Thursday 1 May 2003
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lizzy Greene .
In that special week of May people in US were listening to In Da Club by 50 Cent.
In UK Make Luv by Room 5 featuring Oliver Cheatham was in the top 5 hits.
The Matrix Reloaded, directed by The Wachowski Brothers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003
while Krakatoa by Simon Winchester was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Most Extreme Elimination Challenge.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Casino, Inc. or The Adventures of Fatman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 May 2003 ?
- Saint James the Less.
- Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
- Saint Florine
- Saint Augustin Schoeffer
- Saint Theodulf.
- Saint Andeol.
- Czech Republic - "National Love Day" ? couples tend to flock to the memorial of the poet Karel Hynek M�cha in Prague and kiss.
- Festival of Matsu in Taiwan and various locales along the southern coast of China (2005).
- Malta - L-Ewwel ta Mejju, Malta, Jum il-haddiem (Worker's Day).
- United States - Law Day, U.S.A., Loyalty Day.
- Roman Empire - fourth and last day of the Floralia in honour of Flora.
- Roman Empire - all-female festival in honour of Bona Dea.
- Saint Joseph the Worker (also known as Saint Joseph's Day).
- Maharashtra Divas (Maharashtra Day) in the state of Maharastra, India. On May 1, 1960, Maharashtra came into existence when Bombay State was split into the new linguistic states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
- Beltane, L� Bealtaine, the first day of Summer in modern Ireland was celebrated by the Celts, and is now also celebrated by Neopagans and Wiccans.
- May crowning - Unofficial ritual ceremony usually happening in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Lei Day - Hawaiian holiday for the Lei.
- Saint Jeremiah.
- May Day, Labour Day, Workers' Day, Day of the International Solidarity of Workers.
- Italy - national holiday (Giorno dei Lavoratori).
- Miss Elizabeth: American wrestler (Born 1960).
- 2003 invasion of Iraq: In what becomes known as the ''Mission Accomplished'' speech, on board the USS Abraham Lincoln (off the coast of California), U.S. President George W. Bush declares that ''major combat operations in Iraq have ended''.
- The Labour Party under the leadership of Rhodri Morgan win a landslide victory in the Welsh Assembly elections.
- A magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits Bingöl, Turkey, killing at least 177 people and injuring 520.
- United States Navy forces start moving out of Vieques. A big celebration erupts on Vieques' streets at EST, to celebrate the military's move out of the island.
- The British Columbia Supreme Court becomes the third provincial supreme court to rule that the Canadian government must legally recognize same-sex marriage.
- The Canadian dollar exceeds 70 cents US for the first time in five years, reaching $0.7044 US.
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