Friday 16 May 2003
5849 days since 16/5/2003US date format: 5/16/2003, UK date format: 16/5/2003
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 2003). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Get Busy by Sean Paul.
In UK Ignition Remix by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits.
The Italian Job, directed by F. Gary Gray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003
while A Cold Heart by Jonathan Kellerman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Astro Boy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alter Echo or Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 May 2003
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Which were the important events of 16 May 2003 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 16 May
- Mark McCormack: American businessman (Born 1930).
- In Casablanca, Morocco, 33 civilians are killed and more than 100 people are injured in the Casablanca terrorist attacks.
- 2003 occupation of Iraq: United States and United Kingdom officials announce a change of policy concerning the redevelopment of Iraq. The establishment of an Iraq-led national assembly will be put off indefinitely, and Allied commanders will remain in charge, reportedly because no new government would have the necessary amount of real power.
- Terrorist incidents: A series of explosions occurs in Casablanca. At least 41 people are believed to be dead including 12 suicide bombers, and 100 are reported injured. See: Casablanca Attacks.
- Astronomy: A total lunar eclipse is visible from Europe, the Americas and most of Africa from 01:46 to 05:34 GMT Nasa 2.
- ''The Guardian'' reports that the Republican Party of Texas had the help of the United States Department of Homeland Security to track down several Democratic Party state legislators who had fled the state to prevent the state's House of Representatives from meeting with a quorum.
- Three time defending NBA champions Los Angeles Lakers get eliminated from the 2002–2003 playoffs, losing 110–82 to the San Antonio Spurs in Los Angeles in Game 6 of their series.
Sport Games on 16 May 2003
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Antwerp - Mechelen : 2 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Amiens - Metz : 1 - 0
- Caen - Creteil : 2 - 2
- Chateauroux - Wasquehal : 2 - 2
- Clermont - St Etienne : 1 - 0
- Utrecht - Roda JC : 4 - 4
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Maritimo - Guimaraes : 1 - 0
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2003 ?
Top #9 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- 21 Questions - 50 Cent Featuring Nate Dogg
- Can't Let You Go - Fabolous Featuring Mike Shorey & Lil' Mo
- I Know What You Want - Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey Featuring The Flipmode Squad
- Sean Paul - Get Busy
- Beautiful - Snoop Dogg Featuring Pharrell & Uncle Charlie Wilson
- Jaheim - Put That Woman First
- Nas - I Can
- Say Yes - Floetry
- Magic Stick - Lil' Kim Featuring 50 Cent
- Tyrese - How You Gonna Act Like That
Top #10 Latin songs
- Tal Vez - Ricky Martin
- Amame - Alexandre Pires
- Una Vez Mas - Conjunto Primavera
- Para Que La Vida - Enrique Iglesias
- Clavame Tu Amor - Noelia
- Alucinado - Tiziano Ferro
- Mariposa Traicionera - Mana
- Muy A Tu Manera - Intocable
- Entre El Delirio Y La Locura - Jennifer Pena
- El Sinverguenza - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $48.77
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $59.85
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $67.76
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $18.25
- 1 AUD = 0.8511 CHF
- 1 AUD = 0.8896 CAD
- 1 GBP = 2.118 CHF
- 1 GBP = 2.219 CAD
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?