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Thursday 2 May 2002

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Spider-Man, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Stupid White Men by Michael Moore was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Signing Time!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Disney Golf or Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows.
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Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

Country: United States

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Jud Süß

Directed by: Veit Harlan

Starring: Ferdinand Marian, Kristina Sderbaum, Heinrich George

Country: United States

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Spirited Away

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino

Country: United States

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The Sweetest Thing

Directed by: Roger Kumble

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Thomas Jane, Christina Applegate

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Signing Time!

Written by: Emilie de Azevedo Brown, Rachel Coleman

Starring: Rachel Coleman, Alex Brown, Leah Coleman

Country: United States

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The Shield

Written by: Shawn Ryan

Starring: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 May 2002 ?

  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Marad massacre of eight Hindus near Palakkad in Kerala.
  • Squatters celebrated the reappropriation of Can Masdeu after a 3-day standoff with the Spanish national police resulting in the one of few successful attempts to resist a squat eviction in recent history.

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

Stupid White Men

By: Michael Moore

Now with more than three million copies sold, Oscar-winning filmmaker and political activist Michael Moore's bestseller "Stupid White Men" tells you everything you need to know about how the great and

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Hope Through Heartsongs

By: Mattie J. T. Stepanek

The award-winning bestselling poetry of 11-year-old Mattie Stepanek has touched the lives of hundreds and thousands of people. From Heartsongs, to Vietnam War Memorial, to Prayer for a Journey, Mattie has

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Dying To Please

By: Linda Howard

Loyal. Beautiful. Professional. Impeccably organized. Potentially lethal. Sarah Stevens is a woman with many distinct qualities. First and foremost a butler par excellence, skilled at running large households smoothly and efficiently,

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Widow'S Walk

By: Robert B. Parker

One of Boston’s elite has been murdered. The accused is his new wife. She’s blonde, beautiful, and young. The jury’s going to hate her.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

America's Army

Platform: Windows Linux/Mac OS X (dropped)

Genre: Tactical first-person shooter

Publisher: United States Army

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Astral Tournament

Astral Tournament

Platform: PC

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Collectible card game, Indie game

Publisher: Apus Software

Disney Golf

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Disney Interactive Co-Publisher Electronic Arts

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Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation Network

Genre: Adventure,[4][5] simulation

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; NA Natsume

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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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