Tuesday May 13, 2003

US date format: 5/13/2003, UK date format: 13/5/2003

The day of the week was Tuesday, under the astrological sign of Taurus (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on May 13, 2003).

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

The Bourne Identity, directed by Doug Liman, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2003 while The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching New Scandinavian Cooking. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Battle for Wesnoth or Atari - 80 Classic Games in One!.

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.

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May 13, 2003 Events

What happened on May 13, 2003?


Historical Events

  • A new 20-dollar note has been released by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing of the Treasury Department of the United States. It is intended to counter the technological advancements of counterfeiters. It is anticipated that the note will begin circulation in fall 2003, five years after the last $20 note was issued in 1998. In 2004 and 2005, new designs will be released for the $50 and $100 bills. The main change in the new currency design comes in the color. It is the first U.S. coin since 19
  • A general strike in the public and private sector brings France to a halt.
  • Russian officials have identified Abu Walib, an Arab militant, as the mastermind of the Znamenskoye bombing on May 12, Chechnya. They also claim that there are links between this incident and the Riyadh bombings 14 hours later.
  • At a religious festival in Iliskhan-Yurt in southeastern Chechnya, a suicide bomber attacks. The bombing kills at least 14 people. The bombing appears to be an attempt at assassinating Akhmad Kadyrov (the Moscow-appointed chief administrator for Chechnya). Kadryov was not hurt.

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What happened on May 13 in history? Find out the list of May 13th major events

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May 13, 2003 Famous Deaths


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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

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

The Italian Job

The Italian Job

Release year: 2003

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Mark Wahlberg, Edward Norton, Charlize Theron

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 May 13, 2003? Which were the top hits on May 13, 2003?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Get Busyyoutube
  2. - 21 Questions
  3. - Ignition
  4. - In Da Club
  5. - Can't Let You Go

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

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Tal Vez
  2. - Amame
  3. - Una Vez Mas
  4. - Para Que La Vida
  5. - Clavame Tu Amor
Sport Games on May 13, 2003

Sport Games on May 13, 2003


Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Roda JC - Groningen : 5 - 1
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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

The Brendan Leonard Show

The Brendan Leonard Show

Release year: 2003

Written by:

Starring: Cathy Leonard, Margarita Leonard, Jack Leonard, Mike Leonard

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

The Devil Wears Prada

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This delightfully savage novel is about the most difficult boss in history. It was also the basis of the major motion picture with Anne Hathaway & Meryl Streep.

Holes by Louis Sachar

Holes

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Winner of the Newbery Medal, and the National Book Award! The #1 New York Times bestseller, in which boys dig holes every day, is now available in a bold new design!

Jarhead by Anthony Swofford

Jarhead

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Anthony Swofford's New York Times bestseller chronicle on military life weaves together his war experiences with vivid descriptions of boot camp and reflections about the mythos surrounding the marines.

Krakatoa by Simon Winchester

Krakatoa

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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

The Devil In The White City by Erik Larson

The Devil In The White City

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Erik Larson, #1 bestseller In the Garden of Beasts, interweaves the true story of the 1893 World's Fair with the tale of the serial killer who used the fair as a lure to his victims

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Battle for Wesnoth

The Battle for Wesnoth

Platform: Cross-platform

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Atari - 80 Classic Games in One!

Atari - 80 Classic Games in One!

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Atari, Inc. (CD-ROM) Atari, SA/Atari Interactive, Inc. (download version)

Boktai

Boktai

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Konami

Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic

Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Gathering of Developers

Anno 1503

Anno 1503

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, city-building game

Publisher: Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $35.59
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $18.43
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.04
  • General Electric GE: opens at $28.75
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $88.78

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 116.6 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.3865 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3142 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 134.26 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.7157 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 13, 2003?

On May 13, 2003 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is May 13, 2003?

On May 13, 2003 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 13, 2003?

On May 13, 2003 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 13, 2003?

On May 13, 2003 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 13, 2003?

On May 13, 2003 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on May 13, 2003?

Famous people died on May 13, 2003 include, Jaime Serfaty Laredo, Marcos Zucker, Vladímir Abazarov.

What was the number one song in May 13, 2003?

The number one song in the week of May 13, 2003 was Get Busy by Sean Paul in US and Ignition Remix by R Kelly in UK.

What were the top hits on May 13, 2003?

The top hits on May 13, 2003 were Get Busy by Sean Paul, 21 Questions by 50 Cent, Ignition by R. Kelly in US and Ignition Remix by R Kelly, Loneliness by Tomcraft, You Said No by Busted in UK.