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September 12th, 2003.

September 12th, 2003, was a Friday. It was day 255 of 2003. The decade was the 2000s.

17 years, 9 months and 0 days have passed since September 12th, 2003.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On this day.

What happened on September 12th, 2003?

  • Singer Johnny Cash passes away at the age of 71.

Music charts.

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

  • United States: Shake Ya Tailfeather - Nelly & P. Diddy
  • United Kingdom: Where Is The Love - Black Eyed Peas
Play the top hits from 2003.
A Spotify playlist of songs from 2003. Take a trip back to the peak days of 50 Cent, Beyoncé, Sean Paul and the Black Eyed Peas.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Once Upon a Time in Mexico" was at the top of the box office on September 12th, 2003.

Take me back to September 12th, 2003!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is September 12th, 2003 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves. In America, the song Shake Ya Tailfeather by Nelly & P. Diddy is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Where Is The Love by Black Eyed Peas is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Once Upon a Time in Mexico is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. In technology news, more and more people are beginning to gain access to the Internet. Internet speeds are increasing and MP3 sharing is beginning to threaten the existence of music stores.

A popular software program called LimeWire is currently being used by many people to share music, software and videos. It is also a haven for computer viruses. Cameras on phones are beginning to become more and more popular. Although the photographs that they take are still lacking in quality. It's 2003, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of 50 Cent, R. Kelly, Sean Paul, 3 Doors Down, Nelly, Evanescence, Chingy and Beyonce.

Internet users are using MSN Messenger to chat with each other online. A flash animation of badgers singing "badger, badger, badger" has become extremely popular on the Internet. The animation, which loops indefinitely, was published by British animator Jonti Picking in September, 2003. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Frasier", "Futurama", "The West Wing" and "Punk'd".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Animal Crossing", "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 "CatDog", "The Wild Thornberrys", "The Powerpuff Girls" and "SpongeBob SquarePants". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the PlayStation 2, Bratz (dolls), Nintendo GameCube and Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on September 12th, 2003.

  • John Ritter dies.

    John Ritter dies.

    On September 11th, 2003, actor John Ritter suddenly died from an aortic dissection at the age of 54. At the time of his death, Ritter was playing the role of Paul Hennessy in the sitcom "8 Simple Rules".

  • "Alright alright alright alright..."

    "Alright alright alright alright..."

    In September of 2003, hip hop duo Outkast released their hit single "Hey Ya!"

  • David Blaine is living in a glass box above River Thames.

    David Blaine is living in a glass box above River Thames.

    During this time, American illusionist David Blaine was performing an endurance stunt in London. From September 5th to October 19th, Blaine lived in a transparent Plexiglas case that was suspended above the River Thames in London.

  • Flash Mob.

    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.

  • The Da Vinci Code.

    The Da Vinci Code.

    Dan Brown's thriller novel "The Da Vinci Code" was a huge commercial success during this period. The book, which was released in March of 2003, sold around 80 million copies.

  • Coldplay - "Clocks"

    Coldplay - "Clocks"

    "Clocks" by Coldplay would go on to win a Grammy for 2003's Record of the Year.

  • 2003 in music.

    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.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2003.

    The highest paid celebrities in 2003.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2003 were Jennifer Aniston, Eminem, Dr. Dre, Tiger Woods, Steven Spielberg, Jennifer Lopez, Paul McCartney, Ben Affleck, Oprah Winfrey, Tom Hanks and The Rolling Stones.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2003?

    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.

  • Time Person of the Year 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.

  • Halle Berry.

    Halle Berry.

    American actress Halle Berry was listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2003.

  • 2003 in movies.

    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.

  • Who were the best football players in 2003?

    Who were the best football players in 2003?

    In 2003, the best soccer players were Pavel NedvÄ›d, Thierry Henry, Paolo Maldini, Andriy Shevchenko, Zinedine Zidane, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Raúl, Roberto Carlos, Gianluigi Buffon and David Beckham.

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.

    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.

  • The rise of camera phones.

    The rise of camera phones.

    In 2003 and 2004, camera phones started to become more and more popular around the world.

  • Landline phones begin to die out.

    Landline phones begin to die out.

    During this period, landline phones started to decline. This was due to the rise of personal cell phones.

  • Internet usage increases dramatically.

    Internet usage increases dramatically.

    From about 2002 onward, Internet usage increased dramatically across the entire world. Faster broadband networks were being rolled out, allowing users to download and stream their favorite music and videos. Social networks also started to blow up in popularity.

  • The Internet begins to hurt music stores.

    The Internet begins to hurt music stores.

    In the early-to-mid "naughties", MP3 sharing on the Internet became more and more popular. MP3 players were taking over and portable CD players such as the "Discman" were declining in popularity. During this period, it became increasingly obvious that most music stores would not survive the onslaught of the digital age.

  • The PlayStation 2 & the Xbox.

    The PlayStation 2 & the Xbox.

    The PlayStation 2 and the original Xbox were competing with one another during this time.

  • Nokia games such as Bounce.

    Nokia games such as Bounce.

    During this period, you might have been playing simple mobile games such as Nokia's "Bounce", which was first released in July of 2001.

  • MSN Messenger.

    MSN Messenger.

    During this period of time, a lot of people were using MSN Messenger to chat with their friends online.

  • DVDs begin to replace VCR tapes.

    DVDs begin to replace VCR tapes.

    In the first half of the naughties, DVDs started to replace the older VCR tapes. This meant that you no longer had to rewind your tapes before bringing them back to the rental store!

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 17 years, 9 months and 0 days have passed since September 12th, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 37 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 12th, 2003, will be 17 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2003 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1063321200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around September 12th, 2003.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 12th, 2003, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2003 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 12th, 2003 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

Photographs of early 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica - Reality series about the marriage of Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson.
  • The O.C. - Teen drama sitcom.
  • Teen Titans - Cartoon series.
  • Punk'd - Hidden camera / prank TV show created by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg.
  • 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 of the popular CSI franchise, starring Lieutenant Horatio Caine.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on September 12th, 2003.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2003.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2003.

  • Beyblades (spinning top toys)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
  • Nintendo GameCube
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • The PlayStation 2

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • Animal Crossing - Life simulation game that was released on the Nintendo Gamecube.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2003.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out September 12th, 2009 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 12th of September.

Weather on September 12th, 2003.

Historical weather information for September 12th, 2003.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.9 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 68.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.28 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.78 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on September 12th, 2003.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 12th, 2003.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 12th, 2003 was most likely conceived around the 3rd of December, 2002.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 12th, 2003 is close to the 21st of June, 2004.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about September 12th, 2003.

  • A total of 6,483 days have passed since this date.
  • 926 weeks have passed.
  • 560,131,200 seconds have passed since the September 12th, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 653,486,400 times.
  • Since September 12th, 2003, the earth has travelled approximately 289,027,699,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 93,355,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 48,171,283 steps. That's about 21,409 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,721,574 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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