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May 21st, 2003...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Get Busy"
by Sean Paul

In the UK:
by R Kelly
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: How to Build a Better Democrat

(TIME Cover: May the 19th, 2003)

 Famous people born on the 21st of May:

1471 - Albrecht Dürer, German painter (d. 1528)
1527 - King Philip II of Spain (d. 1598)
1860 - Willem Einthoven, Dutch inventor, Nobel laureate (d. 1927)
1921 - Andrei Sakharov, Russian physicist (d. 1989)
1943 - Hilton Valentine, British guitarist (The Animals)
1945 - Ernst Messerschmid, German astronaut
1972 - The Notorious B.I.G., American musician (d. 1997)

 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

American Icons / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 922, May 15, 2003



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