July 4th, 2003

July 4th, 2003, fell on a Friday. Day 185 of 2003. Decade: 2000s.

16 years, 10 months and 30 days have passed since July 4th, 2003.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 4th, 2003:

  • Singer Barry White passes away.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 4th, 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 "Terminator 3" 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 July 4th, 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:

  • 16 years, 10 months and 30 days have passed since July 4th, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 4th, 2003, will be 16 years of age.
  • People born in 2003 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1057273200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 4th, 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 1st, 2003: Russian businessman Roman Abramovich purchases Chelsea football club
  • July 2nd, 2003: Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) is released in cinemas.
  • 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 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).
  • August 1st, 2003: MySpace is founded.
  • August 3rd, 2003: Beyonce and Sean Paul team up to release the single "Baby Boy".

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 4th, 2003, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 4th, 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 4th of July:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 4th of July:

  • Independence Day (USA)

Weather

Weather information for July 4th, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.3 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 75.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 24 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.11 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on July 4th, 2003.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 4th, 2003 was probably conceived around the 24th of September, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 4th, 2003 is the 12th of April, 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.

4th of July

Events that have occurred on the 4th of July:

  • July 4th, 1967: The United Kingdom decriminalizes homosexuality.
  • July 4th, 1969: Zodiac killer: Michael Mageau and Darlene Ferrin are shot and killed at Blue Rock Springs in California.
  • July 4th, 1975: Australian newspaper publisher Juanita Nielsen disappears.
  • July 4th, 1976: Israeli commandos free 103 hostages from an Air France plane at Uganda's Entebbe Airport.
  • July 4th, 1982: Terry Higgins becomes the first person to die of AIDS in the United Kingdom.
  • July 4th, 1996: Hotmail (later renamed to Outlook.com) is launched by Microsoft
  • July 4th, 2004: Greece win the 2004 UEFA European Championship.
  • July 4th, 2014: Rolf Harris is sentenced to five years and nine months in prison.
  • July 4th, 2014: Irish politics: Labour leader Eamon Gilmore resigns from office.
  • July 4th, 1990: Die Hard 2 (1990) is released.
  • July 4th, 1993: The song "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is released by Deep Blue Something.
  • July 4th, 1999: David Beckham and Victoria Adams (Posh Spice) are married.
  • July 4th, 2001: Scary Movie 2 (2001) is released in cinemas.
  • July 4th, 2009: NFL player Steve McNair is shot dead by his mistress.
  • July 4th, 2015: The start of Tour de France 2015.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 4th, 2003.

  • 6,179 days have passed since this date.
  • 533,865,600 seconds have passed since the July 4th, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 622,843,200 times.
  • Since July 4th, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 275,474,649,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 88,977,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 45,912,442 steps. That's about 20,406 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,406,387 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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