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Thursday 8 August 2002

2002-08-08

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Hot In Herre by Nelly. In UK The Logical Song by Scooter was in the top 5 hits. xXx, directed by Rob Cohen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while A Bend in the Road by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

xXx

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas

Country: United States

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Signs

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin

Country: United States

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Austin Powers in Goldmember

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Beyonc Knowles, Seth Green

Country: United States

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Titanic: The Legend Goes On...

Directed by: Camillo Teti

Starring: Lisa Russo, Mark Thompson-Ashworth, Gisella Mathews

Country: United States

Road to Perdition

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Contest Searchlight

Written by: Jim Serpico

Starring: Lenny Clarke, Amber Gross, Denis Leary, Michael Lombardi

Country: United States

Madness Combat

Country: United States

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Studio A Entertainment

Starring: Chris McCrackin, Xai Homechan, Joanna Fang, Charlene Griffin

Country: United States

Boston 24/7

Country: United States

The Wire

Written by: David Simon

Starring: Dominic West, John Doman, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Accountancy scandals: WorldCom announced it had discovered discovered earlier.
  • The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) votes to require television manufacturers to include digital tunerss in nearly all televisions by 2007.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bruce Springsteen -- Aug. 5, 2002
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9863
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.665

Books

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

A Bend in the Road

By: Nicholas Sparks

Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah ...

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The Remnant: On the Brink of Armageddon

By: Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

The Left Behind® SeriesA #1 New York Times Bestseller Global Community Supreme Potentate Nicolae Carpathia has his oldest and newest enemies right where he wants them: massed at Petra, a million strong -- within reach of two bombs and a ...

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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

By: Rebecca Wells

“A big, blowzy romp through the rainbow eccentricities of three generations of crazy bayou debutantes.”—Atlanta Journal-Constitution“A very entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving novel about the complex bonds between mother and daughter.”—Washington

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The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cubivore: Survival of the Fittest

Cubivore: Survival of the Fittest

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Nintendo; NA Atlus

Dark Chronicle

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Deathrow

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Ubisoft Entertainment

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Discipline: Record of a Crusade

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: NA Kitty Media

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Eisei Meijin VI

Eisei Meijin VI

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Traditional game (shogi)

Publisher: Konami


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