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Dateline: Week Of November 15, 2003 In News, Celebrity, Entertainment, Tech & Fascinating Facts



In The News -

Iraq - Two U.S. Black Hawk helicopters go down in Mosul – killing a total of 17. 

The Iraqi Governing Council endorses a new framework for sovereignty and that could lead to an interim Iraqi government as early as June. 

john kerry will spend own money november 2003Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts says he will spend his own money and forgo public finds in his race to be president.  

In London – President Bush defends the Iraq war, that “duty sometimes requires the violent restraint of violent men.” 

Several truck bombs explode outside the British Consulate in Istanbul – killing 27. 

On his latest TV commercial – Howard Dean targets Missouri Rep. Richard Gephardt for his support of the Iraq war. 

A federal judge rejects a request by Martha Stewart to dismiss two of the five criminal counts against her. 

In California – Arnold Schwarzenegger is sworn in as the state’s 38th governor. 


Fascinating Facts – November 15, 2003 

Toys R. Us says it would close its money-losing Kids R Us and Imaginarium chains – cutting over 3,000 jobs. 

Passing – Laurence Tisch – self-made billionaire who headed CBS and who had also been co-chair of Lowes Corp. 

halle berry top celeb endorser nov 2003Top celebrity endorsers for 2003 – Halle Barry, Beyonce Knowles, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jennifer Lopez.


Technology News – November 15, 2003

China announces a government funded project to a format that competes with DVD’s – EVD’s. The way, they won’t have to pay licensing. EVD means, “enhanced versatile disk.” 

Bill Gates kicks off the Comdex show in Las Vegas – and gives his 20th consecutive keynote speech. 

CNet buys online music service MP3.com from Vivendi. It will no longer b a music site, but will focus on providing news and information about digital music when it launches next year. 


Entertainment News – November 15, 2003

Continued Broadway boxoffice sensation – “The Producers” starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick return and tickets went so fast – that in 12 hours -  $3.6 million worth were sold. 

Rush Limbaugh is back on the air after spending 5 weeks in drug rehab. 


Hot DVD Sales/Rentals – November 15, 2003

Charlie’s Angels – Full Throttle

Adventures of Indiana Jones

The Lion King Platinum edition

The Matrix

28 Days Later

The Italian Job



Music News – November 15, 2003

Rolling Stone magazine compiles its 500 top albums of all time and “Sgt. Pepper” by the Beatles is on top. 

rolling stone mag sgt pepper best album november 2003New members in the R&R Hall of Fame this coming March – Prince, George Harrison, Jackson Browne, The Dells, ZZ Top and Bob Seger. 

Rapper Jay-Z says his new album, “The Black Album” will be the last he’ll record. 

Phil Spector is charged with murdering Lana Clarkson at his Los Angeles mansion in February. 

Don’t miss Josh Groban – “The Closer” tour. 

Britney Spears gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 

Michael Jackson is arrested on molestation charges – then released. He arrived from Las Vegas and went to the Santa Barbara Country sheriff’s office. He was booked, surrendered, posted $3 million bail and gave authorities his passport. 

A decade-old tape is made public. It’s by Eminem and contains slurs against African American women. The tape was unveiled by Raymond Scott and David Mays – founders of the hip-hop magazine, the Source. Emeinem says the pair had a vendetta against him. He said the tape was made out of anger and stupidity and frustration back when he was a teen. 

Passing – Singer/songwriter Don Gibson. He was 75.


Top Pop Hits – November 15, 2003

Stand Up – Ludacris fea. Shawnna

Baby Boy – Beyonce fea. Sean Paul

Damn! – YoungBloodZ fea. Lil Jon

Holidae In – Chingy fea. Ludacris & Snoop Dogg

The Way You Move – OutKast fea. Sleepy Brown

Get Low - Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz fea. Ying Yang Twins

Here Without You – 3 Doors Down

Walked Outta Heaven – Jagged Edge

Why Don’t You & I – Santana fea. Alex Bend Or Chad Kroeger

Suga Suga – Baby Bash fea. Franki J.

Rain On Me – Ashani

Shake Ya Tailfeather – Nelly, P. Diddy & Murphy Lee

Hey Ya! – OutKast

Headstrong – Trapt

Unwell – Matchbox Twenty

chingy rap music billboard charts november 2003Right Thurr – Chingy

Harder to Breather – Maroon5

Wat Da Hook Gon Be – Murphy Lee fea. Jermaine Dupri

Stacy’s Mom – Fountains of Wayne

Into You – Fabolous fea. Tamia Or Shanti

Someday – Nickelback

So Far Away – Staind

Bright Lights – matchbox twenty


Top Modern Rock Music - November 15, 2003

Weak and Powerless – A Perfect Circle

So Far Away – Staind

Numb – Linkin Park

blink 182 music billboard charts november 2003 mrpopculture Feeling This – Blink-182

Away From Me – Puddle of Mudd

(I Hate) Everything About You – Three Days Grace

Still Frame – Trapt


Top Music Albums – November 15, 2003 –

Room on Fire – The Strokes

Speakerboxxx/The Love Below – OutKast

Measure of a Man – Clay Aiken

The Great American Songbook Vol. II

Chicken ‘N Beer – Ludacris

Stroke of Genius – Gerald Levert

Very Best of the Eagles

Life for Rent – Dido

In Time 1988-2003: Best of R.E.M.

Sacred Love – Sting

Away from the Sun – 3 Doors Down

Metamorphosis – Hilary Duff

Jackpot – Chingy

Hard – Jagged Edge

nickelback music billboard chart november 2003 mrpopculture.comThe Long Road – Nickelback

The R. in R&B Collection: Volume One – R. Kelly

Dangerously in Love – Beyonce

The Movie Album – Barbra Steisand

Some Devil – Dave Matthews Band

Results May Very – Limp Bizkit

Live: Radio City Music Hall 2003 – Luther Vandross

Heavier Things – John Mayer


Kings of Crunk – Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz

Elvis: 2nd to None – Elvis Presley

Grand Champ – DMX

Fallen – Evanescence


Top Country Hits – November 15, 2003 –

I Melt – Rascal Flatts

I Love This Bar – Toby Keith

Who Wouldn’t Wanna Be Me – Keith Urban

martin mcbride music billboard chart mrpopculture.com november 2003This One’s For The Girls – Martina McBride

Tough Little Boys - Gary Allen

Wave on Wave – Pat Green

Cowboys Like Us – George Strait

Chicks dig It – Chris Cagle

Walk a Little Straighter – Bily Currington

Hell Yeah – Montgomery Gentry 


Television News – November 15, 2003

“The Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back to Mayberry” gets a 21.64 share.  It featured a reunion of Griffith, Don Knotts and Ron Howard. 

Tuesday night television listings – week of November 15, 2003

CBS – Navy NCIS, Without a Trace, CSI: Miami, David Letterman

NBC – Whoopi, Happy Family, Frasier, Good Morning Miami, Law & Order, Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien

ABC – 8 Simple rules for dating My Teenage Daughter, I’m With Her, According to Jim, Less Than Perfect, NYPD Blue, Nightline

Fox – That ‘70’s Show, The Simpsons, 24

UPN – One on One, All of Us, Eve, Rock Me Baby

charlie rose tv pbs listing november 15, 2003 mrpopculturePBS – Nova, American Experience, Charlie Rose

WB – Gilmore Girls, One Tree Hill

Disney – Lizzie McGuire, Sister, Sister, Boy Meets World, Kim Possible 

Lizzie McGuire – OMG! The school dance is canceled! 

Jay Leno – Kid Rock.


Top Movies – November 15, 2003


Master and Commander: the Far Side of the World

The Matrix Revolutions

Brother Bear

Looney Tunes: Back in Action

Love Actually

Scary Movie 3


Tupac: Resurrection

Mystic River

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