Friday August 01, 2003

US date format: 8/1/2003, UK date format: 1/8/2003

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 1, 2003). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Raina Harten . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Crazy In Love by Beyonce. In UK Crazy In Love by Beyonce was in the top 5 hits. Open Range, directed by Kevin Costner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild Card. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amped 2 or Dokapon DX.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 01, 2003?


Holidays

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
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Events

  • North Korea agrees to multilateral talks in its nuclear standoff with Japan, South Korea, Russia, The United States, and the People's Republic of China.
  • The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health plans to propose an amendment to Finnish tobacco legislation which would make retail sales of tobacco products subject to a license.
  • A truck bomb destroys a military hospital in Mozdok in Southern Russia, near Chechnya, killing 41 and wounding at least 76. The Russian government blames the attack on Chechen separatists. A media spokesman for rebel political leader, Aslan Maskhadov, denied any connection with the incident.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

  • : Belgian football coach (Born 1922).

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Open Range

Open Range

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Diego Luna, Abraham Benrubi

Shattered Glass

Shattered Glass

Directed by: Billy Ray

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Zahn, Peter Sarsgaard

Uptown Girls

Uptown Girls

Directed by: Boaz Yakin

Starring: Brittany Murphy, Dakota Fanning, Heather Locklear, Jesse Spencer

Grind

Grind

Directed by: Casey La Scala

Starring: Adam Brody, Joey Kern, Mike Vogel, Vince Vieluf

Freddy vs. Jason

Freddy vs. Jason

Directed by: Ronny Yu

Starring: Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 01, 2003?
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Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. - Crazy In Love
  2. - Rock Wit U (Awww Baby)
  3. - Right Thurr
  4. - Magic Stick
  5. - Never Leave You - Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh!
  6. - Unwell
  7. - P.I.M.P.
  8. - In Those Jeans
  9. - Drift Away
  10. - Miss Independent

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Crazy In Love
  2. - So Gone
  3. - In Those Jeans
  4. - Right Thurr
  5. - P.I.M.P.
  6. - Get Low
  7. - Frontin'
  8. - Rock Wit U (Awww Baby)
  9. - Magic Stick
  10. - Never Leave You - Uh Ooh, Uh Oooh!
Sport Games on August 01, 2003

Sport Games on August 01, 2003


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Ein Frankfurt : 3 - 1
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Division 2

Football (France)
  • Le Havre - Nancy : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of August 01, 2003

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Lille - Lyon : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of August 01, 2003

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Wild Card

Wild Card

Directed by: Simon West

Deal or No Deal

Deal or No Deal

Alienated

Alienated

Directed by: Brian Ackley

Saaya

Saaya

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Monster House

Monster House

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2003?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins

Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution

By:

The #1 New York Times bestseller featuring the Atkins Nutritional Approach™— a celebrity-favorite diet perfect for losing weight before your wedding or to bounce back into shape post-baby, or if you just want to look and feel your best—includes delicious …

A Man To Call My Own by Johanna Lindsey

A Man To Call My Own

By:

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Johanna Lindsey comes a love story as passionate and tumultuous as the old American West, about an heiress who discovers passion in the arms

The Kennedy Curse by Edward Klein

The Kennedy Curse

By:

Death was merciful to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, for it spared her a parent's worst nightmare: the loss of a child. But if Jackie had lived to see her son, JFK Jr.,

Treason by Ann Coulter

Treason

By:

“Liberals’ loyalty to the United States is off-limits as a subject of political debate. Why is the relative patriotism of the two parties the only issue that is out of bounds

Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Living History

By:

Author of the Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller What Happened The Phenomenal #1 Worldwide Bestseller—With a New Afterword Hillary Rodham Clinton is known to hundreds of millions of people around the world.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Amped 2

Amped 2

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Extreme sports

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Batman: Dark Tomorrow

Batman: Dark Tomorrow

Platform: Xbox, GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Kemco Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment DC Comics

Atari - 80 Classic Games in One!

Atari - 80 Classic Games in One!

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Atari, Inc. (CD-ROM) Atari, SA/Atari Interactive, Inc. (download version)

Black Stone: Magic & Steel

Black Stone: Magic & Steel

Platform: Xbox

Publisher: NA Xicat Interactive; EU THQ; JP Idea Factory

Dokapon DX

Dokapon DX

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Asmik Ace Entertainment

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $35.57
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $21.00
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.33
  • General Electric GE: opens at $28.20
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $81.15

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 120.0 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.3983 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3653 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 135.27 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.7002 GBP

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