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Saturday 26 October 2002

2002-10-26

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 Dilemma by Nelly. In UK The Long And Winding Road / Suspicious Minds by Will Young & Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Anand, directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Violets Are Blue by James Patterson 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 ?

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal

Country: United States

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The Rules of Attraction

Directed by: Roger Avary

Starring: James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder, Shannyn Sossamon

Country: United States

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The Transporter

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Jason Statham, Qi Shu, Matt Schulze

Country: United States

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The Ring

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox

Country: United States

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Red Dragon

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Top Gear

Starring: Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Ben Collins

Country: United Kingdom

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Scratch & Burn

Written by: Jordan Allen-Dutton, GQ, J.A.Q., Erik Weiner

Starring: Parker Shipp, Elizabeth Wittelsbach

Country: United States

Sonic Cinema

Starring: Mark Linkous, Joseph Bennett, Cory McAbee

Country: United States

The Rick & Bubba Show

Starring: Rick Burgess, Bill 'Bubba' Bussey Jr., Calvin 'Speedy' Wilburn, Greg Burgess

Country: United States

History of Football: The Beautiful Game

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 26 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Movsar Barayev: Chechen militia leader (d. 2002).
  • Jacques Massu: French general who fought in World War II, the First Indochina War, the Algerian War and the Suez crisis.
Facts:
  • Moscow Theatre Siege: Approximately 50 Chechen terrorists and 150 hostages die when Russian Spetsnaz storm a theater building in Moscow, which had been occupied by the terrorists during a musical performance three days before.
  • Sports: The Anaheim Angels force a decisive seventh game with the San Francisco Giants in the 2002 World Series with a dramatic late-inning rally from 5–0 to win 6–5.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2002?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.679
  • Time: Ballistics and criminal science. Hunt for the Beltway sniper.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9839

Books

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

Violets Are Blue

By: James Patterson

D.C. Detective Alex Cross has seen a lot of crime scenes. But even he is appalled by the gruesome murders of two joggers in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park - killings that look more like the work of savage beasts ...

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The Kiss

By: Danielle Steel

In her 53rd bestselling novel, Danielle Steel explores how a single shattering moment can change lives forever. The Kiss is at once a moving testament to the fragility of life and a breathtaking story about the power of love to ...

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Forever

By: Jude Deveraux

From A Knight in Shining Armor to The Mulberry Tree, Jude Deveraux's bestsellers sparkle with stunning originality, heartfelt wit, and adventurous passion. Now, this superb storyteller mixes the flavor of a classic fairy tale with a very modern love story ...

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The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Asheron's Call 2: Fallen Kings

Platform: Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios (2002-2003) Turbine (2003-2005) Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (2012-)

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Command & Conquer: Renegade

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: EA Games

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Da Capo (visual novel)

Da Capo (visual novel)

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Fantasy, Harem, Romantic comedy

Publisher: Circus (PC) Kadokawa Shoten (PS2 Plus Situation, PS2 Four Seasons, PSP I & II Plus Situation Portable) Sweets (PS2 The Origin, PS2 Innocent Finale) Idea Factory (PSP Girl's Symphony Pocket) EU MangaGa

Donald Trump's Real Estate Tycoon

Platform: Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP Mobile

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Activision Value (North America) Xplosiv (Europe)

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Eternal Daughter

Eternal Daughter

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action-adventure


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