Wednesday July 02, 2003

US date format: 7/2/2003, UK date format: 2/7/2003

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see zodiac on July 2, 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 Olivia Kay and Storm Reid. In that special week of July people in US were listening to This Is The Night by Clay Aiken. In UK Bring Me To Life by Evanescence was in the top 5 hits. Razor Eaters, directed by Shannon Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while White Death by Clive Cussler with Paul Kemprecos was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Deal or No Deal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlestar Galactica (2003) or Bomberman Land 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2003, at July 02 across the years or at July 2003 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 02, 2003?


Holidays

  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.

Events

  • Silvio Berlusconi, Prime Minister of Italy, insults German MP Martin Schulz by calling him a ''kapo'' during a session of the European Parliament.
  • SARS is declared to be contained by WHO.
  • A double suicide bombing at a Moscow rock concert kills the attackers and 15 other people.
  • The European Parliament approves two laws that regulate the selling of genetically modified food in the EU territory, requiring labelling of all GM products (products with more than 0.9% genetically modified parts) and allowing member states to separate GM food and non-GM food and crops.
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Memories of Murder

Memories of Murder

Directed by: Joon-ho Bong

Starring: Kang-ho Song, Sang-kyung Kim, Roe-ha Kim, Jae-ho Song

Dogville

Dogville

Directed by: Lars von Trier

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall, Harriet Andersson

Country: United States of America

Mystic River

Mystic River

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Emmy Rossum

Country: United States of America

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States of America

The Return

The Return

Directed by: Andrey Zvyagintsev

Starring: Vladimir Garin, Ivan Dobronravov, Konstantin Lavronenko, Nataliya Vdovina

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 02, 2003?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - So Gone
  2. - Magic Stick
  3. - Crazy In Love
  4. - Rock Wit U (Awww Baby)
  5. - 21 Questions

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Mariposa Traicionera
  2. - Tal Vez
  3. - Tu Amor O Tu Desprecio
  4. - Fotografia
  5. - Si Te Dijeron

TV Series

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

Saaya

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Monster House

Monster House

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Alienated

Alienated

Directed by: Brian Ackley

Deal or No Deal

Deal or No Deal

Boarding House: North Shore

Boarding House: North Shore

Starring: Holly Beck

Country: United States of America

How old am I?

If July 2nd, 2003 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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White Death by Clive Cussler with Paul Kemprecos

White Death

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A New York Times Bestselling Author Hailed as a hero for the new millennium, Kurt Austin is the leader of NUMA's special assignments team -- and the threat before him now

Reefer Madness by Eric Schlosser

Reefer Madness

By:

America’s black market is much larger than we realize, and it affects us all deeply, whether or not we smoke pot, rent a risqué video, or pay our kids’ nannies in

The Teammates by David Halberstam

The Teammates

By:

More than 6 years after his death David Halberstam remains one of this country's most respected journalists and revered authorities on American life and history in the years since WWII.

An Unfinished Life by Robert Dallek

An Unfinished Life

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The #1 bestseller that forever changed how we thought about JFK, published with a new epilogue in time for the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination.When

The King of Torts by John Grisham

The King of Torts

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The office of the public defender is not known as a training ground for bright young litigators. Clay Carter has been there too long and, like most of his colleagues, dreams of a better job in a real firm.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Big Biz Tycoon 2

Big Biz Tycoon 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Activision Value

After...

After...

Platform: Windows 98, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Blu-ray, DVD

Genre: Visual novel, Eroge

Publisher: Ciel (PC) Pionesoft (DC, PS2)

Battlestar Galactica (2003)

Battlestar Galactica (2003)

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Sci-Fi

Publisher: Universal Interactive

Emergency Fire Response

Emergency Fire Response

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive

Bomberman Land 2

Bomberman Land 2

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $36.03
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $19.03
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.50
  • General Electric GE: opens at $28.82
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $83.95

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 118.02 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.3369 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3449 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 136.25 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6933 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 02, 2003?

On July 02, 2003 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is July 02, 2003?

On July 02, 2003 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 02, 2003?

On July 02, 2003 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 02, 2003?

On July 02, 2003 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 02, 2003?

On July 02, 2003 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 02, 2003?

On July 02, 2003 several famous people were born including, Olivia Kay, Storm Reid.

What was the number one song in July 02, 2003?

The number one song in the week of July 02, 2003 was This Is The Night by Clay Aiken in US and Bring Me To Life by Evanescence in UK.

What were the top hits on July 02, 2003?

The top hits on July 02, 2003 were This Is The Night by Clay Aiken, Flying Without Wings by Ruben Studdard, Crazy In Love by Beyonce in US and Bring Me To Life by Evanescence, Ignition Remix by R Kelly, I Know What You Want by Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey featuring The Flipmode Squad in UK.


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