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Wednesday 2 January 2002

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include RiverBleu and River Bleu. In that special week of January people in US were listening to How You Remind Me by Nickelback. Sex and Lucia, directed by Julio Medem, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Crossing Over by John Edward was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching SAS: Are You Tough Enough?. If you liked videogames you were probably playing X-Men: Next Dimension or Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows.
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 Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States

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Black Hawk Down

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore

Country: United States

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A Beautiful Mind

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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Vanilla Sky

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Penlope Cruz, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Not Another Teen Movie

Directed by: Joel Gallen

Starring: Chyler Leigh, Jaime Pressly, Chris Evans

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Judgment Day

Starring: Hallie Bird

Country: United States

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The Ark

Starring: Sheila Clark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Black Books

Written by: Dylan Moran

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Justice League

Written by: Bob Kane, William M. Marston, Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Gardner Fox, Christopher Keenan

Starring: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Country: United States

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Starring: Jack Davenport, Gina Bellman, Sarah Alexander, Kate Isitt

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 2002 ?

  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
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  • The US Mint releases the 2002 Tennessee quarter dollar to circulation.
  • Eduardo Duhalde is appointed interim President of Argentina by the Legislative Assembly.

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Sport Games on 2 January 2002

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Partick - Clyde : 2 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aberdeen - Livingston : 0 - 3
  • Celtic - Motherwell : 2 - 0
  • Derby - Fulham : 0 - 1
  • Hibernian - Dundee United : 0 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Crossing Over

By: John Edward

John Edward takes his fans with him on the extraordinary journey that has been his life. In the style of his TV show and personal appearances—poignant, funny, and remarkably candid—John Edward deals

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The Kiss

By: Danielle Steel

In her 53rd bestselling novel, Danielle Steel explores how a single shattering moment can change lives forever. The Kiss is at once a moving testament to the fragility of life and a breathtaking story about the power of love to ...

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The Final Days

By: Barbara Olson

Olson turns her razor sharp vision on the Clintons' shocking excesses in their final days of office: the outrageous pardons to political cronies and friends, the looting of the White House,

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Skipping Christmas

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERImagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Star Trek: Bridge Commander

Star Trek: Bridge Commander

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Activision

Dropship: United Peace Force

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: EU SCEE; NA BAM! Entertainment

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X-Men: Next Dimension

Platform: PlayStation 2; Xbox; GameCube

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Activision

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Artix Entertainment

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Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Ubi Soft Entertainment

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