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Tuesday 17 February 2004

2004-02-17

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Slow Jamz by Twista. In UK Take Me To The Clouds Above by LMC vs U2 was in the top 5 hits. EuroTrip, directed by Jeff Schaffer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

EuroTrip

Directed by: Jeff Schaffer

Starring: Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts, Michelle Trachtenberg

Country: United States

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The Girl Next Door

Directed by: Luke Greenfield

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Nicholas Downs, Elisha Cuthbert

Country: United States

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50 First Dates

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Rob Schneider

Country: United States

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The Butterfly Effect

Directed by: Eric Bress

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Melora Walters

Country: United States

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Saw

Directed by: James Wan

Starring: Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Staffers

Starring: Janeane Garofalo, Joan Jett

Country: United States

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Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker

Starring: Jason Sklar, Randy Sklar

Country: United States

In a Fix

Starring: Evette Rios, James Lunday

Country: United States

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

Starring: Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry, Matthew Holness, Alice Lowe

Country: United Kingdom

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Jacques Pépin: Fast Food My Way

Starring: Jacques Pepin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 2004 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
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Facts:
  • Bishop Thomas O'Brien, the former head of Arizona's largest Roman Catholic diocese, is convicted of a hit and run making him the first Catholic bishop in the United States to be convicted of a felony. (Washington Post)
  • Democratic presidential nomination: Wisconsin held its primary election. John Kerry got 40% of the vote, followed by John Edwards with 34%, and Howard Dean with 18%.
  • The US FAA announces it will attempt to require a fuel tank inerting system in most large airliners in an effort to prevent fuel tank explosions such as the one which apparently destroyed TWA Flight 800 in 1996. The order could take two years to complete and then would require a retrofit of about 3,800 large Boeing and Airbus jets over the next seven years. (NYT)
  • Cardinal Walter Kasper, head of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity, a top Vatican official arrives in Moscow for sensitive talks with the Russian Orthodox hierarchy, which accuses the Catholic Church of aggressive proselytizing in traditionally Orthodox lands. (Russian Orthodox Church)
  • A study published in the latest issue of the ''Journal of the American Medical Association'' suggests breast cancer is linked to the use of antibiotics. (NYT)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 2004?

  • Time: 'Does Bush Have a Credibility Gap?' Photograph of President George W. Bush by Alex Wong-Getty Image
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9974
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.751

Books

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

The South Beach Diet

By: Arthur Agatston

The bestselling phenomenon continues with the newest South Beach Diet cookbook.The amazing success of the first three South Beach Diet books has made publishing history with 14 million copies combined - and is still going strong.

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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The South Beach Diet Good Fats Good Carbs Guide

By: Arthur Agatston

Based on the nation's #1 bestsellerPublished in January 2004, The South Beach Diet Good Fats/Good Carbs Guide has sold more than three million copies and has continuously topped national bestseller lists.

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The Ultimate Weight Solution Food Guide

By: Phillip C. McGraw

#1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Phil McGraw opened doors for everyone who has struggled with losing weight and keeping it off with his roundbreaking plan, The Ultimate Weight Solution.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Around the World in 80 Days

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Hip Games

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CSI: Miami

Platform: Microsoft Windows, iOS, Mobile

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft (Windows) Gameloft (iOS)

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Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors

Platform: Game Boy Advance Nintendo DS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Banpresto; NA Atari; EU Bandai

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Fish Tycoon

Platform: Windows, Windows Mobile, Android Mobile, Tapwave Zodiac, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS, iOS, Mobile phone, Palm OS

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Big Fish Games (PC) Majesco Entertainment (Nintendo DS)

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Asphalt

Platform: Mobile, iOS, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, N-Gage, JavaME, Android, PlayStation Portable, Windows RT, Windows Phone, Symbian, DSiWare, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft, Ubisoft, Konami

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