Tuesday June 17, 2003

US date format: 6/17/2003, UK date format: 17/6/2003

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on June 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 June people in US were listening to 21 Questions by 50 Cent. In UK Bring Me To Life by Evanescence was in the top 5 hits. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, directed by Jonathan Mostow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Saaya. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 2nd Super Robot Wars Alpha or Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2003, at June 17 across the years or at June 2003 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.

Events

  • United States troops shoot dead two former Iraqi soldiers who were protesting that they had not been paid since their country was occupied.
  • Following an international outrcy, the Romanian government retracts an official statement that no holocaust occurred on its territory during the Second World War.
  • Linus Torvalds announces that he will take a leave of absence from his job at Transmeta to work full-time at OSDL on the Linux kernel.
  • Same-sex marriage in Canada: The Canadian government announces that it will not appeal the Ontario appeals court ruling that permitted same-sex marriage. Instead, Prime Minister Jean Chrétien indicates that his government will introduce legislation to change the definition of marriage but protect the rights of churches to decide which marriages they will solemnize.
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Movies

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Memories of Murder

Memories of Murder

Directed by: Joon-ho Bong

Starring: Kang-ho Song, Sang-kyung Kim, Roe-ha Kim, Jae-ho Song

Dogville

Dogville

Directed by: Lars von Trier

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

Country: United States of America

Mystic River

Mystic River

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

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

Country: United States of America

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States of America

The Return

The Return

Directed by: Andrey Zvyagintsev

Starring: Vladimir Garin, Ivan Dobronravov, Konstantin Lavronenko, Nataliya Vdovina

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Music charts

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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - So Gone
  2. - Magic Stick
  3. - 21 Questions
  4. - Can't Let You Go
  5. - Crazy In Love

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Tal Vez
  2. - Amame
  3. - Para Que La Vida
  4. - Mariposa Traicionera
  5. - Tu Amor O Tu Desprecio

TV Series

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

Saaya

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Monster House

Monster House

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Astro Boy

Astro Boy

Directed by: David Bowers

Boarding House: North Shore

Boarding House: North Shore

Starring: Holly Beck

Country: United States of America

Most Extreme Elimination Challenge

Most Extreme Elimination Challenge

Starring: Victor Wilson, Christopher Darga, John Cervenka, Mary Scheer

Country: United States of America

How old am I?

If June 17th, 2003 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Holes by Louis Sachar

Holes

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Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look.Stanley

Executive Power by Vince Flynn

Executive Power

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn—“the best pure adrenaline-charged action writer out there today” (The Providence Journal)—puts Mitch Rapp in the crossfire as America’s enemies tighten their grip.Returning

Armageddon by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye

Armageddon

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Book 11 in The Left Behind Series A New York Times Bestseller The scattered Tribulation Force is drawn inexorably toward the Middle East, as are all the armies of the world, when history homes in on the battle of the …

Shattered Love by Richard Chamberlain

Shattered Love

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One of the most beloved actors of our time shares the New York Times bestselling story of how he learned to live with an open heart.

An Unfinished Life by Robert Dallek

An Unfinished Life

By:

The #1 bestseller that forever changed how we thought about JFK, published with a new epilogue in time for the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination.When

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

2nd Super Robot Wars Alpha

2nd Super Robot Wars Alpha

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Strategy RPG

Publisher: Banpresto

Justice League: Chronicles

Justice League: Chronicles

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Midway Games

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Xbox

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft (PC, Xbox) Aspyr (Mac)

Densetsu no Stafy 2

Densetsu no Stafy 2

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow

Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Mobile phone

Genre: Platform-adventure, action role-playing

Publisher: Konami

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $38.31
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $18.41
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.64
  • General Electric GE: opens at $31.42
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $84.95

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 118.14 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.3365 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3082 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 139.61 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.7001 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 17, 2003?

On June 17, 2003 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is June 17, 2003?

On June 17, 2003 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 17, 2003?

On June 17, 2003 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 17, 2003?

On June 17, 2003 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on June 17, 2003?

On June 17, 2003 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

What was the number one song in June 17, 2003?

The number one song in the week of June 17, 2003 was 21 Questions by 50 Cent in US and Bring Me To Life by Evanescence in UK.

What were the top hits on June 17, 2003?

The top hits on June 17, 2003 were 21 Questions by 50 Cent, Get Busy by Sean Paul, Magic Stick by Lil' Kim in US and Bring Me To Life by Evanescence, Ignition Remix by R Kelly, I Know What You Want by Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey featuring The Flipmode Squad in UK.


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