2003, a year when Jessica Simpson asked “Where do buffalo wings come from? Chickens or buffaloes?” on her show Newlyweds.
Kim Dae-Han, a Korean taxi driver who was unhappy with his medical treatment after a paralysing stroke, boarded a subway train, carrying flammable liquid, and set himself on fire. The trains insulation and interior were very flammable, and the fire spread, killing 192 people.
Angelina Jolie kissed her brother, James Haven, rather passionately at the Oscars. James claimed it was a quick peck, just caught at the wrong second on camera.
Gary Leon Ridgway stood up in a Seattle court on November 5, and admitted 48 counts of aggravated first degree murder, officially becoming America’s most prolific serial killer.
Paris Hilton’s sex tape, “One night in Paris” was released.
Motown Records dropped Bruno Mars, he wasn’t signed again until 2009.
Madonna and Britney Spears kissed on stage at the VMA’s.
Robert Downer Jr. thanked Burger King for getting him off drugs. In a car full of drugs, he had a burger that was so disgusting it made him rethink his life, and dump the drugs in the ocean.
A philosophy riddle from 1688 was solved. If a man born blind can feel the differences between shapes such as spheres and cubes, could he, if given the ability to see, distinguish those objects by sight alone? In 2003 five people had their sight restored, and no, they could not.
Leonardo Notarbartolo stole diamonds worth $100 million after getting past a lock with millions of possible combinations, infrared heat detectors, a seismic sensor, Doppler radar, a magnetic field and security force. He was caught because he left a partially eaten sandwich near the crime scene.