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Wednesday 27 February 2002

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Always On Time by Ja Rule. In UK Hero by Enrique Iglesias was in the top 5 hits. 40 Days and 40 Nights, directed by Michael Lehmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Summons by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Drakan: The Ancients' Gates or Virtua Fighter 4.
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Movies

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

40 Days and 40 Nights

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Shannyn Sossamon, Paulo Costanzo

Country: United States

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The Count of Monte Cristo

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris

Country: United States

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A Walk to Remember

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Starring: Mandy Moore, Shane West, Peter Coyote

Country: United States

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Secretary

Directed by: Steven Shainberg

Starring: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies

Country: United States

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Sex and Lucia

Directed by: Julio Medem

Starring: Paz Vega, Tristn Ulloa, Najwa Nimri

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Salvage Squad

Starring: Claire Barratt, Axel Cleghorn, Jerry Thurston, Suggs

Country: United Kingdom

Combat Missions

Starring: TJ Myers

Country: United States

SAS: Are You Tough Enough?

Starring: Dermot O'Leary, Eddie Stone

Country: United Kingdom

99 Things to Do Before You Die

Starring: Alexandra Aitken, Rob Deering

Country: United Kingdom

Mostly True Stories: Urban Legends Revealed

Starring: Sean King

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 February 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
  • Saint Honorine
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Ryanair Flight 296 catches fire at London Stansted Airport. Subsequent investigations criticize Ryanair's handling of the evacuation.
  • Godhra train burning: a Muslim mob kills 59 Hindu pilgrims returning from Ayodhya;
  • The ex-currencies of all euro-using nations cease to be legal tender in the European Union.
  • Gujarat communal riots begin, wherein 97 people are burnt alive or killed in the Naroda Patiya massacre, and 69 in Gulbarg Society massacre in Ahmedabad.
  • U.S. invasion of Afghanistan: In eastern Afghanistan, Operation Anaconda begins.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Canadian Olympic figure skaters Jamie Sale & David Pelletier. Inset: Cat, representing the cloni
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9831
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.640641

Books

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

The Summons

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA pillar of the community who towered over local law and politics for forty years, Judge Atlee is now a shadow of his former self—a sick, lonely old man who has withdrawn to his sprawling ancestral ...

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Self Matters

By: Phillip C. McGraw

Your life has a root core that, once understood, unlocks a powerful force to create your life the way it was meant to be, the way you want and need it to be.

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A Painted House

By: John Grisham

Until that September of 1952, Luke Chandler had never kept a secret or told a single lie. But in the long, hot summer of his seventh year, two groups of migrant workers — and two very dangerous men — came ...

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1st to Die

By: James Patterson

Imagine a killer who thinks, "What is the worst thing anyone has ever done?"--and then goes far beyond it. Now imagine four women --a police detective, an assistant DA, a reporter, and a medical examiner --who join forces as they ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Discipline: Record of a Crusade

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: NA Kitty Media

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Drakan: The Ancients' Gates

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Dual Blades

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Metro3D, Inc.

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Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Virtua Fighter 4

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sega

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