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..
Which were the important events of August 01, 2003?
- Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
- Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
- St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
- Angola - Armed Forces Day
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- 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.
- Raina Harten: Pop Singer.
- Guy Thys: Belgian football coach (Born 1922).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 01, 2003?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Beyonce Featuring Jay Z - Crazy In Love
- Monica - So Gone
- Ginuwine - In Those Jeans
- Chingy - Right Thurr
- 50 Cent - P.I.M.P.
- Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ying Yang Twins - Get Low
- Pharrell Featuring Jay-Z - Frontin'
- Ashanti - Rock Wit U (Awww Baby)
- Lil' Kim Featuring 50 Cent - Magic Stick
- Lumidee - Never Leave You - Uh Ooh, Uh Oooh!
Sport Games on August 01, 2003
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bayern Munich - Ein Frankfurt : 3 - 1
Division 2Football (France)
- Le Havre - Nancy : 0 - 0
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Lille - Lyon : 1 - 0
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