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Friday 9 May 2003

2003-05-09

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Get Busy by Sean Paul. In UK Make Luv by Room 5 featuring Oliver Cheatham was in the top 5 hits. The Matrix Reloaded, directed by The Wachowski Brothers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Holes by Louis Sachar was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Matrix Reloaded

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss

Country: United States

X2

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

Country: United States

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Identity

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet

Country: United States

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Holes

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight

Country: United States

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Phone Booth

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Most Extreme Elimination Challenge

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

Country: United States

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Moose and Zee

Starring: Paul Christie

Country: United States

Swag

Starring: Jason Freeman

Country: United Kingdom

Monster Jam

Starring: Jim Koehler, Tom Meents, Dennis Anderson, Jimmy Creten

Country: United States

Gerhard Reinke's Wanderlust

Starring: Josh Gardner, Matt McLain

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 May 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
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Facts:
  • As many as 129 are feared dead after a door opens on a plane flying from Kinshasa to Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The victims were sucked from the plane, which returned to Kinshasa after the incident. Although the airline to which the plane belongs to is unknown, the plane involved in the tragedy has a logo of Ukrainian Cargo Airlines.
  • The United States Senate Armed Services Committee votes to lift a 10-year-old ban on the research and development of low-yield nuclear weapons as part of its 2004 defense-spending bill. The majority of the committee and the Bush administration argue that such weapons may in the future become necessary to deal with terrorist threats, and to effectively incinerate biological or chemical weapons installations. The move is criticized by Democrats who fear that it will increase the risks of nuclear
  • The National Association of Evangelicals, a group of evangelical Christians, condemns Franklin Graham, Jerry Falwell, Jerry Vines, Pat Robertson and other evangelical ministers for anti-Islamic statements.
  • The United States House of Representatives approves a tax-cut measure for more than the Senate's version of the same measure. One highly controversial aspect of the President's initial proposal that the House removed is the repeal of the tax on dividends paid by corporations to shareholders. There are also important differences between the House and Senate bills, and great difficulty is foreseen in reconciling them before they may be sent to the President for approval.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.709
  • Time: Rise of the severe respiratory disease called SARS
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9916

Books

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

Holes

By: Louis Sachar

Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look.Stanley

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The Guardian

By: Nicholas Sparks

Julie Barenson's young husband left her two unexpected gifts before he died-a Great Dane puppy named Singer and the promise that he would always be watching over her.

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The Second Time Around

By: Mary Higgins Clark

The "Queen of Suspense," Mary Higgins Clark, delivers a gripping tale of deception and tantalizing twists that might have been ripped from today's headlines.When Nicholas Spencer, the charismatic head of a company that has developed an anticancer vaccine, disappears without ...

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Armageddon

By: Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

The scattered Tribulation Force is drawn toward the Middle East, as are all the armies of the world, when human history culminates in the battle of the ages.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barbie Horse Adventures: Blue Ribbon Race

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action game, adventure game, children's game, racing game, roleplaying game

Publisher: VU Games

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Barbie Horse Adventures: Wild Horse Rescue

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Vivendi Universal Games

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Batman: Dark Tomorrow

Platform: Xbox, GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Kemco Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment DC Comics

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Desktop Defender 2: Battle For Existence

Desktop Defender 2: Battle For Existence

Platform: Windows

Genre: arcade/shoot 'em up

Dinotopia: The Sunstone Odyssey

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: TDK Mediactive

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