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Saturday 13 December 2003

2003-12-13

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Hey Ya! by OutKast. In UK Leave Right Now by Will Young was in the top 5 hits. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown 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 this week ?

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen

Country: United States

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Peter Pan

Directed by: P.J. Hogan

Starring: Jeremy Sumpter, Jason Isaacs, Olivia Williams

Country: United States

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Something's Gotta Give

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves

Country: United States

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Big Fish

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup

Country: United States

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La terre

Directed by: Andr Antoine

Starring: Armand Bour, Ren Alexandre, Germaine Rouer

Country: United States

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 13 December 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is captured near his home town of Tikrit (see Operation Red Dawn).
  • Saddam Hussein, former President of Iraq, is captured in Tikrit by the U.S. 4th Infantry Division.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.741
  • Time: Young patient Hillary Carroll. Inset: of actor Jack Nicholson by Andrew Eccles.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9965

Books

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

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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The South Beach Diet

By: Arthur Agatston

Based on the nation's #1 bestsellerPublished in January 2004, The South Beach Diet Good Fats/Good Carbs Guide has sold more than three million copies and has continuously topped national bestseller lists.

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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 Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla

By: Stephen King

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris ElbaSet in a world of extraordinary circumstances, filled with stunning visual imagery and unforgettable characters, the DARK TOWER series is unlike anything you have ever read.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman Land 2

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Championship Manager 4

Platform: PC, Mac

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Championship Manager 03/04

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Dino Crisis 3

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Capcom

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The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox (GOTY Edition)

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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