Thursday October 02, 2003

US date format: 10/2/2003, UK date format: 2/10/2003

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 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. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Baby Boy by Beyonce. In UK Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas was in the top 5 hits. Sylvia, directed by Christine Jeffs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Fatal Tide by Iris Johansen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Peep Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clover Heart's or AMF Bowling 2004.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 02, 2003?


Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • North Korea claims to ampquothave already processedampquot 8,000 fuel rods from its Yongbyon nuclear reactor north of Pyongyang and is using the plutonium extracted during the process to make atomic bombs to boost its nuclear capabilities for nuclear deterrent force. Citing a ampquothostile policyampquot by the United States, Vice Foreign Minister Choe Su Hon states this is a means to safeguard the country's territory.
  • Occupation of Iraq: The United Nations Security Council discusses a new United States draft resolution on Iraq, which would enhance the United Nations' role in Iraq. Secretary General Kofi Annan states draft did not go in the direction he recommended. A quicker transfer of sovereignty ampquot''may change the dynamics on the ground, in terms of the security situation, and send a message''ampquot.
  • Technology – Genome: The genome chip arrived with several companies rushing to sell the known human genes. The products will allow scientists to scan all genes in a human tissue sample at once to determine which are active, with lower cost and increased speed.
  • Sino-American relations: The United States Navy blames China for the 2001 Hainan Island incident. A report released to ''Jane's Defense Weekly'' under the Freedom of Information Act said that the pilot of the Chinese jet fighter made three passes at the U.S. propeller-driven reconnaissance plane over international waters. On the third pass, the Chinese fighter hit a propeller on the American plane.
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Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation

Directed by: Sofia Coppola

Starring: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris

Country: United States of America

Love Me If You Dare

Love Me If You Dare

Directed by: Yann Samuell

Starring: Guillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard, Thibault Verhaeghe, Joséphine Lebas-Joly

Country: United States of America

21 Grams

21 Grams

Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Starring: Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, Naomi Watts, Danny Huston

Country: United States of America

Love Actually

Love Actually

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Starring: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

Country: United States of America

Jacob's Ladder

Jacob's Ladder

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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

  1. - Baby Boy
  2. - Damn!
  3. - Get Low
  4. - Frontin'
  5. - Shake Ya Tailfeather

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Hoy
  2. - Un Siglo Sin Ti
  3. - Antes
  4. - No Es Lo Mismo
  5. - Te Necesito

TV Series

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

Peep Show

Written by:

Starring: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Matt King, Olivia Colman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Wild Card

Wild Card

Directed by: Simon West

Deal or No Deal

Deal or No Deal

K3 - Kripo Hamburg

K3 - Kripo Hamburg

Gharwali Uparwali Aur Sunny

Gharwali Uparwali Aur Sunny

How old am I?

If October 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

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Ultimate Weight Solution by Phillip C. McGraw

The Ultimate Weight Solution

By:

You have a decision to make. Those are the opening words Dr. Phil uses in his new and groundbreaking weight loss book. You know he is talking to you if you are among the millions who have chased one fad …

Diary by Chuck Palahniuk

Diary

By:

Misty Wilmot has had it. Once a promising young artist, she’s now stuck on an island ruined by tourism, drinking too much and working as a waitress in a hotel.

Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder

Mountains Beyond Mountains

By:

This compelling and inspiring book, now in a deluxe paperback edition, shows how one person can work wonders. In Mountains Beyond Mountains, Pulitzer Prize—winning author Tracy Kidder tells the true story

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code

By:

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

Kate Remembered by A. Scott Berg

Kate Remembered

By:

For seven decades Katharine Hepburn played a leading role in the popular culture of the twentieth century - reigning as an admired actress, a beloved movie star, and a treasured icon

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Border Down

Border Down

Platform: Arcade game, Dreamcast

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: G.rev

Clover Heart's

Clover Heart's

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2, FOMA mobile phones, DVD player game

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

Publisher: ALcot (PC) Interchannel (PS2)

Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing

Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: GameMill Publishing

ChoroQ

ChoroQ

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing, Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Takara; NA Atlus; EU Zoo Digital Publishing

AMF Bowling 2004

AMF Bowling 2004

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Bowling

Publisher: Crave Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $37.35
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $20.80
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $28.45
  • General Electric GE: opens at $30.54
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $89.55

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 110.68 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.341 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3183 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 129.52 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.7 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On October 02, 2003 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is October 02, 2003?

On October 02, 2003 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 02, 2003?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 02, 2003?

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

Which famous people died on October 02, 2003?

Famous people died on October 02, 2003 include, John T Dunlop.

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

The number one song in the week of October 02, 2003 was Baby Boy by Beyonce in US and Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas in UK.

What were the top hits on October 02, 2003?

The top hits on October 02, 2003 were Baby Boy by Beyonce, Shake Ya Tailfeather by Nelly, Right Thurr by Chingy in US and Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas, White Flag by Dido, Are You Ready For Love by Elton John in UK.


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