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Wednesday 17 April 2002

2002-04-17

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Spirited Away, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Villa by Nora Roberts 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 months ?

Spirited Away

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino

Country: United States

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The Sweetest Thing

Directed by: Roger Kumble

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Thomas Jane, Christina Applegate

Country: United States

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Van Wilder

Directed by: Walt Becker

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Tim Matheson

Country: United States

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Panic Room

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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Ice Age

Directed by: Chris Wedge

Starring: Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Ray Romano

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Portal

Starring: Dyanne DiRosario, Skip Harrison, Allan Peters, David R. Hale

Country: United States

The Shield

Written by: Shawn Ryan

Starring: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Country: United States

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Salvage Squad

Starring: Claire Barratt, Axel Cleghorn, Jerry Thurston, Suggs

Country: United Kingdom

Combat Missions

Starring: TJ Myers

Country: United States

SAS: Are You Tough Enough?

Starring: Dermot O'Leary, Eddie Stone

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Four Canadian infantrymen are killed in Afghanistan by friendly fire from 2 US F-16s.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Infant atop a pile of documents represents children vs. a career. Inset: Colin Powell & George W
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9848
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.648

Books

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

The Villa

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts exposes a proud family’s deadly secrets in this passionate tale of two Napa Valley rivals...PR executive Sophia Giambelli loves her job and has never worried about competition.

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Dust to Dust

By: Tami Hoag

“[Tami Hoag] demonstrates just why she has become one of the hottest names in the suspense game. Bottom line: Leaves competition in the dust.”—People Sorry.

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Everything's Eventual

By: Stephen King

The acclaimed #1 New York Times and undisputed King of Horror Stephen King offers another spine-tingling compilation of short stories sure to keep a reader up late at night.King

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Austin Powers Pinball

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Gotham Games

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Battle Realms: Winter of the Wolf

Battle Realms: Winter of the Wolf

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft

Dirt Track Racing 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

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Disney's Tarzan: Return to the Jungle

Disney's Tarzan: Return to the Jungle

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Activision

Duke Nukem Advance

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

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