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..
Which were the important events of October 02, 2003?
- 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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- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 02, 2003?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
- Beyonce Featuring Sean Paul - Baby Boy
- YoungBloodZ Featuring Lil Jon - Damn!
- Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ying Yang Twins - Get Low
- Pharrell Featuring Jay-Z - Frontin'
- Nelly, P. Diddy & Murphy Lee - Shake Ya Tailfeather
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 2003?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- 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
- 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.