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Thursday 8 January 2004

It was Thursday, 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 Hey Ya! by OutKast. In UK Mad World by Michael Andrews featuring Gary Jules was in the top 5 hits. The Dreamers, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while Flyboys by James Bradley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kangxi lai le. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fight Night 2004 or ESPN NFL 2K5.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Cheaper by the Dozen

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Starring: Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff

Country: United States

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Cold Mountain

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Starring: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen

Country: United States

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Peter Pan

Directed by: P.J. Hogan

Starring: Jeremy Sumpter, Jason Isaacs, Olivia Williams

Country: United States

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Something's Gotta Give

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Travel in Style

Country: United States

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Gardening by the Yard

Country: United States

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Jacques Pépin: Fast Food My Way

Starring: Jacques Pepin

Country: United States

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Arrested Development

Written by: Mitchell Hurwitz

Starring: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Country: United States

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The Secret Life of...

Starring: Jim O'Connor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 2004 ?

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
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Famous Deaths:
  • The RMS Queen Mary 2, the largest passenger ship ever built, is christened by her namesake's granddaughter, Queen Elizabeth II.

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


By: James Bradley

The classic New York Times bestselling story of heroism and sacrifice--by the author of Flags of Our Fathers, The Imperial Cruise, and The China Mirage.This

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State of Fear

By: Michael Crichton

In Tokyo, in Los Angeles, in Antarctica, in the Solomon Islands . . . an intelligence agent races to put all the pieces together to prevent a global catastrophe.

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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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Franklin And Winston

By: Jon Meacham

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe most complete portrait ever drawn of the complex emotional connection between two of history’s towering leaders Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were the greatest

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: N-Gage

Genre: FPS

Publisher: Nokia

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Fight Night 2004

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical shooter, Squad based, Tactical wargame, Science fiction

Publisher: Cdv Software Entertainment

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Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Football (American) simulation

Publisher: 2K Sports

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World of Warcraft

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing

Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment

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