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Saturday 31 August 2002

2002-08-31

It was Saturday, 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.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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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 ?

Still Game

Starring: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley, Mark Cox

Country: United Kingdom

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Farhad Mehrad: Iranian singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2002).
  • Lionel Hampton: American vibraphone player pianist bandleader and actor (d. 2002).
Facts:
  • Recent celebrity deaths: Lionel Hampton, jazz vibraphone master, dies.
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: A think tank affiliated with the Arab League ended its meeting in Cairo by calling Jews ampquotenemies of all nationsampquot, by claiming that Arabs, as Semites, cannot be anti-Semitic, and by claiming that the events of September 11, 2001 were concocted by the United States government. See

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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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

Paperback book titled "Summer Pleasures" by Nora Roberts

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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 ?

Carnivores Cityscape

Platform: Personal computer

Genre: First-person shooter, Action game

Publisher: Infogrames

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Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Universal Interactive

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Dark Chronicle

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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E.T.: Interplanetary Mission

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Science fiction, Puzzle

Publisher: NA NewKidCo; EU Ubi Soft Entertainment

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Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

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