Wednesday December 17, 2003
US date format: 12/17/2003, UK date format: 17/12/2003
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 17, 2003). 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.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Hey Ya! by OutKast.
In UK Leave Right Now by Will Young was in the top 5 hits.
Devil's Gate, directed by Stuart St. Paul, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003
while Trojan Odyssey by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cena Aberta.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hulk or Crazy Taxi: Catch a Ride.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 17, 2003?
- The Soham murder trial ends at the Old Bailey in London, with Ian Huntley found guilty of two counts of murder. His girlfriend Maxine Carr is found guilty of perverting the course of justice.
- SpaceShipOne flight 11P, piloted by Brian Binnie, makes its first supersonic flight.
- Linux kernel 2.6.0 is released by Linus Torvalds.
- Capture of Saddam Hussein:: Mowaffaq al-Rubaie says that Saddam Hussein will be tried in Iraq by an Iraqi court. Mowaffaq, a member of the Iraqi Governing Council, denies reports that the prisoner has been taken out of Baghdad. United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld confirms that Saddam Hussein will not be treated as a prisoner of war subject to the Geneva Conventions.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 17, 2003?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
Top #5 Latin songs
- Sin Bandera - Mientes Tan Bien
- Los Huracanes del Norte - Nomas Por Tu Culpa
- Obie Bermudez - Antes
- Gloria Estefan - Hoy
- Luis Miguel - Te Necesito
Sport Games on December 17, 2003
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dortmund - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 1
- Hannover - Bochum : 2 - 2
- Munich 1860 - M'gladbach : 1 - 2
- Schalke 04 - Wolfsburg : 1 - 1
- Stuttgart - Leverkusen : 2 - 3
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Aachen - Karlsruhe : 0 - 0
- Ein Trier - Mainz : 1 - 0
- Lubeck - Greuther Furth : 1 - 0
- Union Berlin - Burghausen : 1 - 2
- Unterhaching - Erzgebirge Aue : 1 - 2
Division 2Football (France)
- Valence - Grenoble : 1 - 2
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
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- Apple AAPL: opens at $20.08
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $27.04
- General Electric GE: opens at $30.65
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $93.85
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 17, 2003?
On December 17, 2003 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is December 17, 2003?
On December 17, 2003 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 17, 2003?
On December 17, 2003 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 17, 2003?
On December 17, 2003 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on December 17, 2003?
On December 17, 2003 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
What was the number one song in December 17, 2003?
The number one song in the week of December 17, 2003 was Hey Ya! by OutKast in US and Leave Right Now by Will Young in UK.
What were the top hits on December 17, 2003?
The top hits on December 17, 2003 were Hey Ya! by OutKast, The Way You Move by OutKast, Stand Up by Ludacris in US and Leave Right Now by Will Young, I'm Your Man by Shane Richie, Changes by Ozzy & Kelly Osbourne in UK.