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Thursday 22 August 2002

2002-08-22

It was Thursday, 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

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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 ?

Food Heroes

Starring: Rick Stein, Chalky, Prince Charles

Country: United Kingdom

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Extreme weather: In China, the Dongting Lake floods Yueyang, forcing the evacuation of 600,000 people the crest of the flooding from the Yangtze River is expected Sunday. Floods and landslides have killed nearly 1000 people in China, 200 in the Hunan province. There have been 376 deaths in India, 494 in Nepal, and 158 deaths in Bangladesh this monsoon season.
  • Government of Canada: Jean Chrétien, the Prime Minister of Canada, announces he will step down in February 2004.

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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

Romance/ Mystery

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Die Hard: Vendetta

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: EU NDA Productions; NA Sierra Entertainment; EU VU Games

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Disney Golf

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Disney Interactive Co-Publisher Electronic Arts

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Domo-Kun no Fushigi Terebi

Domo-Kun no Fushigi Terebi

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Various/Mini-Game

Publisher: Nintendo

Dragon Quest Characters: Torneko no Daibōken 3

Dragon Quest Characters: Torneko no Daibōken 3

Platform: PlayStation 2 Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing, roguelike

Publisher: Enix Square Enix (GBA)

Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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