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Saturday 23 August 2003

2003-08-23

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Crazy In Love by Beyonce. In UK Breathe by Blu Cantrell featuring Sean Paul was in the top 5 hits. Love Me If You Dare, directed by Yann Samuell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Love Me If You Dare

Directed by: Yann Samuell

Starring: Guillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard, Thibault Verhaeghe

Country: United States

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Dogville

Directed by: Lars Von Trier

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall

Country: United States

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Lost in Translation

Directed by: Sofia Coppola

Starring: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi

Country: United States

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S.W.A.T.

Directed by: Clark Johnson

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez

Country: United States

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American Wedding

Directed by: Jesse Dylan

Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Magick

Starring: Barry Jones, Stuart MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom

Monkey Dust

Starring: Morwenna Banks, Frances Barber, Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom

Boarding House: North Shore

Starring: Holly Beck

Country: United States

The Brendan Leonard Show

Written by: Brendan Leonard

Starring: Cathy Leonard, Margarita Leonard, Jack Leonard, Mike Leonard

Country: United States

Most Extreme Elimination Challenge

Starring: Victor Wilson, Christopher Darga, John Cervenka, Mary Scheer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Geoghan: American Roman Catholic priest who aroused a hornet's nest of distress that began in January 2002, a symbol of the troubled priesthood.
  • Bobby Bonds: American athlete, pro baseball player and father of noted baseball player Barry Bonds.
  • Jack Dyer: Australian rules footballer (Born 1913).
Facts:
  • In an unprecedented move, the British government submit thousands of official documents (many of which would not normally be seen by the public for 30 years) to the Hutton Inquiry, and publication on the Internet.
  • Natural disaster: Wildfires sweep into the southern suburbs of Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, destroying more than 200 homes. One-third of the city's population, or 30,000 people, have been evacuated.
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Palestinian leaders state they will try to negotiate a new ceasefire by extremist groups and urge Israel to stop their action against top militants.
  • Power outage happens all of Southern Finland for 30 to 60 minutes, because one underground line in Central Helsinki short circuits. The lack of electricity begins at 20:20 and causes radio broadcasts, public lights, elevators, trains, trams and metro traffic to stop. Also people have to be evacuated in Linnanmäki amusement park. August 182357
  • California recall: Republican Bill Simon drops out of the California gubernatorial recall race.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.724725
  • Time: California Gubernatorial candidate, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9949

Books

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

Seabiscuit: An American Legend

By: Laura Hillenbrand

Laura Hillenbrand, author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken, brilliantly re-creates a universal underdog story in this #1 New York Times bestseller. Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in ...

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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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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Blindside

By: Catherine Coulter

Get blindsided by the #1 New York Times bestselling author. FBI agents Savich and Sherlock face two baffling cases in Catherine Coulter's electrifying thriller, a riveting novel of knife-edge suspense.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barbie Horse Adventures: Wild Horse Rescue

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Vivendi Universal Games

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The Black Mirror

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure; horror

Publisher: NA The Adventure Company; CZE Future Games; UK GMX Media

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Chariots of War

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Real-time tactics

Publisher: Strategy First

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP ESP; NA Ubi Soft Entertainment

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Disney's Hide and Sneak

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Capcom Disney Interactive

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