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Sunday 1 February 2004

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Hey Ya! by OutKast. In UK Mad World by Michael Andrews featuring Gary Jules was in the top 5 hits. The Butterfly Effect, directed by Eric Bress, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while Emma'S Secret by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bad Boys: Miami Takedown or Beyond Divinity.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Butterfly Effect

Directed by: Eric Bress

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Melora Walters

Country: United States

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Directed by: James Wan

Starring: Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover

Country: United States

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The Machinist

Directed by: Brad Anderson

Starring: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Snchez-Gijn

Country: United States

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Napoleon Dynamite

Directed by: Jared Hess

Starring: Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Jon Gries

Country: United States

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Garden State

Directed by: Zach Braff

Starring: Zach Braff, Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

Starring: Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry, Matthew Holness, Alice Lowe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Travel in Style

Country: United States

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Gardening by the Yard

Country: United States

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Jacques Pépin: Fast Food My Way

Starring: Jacques Pepin

Country: United States

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Arrested Development

Written by: Mitchell Hurwitz

Starring: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 2004 ?

  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • May O'Donnell: American modern dancer and choreographer (Born 1909).
  • Janet Jackson's breast is exposed during the half-time show of Super Bowl XXXVIII, resulting in US broadcasters adopting a stronger adherence to Federal Communications Commission censorship guidelines.
  • 251 people are trampled to death and 244 injured in a stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
  • A team composed of Russian scientists at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna and American scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory report on the discovery of two new transuranium (superheavy) chemical elements with very high atomic masses. From the international convention governing the periodic table, element 113 is given the temporary name Ununtrium (atomic symbol Uut) and element 115 is designated Ununpentium (Uup). The discovery is later confirmed.
  • Over one hundred members of the Majlis of Iran resign in protest after the Guardian Council disqualifies thousands of reformist and independent candidates for parliament, including sitting MPs seeking reelection.
  • Abdul Qadeer Khan, founder of Pakistan's nuclear weapons program, is removed from his post as a special science and technology adviser to Prime Minister Pervez Musharraf after Khan, three other scientists and three low-level Pakistan Army officers are investigated in connection with the sharing of Pakistani nuclear technology with Iran, Libya and other countries in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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Sport Games on 1 February 2004

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Ancona - Lecce : 0 - 2
  • Bologna - Milan : 0 - 2
  • Inter - Siena : 4 - 0
  • Juventus - Chievo : 1 - 0
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Cercle Brugge - Charleroi : 3 - 2
  • Lierse - Mouscron : 2 - 2
  • St Truiden - Anderlecht : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 1 February 2004
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Leverkusen : 1 - 0
  • Hannover - Hamburg : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 1 February 2004
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Ein Trier - Cottbus : 2 - 0
  • Nurnberg - Karlsruhe : 2 - 0
  • Osnabruck - Ahlen : 1 - 2
  • Regensburg - Erzgebirge Aue : 1 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Emma'S Secret

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

The legendary Emma Harte, heroine of A Woman of Substance, returns in Emma's Secret, a novel that showcases the storytelling power of Barbara Taylor Bradford.

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By: Michael Moore

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Stupid White Men comes a hilarious act of sedition to overthrow the 'Thief in Chief'-and effect the kind of change that

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My Prison Without Bars

By: Pete Rose with Rick Hill

A #1 New York Times Bestseller Pete Rose holds more major league baseball records than any other player in history. He is a blue-collar hero - and a lifelong gambler.

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Mr. Paradise

By: Elmore Leonard

“Sharp as an ice pick….You will love this excellent book.”—New York Times Book ReviewElmore Leonard is the undisputed master, the “King Daddy of crime writers” (Seattle Times), in the august company

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Red Dead Revolver

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: NA Rockstar Games; EU Rockstar Games; JP Capcom

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Lego Knights' Kingdom

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Armored Core: Nexus

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

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Bad Boys: Miami Takedown

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure, shooter

Publisher: Empire Interactive Crave Entertainment

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Beyond Divinity

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: HIP Interactive, UbiSoft, Focus Home Interactive

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