Friday August 22, 2003

US date format: 8/22/2003, UK date format: 22/8/2003

The day of the week was Friday, under the astrological sign of Leo (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on August 22, 2003).

Famous birthdays on this day include Kaelyn Pannier .

The number one song in US was Crazy In Love by Beyonce. Breathe by Blu Cantrell featuring Sean Paul was #1 song in the UK.

The Bourne Identity, directed by Doug Liman, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2003 while Gone Too Far by Suzanne Brockmann was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Wild Card. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlestar Galactica (2003) or Age of Wanderer.

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.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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August 22, 2003 Events

What happened on August 22, 2003?


Historical Events

  • Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was suspended for refusing to follow a federal court order to remove the rock with the Ten Commandments from the lobby at the Alabama Supreme Court Building.
  • 52 people were killed in Mumbai bomb blasts.
  • The Spitzer Space Telescope, launched during Delta II, was launched from Cape Canaveral (Florida), USA.
  • Natural disaster: Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano releases a column of smoke three kilometres high into the sky.
  • Natural disaster: Around 10,000 people are forced from their homes in Kelowna (British Columbia) by wildfire. This is the worst fire season for Western Canada in decades.
  • Occupation in Iraq: The United Nations Security council members have a split on the Iraq issue. France, Russia and People's Republic of China are offering different ways to expand United Nations' mandate in Iraq, beyond humanitarian aid and reconstruction. Colin Powell, Secretary of State for the United States, stated that the Coalition forces do not intend to give the United Nations authority.
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See also

What happened on August 22 in history? Find out the list of August 22nd major events

What was 2003 famous for? Discover everything about 2003

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August 22, 2003 Famous Birthdays


Who was born on August 22, 2003?

Other August 22nd famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If August 22, 2003 is your birthday you are 19 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on August 22.

RIP

August 22, 2003 Famous Deaths


Who died on August 22, 2003?

Other August 22nd famous deaths

See all famous people who died on August 22nd

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

21 Grams

21 Grams

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Starring: Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, Naomi Watts, Danny Huston

Country: United States of America

Matchstick Men

Matchstick Men

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Alison Lohman, Sam Rockwell, Bruce Altman

Country: United States of America

The Dreamers

The Dreamers

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Michael Pitt, Louis Garrel, Eva Green, Anna Chancellor

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

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Music charts

What was the number one song on August 22, 2003? Which were the top hits on August 22, 2003?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Crazy In Love
  2. - Right Thurr
  3. - P.I.M.P.
  4. - Shake Ya Tailfeather
  5. - Never Leave You - Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh!

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Breathe
  2. - Never Gonna Leave Your Side
  3. - Never Leave You (Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh)
  4. - Pretty Green Eyes
  5. - Crazy In Love

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Frontin'
  2. - P.I.M.P.
  3. - Get Low
  4. - In Those Jeans
  5. - Right Thurr

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Fotografia
  2. - Un Siglo Sin Ti
  3. - Tu Amor O Tu Desprecio
  4. - Llorare Las Penas
  5. - Puedes Contar Conmigo
Sport Games on August 22, 2003

Sport Games on August 22, 2003


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Heusden Zolder - Antwerp : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of August 22, 2003

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Karlsruhe : 1 - 2
  • Ein Trier - Duisburg : 1 - 1
  • Regensburg - Lubeck : 0 - 4
See all Football game results of August 22, 2003

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Le Havre - Sedan : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of August 22, 2003

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Northampton - Darlington : 1 - 0
  • Swansea - Boston : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of August 22, 2003

TV Series

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

Wild Card

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Simon West

Deal or No Deal

Deal or No Deal

Release year: 2003

Alienated

Alienated

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Brian Ackley

Saaya

Saaya

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Anurag Basu

Monster House

Monster House

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Gone Too Far by Suzanne Brockmann

Gone Too Far

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Suzanne Brockmann, the bestselling author of thrillers, dives into the adrenaline-rushing world of counterterrorism and taps into the true passions of the brave men and women who live there.

Street Dreams by Faye Kellerman

Street Dreams

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A neglected baby. Missing mother. But Innocence does have a fighting chance. Cindy Decker, LAPD Officer, rescues a baby from an alley dumpster while on routine patrol.

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.

Good To Great by Jim Collins

Good To Great

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The Challenge:Built To Last, the most important management study of the nineties showed how great companies can triumph over time and how long term sustained performance can be incorporated into a company's DNA.

Absolutely American by David Lipsky

Absolutely American

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David Lipsky takes a future army officer from their proving grounds into their barracks and reveals the emotions and desires that drive them.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Battlestar Galactica (2003)

Battlestar Galactica (2003)

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Sci-Fi

Publisher: Universal Interactive

Age of Wanderer

Age of Wanderer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: OSC

Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow

Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Mobile phone

Genre: Platform-adventure, action role-playing

Publisher: Konami

Barbie Horse Adventures: Blue Ribbon Race

Barbie Horse Adventures: Blue Ribbon Race

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action game, adventure game, children's game, racing game, roleplaying game

Publisher: VU Games

Armed and Dangerous

Armed and Dangerous

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter, third-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts Activision (UK release)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $37.01
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $21.81
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.78
  • General Electric GE: opens at $30.30
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $84.25

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 117.64 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.4009 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.4166 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 128.04 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6915 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 22, 2003?

On August 22, 2003 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is August 22, 2003?

On August 22, 2003 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 22, 2003?

On August 22, 2003 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 22, 2003?

On August 22, 2003 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 22, 2003?

On August 22, 2003 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 22, 2003?

On August 22, 2003 several famous people were born including, Kaelyn Pannier.

Which famous people died on August 22, 2003?

Famous people died on August 22, 2003 include, Generosa Ammon, Imperio Argentina, Imperio Argentina.

What was the number one song in August 22, 2003?

The number one song in the week of August 22, 2003 was Crazy In Love by Beyonce in US and Breathe by Blu Cantrell featuring Sean Paul in UK.

What were the top hits on August 22, 2003?

The top hits on August 22, 2003 were Crazy In Love by Beyonce, Right Thurr by Chingy, P.I.M.P. by 50 Cent in US and Breathe by Blu Cantrell featuring Sean Paul, Never Gonna Leave Your Side by Daniel Bedingfield, Never Leave You (Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh) by Lumidee in UK.