The 4th of October, 2003, fell on a Saturday. Day 277 of 2003. Decade: 2000s.
16 years, 3 months and 23 days have passed since the 4th of October, 2003.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 4th of October, 2003:
Twenty-one Israelis are killed when a suicide bomber attacks the "Maxim" restaurant in Haifa, Israel.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of October, 2003:
United States: Baby Boy - Beyonce
United Kingdom: Where Is The Love - Black Eyed Peas
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "School of Rock" 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 4th of October, 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.
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.
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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of October:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
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.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
The Simpsons Hit & Run - Animated car game that was based on The Simpsons.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of October, 2003.
5,959 days have passed since this date.
514,861,200 seconds have passed since the 4th of October, 2003.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 600,671,400 times.
Since the 4th of October, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 265,668,379,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 85,810,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 44,278,063 steps. That's about 19,679 miles!
Since this date, 6,178,334 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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