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Saturday 1 February 2003

2003-02-01

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Bump, Bump, Bump by B2K. In UK Sound Of The Underground by Girls Aloud was in the top 5 hits. The Recruit, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Recruit

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan

Country: United States

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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Adam Goldberg

Country: United States

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Bend It Like Beckham

Directed by: Gurinder Chadha

Starring: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Country: United States

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Thirteen

Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Starring: Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed

Country: United States

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Hero

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Posh Nosh

Starring: Arabella Weir, Richard E. Grant, Joanna Lumley

Country: United Kingdom

The Office

Starring: Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis

Country: United Kingdom

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Chappelle's Show

Written by: Neal Brennan, Dave Chappelle

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan, Rudy Rush

Country: United States

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Buried

Written by: Jimmy Gardner, Robert Jones

Starring: Lennie James, Stephen Walters, Connor McIntyre, Jane Hazlegrove

Country: United Kingdom

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DNA

Starring: Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mongo Santamaria: Cuban percussionist and band leader (Born 1922).
  • Crew of: the STS-107 Mission (Space Shuttle Columbia disaster)\ \ Michael P. Anderson (Born 1959)\ David Brown (b.
Facts:
  • Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates during reentry into the Earth's atmosphere, killing all seven astronauts aboard.
  • American Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates over Texas upon re-entry, killing all seven astronauts onboard: Michael P. Anderson (born 1959), David M. Brown (born 1956), Kalpana Chawla (born 1961), Laurel Clark (born 1961), Rick Husband (born 1957), William McCool (born 1961), Ilan Ramon (Israeli, born 1954).
  • Space Shuttle Columbia incident: The Space Shuttle Columbia was reported to have disintegrated over Texas on its final approach to a landing after its 28th space mission. All seven crew members were killed in the disaster. It was later discovered that a piece of foam insulation had broken off the external fuel tank and punctured a hole in the left wing during launch.
  • A crowded passenger train and a freight train collided head on and burst into flames in northwestern Zimbabwe, killing 40 people and injuring about 60. The wreckage was still burning 14 hours after the collision.
  • Seven high school students from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, were killed when an avalanche swept over them on a school ski trip. The remaining ten members of the ski trip survived.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Crossroads of Twilight

By: Robert Jordan

Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters.The

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Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution

By: Robert C. Atkins

The #1 New York Times bestseller featuring the Atkins Nutritional Approach™— a celebrity-favorite diet perfect for losing weight before your wedding or to bounce back into shape post-baby, or if you just want to look and feel your best—includes delicious ...

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The Summons

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA pillar of the community who towered over local law and politics for forty years, Judge Atlee is now a shadow of his former self—a sick, lonely old man who has withdrawn to his sprawling ancestral ...

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Truly, Madly Manhattan

By: Nora Roberts

The New York Times best-selling author presents two full-length stories in one fabulous novel that captures the glamour, passion, and excitement of the City that Never Sleeps.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barbie Horse Adventures: Wild Horse Rescue

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Vivendi Universal Games

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Bloody Roar 4

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 (HD)

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Konami

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Dance Dance Revolution Party Collection

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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Dragon Drive: D-Masters Shot

Dragon Drive: D-Masters Shot

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Bandai

SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Sandbox Platformer

Publisher: THQ

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