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Friday 24 October 2003

2003-10-24

It was Friday, 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 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.
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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 ?

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 24 October 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 24 October
Facts:
  • The Concorde makes its last commercial flight, bringing the era of airliner supersonic travel to a close, at least for the time being.
  • The Cedar Fire begins in San Diego County, burning , 2,232 homes and killing 14.
  • The Florida Marlins defeat the New York Yankees to win their second World Series title.
  • Mining: 49 miners are trapped in a Russian mine as water began seeping into the mine, disabling electrical systems
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: The body of the Hamas militant killed in the attack on an Israeli military camp (that killed three Israeli soldiers) is returned to his family in their refugee camp.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.734
  • Time: Inset: actor Sean Penn by Chicco Ronchetti Photomovie/Retna
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9958

Books

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

The Ultimate Weight Solution

By: Phillip C. McGraw

With more than 100 fantastic recipes, this cookbook is an essential tool to get results and free yourself from your problems with weight -- forever.Dr. Phil is on a mission: to help as many Americans as possible lose pounds and ...

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

By: Lemony Snicket

DISCLAIMER: The long term effects of listening to this audio are unknown. Scientists have detected slightly higher rates of panic, fright and free-floating anxiety amongst listeners to this audio than that found in those listeners who engaged in more pleasant ...

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The South Beach Diet

By: Arthur Agatston

What better way to enjoy the relaxed, healthy South Beach Diet lifestyle than with a cookbook that celebrates the best foods of summer from garden and market? The 150 all-new quick and healthy recipes in The South Beach Diet Taste ...

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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 ?

Beanotown Racing

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Zoo Digital Publishing

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Contract J.A.C.K.

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Vivendi Games

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Densetsu no Stafy 2

Densetsu no Stafy 2

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Hack and slash

Publisher: Atari

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Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: THQ

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