"1,039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours" is a collection of early recordings by Green Day (an American rock band formed in 1987). [Rupinski]
The center prime number in the smallest possible 3-by-3 prime magic square consisting of primes in arithmetic progression (but not consecutive).
The first prime with four distinct digits. [Pyne]
1039 different resistances can be formed by using less than
ten 1-ohm resistors in series or parallel. [Gudipati]
The first pair of consecutive Honaker primes
(also called Honaker brothers) starts at the 175th prime number (1039).
The smallest prime that is the sum of three consecutive palindromic primes beginning and ending with the first odd prime digit, i.e., (313 + 353 + 373). [Loungrides]
The smallest Honaker prime that is an anagram of another Honaker prime (9103). The next consecutive Honaker prime (1049) is also an anagram of another Honaker prime (4091). [Gaydos]
(There is one curio for this number that has not yet been approved by an editor.)