These are my “Top 5” of the many interesting things that happened in June 2003. Looking back on these events can help us appreciate the cultural, scientific, and political changes that have occurred in the past two decades.

My 5 most interesting things from June 2003:

The End

The final episode of “Dawson’s Creek” aired. After six seasons, the popular teen drama came to a close on June 14, 2003, with a two-hour finale that brought closure to the show’s many storylines and characters. The finale closed with 7.3 million viewers watching their teenagers begin or end.

Space the ultimate frontier!

The European Space Agency launched the Mars Express spacecraft. On June 2, 2003, the Mars Express was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It arrived at Mars in December of that year and conducted a series of scientific experiments and observations.


The Supreme Court struck down a Texas law banning sodomy. In a landmark decision on June 26, 2003, the Supreme Court ruled that a Texas law prohibiting same-sex sexual activity was unconstitutional. The decision paved the way for the legalization of same-sex marriage in the United States in 2015.

Who is deep throat?

The New York Times published an article revealing the identity of “Deep Throat.” On June 1, 2003, the New York Times published an article revealing that W. Mark Felt, a former FBI official, was the anonymous source known as “Deep Throat” who had provided information to reporters during the Watergate scandal in the 1970s.

world champions?

2003 Finals Game 6: Spurs clinch title behind Tim Duncan’s MVP performance. Tim Duncan’s triple-double performance (21 points, 20 rebounds, and 10 assists) leads the Spurs to the 2003 NBA Championship, via

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