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Sunday 12 January 2003

It was Sunday, 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. Bend It Like Beckham, directed by Gurinder Chadha, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Summons by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Liktena Lidumnieki. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cabela's GrandSlam Hunting: 2004 Trophies or CT Special Forces 2: Back in the Trenches.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Bend It Like Beckham

Directed by: Gurinder Chadha

Starring: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Country: United States

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Thirteen

Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Starring: Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed

Country: United States

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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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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 12 January 2003 ?

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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Famous Deaths:
  • Alan Nunn May: English physicist and Soviet spy (Born 1911).
  • Maurice Gibb: British-American musician, one of three brothers who formed the Bee Gees.
Facts:
  • North Korea threatens that the US will vanish in a ampquotsea of fireampquot if it continues to challenge North Korea.
  • Ariel Sharon and his Likud party are the target of continued accusations of political corruption.
  • Steve Case announces his resignation as chairman of AOL after 18 years at the head of the company.
  • Groundbreaking begins on Hong Kong Disneyland, scheduled to open in 2006.
  • According to the Peruvian media, a Fokker F-28 is found which crashed near Chachapoyas. The 42 passengers and 4 crew members were all killed in the accident.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.690
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.689
  • Esquire

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 ?

Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

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Cabela's GrandSlam Hunting: 2004 Trophies

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision Publishing, Inc.

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Charlie's Angels

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Ubisoft

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CT Special Forces 2: Back in the Trenches

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Hip Interactive

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Disney's Hide and Sneak

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Capcom Disney Interactive

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