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Sunday 5 January 2003

It was Sunday, 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 Sound Of The Underground by Girls Aloud was in the top 5 hits. Irreversible, directed by Gaspar No, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while A Long Way From Home by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Towards the Republic. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior or Bujingai.
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 months ?

The Life of Mammals

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Top Gear

Starring: Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Ben Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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History of Football: The Beautiful Game

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Firefly

Written by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Country: United States

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Still Game

Starring: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley, Mark Cox

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

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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Chicago

Directed by: Rob Marshall

Starring: Rene Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 January 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 05 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Doreen Carwithen: British composer, widow of William Alwyn (Born 1922).
  • Massimo Girotti: Italian film actor whose career spanned seven decades.
  • Jean Kerr: American author and playwright (d. 2003).
  • Roy Jenkins: Welsh-English captain academic and politician President of the European Commission (d. 2003).
Facts:
  • Police arrest seven suspects in connection with Wood Green ricin plot.
  • The flood in Germany turns out to be less severe than expected in the last few days. Exception is Wertheim am Main, where a 100-year-high is expected.
  • Roy Jenkins dies.

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Sport Games on 5 January 2003

La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Espanol : 2 - 1
  • Barcelona - Recreativo : 3 - 0
  • Real Madrid - Valencia : 4 - 1
  • Sevilla - Mallorca : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 5 January 2003
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Albacete - Oviedo : 0 - 1
  • Leganes - Getafe : 2 - 1
  • Levante - Murcia : 0 - 0
  • Poli Ejido - Compostela : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 5 January 2003
Ethniki Katigoria
Football (Greece)
  • Aris - AEK : 1 - 1
  • Iraklis - Ionikos : 3 - 2
  • Kalithea - Xanthi : 0 - 1
  • OFI - Panathinaikos : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 5 January 2003
Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Academica - Varzim : 2 - 1
  • Moreirense - Maritimo : 2 - 2
  • Porto - Sp Braga : 3 - 0
  • Santa Clara - Pacos Ferreira : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 5 January 2003

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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 ?

A Long Way From Home

By: Tom Brokaw

In A Long Way from Home, Tom Brokaw describes his childhood and youth in South Dakota, and the people and places in the American heartland of the 1940s and 1950s that

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Answered Prayers

By: Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel’s 56th bestselling novel is about family and friendship, about one woman’s struggle to break free from the past—and the man who helps her triumph.

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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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Hornet Flight

By: Ken Follett

Ken Follett follows his bestsellers Jackdaws and Code to Zero with an extraordinary novel of early days of World War II...It

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Baseball 2003

Platform: PlayStation 2 GameCube

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Konami

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Chaos Legion

Platform: PlayStation 2 Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Capcom

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Drakengard

Platform: PlayStation 2, mobile phone

Genre: Action role-playing game

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Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: THQ

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Bujingai

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Beat 'em up, hack and slash

Publisher: JP Taito; NA BAM! Entertainment; EU 505 Gamestreet

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