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May 14th, 2003...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Get Busy"
by Sean Paul

In the UK:
by Tomcraft
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Secrets of the New Matrix

(TIME Cover: May the 12th, 2003)

 Famous people born on the 14th of May:

1316 - Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1378)
1666 - Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d. 1732)
1710 - King Adolf Frederick of Sweden (d. 1771)
1897 - Sidney Bechet, American musician (d. 1959)
1944 - George Lucas, American film director
1952 - David Byrne, Scottish-American musician (Talking Heads)
1953 - Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia
1959 - Steve Hogarth, British singer (Marillion)

 The Nobel Peace Prize 2003

Shirin Ebadi

for her efforts for democracy and human rights. She has focused especially on the struggle for the rights of women and children.


Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 2003

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
directed by Peter Jackson
with Elijah Wood (Frodo) and Ian McKellen (gandalf)

Designed in 2003

The Ondo sofa
by René Holten

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

50 Cent / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 919, April 3, 2003



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