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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 A Bend in the Road by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Madness Combat. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Contra: Shattered Soldier or Bombastic.
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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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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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Signing Time!

Written by: Emilie de Azevedo Brown, Rachel Coleman

Starring: Rachel Coleman, Alex Brown, Leah Coleman

Country: United States

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Movies

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

xXx

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas

Country: United States

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Signs

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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Titanic: The Legend Goes On...

Directed by: Camillo Teti

Starring: Lisa Russo, Mark Thompson-Ashworth, Gisella Mathews

Country: United States

Road to Perdition

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • ''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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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Remnant: On the Brink of Armageddon

By: Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

Nicolae Carpathia has his enemies right where he wants them: massed at Petra, a million strong. The Trib Force’s aliases and even their safe houses have been compromised, forcing Rayford, Buck, and all the members to flee for their lives ...

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A Bend in the Road

By: Nicholas Sparks

Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah ...

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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

By: Rebecca Wells

“A big, blowzy romp through the rainbow eccentricities of three generations of crazy bayou debutantes.”—Atlanta Journal-Constitution“A very entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving novel about the complex bonds between mother and daughter.”—Washington

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The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Combat Mission II: Barbarossa to Berlin

Platform: PC, Mac

Genre: Turn-based tactics, Wargame

Publisher: Cdv Software Entertainment

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Contra: Shattered Soldier

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

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Ratchet & Clank

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable PlayStation Vita PlayStation 4

Genre: Platform Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment

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Bombastic

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment

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TD Overdrive: The Brotherhood of Speed

TD Overdrive: The Brotherhood of Speed

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari


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