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Tuesday 27 August 2002

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. In UK Colourblind by Darius was in the top 5 hits. City of God, directed by Fernando Meirelles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Summer Pleasures by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Guy and a Girl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell or SOCOM.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

City of God

Directed by: Fernando Meirelles

Starring: Alexandre Rodrigues, Matheus Nachtergaele, Leandro Firmino

Country: United States

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Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar

Country: United States

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xXx

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas

Country: United States

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Signs

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin

Country: United States

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Austin Powers in Goldmember

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Beyonc Knowles, Seth Green

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Food Heroes

Starring: Rick Stein, Chalky, Prince Charles

Country: United Kingdom

Contest Searchlight

Written by: Jim Serpico

Starring: Lenny Clarke, Amber Gross, Denis Leary, Michael Lombardi

Country: United States

Madness Combat

Country: United States

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Studio A Entertainment

Starring: Chris McCrackin, Xai Homechan, Joanna Fang, Charlene Griffin

Country: United States

Boston 24/7

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dr Edwin Louis Cole: ''Father of the Modern Day Men's Movement,'' Founder of the Christian Men's Network (CMN) (Born 1922).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11127
  • Time: The Earth in the center of a flower. Preservation of the planet's ecosystems and climate.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9866

Books

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

Summer Pleasures

By: Nora Roberts

Second Nature Getting an exclusive interview with notoriously reclusive horror writer Hunter Brown was all Celebrity magazine reporter Lee Radcliffe ever wanted. And when Hunter agrees to the interview on the condition that Lee conduct it on a camping trip, ...

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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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Mercy

By: Julie Garwood

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Heartbreaker comes a thrilling novel of passion and obsession featuring attorney Theo Buchanan.Like his FBI agent brother Nick, Theo Buchanan is devoted to his crime-fighting career.

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Red Rabbit

By: Tom Clancy

Long before he was President or head of the CIA, before he fought terrorist attacks on the Super Bowl or the White House, even before a submarine named Red October made its perilous way across the Atlantic, Jack Ryan was ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Conspiracy Entertainment, Crave Entertainment

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Clock Tower 3

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Capcom

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Dominions: Priests, Prophets and Pretenders

Dominions: Priests, Prophets and Pretenders

Platform: PC (Windows / Linux) PowerPC (Mac OS X / Linux) Solaris (Solaris 8)

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Fantasy

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

Platform: Xbox, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Mobile phone, N-Gage, OS X, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation 3, iOS, Nintendo 3DS, Android, Windows Pho

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft Gameloft Aspyr Media

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SOCOM

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Mobile Phone

Genre: Third-person shooter, tactical shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America

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