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..

You can also have a look at the year 2003, at October 23 across the years or at October 2003 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation

Directed by: Sofia Coppola

Starring: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris

Country: United States of America

Love Me If You Dare

Love Me If You Dare

Directed by: Yann Samuell

Starring: Guillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard, Thibault Verhaeghe, Joséphine Lebas-Joly

Country: United States of America

21 Grams

21 Grams

Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu

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

Country: United States of America

Love Actually

Love Actually

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Starring: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

Country: United States of America

Jacob's Ladder

Jacob's Ladder

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 23, 2003?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Baby Boy
  2. - Stand Up
  3. - Damn!
  4. - Rain On Me
  5. - Get Low

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Te Necesito
  2. - Hoy
  3. - Antes
  4. - Un Siglo Sin Ti
  5. - Nomas Por Tu Culpa

TV Series

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

Peep Show

Written by:

Starring: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Matt King, Olivia Colman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion

Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion

Directed by: Bruce Pittman

K3 - Kripo Hamburg

K3 - Kripo Hamburg

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 October 23rd, 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 October 2003?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson

Quicksilver

By:

In which Daniel Waterhouse, fearless thinker and courageous Puritan, pursues knowledge in the company of the greatest minds of Baroque-era Europe -- in a chaotic world where reason wars with the

Stone Cold by Robert B. Parker

Stone Cold

By:

Tony and Brianna Lincoln just moved into Paradise, but friendly they aren't. In fact, these urbane thrill killers are knocking off the neighbors one by one, and Jesse Stone is next.

Avenger by Frederick Forsyth

Avenger

By:

Attorney Calvin Dexter hangs his shingle in a quiet New Jersey town, has a reasonably successful practice, and takes the hills strong while triathalon training.

Shut Up & Sing by Laura Ingraham

Shut Up & Sing

By:

Meet the elites. They think you're stupid. They think all freedom-loving Americans are stupid. They think patriotism is stupid. They think churchgoing is stupid.

Flyboys by James Bradley

Flyboys

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The classic New York Times bestselling story of heroism and sacrifice--by the author of Flags of Our Fathers, The Imperial Cruise, and The China Mirage.This

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Battle Engine Aquila

Battle Engine Aquila

Platform: Xbox PlayStation 2 Windows

Genre: First-person shooter, Simulation

Publisher: Atari Encore Software (Windows)

Dance Dance Revolution Party Collection

Dance Dance Revolution Party Collection

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Alien Shooter

Alien Shooter

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Android, iOS, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Sigma Team

Cyber Troopers Virtual-On MARZ

Cyber Troopers Virtual-On MARZ

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation Network

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

Bomberman Land 2

Bomberman Land 2

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • 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

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 109.56 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.3082 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3098 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 129.18 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.695 GBP

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.


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