Wednesday 5 March 2003
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to In Da Club by 50 Cent.
In UK All The Things She Said by Tatu was in the top 5 hits.
Phone Booth, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003
while The King of Torts by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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- St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
- Saint Theophile (d. 195)
- Saint Olivia (d. 308)
- Saint Gerarda
- Learn from Lei Feng Day in China.
- Feast of St. Kieran, patron of the Diocese of Ossory, in Irish calendar.
- Approximate beginning of month of j?ngzhT in Chinese calendar.
- Saint Adrian (died 308)
- MacKenzie Corrigan: American infanticide; the baby died in day care on June 5, 2003.
- The Supreme Court of the United States, by a 5-4 margin, upholds California's "three strikes and you're out" law.
- In Haifa, 17 Israeli civilians are killed by a Hamas suicide bomb in the Haifa bus 37 massacre.
- An appeals court in Norway ruled that Jon Johansen, the teenager who developed the DeCSS software that allows DVDs to be copied, will have to be retried on charges that he violated copyright and anti-hacking laws.
- A bomb explosion at an airport in Davao City, Philippines, killed at least 19 people.
- Meeting of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference in Qatar fails to produce a statement opposing war in Iraq.
- Saudi Arabia deploys 3,300 troops to Kuwait in preparation for a potential Iraq conflict.
- A man exploded a bomb in a bus in Haifa, Israel, killing at least ten people.
- A car bomb exploded in Cúcuta, Colombia killing at least seven people.
- The chairman of the United States Senate subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific affairs said United Nation Security Council should debate the issue about abduction of Japanese citizens by North Korea as a question of human rights.
- Protests against the 2003 Iraq war: Students protest and go on strike in a number of countries around the world.
- Crossgates Mall in Guilderland, New York, dropped charges of trespassing against a man who had been arrested for refusing to remove his ampquotGive Peace a Chanceampquot t-shirt. The change of heart occurred after over 100 anti-war demonstraters marched through the mall and threatened to stay until the mall backed down.
- Belize's People's United Party returned to office, 22–7, in 2003 legislative elections.
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