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Friday 8 August 2003

2003-08-08

It was Friday, 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 Crazy In Love by Beyonce. In UK Crazy In Love by Beyonce was in the top 5 hits. S.W.A.T., directed by Clark Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

S.W.A.T.

Directed by: Clark Johnson

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez

Country: United States

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American Wedding

Directed by: Jesse Dylan

Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott

Country: United States

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Johnny English

Directed by: Peter Howitt

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia

Country: United States

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Directed by: Stephen Norrington

Starring: Sean Connery, Stuart Townsend, Peta Wilson

Country: United States

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Bad Boys II

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Gabrielle Union

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Magick

Starring: Barry Jones, Stuart MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom

Monkey Dust

Starring: Morwenna Banks, Frances Barber, Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom

Boarding House: North Shore

Starring: Holly Beck

Country: United States

The Brendan Leonard Show

Written by: Brendan Leonard

Starring: Cathy Leonard, Margarita Leonard, Jack Leonard, Mike Leonard

Country: United States

Most Extreme Elimination Challenge

Starring: Victor Wilson, Christopher Darga, John Cervenka, Mary Scheer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 2003 ?

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:
  • Maximilian Janisch: Swiss young prodigy born to Monika Janisch and to a German mathematician, student at the university of Perpignan (France) aged only 12.
See other famous people born on 08 August
Facts:
  • Hezbollah, a militant Lebanese group backed by Syria and Iran, fires artillery toward Israeli border posts, drawing return fire. It was the first such exchange in eight months. AP story
  • A ''Ma'ariv'' opinion poll shows 37% of his supporters think Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is involved in corruption, with 52% saving he will have to resign if he behaved illegally. The controversy is over a loan given in January 2002 to Sharon's son, Gilad that was the loan originated from Cyril Kern, a friend of Ariel Sharon.
  • ''Occupation of Iraq'': At his ranch in Crawford, Texas, President Bush noted the 100th day since overt military action in Iraq ended, saying that the United States has made ampquotgood progressampquot in helping Iraq's democratic processes, overall security, and economy.
  • US v. EU on GM food: The European Union expresses their disapproval over the American, Canadian and Argentinian effort to launch a World Trade Organization formal challenge against its decision to keep the policy of banning genetically modified crops.
  • SCO v. IBM Linux lawsuit: IBM furnishes more information on their SCO countersuit and states that they have Novell support.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2003?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.722
  • Time: Actress Heather Graham practicing trancendental meditation
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9948

Books

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

Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution

By: Robert C. Atkins

The #1 New York Times bestseller featuring the Atkins Nutritional Approach™— a celebrity-favorite diet perfect for losing weight before your wedding or to bounce back into shape post-baby, or if you just want to look and feel your best—includes delicious ...

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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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Seabiscuit: An American Legend

By: Laura Hillenbrand

Laura Hillenbrand, author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken, brilliantly re-creates a universal underdog story in this #1 New York Times bestseller. Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in ...

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East of Eden

By: John Steinbeck

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authorsIn his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Engine Aquila

Platform: Xbox PlayStation 2 Windows

Genre: First-person shooter, Simulation

Publisher: Atari Encore Software (Windows)

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Brute Force

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Third-person shooter Tactical shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Combat Mission: Afrika Korps

Combat Mission: Afrika Korps

Platform: PC, Mac

Genre: Turn-based tactics, War sim

Publisher: CDV

Dog's Life(:

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: PAL SCE; NA Hip Games; JP Success

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Dominions II: The Ascension Wars

Dominions II: The Ascension Wars

Platform: PC (Windows / Linux) PowerPC (Mac OS X / Linux) Solaris (Solaris 8)

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Fantasy

Publisher: Shrapnel Games


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