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Thursday 15 May 2003

2003-05-15

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Get Busy by Sean Paul. In UK Ignition Remix by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. The Matrix Reloaded, directed by The Wachowski Brothers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Holes by Louis Sachar was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Matrix Reloaded

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

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

Country: United States

X2

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

Country: United States

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Identity

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet

Country: United States

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Holes

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight

Country: United States

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Phone Booth

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Most Extreme Elimination Challenge

Starring: Victor Wilson, Christopher Darga, John Cervenka, Mary Scheer

Country: United States

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Moose and Zee

Starring: Paul Christie

Country: United States

Swag

Starring: Jason Freeman

Country: United Kingdom

Monster Jam

Starring: Jim Koehler, Tom Meents, Dennis Anderson, Jimmy Creten

Country: United States

Gerhard Reinke's Wanderlust

Starring: Josh Gardner, Matt McLain

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 May 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
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Facts:
  • The date predicted by Pana-Wave Laboratory, a Japanese cult, on which a close encounter with an unknown planet would result in the extinction of most of humankind.
  • The journal ''Nature'' reports that all species of large fish in the world's oceans have been so thoroughly overfished that just 10% of the population that there was in 1950 remains. The scientists who authored the report conclude that the world's oceans are no longer even close to their natural state. Sharks, Atlantic cod, and Pacific sardines are tapped as particularly imperilled with extinction. The scientists recommend drastic measures to reduce ocean fishing. BBC
  • The United States Senate approves a tax-cut bill designed to cut revenues by a total of tax cut passed by the House on May 10.
  • United States federal prosecutors indict Jamal Ahmed Ali al-Badawi and Fahd al-Quso, ''in absentia'', in connection with the USS Cole bombing in Yemen on October 12, 2000.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Cast of the film 'Matrix Reloaded' FISHBURNE, LAURENCE; MOSS, CARRIE ANNE; PINKETT, JADA; REEVES, K
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9917
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.709

Books

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

Holes

By: Louis Sachar

Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look.Stanley

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The Guardian

By: Nicholas Sparks

Julie Barenson's young husband left her two unexpected gifts before he died-a Great Dane puppy named Singer and the promise that he would always be watching over her.

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The Second Time Around

By: Mary Higgins Clark

The "Queen of Suspense," Mary Higgins Clark, delivers a gripping tale of deception and tantalizing twists that might have been ripped from today's headlines.When Nicholas Spencer, the charismatic head of a company that has developed an anticancer vaccine, disappears without ...

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Armageddon

By: Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

The scattered Tribulation Force is drawn toward the Middle East, as are all the armies of the world, when human history culminates in the battle of the ages.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

APEX

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

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Bionicle: The Game

Platform: GameCube, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts; Lego Interactive; Feral Interactive; (OS X)

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Construction-Destruction

Platform: Windows

Genre: Construction game

Publisher: ValuSoft

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Crash Nitro Kart

Platform: PlayStation 2; GameCube; Xbox; Game Boy Advance; N-Gage; Zeebo

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Vivendi Universal Games Konami (Japan) Sierra Entertainment (Some editions)

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Devil May Cry 2

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 (HD) Xbox 360 (HD)

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Capcom

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