What Happened on November 17, 2003

Historical Events

Music History

Britney Spears, at 21 years old, becomes the youngest singer to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Famous Weddings

Blake Shelton

American country singer Blake Shelton (27) weds Kaynette Williams in Gatlinburg, Tennessee; divorce in 2006

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Conley, American singer ("Sweet Soul Music"), dies of intestinal cancer at 57
  • Don Gibson, American country musician ("Sweet Dreams"), dies at 75
  • Surjit Bindrakhia [Bains], Punjabi Bhangra singer ("Lakk Tunoo Tunoo"; "Dupatta Tera Satrang Da"), dies of cardiac arrest at 41
2003 Highlights

About November 17, 2003

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Boy - Beyonce Featuring Sean Paul
  • UK #1 Song: Crashed The Wedding - Busted