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Thursday 23 October 2003

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sophia Gennusa . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Baby Boy by Beyonce. In UK Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas was in the top 5 hits. The Matrix Revolutions, directed by The Wachowski Brothers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Ultimate Weight Solution by Phillip C. McGraw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anders och Måns. If you liked videogames you were probably playing After... or Disney's Hide and Sneak.
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Movies

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

The Matrix Revolutions

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss

Country: United States

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Scary Movie 3

Directed by: David Zucker

Starring: Anna Faris, Charlie Sheen, Regina Hall

Country: United States

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21 Grams

Directed by: Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu

Starring: Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, Naomi Watts

Country: United States

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Directed by: Marcus Nispel

Starring: Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Andrew Bryniarski

Country: United States

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Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Daryl Hannah

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Secret Life of...

Starring: Jim O'Connor

Country: United States

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The Mark Steel Lectures

Starring: Mark Steel, Martin Hyder

Country: United Kingdom

Potter Puppet Pals

Starring: Neil Cicierega

Country: United States

Peep Show

Written by: Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain, Andrew O'Connor

Starring: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Matt King, Olivia Colman

Country: United Kingdom

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QI

Starring: Stephen Fry, Alan Davies

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 2003 ?

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
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Facts:
  • Luis A. Ferré, the third Democratically Elected Governor of Puerto Rico, dies at age 99.
  • Canada: Dalton McGuinty is sworn in as the 24th premier of Ontario.
  • Occupation of Iraq: There is every sign that the international conference in Madrid at which pledges to re-build Iraq are hoped for will disappoint and e.g. Paul Bremer seeks to lower expectations.
  • United States Supreme Court: Before a conservative legal organization, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia ridicules the recent Supreme Court decision overturning anti-sodomy laws in Texas, saying that the Court had ampquotheld to be a constitutional right what had been a criminal offense at the time of the founding and for nearly 200 years thereafter.ampquot According to news reports, Scalia adopted a mocking tone to read from the court's ruling.
  • Kuwait AL Arabi football club beat Qadsia in the Kuwait derby 2–0.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: actor Sean Penn by Chicco Ronchetti Photomovie/Retna
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9958
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.733

Books

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

The Ultimate Weight Solution

By: Phillip C. McGraw

You have a decision to make. Those are the opening words Dr. Phil uses in his new and groundbreaking weight loss book. You know he is talking to you if you are among the millions who have chased one fad ...

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A Series of Unfortunate Events No. 10: The Slippery Slope

By: Lemony Snicket

Klaus and Violet attempt to follow their sister, who is trapped by Count Olaf in a car driving fast up the mountain. First they must stop the caravan they are travelling in hurtling over a cliff.

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The South Beach Diet

By: Arthur Agatston

For years, cardiologist Arthur Agatston, M.D., urged his patients to lose weight for the sake of their hearts, but every diet was too hard to follow or its restrictions were too harsh.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

After...

Platform: Windows 98, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Blu-ray, DVD

Genre: Visual novel, Eroge

Publisher: Ciel (PC) Pionesoft (DC, PS2)

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Castlevania: Lament of Innocence

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network,

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Konami

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Disney's Hide and Sneak

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Capcom Disney Interactive

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Drag Racer

Drag Racer

Platform: Adobe Flash, iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad

Genre: Gaming, Family & Arcade, Racing

Publisher: XMG Studio, Phantom Games

Hulk

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Vivendi Universal Games Universal Interactive

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