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BOOMERNET Chronicle: 2003

2003

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U.S. Facts

  • President: George W. Bush
  • Population: 291 million
  • Life Expectancy: 77.5 years old
  • Unemployment: 6.0 %
  • Average Annual Salary:
  • Minimum Wage: $5.15 per hour

What Things Cost

  • Automobile:
  • Gasoline: $1.59 per gallon
  • House:
  • Bread: per loaf
  • Milk: per gallon
  • Postage Stamp: $0.37

Major U.S. Events

  • Space shuttle Columbia explodes, killing all 7 astronauts
  • The new U.s. Department of Homeland Security officially begins operation
  • California governor Gray Davis ousted in recall vote; actor Arnold Schwarzenegger elected in his place

Major World Events

  • North Korea withdraws from treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
  • Land troops from United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Poland invade Iraq
  • SARS is declared to be contained by WHO
  • NATO takes over command of the peacekeeping force in Afghanistan, marking its first major operation outside Europe in its 54-year-history
  • A massive earthquake devastates southeastern Iran. Over 40,000 people are reported to have been killed in the city of Bam

January-March

  • Ariel Sharon elected Israeli prime minister
  • Global protests against war on Iraq - more than ten million people protest in over 600 cities worldwide, the largest war protest to take place before the war occurred

April-July

  • A major severe weather outbreak spawned more tornadoes than any week in U.S. history. 393 tornadoes were reported in 19 states
  • Martha Stewart and her broker are indicted for using privileged investment information & then obstructing a federal investigation

August-December

  • Cedar Fire begins in San Diego County burning 280,000 acres, 2,232 homes and killing 14
  • Saddam Hussein, former President of Iraq, is captured in Tikrit by the U.S. 4th Infantry Division

Top Songs

  • Beautiful by Christina Aguilera
  • Hey Ya! by Outkast
  • Don't Know Why by Norah Jones
  • Miss Independent by Kelly Clarkson
  • Where is the Love? by Black Eyed Peas

Other New Songs

  • Harder To Breathe by Maroon 5
  • Get Busy by Sean Paul
  • In Da Club by 50 Cent
  • My Love is Like... Woah! by Mya
  • When I'm Gone by 3 Doors Down

Top Movies

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • Cold Mountain
  • Monster
  • Mystic River
  • Big Fish

Top Books

  • The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
  • Diary by Chuck Palahniuk
  • Dude, Where's My Country? by Michael Moore
  • Hey Nostradamus! by Douglas Coupland

Top TV Shows (2002-03)

  • 24
  • Friends
  • The Sopranos
  • Will & Grace
  • Gilmore Girls
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Major League Baseball: World Series

  • Florida Marlins d. New York Yankees

Pro Football: Championship

  • Super Bowl: Tampa Bay Buccaneers d. Oakland Raiders

Ice Hockey: Stanley Cup

  • New Jersey Devils d. Mighty Ducks of Anaheim

Pro Basketball: Championship

  • San Antonio Spurs d. New Jersey Nets

NCAA Champions

  • Football: University of Southern California Trojans
  • Basketball: Syracuse University Orange

Other Champions

  • Golf :Tiger Woods is PGA player of the year
  • Tennis: Andy Roddick and Juan Carlos Ferrero win the U.S. Open
  • Horse Racing: Funny Cide wins Kentucky Derby
  • Auto Racing: Gil de Ferran wins Indianapolis 500
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