Friday December 19, 2003

US date format: 12/19/2003, UK date format: 19/12/2003

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 19, 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 Desktop Defender 2: Battle For Existence or Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2003, at December 19 across the years or at December 2003 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 19, 2003?


Holidays

  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Events

  • Italian dairy company Parmalat declared a 3.96 billion euro hole in its accounts when the amount held by Cayman Islands-based unit, Bonlat Financing Corporation, was declared false by Bank of America.
  • Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi acknowledges that his country was pursuing a development program for weapons of mass destruction but now agrees to its dismantling.
  • A revised plan is unveiled for the new Freedom Tower which will be erected on the site of the World Trade Center in New York City. At a symbolic height of 1,776 feet (541 m) (1776 is significant as the year of the United States Declaration of Independence) the projected edifice will be among the tallest buildings in the world.
  • Occupation of Iraq:: U.S.-appointed civil administrator of Iraq, L. Paul Bremer reveals that he survived an attack on his convoy on December 6. Prime Minister of Japan Junichiro Koizumi orders the deployment of Japanese forces for non-combat duties in Southern Iraq; polls show that most Japanese voters are opposed to the mission.
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Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States of America

Oldboy

Oldboy

Directed by: Chan-wook Park

Starring: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang, Dae-han Ji

Country: United States of America

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Sunil Dutt, Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Gracy Singh

Big Fish

Big Fish

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange

Country: United States of America

Kal Ho Naa Ho

Kal Ho Naa Ho

Directed by: Nikkhil Advani

Starring: Preity Zinta, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Jaya Bhaduri

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 19, 2003?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Leave Right Now
  2. - I'm Your Man
  3. - Changes
  4. - Shut Up
  5. - Mad World

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Mientes Tan Bien
  2. - Nomas Por Tu Culpa
  3. - Antes
  4. - Hoy
  5. - Te Necesito
Sport Games on December 19, 2003

Sport Games on December 19, 2003


Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Lyon - Paris SG : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of December 19, 2003

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Doncaster - Swansea : 3 - 1
  • Northampton - Cambridge : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of December 19, 2003

Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Boavista - Gil Vicente : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of December 19, 2003

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion

Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion

Directed by: Bruce Pittman

Cena Aberta

Cena Aberta

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Written by:

Starring: Zach Tyler, Mae Whitman, Jack De Sena, Dee Bradley Baker

Country: United States of America

Gharwali Uparwali Aur Sunny

Gharwali Uparwali Aur Sunny

Arrested Development

Arrested Development

Written by:

Starring: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Country: United States of America

How old am I?

If December 19th, 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

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Trojan Odyssey by Clive Cussler

Trojan Odyssey

By:

Long hailed as the grand master of adventure fiction, Clive Cussler has continued to astound with the intricate plotting and astonishing set pieces of his novels.

A Short History Of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

A Short History Of Nearly Everything

By:

One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.In

Franklin And Winston by Jon Meacham

Franklin And Winston

By:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe most complete portrait ever drawn of the complex emotional connection between two of history’s towering leaders Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were the greatest

Bleachers by John Grisham

Bleachers

By:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHigh school all-American Neely Crenshaw was probably the best quarterback ever to play for the legendary Messina Spartans. Fifteen years have gone by since those glory days, and Neely has come home to Messina to bury …

Blow Fly by Patricia Cornwell

Blow Fly

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A cold case turns red-hot when a death-row inmate renews his acquaintance with Dr. Kay Scarpetta in this “utterly chilling” (Entertainment Weekly) #1 New York Times bestseller.Settling

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Desktop Defender 2: Battle For Existence

Desktop Defender 2: Battle For Existence

Platform: Windows

Genre: arcade/shoot 'em up

Conflict: Desert Storm II

Conflict: Desert Storm II

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox Microsoft Windows Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: SCi, Gotham Games

Justice League: Chronicles

Justice League: Chronicles

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Midway Games

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Platform: Xbox Windows Mac OS X iPad iPhone / iPod Touch[1] Android

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: LucasArts

Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes

Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Hack and slash

Publisher: Atari

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $39.49
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $20.19
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $27.49
  • General Electric GE: opens at $30.89
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $93.23

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 107.76 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.3358 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.256 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 133.55 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.7009 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 19, 2003?

On December 19, 2003 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is December 19, 2003?

On December 19, 2003 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 19, 2003?

On December 19, 2003 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 19, 2003?

On December 19, 2003 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 19, 2003?

On December 19, 2003 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on December 19, 2003?

Famous people died on December 19, 2003 include, Les Tremayne, Peter Carter-Ruck.

What was the number one song in December 19, 2003?

The number one song in the week of December 19, 2003 was Hey Ya! by OutKast in US and Leave Right Now by Will Young in UK.

What were the top hits on December 19, 2003?

The top hits on December 19, 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.


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