July 1st, 2003

July 1st, 2003, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 182 of 2003. The decade was the 2000s.

17 years, 4 months and 28 days have passed since July 1st, 2003.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 1st, 2003:

  • Russian businessman Roman Abramovich purchases Chelsea football club.
  • Manchester United winger David Beckham joins Real Madrid.
  • The radio station "Beat 102 103" airs for the first time in Ireland.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 1st, 2003:

  • United States: This Is The Night - Clay Aiken
  • United Kingdom: Bring Me To Life - Evanescence

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is July 1st, 2003 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. In America, the July 4th celebrations are fast approaching.

It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song This Is The Night by Clay Aiken 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 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle 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 "ER", "That '70s Show", "Futurama" and "That's So Raven". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "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 "That '70s Show", "The Wild Thornberrys", "Malcolm in the Middle" and "My Wife and Kids". Popular toys include the likes of "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 July 1st, 2003.

  • 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.

  • 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:

  • 17 years, 4 months and 28 days have passed since July 1st, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 1st, 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 1057014000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 1st, 2003:

  • 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.".
  • July 2nd, 2003: Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) is released in cinemas.
  • July 4th, 2003: Singer Barry White passes away.
  • 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 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.
  • July 22nd, 2003: Uday and Qusay Hussein are killed by the U.S. military in Iraq .
  • July 25th, 2003: Cameron Stout wins the 4th season of the reality TV series "Big Brother" (UK).

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 1st, 2003, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 1st, 2003 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

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 1st of July:


Weather

Weather information for July 1st, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.7 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 69.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.56 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.5 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President

Who was the US President on July 1st, 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 July 1st, 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 July 1st, 2003 was probably conceived around the 21st of September, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 1st, 2003 is the 9th of April, 2004. (Rough Estimate).

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.

How old was I?

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Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to July 1st, 2003. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 1st, 2003.

  • 6,361 days have passed since this date.
  • 549,594,000 seconds have passed since the July 1st, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 641,193,000 times.
  • Since July 1st, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 283,590,504,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 91,599,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 47,265,084 steps. That's about 21,007 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,595,128 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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