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Friday 22 February 2002

2002-02-22

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Always On Time by Ja Rule. In UK Hero by Enrique Iglesias was in the top 5 hits. 40 Days and 40 Nights, directed by Michael Lehmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while A Painted House by John Grisham 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 ?

40 Days and 40 Nights

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Shannyn Sossamon, Paulo Costanzo

Country: United States

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The Count of Monte Cristo

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris

Country: United States

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A Walk to Remember

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Starring: Mandy Moore, Shane West, Peter Coyote

Country: United States

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Secretary

Directed by: Steven Shainberg

Starring: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies

Country: United States

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Sex and Lucia

Directed by: Julio Medem

Starring: Paz Vega, Tristn Ulloa, Najwa Nimri

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Salvage Squad

Starring: Claire Barratt, Axel Cleghorn, Jerry Thurston, Suggs

Country: United Kingdom

Combat Missions

Starring: TJ Myers

Country: United States

SAS: Are You Tough Enough?

Starring: Dermot O'Leary, Eddie Stone

Country: United Kingdom

99 Things to Do Before You Die

Starring: Alexandra Aitken, Rob Deering

Country: United Kingdom

Mostly True Stories: Urban Legends Revealed

Starring: Sean King

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 22 February
Famous Deaths:
  • Chuck Jones: American animator producer and screenwriter (d. 2002).
  • Daniel Pearl: American journalist stationed in Pakistan when he was kidnapped on 1/23/2002 after arranging to meet members of a shadowy group of Islamic militants outside a Karachi restaurant.
  • Jonas Savimbi: Angolan rebel and political leader (Born 1934).
  • Roden Cutler: Australian lieutenant and politician 32nd Governor of New South Wales (d. 2002).
Facts:
  • Angolan political and rebel leader Jonas Savimbi is killed in a military ambush.
  • Chuck Jones, Academy-Award-winning animator, dies at 89.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.640641
  • Time: The New Thinking on Breast Cancer: The Smartest Drugs --The Gentlest Treatments --The Latest on Mamm
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9830

Books

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

A Painted House

By: John Grisham

Until that September of 1952, Luke Chandler had never kept a secret or told a single lie. But in the long, hot summer of his seventh year, two groups of migrant workers — and two very dangerous men — came ...

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Self Matters

By: Phillip C. McGraw

Your life has a root core that, once understood, unlocks a powerful force to create the life the way you want. Key questions and an amazingly clear "map" are now at your fingertips so you can "Live by Design."

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Black Hawk Down

By: Mark Bowden

Already a classic of war reporting and now reissued as a Grove Press paperback, Black Hawk Down is Mark Bowden’s brilliant account of the longest sustained firefight involving American troops since the Vietnam War.

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Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution

By: Robert C. Atkins

The #1 New York Times bestseller featuring the Atkins Nutritional Approach™— a celebrity-favorite diet perfect for losing weight before your wedding or to bounce back into shape post-baby, or if you just want to look and feel your best—includes delicious ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arx Fatalis

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JoWood Productions DreamCatcher Interactive

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Dino Stalker

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Divine Divinity

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: EU cdv Software Entertainment; CIS Snowball Studios

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Dropship: United Peace Force

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: EU SCEE; NA BAM! Entertainment

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SpongeBob SquarePants: Revenge of the Flying Dutchman

Platform: PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform

Publisher: THQ

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