Thursday 2 October 2003
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
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.
Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003
while The Fortress Of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shiroi kyotô.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow or Combat Mission: Afrika Korps.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 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)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
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- John T Dunlop: U.
- 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.
- J. M. Coetzee wins Nobel Prize for literature.
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