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Sunday 17 October 2004

2004-10-17

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Goodies by Ciara. In UK Call On Me by Eric Prydz was in the top 5 hits. Shark Tale, directed by Bibo Bergeron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while America (The Book) by Jon Stewart and The Writers of The Daily Show was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Shark Tale

Directed by: Bibo Bergeron

Starring: Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Shaun of the Dead

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield

Country: United States

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Infernal Affairs

Directed by: Andrew Lau

Starring: Andy Lau, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Anthony Wong Chau-Sang

Country: United States

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Cellular

Directed by: David R. Ellis

Starring: Kim Basinger, Chris Evans, Jason Statham

Country: United States

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Collateral

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

My Life in Film

Starring: Kris Marshall, Andrew Scott, Alice Lowe, Rita Davies

Country: United Kingdom

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2004 American League Championship Series

Starring: Joe Buck, Tim McCarver, Al Leiter, Chris Myers

Country: United States

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Outlaws

Starring: Phil Daniels, Ray Emmet Brown, Georgia Mackenzie, Annabelle Apsion

Country: United Kingdom

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A Thing Called Love

Starring: Paul Nicholls, Liz White, David Gillespie, Elizabeth Rider

Country: United Kingdom

Sunrise Earth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 2004 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Uzi Hitman: Israeli singer-songwriter (d. 2004).
Facts:
  • A referendum in Belarus approves the lifting of constitutional term limits for the presidency.
  • General Khin Nyunt is replaced by Lieutenant-General Soe Win as Prime Minister of Myanmar.
  • A team of explorers reaches the bottom of the world's deepest cave, located in Krubera. The depth reached is 2,080 meters (6,824 feet), setting a world record ( National Geographic).
  • The Ubuntu operating system is first released.
  • Corporate Airlines Flight 5966 crashes in Missouri, killing 13 people and injuring 2.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.788
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Visions of Tomorrow -- Oct. 11, 2004
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10014

Books

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

America (The Book)

By: Jon Stewart and The Writers of The Daily Show

For everyone who was too cheap to buy the hardcover, the blockbuster, award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller is now in trade paperback-with a new introduction, fully updated, and with equally unsettling nude photos of the newest Supreme Court justices, ...

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Winner Takes All

By: Nora Roberts

Winner Takes All

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The Big Bad Wolf

By: James Patterson

Alex Cross battles the most ruthless and powerful killer he has ever encountered - a predator known only as "the Wolf. "Alex Cross's first case since joining the FBI has his new colleagues stymied.

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The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower

By: Stephen King

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris ElbaCreating "true narrative magic" (The Washington Post) at every revelatory turn, Stephen King surpasses all expectation in the stunning final volume of his seven-part epic masterwork.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ape Escape: Pumped and Primed

Ape Escape: Pumped and Primed

Platform: PlayStation 2 Arcade

Genre: Party

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA Ubisoft

Asphalt Urban GT

Platform: Mobile Phone, N-Gage, Nintendo DS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gameloft Taito(JP)

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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Burnout 3: Takedown

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Chaos Field

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: MileStone Sega O~3 Entertainment Able Corporation

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