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Thursday 23 January 2003

2003-01-23

It was Thursday, 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 Lose Yourself by Eminem. In UK Sound Of The Underground by Girls Aloud was in the top 5 hits. The Recruit, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Summons 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 30 days ?

The Recruit

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan

Country: United States

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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Adam Goldberg

Country: United States

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Bend It Like Beckham

Directed by: Gurinder Chadha

Starring: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Country: United States

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Thirteen

Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Starring: Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed

Country: United States

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Hero

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Office

Starring: Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis

Country: United Kingdom

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Chappelle's Show

Written by: Neal Brennan, Dave Chappelle

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan, Rudy Rush

Country: United States

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Buried

Written by: Jimmy Gardner, Robert Jones

Starring: Lennie James, Stephen Walters, Connor McIntyre, Jane Hazlegrove

Country: United Kingdom

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DNA

Starring: Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

Designing for the Sexes

Starring: Lisa LaPorta, Michael Payne, Susan Hunt

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 2003 ?

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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Facts:
  • Final communication between Earth and Pioneer 10.
  • 350 Australian troops begin their journey towards Iraq, joining the US and UK troops already assembled there. Prime Minister John Howard said that ampquotpre-positioning troops increased the likelihood of (the crisis) being resolved peacefullyampquot. Around 150 people protested as the troop ship left Sydney, some shouting ampquotGo yourself!ampquot to Mr. Howard.
  • Fast food restaurant chain McDonald's reports a quarterly loss for the first time. The loss amounted to US$
  • The last signal from Pioneer 10 was detected before losing signal with it completely.
  • Hulk Hogan returns to WWE.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Woman in a yoga position. Using mind power to heal your body.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9900
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.691

Books

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

The Summons

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA pillar of the community who towered over local law and politics for forty years, Judge Atlee is now a shadow of his former self—a sick, lonely old man who has withdrawn to his sprawling ancestral ...

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Prey

By: Michael Crichton

In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles—micro-robots—has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience.

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The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen.

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Bush at War

By: Bob Woodward

Bush at War reveals in stunning detail how an untested president with a sweeping vision for remaking the world and war cabinet members often at odds with each other responded to the September 11 terrorist attacks and prepared to confront ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anno 1503

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, city-building game

Publisher: Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software

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Shikigami no Shiro II

Platform: Arcade Dreamcast GameCube PlayStation 2 Xbox Windows

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Kids Station, Taito, SourceNext, XS Games, Play It Games

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Corvette

Platform: Game Boy Advance, PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: TDK Mediactive PS2 Global Star Software

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Disney's Brother Bear

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Mobile Phone, Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Disney Interactive

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Zuma

Platform: Mac OS X, iPod, Mobile phone, Windows, Windows Mobile, Xbox, Xbox 360 (XBLA), Palm OS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable (PSN)

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games Glu Mobile

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