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Saturday 17 May 2003

2003-05-17

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Get Busy by Sean Paul. In UK Ignition Remix by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Bruce Almighty, directed by Tom Shadyac, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Holes by Louis Sachar 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 ?

Bruce Almighty

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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The Matrix Reloaded

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss

Country: United States

X2

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

Country: United States

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Identity

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet

Country: United States

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Holes

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Most Extreme Elimination Challenge

Starring: Victor Wilson, Christopher Darga, John Cervenka, Mary Scheer

Country: United States

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Moose and Zee

Starring: Paul Christie

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Pen Hadow becomes the first person to walk alone, without any outside help, from Canada to the North Pole.
  • The Indonesian military begins an operation in Aceh province.
  • F.C. Porto defeat Celtic 3–2 (AET) in the UEFA Cup Final in Seville, Spain.
  • An earthquake in the Boumerdès region of northern Algeria kills 2,200.
  • Horse-racing: Funny Cide, the winner of the Kentucky Derby, wins the Preakness Stakes by 9 lengths.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.710
  • Time: Cast of the film 'Matrix Reloaded' FISHBURNE, LAURENCE; MOSS, CARRIE ANNE; PINKETT, JADA; REEVES, K
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9917

Books

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

Holes

By: Louis Sachar

Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look.Stanley

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The Guardian

By: Nicholas Sparks

Julie Barenson's young husband left her two unexpected gifts before he died-a Great Dane puppy named Singer and the promise that he would always be watching over her.

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The Second Time Around

By: Mary Higgins Clark

The "Queen of Suspense," Mary Higgins Clark, delivers a gripping tale of deception and tantalizing twists that might have been ripped from today's headlines.When Nicholas Spencer, the charismatic head of a company that has developed an anticancer vaccine, disappears without ...

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Armageddon

By: Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

The scattered Tribulation Force is drawn toward the Middle East, as are all the armies of the world, when human history culminates in the battle of the ages.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battlefield 1942: The Road to Rome

Battlefield 1942: The Road to Rome

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: GameMill Publishing

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Deep Sea Tycoon

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Activision Value Publishing

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Duel Masters

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: NA / PAL Atari

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Platform: Xbox Windows Mac OS X iPad iPhone / iPod Touch[1] Android

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: LucasArts

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