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Sunday 1 February 2004

2004-02-01

It was Sunday, 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 Hey Ya! by OutKast. In UK Mad World by Michael Andrews featuring Gary Jules was in the top 5 hits. The Butterfly Effect, directed by Eric Bress, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston 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 Butterfly Effect

Directed by: Eric Bress

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Melora Walters

Country: United States

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Saw

Directed by: James Wan

Starring: Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover

Country: United States

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The Machinist

Directed by: Brad Anderson

Starring: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Snchez-Gijn

Country: United States

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Napoleon Dynamite

Directed by: Jared Hess

Starring: Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Jon Gries

Country: United States

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Garden State

Directed by: Zach Braff

Starring: Zach Braff, Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker

Starring: Jason Sklar, Randy Sklar

Country: United States

In a Fix

Starring: Evette Rios, James Lunday

Country: United States

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

Starring: Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry, Matthew Holness, Alice Lowe

Country: United Kingdom

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Jacques Pépin: Fast Food My Way

Starring: Jacques Pepin

Country: United States

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Travel in Style

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 2004 ?

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:
  • May O'Donnell: American modern dancer and choreographer (Born 1909).
Facts:
  • Janet Jackson's breast is exposed during the half-time show of Super Bowl XXXVIII, resulting in US broadcasters adopting a stronger adherence to Federal Communications Commission censorship guidelines.
  • 251 people are trampled to death and 244 injured in a stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
  • A team composed of Russian scientists at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna and American scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory report on the discovery of two new transuranium (superheavy) chemical elements with very high atomic masses. From the international convention governing the periodic table, element 113 is given the temporary name Ununtrium (atomic symbol Uut) and element 115 is designated Ununpentium (Uup). The discovery is later confirmed.
  • Over one hundred members of the Majlis of Iran resign in protest after the Guardian Council disqualifies thousands of reformist and independent candidates for parliament, including sitting MPs seeking reelection.
  • Abdul Qadeer Khan, founder of Pakistan's nuclear weapons program, is removed from his post as a special science and technology adviser to Prime Minister Pervez Musharraf after Khan, three other scientists and three low-level Pakistan Army officers are investigated in connection with the sharing of Pakistani nuclear technology with Iran, Libya and other countries in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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Books

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

The South Beach Diet

By: Arthur Agatston

The bestselling phenomenon continues with the newest South Beach Diet cookbook.The amazing success of the first three South Beach Diet books has made publishing history with 14 million copies combined - and is still going strong.

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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The South Beach Diet Good Fats Good Carbs Guide

By: Arthur Agatston

Based on the nation's #1 bestsellerPublished in January 2004, The South Beach Diet Good Fats/Good Carbs Guide has sold more than three million copies and has continuously topped national bestseller lists.

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The Five People You Meet In Heaven

By: Mitch Albom

A specially produced paperback edition--with flaps--of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller, that has sold more than six million copies in hardcover Eddie is a grizzled war veteran who feels trapped in a meaningless life of fixing rides at ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armored Core: Nexus

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

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Beyond Divinity

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: HIP Interactive, UbiSoft, Focus Home Interactive

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Codename: Gordon

Codename: Gordon

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Valve Corporation

Deep Labyrinth

Platform: Mobile phone, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Interactive Brains; NA Atlus; EU 505 Games; AUS Atlus

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Feeding Frenzy

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Xbox, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Publisher: PopCap Games (previously by GameHouse)

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