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Friday 6 December 2002

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cade Sutton . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem. In UK Dilemma by Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland was in the top 5 hits. Chicago, directed by Rob Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while One Door Away From Heaven by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Life of Mammals. If you liked videogames you were probably playing X-Men: Next Dimension or Big Air Freestyle.
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 this week ?

Chicago

Directed by: Rob Marshall

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

Country: United States

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Gangs of New York

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis

Country: United States

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Star Trek: Nemesis

Directed by: Stuart Baird

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner

Country: United States

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Adaptation.

Directed by: Spike Jonze

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper

Country: United States

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Equilibrium

Directed by: Kurt Wimmer

Starring: Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Emily Watson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 December 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 06 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Philip Berrigan: American former Roman Catholic priest and antiwar activist.
Facts:
  • The Chechen separatist Akhmed Zakayev has returned to London, where he is expected to seek asylum. He was arrested but released soon afterwards on bail paid by Vanessa Redgrave.
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Israeli troops backed by tanks and helicopter gunships swept into the Bureij refugee camp in the Gaza Strip on Friday, provoking a gunbattle and killing 10 people, Palestinian witnesses and medics said.
  • Venezuela's oil exports ground to a halt, negotiations stalled and protesters faced off on the streets as prospects dimmed for a peaceful resolution to a strike designed to unseat President Hugo Chávez.
  • In continuing legal action against Exxon over the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989, punitive damages against the company have been reduced from USD$5 billion to . The company is expected to appeal.
  • Archeologists digging near the Gulf Coast of Mexico have discovered an inscribed seal and fragments of a plaque which contain writing, pushing back the date for the first appearance of writing in Mesoamerica to about 650 BC. It also suggests that the Olmec culture developed writing, not the Zapotecs.

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Sport Games on 6 December 2002

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Burghausen - Greuther Furth : 1 - 3
  • Duisburg - St Pauli : 2 - 1
  • Lubeck - Mainz : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 6 December 2002
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Cosenza - Messina : 3 - 3
See all Football game results of 6 December 2002
Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Roosendaal - Excelsior : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 6 December 2002
Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Belenenses - Beira Mar : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 6 December 2002

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.685
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Return of the Rings -- Dec. 2, 2002
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9877

Books

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

One Door Away From Heaven

By: Dean Koontz

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Michelina Bellsong is on a mission. She is following a missing family to the edge of America . . .

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Portrait of a Killer

By: Patricia Cornwell

The best-selling novelist turns her attention to the real-life, century-old series of crimes that terrorized London in the 1880s, drawing on meticulous research, state-of-the art forensic science, and insights into the criminal mind to reveal the true identity of the ...

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The Conquerors

By: Michael Beschloss

From one of America's most respected historians, The Conquerors reveals one of the most important stories of World War II. As Allied soldiers fought the Nazis, Franklin Roosevelt and, later, Harry

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Table For Two

By: Nora Roberts

The way to a man's heart— Take two world-class chefs. Add two distractingly attractive people to their lives. Stir in some soul-searing kisses and tender nights.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

X-Men: Next Dimension

Platform: PlayStation 2; Xbox; GameCube

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Activision

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Antz Extreme Racing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Empire Interactive

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Big Air Freestyle

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames

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Clock Tower 3

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Capcom

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Eisei Meijin VI

Eisei Meijin VI

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Traditional game (shogi)

Publisher: Konami


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