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Tuesday 7 January 2003, Orthodox Christmas

It was Tuesday, 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. Hero, directed by Yimou Zhang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Summons by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Buried. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cartoon Network Speedway or Black & Bruised.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Hero

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung

Country: United States

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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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Catch Me If You Can

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken

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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TV Series

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

Buried

Written by: Jimmy Gardner, Robert Jones

Starring: Lennie James, Stephen Walters, Connor McIntyre, Jane Hazlegrove

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 January 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US Congress convenes, with Republican Senate majority (51-48-1 independent)
  • Jon Johansen was acquitted of all charges in the Norwegian DeCSS trial, in an important test case for copyright law.
  • Kobe Bryant breaks NBA record for most 3-point field goals in a single game.
  • War on Terrorism: British police announced details of the discovery of traces of the toxin ricin in a flat in Wood Green in North London in the wake of the arrest of six terrorist suspects. The timing of this news coincided with a major speech by Prime Minister Tony Blair dealing with the threat of terrorism and Britain's relationship with the U.S.A.
  • British Defence Secretary Geoff Hoon announced details of the call-up of reservists in the military build-up calculated to increase pressure on Iraq.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2003 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop) - Erykah Badu Featuring Common
  2. Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott - Work It
  3. B2K & P. Diddy - Bump, Bump, Bump
  4. Air Force Ones - Nelly Featuring Kyjuan, Ali & Murphy Lee
  5. Aaliyah - Miss You
  6. Dru Hill - I Should Be...
  7. '03 Bonnie & Clyde - Jay-Z Featuring Beyonce Knowles
  8. Fabulous - Jaheim Featuring Tha Rayne
  9. Musiq - dontchange
  10. 2Pac - Thugz Mansion
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ricardo Arjona - El Problema
  2. Suena - Intocable
  3. Enrique Iglesias - Quizas
  4. Es Por Ti - Juanes
  5. El Dolor De Tu Presencia - Jennifer Pena
  6. Que Me Quedes Tu - Shakira
  7. No Me Ensenaste - Thalia
  8. Entra En Mi Vida - Sin Bandera
  9. Conjunto Primavera - Perdoname Mi Amor
  10. Si No Estas - Area 305

Books

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

The Summons

By: John Grisham

Ray Atlee is a professor of law at the University of Virginia. He's forty-three, newly single, and still enduring the aftershocks of a surprise divorce. He has a younger brother, Forrest, who redefines the notion of a family's black sheep.And

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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 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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amped 2

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Extreme sports

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Age of Wanderer

Age of Wanderer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: OSC

Dog's Life(:

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: PAL SCE; NA Hip Games; JP Success

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Cartoon Network Speedway

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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Black & Bruised

Platform: GameCube PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting game, Sports game

Publisher: Majesco (US) VU Games (EU)

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