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Tuesday 20 August 2002

2002-08-20

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. In UK Colourblind by Darius was in the top 5 hits. Mother India, directed by Mehboob, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold 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 ?

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar

Country: United States

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xXx

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas

Country: United States

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Signs

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin

Country: United States

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Austin Powers in Goldmember

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Beyonc Knowles, Seth Green

Country: United States

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Titanic: The Legend Goes On...

Directed by: Camillo Teti

Starring: Lisa Russo, Mark Thompson-Ashworth, Gisella Mathews

Country: United States

TV Series

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

Contest Searchlight

Written by: Jim Serpico

Starring: Lenny Clarke, Amber Gross, Denis Leary, Michael Lombardi

Country: United States

Madness Combat

Country: United States

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Studio A Entertainment

Starring: Chris McCrackin, Xai Homechan, Joanna Fang, Charlene Griffin

Country: United States

Boston 24/7

Country: United States

The Wire

Written by: David Simon

Starring: Dominic West, John Doman, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dania Tanovic: French-born child of noted parent, film director Danis Tanovic.
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Facts:
  • A group of Iraqis opposed to the regime of Saddam Hussein take over the Iraqi Embassy in Berlin for five hours before releasing their hostages and surrendering.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: 9-yr-old manic depressive Ian Palmer represents bipolar disorder in young kids
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9865
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.667

Books

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

The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen.

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A Bend in the Road

By: Nicholas Sparks

Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah ...

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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

By: Rebecca Wells

“A big, blowzy romp through the rainbow eccentricities of three generations of crazy bayou debutantes.”—Atlanta Journal-Constitution“A very entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving novel about the complex bonds between mother and daughter.”—Washington

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The Bachelor

By: Carly Phillips

After news of his mother s weak heart summons him home, globetrotting journalist Roman Chandler loses a coin toss with his brothers that determines who will relinquish his bachelor status to give their mother a grandchild.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Activision Anthology

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Game Boy Advance, digiBlast, PlayStation Portable, iOS, Android

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Activision

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An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Conspiracy Entertainment, Crave Entertainment

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Big Money!

Platform: Windows, Palm OS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Captain Tsubasa: Ōgon Sedai no Chōsen

Captain Tsubasa: Ōgon Sedai no Chōsen

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

Men in Black II: Alien Escape

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Infogrames

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