August 12th, 2003

August 12th, 2003, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 224 of 2003. The decade was the 2000s.

16 years, 11 months and 24 days have passed since August 12th, 2003.


On This Date

Events that occurred on August 12th, 2003:

  • Football: Manchester United sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Sporting CP.


Fictional Date

August 12th, 2003 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:

  • Inside Man (2006): A gang takes control of the Manhattan Trust Bank in New York.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 12th, 2003:

  • United States: Crazy In Love - Beyonce
  • United Kingdom: Breathe - Blu Cantrell

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "S.W.A.T." was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is August 12th, 2003 and it's a Tuesday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Crazy In Love by Beyonce is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Breathe by Blu Cantrell is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie S.W.A.T. is at the top of the Box Office. 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. Internet users are using MSN Messenger to chat with each other online. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Angel", "Malcolm in the Middle", "The Office (UK version)." and "That's So Raven".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven", "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City", "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell" and "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "That '70s Show", "The Wild Thornberrys", "Rocket Power" and "Malcolm in the Middle". 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 August 12th, 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, 11 months and 24 days have passed since August 12th, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 12th, 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 1060642800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 12th, 2003:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 12th, 2003, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Leo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 12th, 2003 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The O.C. - Teen drama sitcom.
  • Teen Titans - Cartoon series.
  • 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.

2003 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2003.

"My Life as a Teenage Robot" - "Teen Titans" - "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 12th of August:


Weather

Weather information for August 12th, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 21.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 71.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.78 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 26.16cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 23.89 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 August 12th, 2003.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 12th, 2003 was probably conceived around the 2nd of November, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 12th, 2003 is the 21st of May, 2004. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - RPG game based on the Star Wars movie series.
  • 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?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on August 12th, 2003.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to August 12th, 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 August 12th, 2003.

  • 6,203 days have passed since this date.
  • 535,939,200 seconds have passed since the August 12th, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 625,262,400 times.
  • Since August 12th, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 276,544,627,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 89,323,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 46,090,771 steps. That's about 20,485 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,431,270 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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