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Tuesday 8 January 2002

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 How You Remind Me by Nickelback. In UK Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) by Cheeky Girls was in the top 5 hits. Secretary, directed by Steven Shainberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching SAS: Are You Tough Enough?. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aggressive Inline or Disney's Party.
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Directed by: Steven Shainberg

Starring: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies

Country: United States

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States

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Black Hawk Down

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore

Country: United States

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A Beautiful Mind

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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Vanilla Sky

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Penlope Cruz, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Judgment Day

Starring: Hallie Bird

Country: United States

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The Ark

Starring: Sheila Clark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Black Books

Written by: Dylan Moran

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Justice League

Written by: Bob Kane, William M. Marston, Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Gardner Fox, Christopher Keenan

Starring: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Country: United States

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Starring: Jack Davenport, Gina Bellman, Sarah Alexander, Kate Isitt

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 2002 ?

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
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  • IBM announces it will no longer manufacture desktop personal computers in most of the world. It will sell its desktop facilities in US and Europe to Sanmina-SCI.
  • President George W. Bush signs into law the No Child Left Behind Act.
  • Fast-food restaurant chain Wendy's founder Dave Thomas dies at 69.
  • Ozzie Smith is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Michael Jordan's wife files for divorce.

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Sport Games on 8 January 2002

Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Clydebank - Morton : 1 - 2
  • Peterboro - Port Vale : 3 - 0
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Kidderminster - Luton : 1 - 4
  • Shrewsbury - Oxford : 1 - 0
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Four Agreements

By: Don Miguel Ruiz

Rooted in traditional Toltec wisdom beliefs, four agreements in life are essential steps on the path to personal freedom. As beliefs are transformed through maintaining these agreements, shamanic teacher and healer

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A Painted House

By: John Grisham

Until that September of 1952, Luke Chandler had never kept a secret or told a single lie. But in the long, hot summer of his seventh year, two groups of migrant workers — and two very dangerous men — came ...

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John Adams

By: David McCullough

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.In

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Skipping Christmas

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERImagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aggressive Inline

Platform: PlayStation 2 GameCube Game Boy Advance Xbox

Genre: Sports

Publisher: AKA Acclaim

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Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment

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Disney's Party

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft (Japan), Electronic Arts (International), Tomy (Game Boy Advance, Japan)

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BattleBots: Beyond the BattleBox

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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Beyblade: Super Tournament Battle

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Role-playing, action

Publisher: Atari Takara Nelvana

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