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Saturday 12 January 2002

2002-01-12

It was Saturday, 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 How You Remind Me by Nickelback. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. Secretary, directed by Steven Shainberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Skipping Christmas 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 ?

Secretary

Directed by: Steven Shainberg

Starring: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies

Country: United States

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Sex and Lucia

Directed by: Julio Medem

Starring: Paz Vega, Tristn Ulloa, Najwa Nimri

Country: United States

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States

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Black Hawk Down

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore

Country: United States

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A Beautiful Mind

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Combat Missions

Starring: TJ Myers

Country: United States

SAS: Are You Tough Enough?

Starring: Dermot O'Leary, Eddie Stone

Country: United Kingdom

99 Things to Do Before You Die

Starring: Alexandra Aitken, Rob Deering

Country: United Kingdom

Mostly True Stories: Urban Legends Revealed

Starring: Sean King

Country: United States

Underworld: Flooded Kingdoms of the Ice Age

Starring: Graham Hancock

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The X (roller coaster) opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, Santa Clarita, California.

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Books

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

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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Violets Are Blue

By: James Patterson

D.C. Detective Alex Cross has seen a lot of crime scenes. But even he is appalled by the gruesome murders of two joggers in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park - killings that look more like the work of savage beasts ...

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Desecration

By: Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

Rayford Steele, his rag-tag team of flying rebels from around the globe, and his extended Tribulation Force would continue what Rayford called Operation Eagle. The Tribulation Force believed that Anti-christ and his minions were about to attack Israeli Christ-followers and ...

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He Sees You When You'Re Sleeping

By: Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark

From the "Queen of Suspense," Mary Higgins Clark, and bestselling author Carol Higgins Clark -- the acclaimed mother/daughter duo -- comes this holiday treat, a heartwarming tale of redemption and love.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armored Core 3

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; NA Agetec; EU Metro 3D

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Bomberman Generation

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Majesco Games; PAL Vivendi Universal

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Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Platform-adventure, Action role-playing

Publisher: Konami

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Delta Force: Urban Warfare

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: NovaLogic

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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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