Thursday October 23, 2003
US date format: 10/23/2003, UK date format: 23/10/2003
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on October 23, 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.
Famous people born on this day include Sophia Gennusa .
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Baby Boy by Beyonce.
In UK Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas was in the top 5 hits.
One Missed Call, directed by Takashi Miike, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003
while Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dance Dance Revolution Party Collection or Bomberman Land 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 23, 2003?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- Luis A. Ferré, the third Democratically Elected Governor of Puerto Rico, dies at age 99.
- Canada: Dalton McGuinty is sworn in as the 24th premier of Ontario.
- Occupation of Iraq: There is every sign that the international conference in Madrid at which pledges to re-build Iraq are hoped for will disappoint and e.g. Paul Bremer seeks to lower expectations.
- United States Supreme Court: Before a conservative legal organization, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia ridicules the recent Supreme Court decision overturning anti-sodomy laws in Texas, saying that the Court had ampquotheld to be a constitutional right what had been a criminal offense at the time of the founding and for nearly 200 years thereafter.ampquot According to news reports, Scalia adopted a mocking tone to read from the court's ruling.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 23, 2003?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
- Beyonce Featuring Sean Paul - Baby Boy
- Ludacris Featuring Shawnna - Stand Up
- YoungBloodZ Featuring Lil Jon - Damn!
- Ashanti - Rain On Me
- Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ying Yang Twins - Get Low
Top #5 Latin songs
- Luis Miguel - Te Necesito
- Gloria Estefan - Hoy
- Obie Bermudez - Antes
- Chayanne - Un Siglo Sin Ti
- Los Huracanes del Norte - Nomas Por Tu Culpa
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 2003?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $37.10
- Apple AAPL: opens at $22.73
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $28.72
- General Electric GE: opens at $28.35
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $87.60
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- 1 EUR = 129.18 JPY
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 23, 2003?
On October 23, 2003 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is October 23, 2003?
On October 23, 2003 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on October 23, 2003?
On October 23, 2003 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 23, 2003?
On October 23, 2003 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on October 23, 2003?
On October 23, 2003 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 23, 2003?
On October 23, 2003 several famous people were born including, Sophia Gennusa.
What was the number one song in October 23, 2003?
The number one song in the week of October 23, 2003 was Baby Boy by Beyonce in US and Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas in UK.
What were the top hits on October 23, 2003?
The top hits on October 23, 2003 were Baby Boy by Beyonce, Get Low by Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz, Shake Ya Tailfeather by Nelly in US and Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas, I Believe In A Thing Called Love by The Darkness, Sweet Dreams My LA Ex by Rachel Stevens in UK.