On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 2003

Famous Weddings

  • Former "New Kids on the Block" singer Joey McIntyre (30) weds real estate agent Barrett Williams (25) in New York City's Plaza Hotel

Famous Deaths

  • Chester Ludgin, American operatic baritone (San Francisco Opera, 1962-85), dies of cancer at 78
  • Gregory Hines, American actor and dancer (White Nights; Taps), dies of liver cancer at 57
  • Jacques Deray, French film director (b. 1929)
  • Ray Harford, English footballer and manager (b. 1945)
2003 Highlights

About August 9, 2003

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo