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Wednesday 8 January 2003

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Isabella Durham . 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 AMF Bowling 2004 or Bookworm.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


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


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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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 8 January 2003 ?

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
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  • US Airways Express Flight 5481 crashes at Charlotte/Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina, killing all 21 people aboard.
  • Turkish Airlines Flight 634 crashes near Diyarbak?r Airport, Turkey, killing the entire crew and 70 of 75 passengers.
  • North Korea threatens war if the United Nations applies economic sanctions.

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  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.689
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  • Wired: Wired - January, 2003


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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By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHigh school all-American Neely Crenshaw was probably the best quarterback ever to play for the legendary Messina Spartans. Fifteen years have gone by since those glory days, and Neely has come home to Messina to bury ...

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Red Rabbit

By: Tom Clancy

Long before he was President or head of the CIA, before he fought terrorist attacks on the Super Bowl or the White House, even before a submarine named Red October made its perilous way across the Atlantic, Jack Ryan was ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AMF Bowling 2004

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Bowling

Publisher: Crave Entertainment

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Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Beat 'em up, hack and slash

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

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Emergency Fire Response

Emergency Fire Response

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive


Platform: Windows, Macintosh, iOS, Game Boy Advance, Xbox Live Arcade, PDA, Smartphone, Java ME, BREW, DSiWare, Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Justice League: Chronicles

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Midway Games

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