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Wednesday 23 January 2002

2002-01-23

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to U Got It Bad by Usher. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. The Count of Monte Cristo, directed by Kevin Reynolds, 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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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 23 January 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Aars: American racecar driver (Born 1934).
Facts:
  • Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is kidnapped in Pakistan, accused of being a US Central Intelligence Agency agent by his captors.
  • ''American Taliban'' John Walker Lindh returns to the United States in FBI custody.
  • Kenneth Lay, CEO of the bankrupt Enron Corporation, resigns.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Science of Staying Healthy -- Jan. 21, 2002
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9826
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.635

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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The Hobbit

By: J.R.R. Tolkien

Now a major motion pictureA great modern classic and the prelude to THE LORD OF THE RINGS Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar.

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One Door Away From Heaven

By: Dean Koontz

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Michelina Bellsong is on a mission. She is following a missing family to the edge of America . . .

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Skipping Christmas

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERImagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dark Arena

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: NA Majesco Games; EU THQ

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Dino Stalker

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, PlayStation 3 (PSN), PlayStation 4

Genre: Action

Publisher: LucasArts

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Star Wars: The New Droid Army

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

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TD Overdrive: The Brotherhood of Speed

TD Overdrive: The Brotherhood of Speed

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari


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