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Thursday 17 January 2002

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Haley Huelsman . In that special week of January people in US were listening to U Got It Bad by Usher. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. The Count of Monte Cristo, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Salvage Squad. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bruce Lee: Quest of the Dragon or Deathrow.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Count of Monte Cristo

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris

Country: United States

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A Walk to Remember

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Starring: Mandy Moore, Shane West, Peter Coyote

Country: United States

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Secretary

Directed by: Steven Shainberg

Starring: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies

Country: United States

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Sex and Lucia

Directed by: Julio Medem

Starring: Paz Vega, Tristn Ulloa, Najwa Nimri

Country: United States

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

99 Things to Do Before You Die

Starring: Alexandra Aitken, Rob Deering

Country: United Kingdom

Mostly True Stories: Urban Legends Revealed

Starring: Sean King

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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Facts:
  • Mount Nyiragongo erupts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, displacing an estimated 400,000 people.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Computer whiz Steve Jobs and his newest creation, the iMac computer
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9825
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.634

Books

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

The Fellowship of the Ring

By: J.R.R. Tolkien

The first volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure THE LORD OF THE RINGS One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind themIn ancient times the Rings ...

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The Hobbit

By: J.R.R. Tolkien

A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the Rings. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar.

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The Summons

By: John Grisham

Ray Atlee is a professor of law at the University of Virginia. He's forty-three, newly single, and still enduring the aftershocks of a surprise divorce. He has a younger brother, Forrest, who redefines the notion of a family's black sheep.And

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Red Rabbit

By: Tom Clanc

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bombastic

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment

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Bruce Lee: Quest of the Dragon

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Universal Interactive Inc.

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Casino Mogul

Platform: Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive

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Deathrow

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Ubisoft Entertainment

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Donald Trump's Real Estate Tycoon

Platform: Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP Mobile

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Activision Value (North America) Xplosiv (Europe)

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