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Thursday 2 January 2003

2003-01-02

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem. In UK Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) by Cheeky Girls was in the top 5 hits. Irreversible, directed by Gaspar No, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Prey by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Irreversible

Directed by: Gaspar No

Starring: Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel

Country: United States

28 Days Later...

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston

Country: United States

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Drunken Master

Directed by: Woo-ping Yuen

Starring: Jackie Chan, Siu Tien Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang

Country: United States

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25th Hour

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States

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Catch Me If You Can

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

DNA

Starring: Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

Designing for the Sexes

Starring: Lisa LaPorta, Michael Payne, Susan Hunt

Country: United States

Beautiful Homes & Great Estates

Starring: Arick Salmea, Jason Oppenheim

Country: United States

The Enforcers: True Stories from the Police Files

Starring: Tiffany Baldwin, Robert Floyd, Douglas Haddad, Maiz Lucero

Country: United States

I Love the '80s

Starring: Andrew Dice Clay, Soleil Moon Frye, Traci Lords, Bret Michaels

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 02 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Eric Jupp: British-born Australian composer, arranger, conductor (d. 2003).
Facts:
  • The first 49 of a promised 1,264 West African peacekeepers arrive at Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, to help supervise the cease-fire between the government of President Laurent Gbagbo and the main rebel group, the Patriotic Movement of the Ivory Coast. Rebellion against the Gbagbo government began September 19, 2002. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) agreed to send peacekeepers on September 29. The EECOWAS peacekeepers will join 2,500 French forces. Rebel groups occupy the
  • The People's Republic of China Foreign Ministry reacted to a report in the Israeli newspaper ''Ha'aretz'' which stated that Israel had complied with a U.S. request to suspend all contracts on the exports of arms and security equipment from the PRC to Israel. Israeli Defence Ministry Director-General Amos Yaron stated that Israel intends to ampquottrack downampquot all security ties with the PRC. An unnamed senior Israeli official stated that the Americans were using the pretext of protecting

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Books

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

Prey

By: Michael Crichton

In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles—micro-robots—has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience.

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Bush at War

By: Bob Woodward

Bush at War reveals in stunning detail how an untested president with a sweeping vision for remaking the world and war cabinet members often at odds with each other responded to the September 11 terrorist attacks and prepared to confront ...

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Skipping Christmas

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERImagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip ...

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Four Blind Mice

By: James Patterson

On the verge of resigning from the D.C. police force, Detective Alex Cross knows he can't refuse this case. His partner John Sampson has a friend who has been framed for murder and is facing the gas chamber.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Active Lancer

Platform: Mac OS, Mac OS X

Genre: Shoot Em Up

Publisher: Freeverse

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Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, GameCube

Genre: Action, beat 'em up

Publisher: Ubi Soft Entertainment

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Bionicle: The Game

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

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts; Lego Interactive; Feral Interactive; (OS X)

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Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox, PlayStation 2

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: EU THQ; NA The Adventure Company; JP Marvelous Entertainment

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DreamMix TV World Fighters

DreamMix TV World Fighters

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Versus fighting game

Publisher: Konami Takara Hudson


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