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Sunday 16 March 2003

2003-03-16

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to In Da Club by 50 Cent. In UK Beautiful by Christina Aguilera was in the top 5 hits. Phone Booth, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The King of Torts by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Phone Booth

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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Anger Management

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Marisa Tomei

Country: United States

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Cradle 2 the Grave

Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak

Starring: Jet Li, DMX, Mark Dacascos

Country: United States

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Old School

Directed by: Todd Phillips

Starring: Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Will Ferrell

Country: United States

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Daredevil

Directed by: Mark Steven Johnson

Starring: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Colin Farrell

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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

Legendary Nights

Starring: Jim Lampley, Sugar Ray Leonard, Ron Borges, Larry Merchant

Country: United States

Britain BC

Starring: Francis Pryor

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Rachel Corrie: American activist killed in a demonstration in Palestine when an Israeli military bulldozer struck her on March 16, 2003.
  • Ronald Ferguson: American acturary and CEO in charge of the reinsurance company of General Re.
Facts:
  • The leaders of the United States, Britain, Portugal, and Spain meet at a summit in the Azores Islands. U.S. President Bush calls March 17 the "moment of truth", meaning that the "coalition of the willing" will make its final effort to extract a resolution from the U.N. Security Council, giving Iraq an ultimatum to disarm immediately or be disarmed by force.
  • The United States Department of State ordered non-essential diplomats and embassy dependents out of Kuwait, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Damascus.
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Rachel Corrie, a college student from Olympia, Washington and member of the Palestinian International Solidarity Movement, is killed by an Israeli bulldozer when she tries to prevent it as a human shield from demolishing the house of the Palestinian Dr. Samir Masri.
  • Zoran Živković, a former Interior Minister, was elected by the Democratic Party to succeed the assassinated Prime Minister of Serbia, Zoran Đinđić. He is expected to be elected for Prime Minister in few days at parliament.
  • Wen Jiabao was elected Premier of the People's Republic of China by the National People's Congress. He replaced Zhu Rongji.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.700
  • Time: Man whitewashing picture of Iraq leader Saddam Hussein.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9908

Books

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

The King of Torts

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe Office of the Public Defender is not known as a training ground for bright young litigators. Clay Carter has been there too long and, like most of his colleagues, dreams of a better job in ...

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Portrait in Death

By: J.D. Robb (aka Nora Roberts)

Lieutenant Eve Dallas tracks killer who hunts beautiful young women. (P, Berkley)

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Atkins for Life

By: Robert C. Atkins

Fast shipping from Amazon! Slight corner and cover wear, clean text, unmarked.

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2nd Chance

By: James Patterson, Andrew Gross

2ND CHANCE

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

1080° Avalanche

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Racing, extreme sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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Donkey Konga

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Music game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Hack and slash

Publisher: Atari

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America's 10 Most Wanted

Platform: PlayStation 2, PC

Genre: Action, First Person Shooter

Publisher: NA Encore Software; EU Play It!

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SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom

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

Genre: Sandbox Platformer

Publisher: THQ

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