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Friday 26 December 2003

2003-12-26

It was Friday, 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. The Dreamers, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, 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 ?

The Dreamers

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Michael Pitt, Louis Garrel, Eva Green

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Jacques Pépin: Fast Food My Way

Starring: Jacques Pepin

Country: United States

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Travel in Style

Country: United States

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What We Still Don't Know

Starring: Martin Rees

Country: United Kingdom

Gardening by the Yard

Country: United States

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Your Reality Checked

Starring: Heidi Schooler, Ken Pivak, Tonia Morris, Wolfgang Puck

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
  • Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • A magnitude 6.6 earthquake devastates southeast Iranian city of Bam, killing tens of thousands and destroying the citadel of Arg-e Bam.
  • David Bieber is arrested on suspicion of the Boxing Day police shootings in Leeds.
  • British Airways Flight 223, a Boeing 747-400 flying from London Heathrow to Washington Dulles, is escorted into Dulles Airport by F-16 fighter jets after intelligence reports of terrorists trying to board the jet and use it in a terrorist attack.
  • Parts of the UK are left without power on New Year's Eve due to wintry weather including blizzards and thunderstorms.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.743744
  • Time: We Got Him' re Saddam Hussein in custody. no credit
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9967

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

Based on the nation's #1 bestsellerPublished in January 2004, The South Beach Diet Good Fats/Good Carbs Guide has sold more than three million copies and has continuously topped national bestseller lists.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

1080° Avalanche

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Racing, extreme sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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Anito: Defend a Land Enraged

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure, Role-playing

Publisher: Anino Entertainment

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Bloody Roar 4

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 (HD)

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Konami

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Contract J.A.C.K.

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Vivendi Games

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Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Mad Doc Software

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Tell the world why 26 December 2003 is such a special date for you!