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Friday 3 January 2003

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem. In UK Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) by Cheeky Girls was in the top 5 hits. Irreversible, directed by Gaspar No, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Prey by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Towards the Republic. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Donkey Konga or Zuma.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

DNA

Starring: Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

Designing for the Sexes

Starring: Lisa LaPorta, Michael Payne, Susan Hunt

Country: United States

Beautiful Homes & Great Estates

Starring: Arick Salmea, Jason Oppenheim

Country: United States

The Enforcers: True Stories from the Police Files

Starring: Tiffany Baldwin, Robert Floyd, Douglas Haddad, Maiz Lucero

Country: United States

I Love the '80s

Starring: Andrew Dice Clay, Soleil Moon Frye, Traci Lords, Bret Michaels

Country: United States

Movies

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

Irreversible

Directed by: Gaspar No

Starring: Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel

Country: United States

28 Days Later...

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston

Country: United States

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Drunken Master

Directed by: Woo-ping Yuen

Starring: Jackie Chan, Siu Tien Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang

Country: United States

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25th Hour

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States

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Catch Me If You Can

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 January 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
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Facts:
  • The 108th United States Congress is sworn in, including incoming freshmen Senators Saxby Chambliss (Republican-Georgia), Lindsey Graham (Republican-South Carolina), John Sununu (Republican-New Hampshire), Lamar Alexander (Republican-Tennessee), Elizabeth Dole (Republican-North Carolina), Norm Coleman (Republican-Minnesota), and Mark Pryor (Democrat-Arkansas).
  • The Immigration and Naturalization Service of the United States proposes rules that will require all Americans traveling abroad to disclose detailed personal information both before leaving the country and before being permitted to re-enter the country.
  • In Bouaké, Côte d'Ivoire, French Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin met with political leaders of the Patriotic Movement of the Ivory Coast, who agreed to participate in negotiations to be held in Paris, France, the week of January 15, 2003. However, two independent rebel groups in the west of the country, assisted by fighters from Liberia, have seized villages and the cocoa crops inside those villages, forcing residents to flee to the port of San Pédro with no possessions. One-fifth of
  • U.S. plan to invade Iraq: United Nations arms inspectors from UNMOVIC have established a base of operations in Mosul, Iraq, 375 kilometers or 200 miles north of Baghdad, to speed the inspection process.
  • Journalist Geoff Mackley reports after a helicopter mission that the Cyclone Zoe led to no casualties on the island of Tikopia, even though devastation was enormous. The 1,000 inhabitants of the island survived in caves. Reports that they had already resumed their daily occupations like fishing are misleading: they were ampquotfishingampquot for their possessions that were blown out to sea. The situation on the island of Anuta with 600 inhabitants is not known yet.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.689
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - January, 2003

Books

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

Four Blind Mice

By: James Patterson

On the verge of resigning from the D.C. police force, Detective Alex Cross knows he can't refuse this case. His partner John Sampson has a friend who has been framed for murder and is facing the gas chamber.

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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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Prey

By: Michael Crichton

In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles—micro-robots—has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience.

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Bush at War

By: Bob Woodward

Bush at War reveals in stunning detail how an untested president with a sweeping vision for remaking the world and war cabinet members often at odds with each other responded to the September 11 terrorist attacks and prepared to confront ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

BlowOut

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox, Xbox 360, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Run and gun, Third-person shooter

Publisher: Majesco

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Command & Conquer: Generals

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: EA Games (Windows) Aspyr Media (Mac OS X)

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Donkey Konga

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Music game

Publisher: Nintendo

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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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Batman: Dark Tomorrow

Platform: Xbox, GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Kemco Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment DC Comics

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