Vinci Code" was a huge commercial success during this period. The book, which was released in March of 2003, sold around 80 million copies.

  • Flash Mob.

    From mid-2003 onward, the term "flash mob" became popular. The phrase was used to describe groups of people who suddenly organised in public places in order to dance or carry out another seemingly-pointless act.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 17 years, 10 months and 15 days have passed since June 21st, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 21st, 2003, will be 17 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2003 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1056150000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around June 21st, 2003.

  • 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: Real Madrid announce that they will be signing Manchester United winger David Beckham.
  • June 20th, 2003: Hulk (2003) is released.
  • This date: June 21st, 2003
  • July 1st, 2003: Russian businessman Roman Abramovich purchases Chelsea football club.
  • July 1st, 2003: Manchester United winger David Beckham signs for Real Madrid for €37 million.
  • July 1st, 2003: The radio station "Beat 102 103" airs for the first time in Ireland.
  • July 1st, 2003: Tesla, Inc. is founded.
  • July 2nd, 2003: Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) is released in cinemas.
  • July 2nd, 2003: The first episode of the British stunt TV series "Dirty Sanchez" is aired on MTV.
  • July 4th, 2003: Singer Barry White passes away at the age of 58.
  • July 5th, 2003: Russian ice hockey player Roman Lyashenko commits suicide while on vacation in Antalya, Turkey.
  • July 9th, 2003: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) is released.
  • July 15th, 2003: The domain name for social networking website Bebo is first registered.
  • July 17th, 2003: British weapons expert David Kelly commits suicide.
  • July 18th, 2003: The movie Bad Boys II (2003) is released.
  • July 18th, 2003: NBA star Kobe Bryant is formally charged with sexual assault.
  • July 21st, 2003: Soccer: Irish winger Damien Duff signs for Chelsea.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 21st, 2003, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 21st, 2003 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

Photographs of early 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Punk'd - Hidden camera / prank TV show created by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg.
  • 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 of the popular CSI franchise, starring Lieutenant Horatio Caine.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on June 21st, 2003.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2003.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2003.

  • Beyblades (spinning top toys)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
  • Nintendo GameCube
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • The PlayStation 2

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell - Stealth shooter game.
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City - The fourth game in the series.
  • Animal Crossing - Life simulation game that was released on the Nintendo Gamecube.
  • Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven - First installment in the Mafia game series.
  • Battlefield 1942 - First-person shooter.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 21st of June.

  • June 21st, 1953: Benazir Bhutto (Pakistani Prime Minister) (Deceased)
  • June 21st, 1982: Prince William (Duke of Cambridge) turned 21 on this day in 2003.
  • June 21st, 1983: Edward Snowden (American whistleblower) turned 20 on this day in 2003.
  • June 21st, 1985: Lana Del Rey (Singer) turned 18 on this day in 2003.
  • June 21st, 1997: Rebecca Black (Singer) turned 6 on this day in 2003.

Weather on June 21st, 2003.

Historical weather information for June 21st, 2003.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.6 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 59.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.39 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.78cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.39 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on June 21st, 2003.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 21st, 2003.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about June 21st, 2003.

  • A total of 6,529 days have passed since this date.
  • 932 weeks have passed.
  • 564,105,600 seconds have passed since the June 21st, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 658,123,200 times.
  • Since June 21st, 2003, the earth has travelled approximately 291,078,489,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 94,017,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 48,513,082 steps. That's about 21,561 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,769,267 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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