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Saturday 8 June 2002

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Countess Eloise . In that special week of June people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK One Step Closer by S Club Juniors was in the top 5 hits. Scooby-Doo, directed by Raja Gosnell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while A Mind At A Time by Mel Levine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Studio A Entertainment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alfred Hitchcock Presents: The Final Cut or Duke Nukem Advance.
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TV Series

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

The Wire

Written by: David Simon

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

Country: United States

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Signing Time!

Written by: Emilie de Azevedo Brown, Rachel Coleman

Starring: Rachel Coleman, Alex Brown, Leah Coleman

Country: United States

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The Shield

Written by: Shawn Ryan

Starring: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Country: United States

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Scooby-Doo

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

Starring: Matthew Lillard, Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar

Country: United States

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The Bourne Identity

Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Franka Potente, Matt Damon, Chris Cooper

Country: United States

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Das Experiment

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Berkel, Oliver Stokowski

Country: United States

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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen

Country: United States

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Spider-Man

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 June 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
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Facts:
  • An annular solar eclipse occurs.
  • The first direct electronic communication experiment between the nervous systems of 2 humans, is carried out by Kevin Warwick in the United Kingdom.
  • Lennox Lewis knocks out Mike Tyson in an IBF and WBC championship boxing match in Memphis.
  • Croatia beats Italy 2–1 at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
  • A federal forester ignites a massive wildfire that chars more than 100,000 acres () near Denver as she attempts to burn a letter from her estranged husband. Forestry technician Terry Barton, 38, acknowledges that she started the so-called Hayman fire while patrolling the Pike National Forest to enforce the campfire ban. Barton had earlier reported ampquotdiscoveringampquot a wildfire. See Hayman fire.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.657
  • Time: FBI 9/11 memo whistleblower Coleen Rowley by CNN. Inset: Accused terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui by Reu
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9855

Books

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

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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Courting Trouble

By: Lisa Scottoline

Anne Murphy is the redheaded rookie at the Philadelphia law firm of Rosato & Associates, and one morning she wakes up to front-page headlines proclaiming lawyer murdered -- above her own

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Atonement

By: Ian McEwan

National Bestseller Ian McEwan’s symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from this master of English prose.

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Profiles In Courage For Our Time

By: Caroline Kennedy

In the spirit of John F. Kennedy's Pulitzer Prize-winning Profiles in Courage, 13 essays honoring modern-day political heroes, penned by a collection of stellar authors.Nearly

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alfred Hitchcock Presents: The Final Cut

Alfred Hitchcock Presents: The Final Cut

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

Auto Modellista

Platform: PlayStation 2 GameCube Xbox

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Capcom

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Duke Nukem Advance

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

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Deathrow

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Ubisoft Entertainment

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Die Hard: Vendetta

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: EU NDA Productions; NA Sierra Entertainment; EU VU Games

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