The Summer of 2003 was the year Joe Nichols made his grand entry into the country music scene. Joe had his first number one with the song "Brokenheartsville". The song stayed on the charts for 32 weeks, then the Brokenheartsville crooner took over the Country Music Association Awards by being nominated in several categories. Nichols took  home the 2003 Horizon Award, Song of the Year and several others honors. The summer of 2003 also had other amazing songs like it.

Check out the top 5 songs from the summer of 2001

Kenny Chesney - There Goes My Life (7 weeks at No.1)

Alan Jackson / Jimmy Buffett - It's Five O'Clock Somewhere (8 weeks at No.1)

Joe Nichols - Brokenheartsville (3 weeks at No.1)

Darryl Worley - Have You Forgotten? (7 weeks at No.1)

Toby Keith / Willie Nelson - Beer For My Horses (6 weeks at No.1)

Here are some interesting cost of living facts from 2003

Average Cost of new house $246,300.00

Average Median Income $45,016.00

Cost of a gallon of Gas $1.83

What do you remember from 2003?