Friday August 08, 2003

US date format: 8/8/2003, UK date format: 8/8/2003

The day of the week was Friday, under the astrological sign of Leo (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on August 8, 2003).

Famous birthdays on this day include Maximilian Janisch .

The number one song in US was Crazy In Love by Beyonce. Breathe by Blu Cantrell featuring Sean Paul was #1 song in the UK.

The Bourne Identity, directed by Doug Liman, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2003 while Isle Of Palms by Dorothea Benton Frank was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Wild Card. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ant War or C.A.T.: Cyber Attack Team.

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 | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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August 08, 2003 Events

What happened on August 08, 2003?


Historical Events

  • Hezbollah is a militant Lebanese militia backed by Iran and Syria. It fires artillery at Israeli border posts, drawing back fire. This was the first such exchange in eight years. AP Story
  • A 'Ma'ariv poll found that 37% of Sharon's supporters believe Ariel Sharon is corrupt. 52% saved him from having to resign if he behaved improperly. The loan that Cyril Kern, a friend to Ariel Sharon, gave Sharon's son Gilad in January 2002 is the subject of controversy.
  • "Occupation in Iraq": President Bush, at his ranch in Crawford Texas, noted the 100th day since the end of overt military action in Iraq. He said that the United States had made "good progress" in aiding Iraq's democracy, overall security, as well as its economy.
  • US vs. EU on GM foods: The European Union is disapproving of the American, Canadian, and Argentinian attempts to launch a formal challenge to the World Trade Organization's decision to ban genetically modified crops.
  • SCO v. IBM Linux lawsuit. IBM provides more information about their SCO countersuit, and says that they have Novell support. [10]
  • War on Terrorism. According to the most recent analysis of cockpit recordings by United States investigators Ziad Jarrah, the terrorist-pilot on September 11th was given instructions to crash United Airlines Flight 93 into Pennsylvania farmland. This was due to a passenger revolt in the cabin that tried to take control of the plane's controls. [11][12][13][14]
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What happened on August 08 in history? Find out the list of August 8th major events

What was 2003 famous for? Discover everything about 2003

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August 08, 2003 Famous Birthdays


Who was born on August 08, 2003?

  • Swiss young prodigy born to Monika Janisch and to a German mathematician, student at the university of Perpignan (France) aged only 12.

Other August 8th famous birthdays

  • Swiss-born professional athlete, a tennis phenomenon who won five consecutive Wimbledon championships, 2003-2007 inclusive, before he was 26 years old.

  • French politician. She has been the First Secretary of the French Socialist Party (Parti Socialiste, or PS) since November 2008 and Mayor of Lille (Nord) since March 2001. Her father, Jacques Delors, served as Minister of Finance under President François Mitterrand and was also President of the European Commission.

  • Dustin Hoffman

    American actor who has created some of the most unforgettable characters in the history of cinema, winning two Oscars and five Oscar nominations plus an Emmy in his 30 years of work. By anyone's reckoning he is one of the country's two or three most accomplished actors, arguably the most influential male presence in American cinema since Marlon Brando. "You're …

  • Pop Singer

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How old am I?

If August 08, 2003 is your birthday you are 19 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on August 08.

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RIP

August 08, 2003 Famous Deaths


Who died on August 08, 2003?

Other August 8th famous deaths

  • Louise Brooks

    American dancer, actress, and movie historian (d. 1985).

  • Patricia Neal

    American actress who was a Broadway success from her stage debut in 1945.

  • Barbara Bel Geddes

    NYC, New York -- Actress (Vertigo, Miss Ellie-Dallas, Caught).

  • American Gothic novelist, known as the "Virginia Werewolf of séance fiction," a prolific and disciplined writer whose typewriter kept going...

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August 08, 2003 Zodiac


Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Leo

Leo personality

Who should a Leo marry?

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo

Personality of August born

Chinese Zodiac

Goat chinese zodiac sign

Goat

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August 08, 2003 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was August 08, 2003?


The day of the week was Friday.

August 8th marks the 219th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2003.

There are 145 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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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

Jacob's Ladder

Jacob's Ladder

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

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

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

Roger Dodger

Roger Dodger

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Dylan Kidd

Starring: Campbell Scott, Jesse Eisenberg, Isabella Rossellini, Elizabeth Berkley

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

What was the number one song on August 08, 2003? Which were the top hits on August 08, 2003?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Crazy In Love
  2. - Right Thurr
  3. - Rock Wit U (Awww Baby)
  4. - Magic Stick
  5. - Unwell

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Breathe
  2. - Never Gonna Leave Your Side
  3. - Never Leave You (Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh)
  4. - Pretty Green Eyes
  5. - Crazy In Love

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Crazy In Love
  2. - Right Thurr
  3. - In Those Jeans
  4. - P.I.M.P.
  5. - So Gone

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Jaleo
  2. - Fotografia
  3. - Tu Amor O Tu Desprecio
  4. - Un Siglo Sin Ti
  5. - Quitemonos La Ropa
Sport Games on August 08, 2003

Sport Games on August 08, 2003


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Genk : 1 - 0
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ein Trier - Erzgebirge Aue : 2 - 1
  • Lubeck - Bielefeld : 0 - 0
  • Regensburg - Greuther Furth : 0 - 0
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Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Marseille - Auxerre : 1 - 0
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Futbol Ligi 1

Football (Turkey)
  • Samsunspor - Besiktas : 1 - 3
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Wild Card

Wild Card

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Simon West

Deal or No Deal

Deal or No Deal

Release year: 2003

Alienated

Alienated

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Brian Ackley

Saaya

Saaya

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Monster House

Monster House

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Isle Of Palms by Dorothea Benton Frank

Isle Of Palms

By:

Anna Lutz Abbot is independent and happy until one hot summer, when she has to face the secrets of her family's unpredictable past.

Kate Remembered by A. Scott Berg

Kate Remembered

By:

Katharine Hepburn was a popular actress and movie star for seven decades. She is a cultural icon, beloved by many, and loved by all.

White Death by Clive Cussler with Paul Kemprecos

White Death

By:

New York Times Bestseller Kurt Austin is a hero of the new millennium. He leads NUMA's special assignment team and faces the threat now

Exit Wounds by J. A. Jance

Exit Wounds

By:

A small area of the Southwest has been ravaged by extreme desert heat. One body is found dead in an unoccupied trailer. It is surrounded by 17 others.

Seizure by Robin Cook

Seizure

By:

The New York Times Bestseller is now available in paperback. The new novel by the master of medical thrillers combines power, religion, bioscience, and politics.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ant War

Ant War

Platform: PC

Genre: Strategy simulation game

Publisher: Anarchy Enterprises

C.A.T.: Cyber Attack Team

C.A.T.: Cyber Attack Team

Platform: Xbox

Publisher: Medix

Alien Shooter

Alien Shooter

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Android, iOS, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Sigma Team

Civilization III: Conquests

Civilization III: Conquests

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Atari

CIMA: The Enemy

CIMA: The Enemy

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Marvelous Entertainment; NA Natsume

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $36.35
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $20.11
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.88
  • General Electric GE: opens at $27.94
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $81.05

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 119.08 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.3933 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3611 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 134.58 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.7053 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 08, 2003?

On August 08, 2003 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is August 08, 2003?

On August 08, 2003 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 08, 2003?

On August 08, 2003 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 08, 2003?

On August 08, 2003 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 08, 2003?

On August 08, 2003 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 08, 2003?

On August 08, 2003 several famous people were born including, Maximilian Janisch.

Which famous people died on August 08, 2003?

Famous people died on August 08, 2003 include, Falaba Issa Traoré.

What was the number one song in August 08, 2003?

The number one song in the week of August 08, 2003 was Crazy In Love by Beyonce in US and Breathe by Blu Cantrell featuring Sean Paul in UK.

What were the top hits on August 08, 2003?

The top hits on August 08, 2003 were Crazy In Love by Beyonce, Right Thurr by Chingy, Rock Wit U (Awww Baby) by Ashanti in US and Breathe by Blu Cantrell featuring Sean Paul, Never Gonna Leave Your Side by Daniel Bedingfield, Never Leave You (Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh) by Lumidee in UK.