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Wednesday 23 October 2002

2002-10-23

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. In UK The Long And Winding Road / Suspicious Minds by Will Young & Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Anand, directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Violets Are Blue by James Patterson 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 ?

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal

Country: United States

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The Rules of Attraction

Directed by: Roger Avary

Starring: James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder, Shannyn Sossamon

Country: United States

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The Transporter

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Jason Statham, Qi Shu, Matt Schulze

Country: United States

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The Ring

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox

Country: United States

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Red Dragon

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Top Gear

Starring: Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Ben Collins

Country: United Kingdom

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Scratch & Burn

Written by: Jordan Allen-Dutton, GQ, J.A.Q., Erik Weiner

Starring: Parker Shipp, Elizabeth Wittelsbach

Country: United States

Sonic Cinema

Starring: Mark Linkous, Joseph Bennett, Cory McAbee

Country: United States

The Rick & Bubba Show

Starring: Rick Burgess, Bill 'Bubba' Bussey Jr., Calvin 'Speedy' Wilburn, Greg Burgess

Country: United States

History of Football: The Beautiful Game

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Adolph Green: American lyricist and playwright (Born 1915).
Facts:
  • Moscow Theatre Siege begins: Chechen terrorists seize the House of Culture theater in Moscow and take approximately 700 theater-goers hostage.
  • Moscow theatre siege: Suspected Chechen guerrillas took hundreds hostage in a theater in Moscow, threatening to blow up the building and demanding withdrawal of Russian troops from Chechnya.
  • Washington sniper: Police reported that a ransom note was left at the scene of the latest shooting by the person believed to have shot 13 people and killed 9. The note apparently demanded , and it contained a threat to local residents saying, ampquotYour children are not safe anywhere at any time.ampquot
  • recent celebrity deaths: Former CIA chief Richard Helms dies at 89.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Ballistics and criminal science. Hunt for the Beltway sniper.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9839
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.678

Books

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

Violets Are Blue

By: James Patterson

D.C. Detective Alex Cross has seen a lot of crime scenes. But even he is appalled by the gruesome murders of two joggers in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park - killings that look more like the work of savage beasts ...

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The Kiss

By: Danielle Steel

In her 53rd bestselling novel, Danielle Steel explores how a single shattering moment can change lives forever. The Kiss is at once a moving testament to the fragility of life and a breathtaking story about the power of love to ...

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Forever

By: Jude Deveraux

From A Knight in Shining Armor to The Mulberry Tree, Jude Deveraux's bestsellers sparkle with stunning originality, heartfelt wit, and adventurous passion. Now, this superb storyteller mixes the flavor of a classic fairy tale with a very modern love story ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament

Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament

Platform: Xbox

Publisher: ASK

Carnivores Cityscape

Platform: Personal computer

Genre: First-person shooter, Action game

Publisher: Infogrames

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Conflict: Desert Storm

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox Microsoft Windows Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: SCi

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東方紅魔郷 ~ The Embodiment of Scarlet Devil.

東方紅魔郷 ~ The Embodiment of Scarlet Devil.

Platform: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7

Genre: Vertical danmaku scrolling shooter

Publisher: Team Shanghai Alice

Ratchet & Clank

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable PlayStation Vita PlayStation 4

Genre: Platform Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment

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