December 21st, 2003

December 21st, 2003, fell on a Sunday. It was day 355 of 2003. The decade was the 2000s.

17 years, 0 months and 26 days have passed since December 21st, 2003.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 21st, 2003:

  • United States: Hey Ya - Outkast
  • United Kingdom: Changes - Kelly & Ozzy Osbourne

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Something's Gotta Give" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is December 21st, 2003 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Christmas Day of 2003 is fast approaching and the excitement is building. Department stores are thronged with Christmas shoppers. In America, the song Hey Ya by Outkast is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Changes by Kelly & Ozzy Osbourne is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Something's Gotta Give 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. Internet users are using MSN Messenger to chat with each other online. People are watching popular TV shows such as "7th Heaven", "Will & Grace", "The Shield" and "Arrested Development".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic", "The Simpsons Hit & Run", "True Crime: Streets of LA" and "Manhunt". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Friends", "SpongeBob SquarePants", "My Wife and Kids" and "My Life as a Teenage Robot". Popular toys include the likes of "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 December 21st, 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 NedvÄ›d, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Michael Jackson arrest

    Pop legend Michael Jackson is arrested by California police. He is charged with "lewd or lascivious acts" with a child younger than 14.

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

    "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" was being played in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $1.1 billion dollars.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 17 years, 0 months and 26 days have passed since December 21st, 2003.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 2003.
  • Leap Year: 2003 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 21st, 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 1071964800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 21st, 2003:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 21st, 2003, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Sagittarius 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: December 21st, 2003 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

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

  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
  • Arrested Development - American sitcom starring Michael Cera.
  • One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • 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.
  • 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.

2003 - Kid's TV

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

  • One Tree Hill
  • 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
  • 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

Video Games

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

  • Manhunt - Controversial stealth-based survival horror game.
  • Need for Speed: Underground - Car racing game.
  • True Crime: Streets of LA - Open world adventure game that was released on the PlayStation 2.
  • Call of Duty - FPS game that was set in World War 2.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of December:


Weather

Weather information for December 21st, 2003:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.8 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 30.9 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.28 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on December 21st, 2003?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 21st, 2003?

  • Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 21st, 2003 was probably conceived around the 13th of March, 2003. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 21st, 2003 is the 29th of September, 2004. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from December 21st, 2003.

  • Southampton defeat Portsmouth 3-0.
  • Tottenham lose 2-1 at home to Man United.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 21st, 2003.

  • 6,236 days have passed since this date.
  • 538,790,400 seconds have passed since the December 21st, 2003.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 628,588,800 times.
  • Since December 21st, 2003, earth has travelled approximately 278,015,846,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 89,798,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 46,335,974 steps. That's about 20,594 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,465,485 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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