16th of August, 2003

The 16th of August, 2003, fell on a Saturday. Day 228 of 2003. Decade: 2000s.

16 years, 6 months and 9 days have passed since the 16th of August, 2003.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 16th of August, 2003:

  • Former Ugandan dictator Idi Amin dies in exile.
  • Football: Cristiano Ronaldo makes his debut for Manchester United.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of August, 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.

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 the 16th of August, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 16 years, 6 months and 9 days have passed since the 16th of August, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 16th of August, 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 1060988400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 16th of August, 2003:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 16th of August, 2003, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 16th of August, 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:

  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
  • PlayStation 2

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of August:


Weather

Weather information for the 16th of August, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.4 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 76.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 24.56 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.39 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 16th of August, 2003.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of August, 2003 was probably conceived around the 6th of November, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of August, 2003 is the 25th of May, 2004. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from the 16th of August, 2003.

  • Portsmouth defeat Aston Villa 2-1.
  • Man United thrash Bolton 4-0.
  • Leicester and Southampton draw 2-2.
  • Fulham defeat Middlesbrough 3-2.
  • Blackburn thrash Wolves 5-1.
  • Birmingham defeat Tottenham 1-0.
  • Arsenal defeat Everton 2-1.

Computer 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.

16th of August

Events that have occurred on the 16th of August:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of August, 2003.

  • 6,037 days have passed since this date.
  • 521,600,400 seconds have passed since the 16th of August, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 608,533,800 times.
  • Since the 16th of August, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 269,145,806,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 86,933,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 44,857,634 steps. That's about 19,937 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,259,205 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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