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Friday 6 December 2002

2002-12-06

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem. In UK Dilemma by Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland was in the top 5 hits. Chicago, directed by Rob Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Portrait of a Killer by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Chicago

Directed by: Rob Marshall

Starring: Rene Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere

Country: United States

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Star Trek: Nemesis

Directed by: Stuart Baird

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner

Country: United States

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Gangs of New York

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis

Country: United States

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Adaptation.

Directed by: Spike Jonze

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper

Country: United States

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Equilibrium

Directed by: Kurt Wimmer

Starring: Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Emily Watson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Life of Mammals

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom

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3-South

Written by: Mark Hentemann

Starring: Brian Posehn, Mark Hentemann

Country: United States

Top Gear

Starring: Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Ben Collins

Country: United Kingdom

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Scratch & Burn

Written by: Jordan Allen-Dutton, GQ, J.A.Q., Erik Weiner

Starring: Parker Shipp, Elizabeth Wittelsbach

Country: United States

Sonic Cinema

Starring: Mark Linkous, Joseph Bennett, Cory McAbee

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 December 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Philip Berrigan: American former Roman Catholic priest and antiwar activist.
Facts:
  • The Chechen separatist Akhmed Zakayev has returned to London, where he is expected to seek asylum. He was arrested but released soon afterwards on bail paid by Vanessa Redgrave.
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Israeli troops backed by tanks and helicopter gunships swept into the Bureij refugee camp in the Gaza Strip on Friday, provoking a gunbattle and killing 10 people, Palestinian witnesses and medics said.
  • Venezuela's oil exports ground to a halt, negotiations stalled and protesters faced off on the streets as prospects dimmed for a peaceful resolution to a strike designed to unseat President Hugo Chávez.
  • In continuing legal action against Exxon over the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989, punitive damages against the company have been reduced from USD$5 billion to . The company is expected to appeal.
  • Archeologists digging near the Gulf Coast of Mexico have discovered an inscribed seal and fragments of a plaque which contain writing, pushing back the date for the first appearance of writing in Mesoamerica to about 650 BC. It also suggests that the Olmec culture developed writing, not the Zapotecs.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2002?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.685
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Return of the Rings -- Dec. 2, 2002
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9877

Books

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

Portrait of a Killer

By: Patricia Cornwell

The number-one New York Times-bestselling novelist Patricia Cornwell is known the world over for her brilliant storytelling, the courage of her characters, and the state-of-the-art forensic methods they employ.

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Table For Two

By: Nora Roberts

Two delectable tales of romance from the best-selling author includes Summer Desserts, in which dessert chef Summer Lyndon, who is determined never to fall in love, finds herself tempted by her deliciously sexy boss Blake Cocharan, and Lessons Learned, in ...

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A Series of Unfortunate Events No. 9: The Carnivorous Carnival

By: Lemony Snicket

A Series of Unfortunate Events Books 1-13 (entire set). Outer box not included.

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One Door Away from Heaven

By: Dean Koontz

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Michelina Bellsong is on a mission. She is following a missing family to the edge of America . . .

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Activision Anthology

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Game Boy Advance, digiBlast, PlayStation Portable, iOS, Android

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Activision

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Bandits: Phoenix Rising

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Pan Vision Tri Synergy

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Dexter's Laboratory: Chess Challenge

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Board game

Publisher: BAM! Entertainment

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DoDonPachi DaiOuJou

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2, iOS

Genre: Manic shooter

Publisher: JP AMI; JP Arika

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EOE: Eve of Extinction

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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