Thursday 2 January 2003
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include AstroDatabank News .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem.
In UK Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) by Cheeky Girls was in the top 5 hits.
Irreversible, directed by Gaspar No, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003
while Prey by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Towards the Republic.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bionicle: The Game or DreamMix TV World Fighters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 January 2003 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- AstroDatabank News: Astrodatabank Updates column on the website.
- Eric Jupp: British-born Australian composer, arranger, conductor (d. 2003).
- The first 49 of a promised 1,264 West African peacekeepers arrive at Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, to help supervise the cease-fire between the government of President Laurent Gbagbo and the main rebel group, the Patriotic Movement of the Ivory Coast. Rebellion against the Gbagbo government began September 19, 2002. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) agreed to send peacekeepers on September 29. The EECOWAS peacekeepers will join 2,500 French forces. Rebel groups occupy the
- The People's Republic of China Foreign Ministry reacted to a report in the Israeli newspaper ''Ha'aretz'' which stated that Israel had complied with a U.S. request to suspend all contracts on the exports of arms and security equipment from the PRC to Israel. Israeli Defence Ministry Director-General Amos Yaron stated that Israel intends to ampquottrack downampquot all security ties with the PRC. An unnamed senior Israeli official stated that the Americans were using the pretext of protecting
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2003 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eminem - Lose Yourself
- Missy Misdemeanor Elliott - Work It
- Nelly - Air Force Ones
- Jay-Z - '03 Bonnie & Clyde
- Jennifer Lopez - Jenny From The Block
- Christina Aguilera - Beautiful
- B2K - Bump, Bump, Bump
- Nivea - Don't Mess With My Man
- Erykah Badu - Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop)
- No Doubt - Underneath It All
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