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Monday 16 September 2002

2002-09-16

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. In UK The Tide Is High (Get The Feeling) by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Home Alabama, directed by Andy Tennant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold 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 in the last months ?

Sweet Home Alabama

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Patrick Dempsey, Josh Lucas

Country: United States

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City of God

Directed by: Fernando Meirelles

Starring: Alexandre Rodrigues, Matheus Nachtergaele, Leandro Firmino

Country: United States

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Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar

Country: United States

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xXx

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas

Country: United States

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Signs

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

History of Football: The Beautiful Game

Country: United Kingdom

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Firefly

Written by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Country: United States

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Do Over

Written by: Kenny Schwartz, Rick Wiener

Starring: Penn Badgley, Angela Goethals, Josh Wise, Natasha Melnick

Country: United States

Still Game

Starring: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley, Mark Cox

Country: United Kingdom

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Food Heroes

Starring: Rick Stein, Chalky, Prince Charles

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 16 September
Famous Deaths:
  • James Gregory: Bronx, New York -- Actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller).
Facts:
  • U.S. plan to invade Iraq: Colin Powell meets with the U.N. Security Council to push for stronger resolutions against Iraq. In a surprise reversal, Iraq tells the UN it will allow weapons inspectors ampquotimmediately and without condition.ampquot
  • Cryptography: A worrying theoretical cryptanalytic attack on the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) has been announced in a paper by Nicolas Courtois and Josef Pieprzyk entitled ampquotCryptanalysis of Block Ciphers with Overdefined Systems of Equationsampquot. This appears to show a surprising potential theoretical weakness in the AES algorithm.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 2002?

  • Time: Iraq leader Saddam Hussein, from Media Bank, Reuters-NewMedia Inc/Corbis.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9834
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.671672

Books

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

The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen.

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Purity in Death

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

Computer virus infects more than computers. (P, Berkley)

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Red Rabbit

By: Tom Clanc

Jack Ryan jumps in when Soviets try to kill the new Polish pope, who's causing political problems in Poland. (H, Putnam)

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Black House

By: Stephen King, Peter Strau

Collaboration is sequel to dark fantasy ?€œThe Talisman?€?. (P, Ballantine)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beyblade: Super Tournament Battle

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Role-playing, action

Publisher: Atari Takara Nelvana

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Cabela's Ultimate Deer Hunt 2

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision Publishing, Inc.

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Celtic Kings: Rage of War Imperivm

Celtic Kings: Rage of War Imperivm

Platform: PC

Genre: RTS - RPG

Publisher: Strategy First, Wanadoo Edition, FX Interactive (Italy and Spain)

Delta Force: Urban Warfare

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: NovaLogic

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Mafia

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Mobile phone Xbox Xbox 360 Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter

Publisher: Gathering of Developers 2K Games

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