Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tuesday 5 August 2003

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Crazy In Love by Beyonce. In UK Crazy In Love by Beyonce was in the top 5 hits. S.W.A.T., directed by Clark Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tinseltown TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black & Bruised or Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 2003 or at August 05 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 5 August 2003 and get them!


Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Clark Johnson

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez

Country: United States

More info

American Wedding

Directed by: Jesse Dylan

Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott

Country: United States

More info

Johnny English

Directed by: Peter Howitt

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia

Country: United States

More info

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Directed by: Stephen Norrington

Starring: Sean Connery, Stuart Townsend, Peta Wilson

Country: United States

More info

Bad Boys II

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Gabrielle Union

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 5 August 2003!


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Tinseltown TV

Starring: Matt Damon, Clint Eastwood, Eddie Griffin, Jennifer Love Hewitt


Starring: Barry Jones, Stuart MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Monkey Dust

Starring: Morwenna Banks, Frances Barber, Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Satomi Kobayashi

Country: Japan

Junkin' with Val and Dave

Directed by: Rod Howell

Starring: David Bird, Val Myers

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 2003 ?

  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 05 August
  • A car bomb explodes in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta outside the Marriott Hotel killing 12 and injuring 150.
  • A powerful car bomb explodes outside the Marriott Hotel
  • A planned meeting between Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian prime minister Mahmoud Abbas is cancelled by Abbas. He accuses Israel of not doing enough in a US-backed road map for peace. Israel had said that 540 Palestinian prisoners would be freed but only released 342 names in a prisoner list. Israel accuses the Palestinians of not curbing terrorist attacks on Israel.
  • A further twist to the British David Kelly scandal occurs, as Tony Blair's official spokesman, Tom Kelly, apologizes to David Kelly's family for having compared the late and still un-buried Dr. Kelly to a ampquotWalter Mittyampquot character in a ampquotprivateampquot conversation with a journalist.
  • The father of two teenage French tennis players is arrested in France and accused of drugging their opponents to ensure his children win their games. The issue arose when a tennis player, having played against one of the man's daughters, was killed in a car crash having fallen asleep while driving. Tests showed he had been drugged some hours earlier. May 1060064185046.html

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 5 August 2003 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Actress Heather Graham practicing trancendental meditation
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9948
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.721


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

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.

More info

White Death

By: Clive Cussler with Paul Kemprecos

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

More info

The Lake House

By: James Patterson

The six children have escaped horrifying government experiments, a childhood in captivity, and a frightening brush with death. Living out in the world for the first time, they yearn to be reunited with Kit and Frannie, the couple who saved ...

More info

The Devil Wears Prada

By: Lauren Weisberger

A delightfully dishy novel about the all-time most impossible boss in the history of impossible bosses and the basis for the major motion picture starring Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books


What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Black & Bruised

Platform: GameCube PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting game, Sports game

Publisher: Majesco (US) VU Games (EU)

More info

Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Enix

More info

Barbie Horse Adventures: Blue Ribbon Race

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action game, adventure game, children's game, racing game, roleplaying game

Publisher: VU Games

More info

Bomberman Land 2

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft

More info


Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure, Interactive movie

Publisher: NA Got Game Entertainment; EU GMX Media

More info

Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 5 August 2003 is such a special date for you!