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Wednesday 12 November 2003

2003-11-12

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Baby Boy by Beyonce. In UK Be Faithful by Fatman Scoop featuring The Crooklyn Clan was in the top 5 hits. Timeline, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Timeline

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Paul Walker, Gerard Butler, Billy Connolly

Country: United States

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Monster

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

Starring: Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern

Country: United States

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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd

Country: United States

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Love Actually

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Starring: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson

Country: United States

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The Matrix Revolutions

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Interscope Presents 'The Next Episode'

Starring: D.R.E.S. Tha Beatnik

Country: United States

Arrested Development

Written by: Mitchell Hurwitz

Starring: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Country: United States

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The Secret Life of...

Starring: Jim O'Connor

Country: United States

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The Mark Steel Lectures

Starring: Mark Steel, Martin Hyder

Country: United Kingdom

Potter Puppet Pals

Starring: Neil Cicierega

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Iraq war: in Nasiriya, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.
  • Shanghai Transrapid sets up a new world speed record (501 kilometres per hour (311 mph)) for commercial railway systems.
  • A top-secret CIA intelligence report warns about growing numbers of Iraqis concluding the coalition can be defeated and supporting the resistance. The CIA report also cautions that more aggressive counterinsurgency tactics will induce other Iraqis to join the resistance. ''Slate magazine'' notes the new anti-insurgency measures in ampquotpostwar Iraqampquot means the situation is ampquotIraq War – PhasenbspII.ampquot
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: The Palestinian parliament approves a new cabinet led by Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei.
  • The United Kingdom government announces plans to introduce identity cards, which are intended to eventually become compulsory.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Actor Russell Crowe; digital photomontage by Arthur Hochstein, pics from 20th Century Fox, Universal
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9961
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.736

Books

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

The South Beach Diet

By: Arthur Agatston

The bestselling phenomenon continues with the newest South Beach Diet cookbook.The amazing success of the first three South Beach Diet books has made publishing history with 14 million copies combined - and is still going strong.

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Blow Fly

By: Patricia Cornwell

Settling into her new life as a private forensic consultant, Kay Scarpetta agrees to investigate a cold case in Louisiana—the baffling eight-year-old murder of a woman with a history of blackouts and violent outbursts.

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The Five People You Meet in Heaven

By: Mitch Albom

A specially produced paperback edition--with flaps--of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller, that has sold more than six million copies in hardcover Eddie is a grizzled war veteran who feels trapped in a meaningless life of fixing rides at ...

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aquaman: Battle for Atlantis

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: TDK Mediactive

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Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: GameMill Publishing

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Blue's Clues Kindergarten

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Infogrames Entertainment, SA

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Bookworm

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, iOS, Game Boy Advance, Xbox Live Arcade, PDA, Smartphone, Java ME, BREW, DSiWare, Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Tecmo

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