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Wednesday 22 May 2002

2002-05-22

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK One Step Closer by S Club Juniors was in the top 5 hits. Das Experiment, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Shelters of Stone by Jean M. Auel 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 30 days ?

Das Experiment

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Berkel, Oliver Stokowski

Country: United States

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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen

Country: United States

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Unfaithful

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Olivier Martinez

Country: United States

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Insomnia

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

Country: United States

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Spider-Man

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Signing Time!

Written by: Emilie de Azevedo Brown, Rachel Coleman

Starring: Rachel Coleman, Alex Brown, Leah Coleman

Country: United States

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Portal

Starring: Dyanne DiRosario, Skip Harrison, Allan Peters, David R. Hale

Country: United States

The Shield

Written by: Shawn Ryan

Starring: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Country: United States

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Salvage Squad

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

Country: United Kingdom

Combat Missions

Starring: TJ Myers

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • In Washington, D.C., the remains of the missing Chandra Levy are found in Rock Creek Park.
  • American civil rights movement: a jury in Birmingham, Alabama, convicts former Ku Klux Klan member Bobby Frank Cherry of the 1963 murders of four girls in the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church.
  • Estonia hosts the first Eurovision Song Contest in a former Soviet republic.
  • China Airlines Flight 611 disintegrates near the Penghu Islands at Taiwan Strait, killing all 225 people on board.
  • The Mars Odyssey finds signs of large water ice deposits on the planet Mars.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Comic book superhero Spiderman, from MediaBank.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9853
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.654

Books

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

The Shelters of Stone

By: Jean M. Auel

The Shelters of Stone opens as Ayla and Jondalar, along with their animal friends, Wolf, Whinney, and Racer, complete their epic journey across Europe and are greeted by Jondalar’s people: the Zelandonii.

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On a Wicked Dawn

By: Stephanie Laurens

Amelia Cynster is stunned to hear these words from Lucien Ashford—the enigmatic sixth Viscount Calverton and the man she has always loved—just before the handsome rogue passes out at her feet.

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The Summerhouse

By: Jude Deveraux

Have you ever wanted to rewrite your past? Three best friends, all with the same birthday, are about to turn forty. They plan to share this momentous occasion together at a summerhouse in Maine, talking up a storm and taking ...

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On the Street Where You Live

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In the gripping new novel from the Queen of Suspense, a woman is haunted by two grisly murders separated by more than a century, yet somehow, inextricably linked...Following

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Ubi Soft Entertainment

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Dynasty Tactics

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Koei

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The Elder Scrolls III: Tribunal

The Elder Scrolls III: Tribunal

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox (GOTY Edition)

Genre: Action role-playing game, sandbox

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Mobile

Genre: Action, hack and slash

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Soccer Mania

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts; Lego Interactive

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