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Thursday 23 December 2004

2004-12-23

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Drop It Like It's Hot by Snoop Dogg. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid 20 was in the top 5 hits. Hotel Rwanda, directed by Terry George, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom 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 ?

Hotel Rwanda

Directed by: Terry George

Starring: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix

Country: United States

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The Phantom of the Opera

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Patrick Wilson

Country: United States

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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Starring: Jim Carrey, Jude Law, Meryl Streep

Country: United States

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Million Dollar Baby

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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The Aviator

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Mega64

Starring: Rocco Botte, Derrick Acosta, Shawn Chatfield, Garrett Hunter

Country: United States

House M.D.

Written by: David Shore

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jesse Spencer

Country: United States

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My Life in Film

Starring: Kris Marshall, Andrew Scott, Alice Lowe, Rita Davies

Country: United Kingdom

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2004 American League Championship Series

Starring: Joe Buck, Tim McCarver, Al Leiter, Chris Myers

Country: United States

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Outlaws

Starring: Phil Daniels, Ray Emmet Brown, Georgia Mackenzie, Annabelle Apsion

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 2004 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2004?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The New Science of Sleep -- Dec. 20, 2004
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10024
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.797

Books

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

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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America (The Book)

By: Jon Stewart and The Writers of The Daily Show

For everyone who was too cheap to buy the hardcover, the blockbuster, award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller is now in trade paperback-with a new introduction, fully updated, and with equally unsettling nude photos of the newest Supreme Court justices, ...

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The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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A Salty Piece of Land

By: Jimmy Buffett

In 'A Salty Piece of Land', Jimmy Buffett weaves a mesmerising tale that combines humour and emotional reflection. After all, one man's cathedral is another man's fishing hole.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battles in Normandy

Platform: Windows PC

Genre: Turn-based strategy video game

Publisher: Strategic Studies Group

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Ben's Game

Platform: Windows and Mac

Genre: Therapeutic action

Publisher: Make-A-Wish Foundation

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Call of Duty: Finest Hour

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2, GameCube

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Activision Capcom (Japan)

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City of Heroes

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: NCSOFT

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Donkey Kong Jungle Beat

Platform: GameCube, Wii

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Nintendo

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Tell the world why 23 December 2004 is such a special date for you!