July 4th, 2003, fell on a Friday. It was day 185 of 2003. The decade was the 2000s.
17 years, 6 months and 19 days have passed since July 4th, 2003.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 4th, 2003:
Singer Barry White passes away.
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.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 4th, 2003 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
America is celebrating the 4th of July, which means that fireworks are being set off and families are holding barbeques together. 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 Terminator 3 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 "Everybody Loves Raymond", "CatDog", "Angel" and "Alias".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "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 "7th Heaven", "The Powerpuff Girls", "My Wife and Kids" and "Jimmy Neutron". 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 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.
Who were the best football players in 2003?
In 2003, the best soccer players were Pavel Nedvěd, 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.
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.
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 and information about this date:
17 years, 6 months and 19 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 17 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.
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 4th, 2003?
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 4th, 2003.
6,413 days have passed since this date.
554,086,800 seconds have passed since the July 4th, 2003.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 646,434,600 times.
Since July 4th, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 285,908,788,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 92,347,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 47,651,465 steps. That's about 21,178 miles!
Since this date, 6,649,042 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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