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Monday 8 July 2002

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Hot In Herre by Nelly. In UK A Little Less Conversation by Elvis vs JXL was in the top 5 hits. Road to Perdition, directed by Sam Mendes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Firehouse by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ruler of Your Own World. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Biz Tycoon or Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Road to Perdition

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey

Country: United States

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Reign of Fire

Directed by: Rob Bowman

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Christian Bale, Izabella Scorupco

Country: United States

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Men in Black II

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Rip Torn

Country: United States

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Mr. Deeds

Directed by: Steven Brill

Starring: Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, John Turturro

Country: United States

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Minority Report

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Ruler of Your Own World

Starring: Dong-kun Yang, Na-yeong Lee, Hyo-jin Kong, Dong-geon Lee

Studio A Entertainment

Starring: Chris McCrackin, Xai Homechan, Joanna Fang, Charlene Griffin

Country: United States

Boston 24/7

Country: United States

The Wire

Written by: David Simon

Starring: Dominic West, John Doman, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce

Country: United States

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Written by: Kentaro Miura

Starring: Nobutoshi Kanna, Unshô Ishizuka, Marc Diraison, Kevin T. Collins

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 2002 ?

  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ward Kimball: American animator producer and screenwriter (d. 2002).
  • Organization of African Unity disbanded, African Union created.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lewis & Clark -- July 8, 2002
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9860
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Bible & The Apocalypse -- July 1, 2002


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


By: David Halberstam

More than 6 years after his death David Halberstam remains one of this country's most respected journalists and revered authorities on American life and history in the years since WWII.

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Hard Eight

By: Janet Evanovich

The #1 bestselling phenomenon continues in the eighth Stephanie Plum novel. The stakes get higher, the crimes get nastier, the chases get faster, and the men get hotter.This

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A Mind At A Time

By: Mel Levine

"Different minds learn differently," writes Dr. Mel Levine, one of the best-known learning experts and pediatricians in America today. Some students are strong in certain areas and some are strong in

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Sunset in St. Tropez

By: Danielle Steel

In her 55th bestselling novel, Danielle Steel explores the seasons of an extraordinary friendship, weaving the story of three couples, lifelong friends, for whom a month’s holiday in St.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Big Biz Tycoon

Platform: Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Activision Value

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Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Universal Interactive

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Dino Stalker

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Dinotopia: The Timestone Pirates

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: TDK Mediactive

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Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Mobile Phone

Genre: Third-person shooter, tactical shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America

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