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Sunday 31 August 2003

2003-08-31

It was Sunday, 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 Crazy In Love by Beyonce. In UK Breathe by Blu Cantrell featuring Sean Paul was in the top 5 hits. Love Me If You Dare, directed by Yann Samuell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Teeth of the Tiger by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Love Me If You Dare

Directed by: Yann Samuell

Starring: Guillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard, Thibault Verhaeghe

Country: United States

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Dogville

Directed by: Lars Von Trier

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall

Country: United States

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Lost in Translation

Directed by: Sofia Coppola

Starring: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi

Country: United States

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S.W.A.T.

Directed by: Clark Johnson

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez

Country: United States

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American Wedding

Directed by: Jesse Dylan

Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Magick

Starring: Barry Jones, Stuart MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom

Monkey Dust

Starring: Morwenna Banks, Frances Barber, Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom

Boarding House: North Shore

Starring: Holly Beck

Country: United States

The Brendan Leonard Show

Written by: Brendan Leonard

Starring: Cathy Leonard, Margarita Leonard, Jack Leonard, Mike Leonard

Country: United States

Most Extreme Elimination Challenge

Starring: Victor Wilson, Christopher Darga, John Cervenka, Mary Scheer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 2003 ?

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
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Facts:
  • Tens of thousands of people turn out in Baghdad for the funeral procession of the murdered Shia Muslim leader Ayatollah Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim.
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency declassifies carbon dioxide as a pollutant, a move seen as leading to the elimination of restrictions on industrial emissions of the controversial gas. Climate scientists have debated carbon dioxide's role in global warming for over a decade, with most voices (though notably fewer within the US) calling it the biggest factor, while others call it negligible.
  • ''Occupation of Iraq'': American and Iraqi officials are discussing the possibility of forming a large Iraqi militia or paramilitary force to help improve security in the country.
  • Terrorist: Terrorism group Jemaah Islamiyah has schemes, revealed in a 40-page manifesto (the Pupji book or ''General Guide to the Struggle of Jemaah Islamiyah''), for a suicide bombing campaign designed to change Asia and the Pacific region into Islamic provinces. Jemaah Islamiyah is also shown to be a well-formed organization with a constitution, rules of operation, and leadership structure.
  • Afghanistan: Soldiers are killed in a remote region (near the town of Shkin) near the Pakistani border. Taliban reinforcements moved into mountainous region in southern Afghanistan where U.S. and Afghan forces have been attacking hideouts in a battle over the past week.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: The business of imagemaking
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9950
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.724725

Books

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

The Teeth of the Tiger

By: Tom Clanc

Old rules no longer apply in the new world where anyone can be a terrorist. (H, Putnam)

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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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Seabiscuit: An American Legend

By: Laura Hillenbrand

Will be shipped from US. Brand new copy.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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Dakar 2: The World's Ultimate Rally

Platform: PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Dog's Life(:

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: PAL SCE; NA Hip Games; JP Success

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Zuma

Platform: Mac OS X, iPod, Mobile phone, Windows, Windows Mobile, Xbox, Xbox 360 (XBLA), Palm OS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable (PSN)

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games Glu Mobile

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