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Thursday 9 January 2003

2003-01-09

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem. In UK Sound Of The Underground by Girls Aloud was in the top 5 hits. Hero, directed by Yimou Zhang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Summons by John Grisham 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 ?

Hero

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung

Country: United States

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Irreversible

Directed by: Gaspar No

Starring: Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel

Country: United States

28 Days Later...

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston

Country: United States

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Drunken Master

Directed by: Woo-ping Yuen

Starring: Jackie Chan, Siu Tien Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang

Country: United States

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25th Hour

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Buried

Written by: Jimmy Gardner, Robert Jones

Starring: Lennie James, Stephen Walters, Connor McIntyre, Jane Hazlegrove

Country: United Kingdom

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DNA

Starring: Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

Designing for the Sexes

Starring: Lisa LaPorta, Michael Payne, Susan Hunt

Country: United States

Beautiful Homes & Great Estates

Starring: Arick Salmea, Jason Oppenheim

Country: United States

The Enforcers: True Stories from the Police Files

Starring: Tiffany Baldwin, Robert Floyd, Douglas Haddad, Maiz Lucero

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • UN Chief Weapons Inspector Hans Blix and International Atomic Energy Agency head Mohammed El Baradei give a report to the United Nations Security Council. They say that progress on the search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq is ampquotinching forwardampquot but that a more ampquotpro-activeampquot stance is required from the Iraqi government.
  • Astronomers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center obtain the most detail view yet of a black hole ampquotfeedingampquot at the centre of a quasar.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.689
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - January, 2003

Books

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

The Summons

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA pillar of the community who towered over local law and politics for forty years, Judge Atlee is now a shadow of his former self—a sick, lonely old man who has withdrawn to his sprawling ancestral ...

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Prey

By: Michael Crichton

In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles—micro-robots—has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience.

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Skipping Christmas

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERImagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip ...

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Bush at War

By: Bob Woodward

Bush at War reveals in stunning detail how an untested president with a sweeping vision for remaking the world and war cabinet members often at odds with each other responded to the September 11 terrorist attacks and prepared to confront ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Apocalyptica

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

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Beyond Good & Evil

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Xbox, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Civilization III: Conquests

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Atari

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Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Hack and slash

Publisher: Atari

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EyeToy: Play

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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