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Monday 20 October 2003

It was Monday, 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 Baby Boy by Beyonce. In UK Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas was in the top 5 hits. The Matrix Revolutions, directed by The Wachowski Brothers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Ultimate Weight Solution by Phillip C. McGraw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anders och Måns. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlefield 1942: The Road to Rome or Drake of the 99 Dragons.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

The Matrix Revolutions

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

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

Country: United States

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Scary Movie 3

Directed by: David Zucker

Starring: Anna Faris, Charlie Sheen, Regina Hall

Country: United States

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21 Grams

Directed by: Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu

Starring: Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, Naomi Watts

Country: United States

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Directed by: Marcus Nispel

Starring: Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Andrew Bryniarski

Country: United States

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Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Daryl Hannah

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Secret Life of...

Starring: Jim O'Connor

Country: United States

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The Mark Steel Lectures

Starring: Mark Steel, Martin Hyder

Country: United Kingdom

Potter Puppet Pals

Starring: Neil Cicierega

Country: United States

Peep Show

Written by: Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain, Andrew O'Connor

Starring: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Matt King, Olivia Colman

Country: United Kingdom

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QI

Starring: Stephen Fry, Alan Davies

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Facts:
  • Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien indicates that during an informal meeting between him and Vladimir Putin, the Russian president indicated that he was tentatively in favour of signing the Kyoto Protocol. Russia's signature is absolutely necessary for the protocol to acquire the force of law.
  • Public health in France: Cigarette prices in France go up by 20% today. Tobacconists (tobacco retailers) go on strike.
  • United States deficit: The United States posts a record budget deficit of .
  • United States: The publicist of Robert De Niro announces that the actor has prostate cancer.
  • Politics of Switzerland: Early results in Swiss elections show larger-than-predicted gains for the right-wing Swiss People's Party.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: actor Sean Penn by Chicco Ronchetti Photomovie/Retna
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9958
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.733

Books

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

The Ultimate Weight Solution

By: Phillip C. McGraw

You have a decision to make. Those are the opening words Dr. Phil uses in his new and groundbreaking weight loss book. You know he is talking to you if you are among the millions who have chased one fad ...

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A Series of Unfortunate Events No. 10: The Slippery Slope

By: Lemony Snicket

DISCLAIMER: The long term effects of listening to this audio are unknown. Scientists have detected slightly higher rates of panic, fright and free-floating anxiety amongst listeners to this audio than that found in those listeners who engaged in more pleasant ...

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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 Five People You Meet in Heaven

By: Mitch Albom

A specially produced paperback edition--with flaps--of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller, that has sold more than six million copies in hardcover Eddie is a grizzled war veteran who feels trapped in a meaningless life of fixing rides at ...

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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

Cyberchase: Castleblanca Quest

Platform: PC

Genre: Edutainment

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Dancing Stage MegaMix

Dancing Stage MegaMix

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Music & Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Disgaea: Hour of Darkness

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: JP Nippon Ichi Software; NA Atlus (PS2); PAL Koei (PS2); AUS Square Enix (NDS); WW NIS America

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Drake of the 99 Dragons

Drake of the 99 Dragons

Platform: Xbox, Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment


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