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Tuesday 5 August 2003

It was Tuesday, 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 Crazy In Love by Beyonce. In UK Crazy In Love by Beyonce was in the top 5 hits. S.W.A.T., directed by Clark Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tinseltown TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cross Channel (visual novel) or Cabela's Dangerous Hunts.
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TV Series

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

Magick

Starring: Barry Jones, Stuart MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Monkey Dust

Starring: Morwenna Banks, Frances Barber, Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Boarding House: North Shore

Starring: Holly Beck

Country: United States

The Brendan Leonard Show

Written by: Brendan Leonard

Starring: Cathy Leonard, Margarita Leonard, Jack Leonard, Mike Leonard

Country: United States

Most Extreme Elimination Challenge

Starring: Victor Wilson, Christopher Darga, John Cervenka, Mary Scheer

Country: United States

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Movies

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

S.W.A.T.

Directed by: Clark Johnson

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez

Country: United States

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American Wedding

Directed by: Jesse Dylan

Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott

Country: United States

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Johnny English

Directed by: Peter Howitt

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia

Country: United States

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Directed by: Stephen Norrington

Starring: Sean Connery, Stuart Townsend, Peta Wilson

Country: United States

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Bad Boys II

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Gabrielle Union

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 2003 ?

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
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Facts:
  • A car bomb explodes in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta outside the Marriott Hotel killing 12 and injuring 150.
  • A powerful car bomb explodes outside the Marriott Hotel
  • A planned meeting between Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian prime minister Mahmoud Abbas is cancelled by Abbas. He accuses Israel of not doing enough in a US-backed road map for peace. Israel had said that 540 Palestinian prisoners would be freed but only released 342 names in a prisoner list. Israel accuses the Palestinians of not curbing terrorist attacks on Israel.
  • A further twist to the British David Kelly scandal occurs, as Tony Blair's official spokesman, Tom Kelly, apologizes to David Kelly's family for having compared the late and still un-buried Dr. Kelly to a ampquotWalter Mittyampquot character in a ampquotprivateampquot conversation with a journalist.
  • The father of two teenage French tennis players is arrested in France and accused of drugging their opponents to ensure his children win their games. The issue arose when a tennis player, having played against one of the man's daughters, was killed in a car crash having fallen asleep while driving. Tests showed he had been drugged some hours earlier. May 1060064185046.html

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Actress Heather Graham practicing trancendental meditation
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9948
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.721

Books

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

Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution

By: Robert C. Atkins

The #1 New York Times bestseller featuring the Atkins Nutritional Approach™— a celebrity-favorite diet perfect for losing weight before your wedding or to bounce back into shape post-baby, or if you just want to look and feel your best—includes delicious ...

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The South Beach Diet

By: Arthur Agatston

Based on the nation's #1 bestsellerPublished in January 2004, The South Beach Diet Good Fats/Good Carbs Guide has sold more than three million copies and has continuously topped national bestseller lists.

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend

By: Laura Hillenbrand

Laura Hillenbrand, author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken, brilliantly re-creates a universal underdog story in this #1 New York Times bestseller. Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in ...

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East of Eden

By: John Steinbeck

East of Eden by Steinbeck,John. [2003] Paperback

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bloody Roar 4

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 (HD)

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Konami

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Cross Channel (visual novel)

Cross Channel (visual novel)

Platform: Microsoft Windows PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: Flying Shine (PC) KID (PS2) CyberFront (PSP, Xbox 360) 5pb. (PS3, PSV)

Amped 2

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Extreme sports

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Cabela's Dangerous Hunts

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox Microsoft Windows

Genre: Hunting, action, simulation

Publisher: EU Zoo Digital Publishing

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CIMA: The Enemy

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Marvelous Entertainment; NA Natsume

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