Some fun facts and events that occurred in 2003:
- Saddam Hussein was captured in Tikrit by the U.S. 4th Infantry Division
- California voters recalled Governer Gray Davis and elected Arnold Schwarzenegger to take his place.
- Apple launches iTunes, which becomes a major success after selling 10 million songs within 4 months of launch.
- Michael Jackson was booked on suspicion of multiple counts of child molestation (and was later acquitted).