Monday May 05, 2003: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 5/5/2003, UK date format: 5/5/2003

May 5th, 2003 was the 125th day of the year 2003 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Monday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Marielle Caldwell .

The number one song in US was Get Busy by Sean Paul. Ignition Remix by R Kelly was #1 song in the UK.

Dogville, directed by Lars von Trier, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2003 while The Second Time Around by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching New Scandinavian Cooking. If you liked videogames you were probably playing X2: Wolverine's Revenge or The Battle for Wesnoth.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

You can also have a look at May 05 across the years or at May 2003 calendar.

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May 05, 2003 Events

What happened on May 05, 2003?

Historical Events

  • Boeing releases a drawing of its ''airplanes of the future'', and invites the public to participate in a contest to name it.
  • LinkedIn, a professional social networking site, launches

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What happened on May 05 in history? Find out the list of May 5th major events

What was 2003 famous for? Discover everything about 2003


May 05, 2003 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on May 05, 2003?

Other May 5th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If May 05, 2003 is your birthday you are 20 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on May 05.

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May 05, 2003 Famous Deaths

Who died on May 05, 2003?

Other May 5th famous deaths

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May 05, 2003 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Taurus personality

Who should a Taurus marry?

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini

Personality of May born

Chinese Zodiac

Goat chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Goat

Element: Water

Goat personality

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May 05, 2003 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was May 05, 2003?

The day of the week was Monday.

May 5th marks the 124th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2003.

There are 240 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


May 05, 2003 Holidays and Observances

What is special on May 05, 2003?


  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
  • New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
  • Albania: Martyrs' Day.
  • Great Martyr Irene
  • Roly Poly of Georgia.
  • Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).


  • Vesak, the Day of the Full Moon
  • World Portuguese Language Day [UNESCO]


  • Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
  • Saint Angelus of Jerusalem (d. 1222)
  • Saint Britto
  • Saint Gerontius (d. 472)
  • Saint Godehart (d. 1038)
  • Saint Nicetius
  • Saint Hilary of Arles (d. 449)
  • Saint Pius V (1505-1572)
  • Saint Jutta of Kulmsee, aka Saint Jutta of Sangerhausen or Saint Judith of Prussia (d. 1260)
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Music charts

What was the number one song on May 05, 2003? Which were the top hits on May 05, 2003?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Get Busyyoutube
  2. - In Da Club
  3. - Ignition
  4. - 21 Questions
  5. - Rock Your Body

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Ignition Remix
  2. - Loneliness
  3. - You Said No
  4. - Favourite Things
  5. - Rise And Fall

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - 21 Questions
  2. - Get Busyyoutube
  3. - I Know What You Want
  4. - Beautiful
  5. - Can't Let You Go

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Tal Vez
  2. - Amame
  3. - Una Vez Mas
  4. - Alucinado
  5. - Clavame Tu Amor

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 2003

Directed by: Lars von Trier

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

Country: United States of America

Mystic River

Mystic River

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

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

Country: United States of America

The Bourne Identity

The Bourne Identity

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Franka Potente, Matt Damon, Chris Cooper, Clive Owen

Country: United States of America

About Schmidt

About Schmidt

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Alexander Payne

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Kathy Bates

Country: United States of America

Phone Booth

Phone Booth

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Radha Mitchell

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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New Scandinavian Cooking

New Scandinavian Cooking

Release year: 2003

Starring: Andreas Viestad, Tina Nordström, Claus Meyer Nielsen

Country: Norway

Astro Boy

Astro Boy

Release year: 2003

Directed by: David Bowers

My Dad's the Prime Minister

My Dad's the Prime Minister

Release year: 2003

Family Business

Family Business

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Magazine Covers

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


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Second Time Around by Mary Higgins Clark

The Second Time Around


Mary Higgins Clark is the "Queen of Suspense" and tells a compelling tale of deceit and intriguing twists.

Leap Of Faith by Queen Noor

Leap Of Faith


Lisa Najeeb Halaby was born in 1951 to a prominent Arab-American family. She became King Hussein's fourth wife at the age of 27. Lisa was uncertain about her role as her husband is Jordan's spiritual leader and monarch.

Birthright by Nora Roberts



From beloved author Nora Roberts comes the #1 New York Times bestseller about shattering loss and shocking discovery--set in a small town nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains...When five-thousand-year-old human bones are found at a construction site in the small …

The Savage Nation by Michael Savage

The Savage Nation


Michael Savage criticizes big government and bias in liberal media. Savage, a son of immigrants, shows how American traditional freedoms are being destroyed and subverted from the inside.

Krakatoa by Simon Winchester



Simon Winchester is the New York Times bestseller author of The Professor and the Madman. He examines the legend of the 1883 annihilation of Krakatoa's volcano-island. This was followed by an enormous tsunami

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

X2: Wolverine's Revenge

X2: Wolverine's Revenge

Platform: GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Xbox, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision Aspyr (Mac version)

The Battle for Wesnoth

The Battle for Wesnoth

Platform: Cross-platform

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Dog's Life(:

Dog's Life(:

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: PAL SCE; NA Hip Games; JP Success

All-Star Racing 2

All-Star Racing 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes

Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Hack and slash

Publisher: Atari


May 05, 2003 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for May 05, 2003 is First Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on May 05, 2003

Sport Games on May 05, 2003

Sport Games on May 05, 2003

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Mainz - Ein Frankfurt : 3 - 2
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Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Siena - Livorno : 2 - 0
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Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Guimaraes - Gil Vicente : 1 - 1
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $36.15
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $14.77
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.25
  • General Electric GE: opens at $29.04
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $87.20

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 118.63 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.4111 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3428 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 133.87 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.7025 GBP

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