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Saturday 23 October 2004

2004-10-23

It was Saturday, 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 Goodies by Ciara. In UK Call On Me by Eric Prydz was in the top 5 hits. The Fall of the House of Usher, directed by Jean Epstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while America (The Book) by Jon Stewart and The Writers of The Daily Show 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 months ?

The Fall of the House of Usher

Directed by: Jean Epstein

Starring: Jean Debucourt, Marguerite Gance, Charles Lamy

Country: United States

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Shark Tale

Directed by: Bibo Bergeron

Starring: Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Shaun of the Dead

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield

Country: United States

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Infernal Affairs

Directed by: Andrew Lau

Starring: Andy Lau, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Anthony Wong Chau-Sang

Country: United States

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Cellular

Directed by: David R. Ellis

Starring: Kim Basinger, Chris Evans, Jason Statham

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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A Thing Called Love

Starring: Paul Nicholls, Liz White, David Gillespie, Elizabeth Rider

Country: United Kingdom

Sunrise Earth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 2004 ?

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:
  • Bill Nicholson: English footballer and manager for Tottenham Hotspur.
Facts:
  • A powerful earthquake and its aftershocks hit Niigata prefecture, northern Japan, killing 35 people, injuring 2,200, and leaving 85,000 homeless or evacuated.
  • A Magnitude 6.7 earthquake and aftershocks of similar scale occur in the Tokamachi area. A huge landslide occurs on the outskirts of Nagaoka. According to Japanese officials, 68 people are killed, 4,085 are injured, and 103,000 are rendered homeless.
  • Brazil successfully launches its first rocket into space.
  • Michael Schumacher wins his 7th Formula One World Drivers Championship (5th consecutive), making him the most successful driver in the history of Formula One.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.789
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Battle for Every Last Vote -- Oct. 18, 2004
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10015

Books

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

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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Winner Takes All

By: Nora Roberts

Winner Takes All

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The Big Bad Wolf

By: James Patterson

Alex Cross battles the most ruthless and powerful killer he has ever encountered - a predator known only as "the Wolf. "Alex Cross's first case since joining the FBI has his new colleagues stymied.

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The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower

By: Stephen King

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris ElbaCreating "true narrative magic" (The Washington Post) at every revelatory turn, Stephen King surpasses all expectation in the stunning final volume of his seven-part epic masterwork.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ape Escape: Pumped and Primed

Ape Escape: Pumped and Primed

Platform: PlayStation 2 Arcade

Genre: Party

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA Ubisoft

Daigasso! Band Brothers

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Music

Publisher: Nintendo

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Donkey Kong Jungle Beat

Platform: GameCube, Wii

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Nintendo

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Dragon Ball: Advanced Adventure

Dragon Ball: Advanced Adventure

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Beat-'em-up

Publisher: Banpresto Atari

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords

Platform: Xbox, Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: LucasArts Aspyr (OS X, Linux)

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