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Wednesday 9 October 2002

2002-10-09

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 A Moment Like This by Kelly Clarkson. In UK The Tide Is High (Get The Feeling) by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. The Rules of Attraction, directed by Roger Avary, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold 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 Rules of Attraction

Directed by: Roger Avary

Starring: James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder, Shannyn Sossamon

Country: United States

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The Transporter

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Jason Statham, Qi Shu, Matt Schulze

Country: United States

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The Ring

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox

Country: United States

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Red Dragon

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes

Country: United States

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Sweet Home Alabama

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Patrick Dempsey, Josh Lucas

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Sonic Cinema

Starring: Mark Linkous, Joseph Bennett, Cory McAbee

Country: United States

The Rick & Bubba Show

Starring: Rick Burgess, Bill 'Bubba' Bussey Jr., Calvin 'Speedy' Wilburn, Greg Burgess

Country: United States

History of Football: The Beautiful Game

Country: United Kingdom

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Firefly

Written by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Country: United States

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Do Over

Written by: Kenny Schwartz, Rick Wiener

Starring: Penn Badgley, Angela Goethals, Josh Wise, Natasha Melnick

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 October 2002 ?

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Facts:
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches a low of 7,286.27, its lowest close since October 1997.
  • The Dot-com bubble bear market reaches bottom, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average slips below 7,200.
  • The European Commission of the European Union has announced that ten countries – Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia – have met its criteria for entry, opening the way for an expansion of the EU from 15 member states to 25. The European Parliament has still to consider each candidate individually and the final decision will require the approval of the current member states.
  • Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom is making various ceremonial appearances in Canada in her role as the Queen of Canada.
  • Lawrence Lessig argues Eldred v. Ashcroft in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. The case challenges retroactive copyright extensions passed by Congress, and potentially affects millions of copyrighted works.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Headache treatment by Abrams/Lacagnina. Inset: picture of American Taliban traitor, John Walker Lind
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9837
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.675676

Books

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

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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Full House

By: Janet Evanovich

Full HouseJanet EvanovichPolo instructor Nicholas Kaharchek senses danger the minute he sees Billie Pearce. She represents everything he's always avoided. Happy in her home life, a divorced mother of two, Billie is the epitome of stability.

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Black House

By: Stephen King, Peter Strau

Collaboration is sequel to dark fantasy ?€œThe Talisman?€?. (P, Ballantine)

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Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11

By: Thomas Friedman

America's leading observer of the international scene on the minute-by-minute events of September 11th--before, during and after As the Foreign Affairs columnist for the The New York Times, Thomas L.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

BattleBots: Beyond the BattleBox

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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Beatmania IIDX 7th Style

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

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Burnout 2: Point of Impact

Platform: PlayStation 2 GameCube Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City-building game

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Enzai: Falsely Accused

Platform: PC

Genre: Historical fiction, Psychological, Romance, Eroge

Publisher: JP Langmaor; NA JAST USA

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