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Wednesday 24 December 2003

2003-12-24

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Hey Ya! by OutKast. In UK Leave Right Now by Will Young was in the top 5 hits. Cold Mountain, directed by Anthony Minghella, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown 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 ?

Cold Mountain

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Starring: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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Cheaper by the Dozen

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Starring: Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff

Country: United States

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen

Country: United States

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Peter Pan

Directed by: P.J. Hogan

Starring: Jeremy Sumpter, Jason Isaacs, Olivia Williams

Country: United States

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Something's Gotta Give

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Interscope Presents 'The Next Episode'

Starring: D.R.E.S. Tha Beatnik

Country: United States

Arrested Development

Written by: Mitchell Hurwitz

Starring: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 24 December
Facts:
  • A BSE (mad cow disease) outbreak in Washington State is announced. Several countries including Brazil, Australia and Taiwan ban the import of beef from the United States of America.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: We Got Him' re Saddam Hussein in custody. no credit
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9967
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.742

Books

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

The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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Key of Knowledge

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts unlocks the dreams of a woman on a quest for the truth in her second Key Trilogy novel.

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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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The South Beach Diet

By: Arthur Agatston

The bestselling phenomenon continues with the newest South Beach Diet cookbook.The amazing success of the first three South Beach Diet books has made publishing history with 14 million copies combined - and is still going strong.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

APEX

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

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Armed and Dangerous

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter, third-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts Activision (UK release)

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Bujingai

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Beat 'em up, hack and slash

Publisher: JP Taito; NA BAM! Entertainment; EU 505 Gamestreet

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Delta Force: Black Hawk Down

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 Mac OS X Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: NovaLogic Aspyr (Mac OS X Version)

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Justice League: Chronicles

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Midway Games

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Tell the world why 24 December 2003 is such a special date for you!