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Thursday 16 January 2003

2003-01-16

It was Thursday, 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.
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Old Newspapers

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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 ?

The Office

Starring: Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis

Country: United Kingdom

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Chappelle's Show

Written by: Neal Brennan, Dave Chappelle

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan, Rudy Rush

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The Space Shuttle Columbia takes off for mission STS-107 which would be its final one. Columbia disintegrated 16 days later on re-entry.
  • President Bush visits the University of Scranton in downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania, to give a speech on medical liability reform amidst major medical malpractice in northeastern Pennsylvania. Bush criticized state attorneys for ampquotfrivolous lawsuitsampquot, vowing to decrease excessive jury awards and propose a $250,000 cap on non-economic damages. The president later paid a visit to Scranton's Mercy Hospital.
  • US Senator Russ Feingold introduces a bill to halt the Information Awareness Office and Total Information Awareness pending a review of privacy issues involved. The US Congress attempting to suspend an internal Department of Defense project is a highly unusual step.
  • UN weapons inspectors in Iraq stated that they found empty rocket warheads, designed to carry chemical warfare agents, at the Ukhaider Ammunition Storage Area.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: North Korean leader Kim Jong Il framed by nuclear missiles, from Itar/Tass.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9882
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.690

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 ?

The Baseball 2003

Platform: PlayStation 2 GameCube

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Konami

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Decisive Battles of WWII: Korsun Pocket

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Matrix Games

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Dino Crisis 3

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Capcom

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Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Mad Doc Software

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Justice League: Chronicles

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Midway Games

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