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Monday 5 August 2002

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Hot In Herre by Nelly. In UK The Logical Song by Scooter was in the top 5 hits. xXx, directed by Rob Cohen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Tuxedo Park by Jennet Conant was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Madness Combat. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Fall or Men in Black II: Alien Escape.
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 ?


Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas

Country: United States

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Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin

Country: United States

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Austin Powers in Goldmember

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Beyonc Knowles, Seth Green

Country: United States

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Road to Perdition

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey

Country: United States

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Reign of Fire

Directed by: Rob Bowman

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Christian Bale, Izabella Scorupco

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Madness Combat

Country: United States

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Ruler of Your Own World

Starring: Dong-kun Yang, Na-yeong Lee, Hyo-jin Kong, Dong-geon Lee

Studio A Entertainment

Starring: Chris McCrackin, Xai Homechan, Joanna Fang, Charlene Griffin

Country: United States

Boston 24/7

Country: United States

The Wire

Written by: David Simon

Starring: Dominic West, John Doman, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 2002 ?

  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • ''Recent celebrity deaths:'' Chick Hearn, pro-basketball announcer dies at the age of 85.
  • British cases of Legionnaires' disease continue to rise, to a total of 56 diagnosed cases so far, in that country's largest outbreak for many years.
  • Microsoft has announced that it is to make some concessions towards the proposed final settlement of the United States v. Microsoft case, ahead of the judge's verdict.
  • The gun turret of the was raised from the sea bottom off the coast of North Carolina, where it had lain since sinking in 1862.

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What news were making the headlines those days in August 2002?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bruce Springsteen -- Aug. 5, 2002
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9863
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.665


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

Tuxedo Park

By: Jennet Conant

The untold story of an eccentric Wall Street tycoon and the circle of scientific geniuses he assembled before World War II to develop the science for radar and the atomic bomb.

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Hard Eight

By: Janet Evanovich

The #1 bestselling phenomenon continues in the eighth Stephanie Plum novel. The stakes get higher, the crimes get nastier, the chases get faster, and the men get hotter.This

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Grave Secrets

By: Kathy Reichs

"Fans of TV's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation should be in heaven" (People) stepping into the world of forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan, star of Kathy Reichs' electrifyingly authentic bestsellers.

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Why I Am A Catholic

By: Garry Wills

In this provocative work, which could not be timelier, Garry Wills, one of our country's most noted writers and historians, offers a powerful statement of his Catholic faith.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Casino Mogul

Platform: Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive

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Men in Black II: Alien Escape

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Infogrames

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X-Men: Next Dimension

Platform: PlayStation 2; Xbox; GameCube

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Activision

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Dark Fall

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person adventure, psychological horror

Publisher: XXv Productions[1] The Adventure Company (WW)[1] Darkling Room ("Pins & Needles" Edition)[2] Iceberg Interactive (Adventures in Terror)

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Men in Black II: Alien Escape

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Infogrames

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