On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 2003

Historical Events

  • 48th Eurovision Song Contest: Sertab Erener for Turkey wins singing "Everyway That I Can" in Riga

Music Concert

Paul McCartney performs in his first-ever concert in Russia, in Moscow's Red Square, to a crowd of over 100,000 people

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Super Rugby Final, Eden Park, Auckland: Auckland Blues beat defending champion Canterbury Crusaders, 21-17 for their 3rd title

Famous Weddings

  • Actor and film director Kenneth Branagh (42) weds film art director Lindsay Brunnock in a secret ceremony

Wedding of Interest

Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (27) weds director Sam Mendes (36) in Anguilla Island

Actress Kate Winslet
Actress
Kate Winslet
Film Director Sam Mendes
Film Director
Sam Mendes

Famous Deaths

  • Rachel Kempson, English actress (b. 1910)
2003 Highlights

About May 24, 2003

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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