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Wednesday 8 October 2003

2003-10-08

It was Wednesday, 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. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, directed by Marcus Nispel, 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 30 days ?

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Directed by: Marcus Nispel

Starring: Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Andrew Bryniarski

Country: United States

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Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Daryl Hannah

Country: United States

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The Ring

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Carl Brisson, Lillian Hall-Davis, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

The Secret Life of...

Starring: Jim O'Connor

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Nobel Prize: The Nobel Prize in Chemistry is awarded jointly to Peter Agre and Roderick MacKinnon for discoveries concerning aquaporins and ion channels in cell membranes.
  • California recall: Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger wins the election with 48.6% after voters decide to recall California Governor Gray Davis. Schwarzenegger's closest rival was the Democratic Lieutenant Governor Cruz Bustamante, with 31.7%.
  • Surveillance: The FBI admits that hidden listening devices planted in the office of the Mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, were placed there by FBI agents. It is currently not known if the Mayor of Philadelphia is a target of an investigation nor is there any details provided about the nature of the probe that the device was part of. A law enforcement official cautions that the presence of the listening devices does not necessarily mean that the mayor, himself, is under investigation.
  • Palestinians: Yasser Arafat has suffered a mild heart attack. Palestinian leadership officials tried to hide condition of the president. ampquot''Although he has had a slight heart attack, the doctors say he will make a full recovery. He is in full control. There is nothing to worry about'',ampquot states close aide to Arafat. Officials state that it would ampquot''have created panic at a critical time when the Israelis are threatening Arafat's life''ampquot.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Mission Not Accomplished.' Photograph of President George W. Bush
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9956
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.731

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 ?

C.A.T.: Cyber Attack Team

Platform: Xbox

Publisher: Medix

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Charinko Hero

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Banpresto

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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

Downtown Run

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo GameCube, mobile game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Dynasty Warriors 4

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Network

Genre: Hack and Slash Tactical action

Publisher: Koei

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