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Thursday 2 October 2003

2003-10-02

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Baby Boy by Beyonce. In UK Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas was in the top 5 hits. Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Ultimate Weight Solution by Phillip C. McGraw was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mystic River

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon

Country: United States

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The School of Rock

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack

Country: United States

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The Rundown

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Underworld

Directed by: Len Wiseman

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Shane Brolly

Country: United States

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Love Me If You Dare

Directed by: Yann Samuell

Starring: Guillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard, Thibault Verhaeghe

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Mark Steel Lectures

Starring: Mark Steel, Martin Hyder

Country: United Kingdom

Potter Puppet Pals

Starring: Neil Cicierega

Country: United States

Peep Show

Written by: Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain, Andrew O'Connor

Starring: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Matt King, Olivia Colman

Country: United Kingdom

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QI

Starring: Stephen Fry, Alan Davies

Country: United Kingdom

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Magick

Starring: Barry Jones, Stuart MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
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Facts:
  • North Korea claims to ampquothave already processedampquot 8,000 fuel rods from its Yongbyon nuclear reactor north of Pyongyang and is using the plutonium extracted during the process to make atomic bombs to boost its nuclear capabilities for nuclear deterrent force. Citing a ampquothostile policyampquot by the United States, Vice Foreign Minister Choe Su Hon states this is a means to safeguard the country's territory.
  • Occupation of Iraq: The United Nations Security Council discusses a new United States draft resolution on Iraq, which would enhance the United Nations' role in Iraq. Secretary General Kofi Annan states draft did not go in the direction he recommended. A quicker transfer of sovereignty ampquot''may change the dynamics on the ground, in terms of the security situation, and send a message''ampquot.
  • Technology – Genome: The genome chip arrived with several companies rushing to sell the known human genes. The products will allow scientists to scan all genes in a human tissue sample at once to determine which are active, with lower cost and increased speed.
  • Sino-American relations: The United States Navy blames China for the 2001 Hainan Island incident. A report released to ''Jane's Defense Weekly'' under the Freedom of Information Act said that the pilot of the Chinese jet fighter made three passes at the U.S. propeller-driven reconnaissance plane over international waters. On the third pass, the Chinese fighter hit a propeller on the American plane.
  • J. M. Coetzee wins Nobel Prize for literature.

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Books

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

The Ultimate Weight Solution

By: Phillip C. McGraw

With more than 100 fantastic recipes, this cookbook is an essential tool to get results and free yourself from your problems with weight -- forever.Dr. Phil is on a mission: to help as many Americans as possible lose pounds and ...

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Bleachers

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHigh school all-American Neely Crenshaw was probably the best quarterback ever to play for the legendary Messina Spartans. Fifteen years have gone by since those glory days, and Neely has come home to Messina to bury ...

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The South Beach Diet

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 Wedding

By: Nicholas Sparks

With The Notebook, A Walk to Remember, and his other beloved novels, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks has given voice to our deepest beliefs about the power of love.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anito: Defend a Land Enraged

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure, Role-playing

Publisher: Anino Entertainment

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Call of Duty

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, N-Gage, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: WW Activision; JP MediaQuest; NA Aspyr (Mac)

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The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox (GOTY Edition)

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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America's 10 Most Wanted

Platform: PlayStation 2, PC

Genre: Action, First Person Shooter

Publisher: NA Encore Software; EU Play It!

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EyeToy: Play

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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