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Saturday 8 June 2002

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 8, 2002). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hattie Gotobed and Countess Eloise. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK Without Me by Eminem was in the top 5 hits. Minority Report, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Shelters of Stone by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dog Eat Dog. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Austin Powers Pinball or Domo-Kun no Fushigi Terebi.
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What the sky looked like on 8 June 2002

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Movies

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

Minority Report

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow

Country: United States

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The Importance of Being Earnest

Directed by: Oliver Parker

Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Frances O'Connor, Reese Witherspoon

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Awara Paagal Deewana

Directed by: Vikram Bhatt

Starring: Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Aftab Shivdasani, Preeti Jhangiani

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Dahmer

Directed by: David Jacobson

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Bruce Davison, Artel Great, Matt Newton

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Juwanna Mann

Directed by: Jesse Vaughan

Starring: Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Christopher Simmons, Vivica A. Fox, Kevin Pollak

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TV Series

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

Dog Eat Dog

Directed by: Paul Schrader

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The Wire

Written by: David Simon

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

Country: United States

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Is Harry on the Boat?

Directed by: Menhaj Huda

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The Hard Word

Directed by: Scott Roberts

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MI-5

Directed by: Bharat Nalluri

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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]
Famous Birthdays:
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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 08, 2002 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 2002 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Oh Boy - Cam'Ron Featuring Juelz Santana
  2. Addictive - Truth Hurts Featuring Rakim
  3. Ashanti - Foolish
  4. I Need A Girl (Part One) - P. Diddy Featuring Usher & Loon
  5. Musiq - halfcrazy
  6. Usher - U Don't Have To Call
  7. Pass The Courvoisier Part II - Busta Rhymes Featuring P. Diddy & Pharrell
  8. Big Tymers - Still Fly
  9. Mary J. Blige Featuring Ja Rule - Rainy Dayz
  10. Down A** Chick - Ja Rule Featuring Charli "Chuck" Baltimore
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Pilar Montenegro - Quitame Ese Hombre
  2. Y Tu Te Vas - Chayanne
  3. Thalia - Tu Y Yo
  4. Me Huele A Soledad - MDO
  5. Entra En Mi Vida - Sin Bandera
  6. El Poder De Tus Manos - Intocable
  7. Necesidad - Alexandre Pires
  8. Suerte [Whenever, Wherever] - Shakira
  9. Si Tu Te Vas [Don't Say Goodbye] - Paulina Rubio
  10. Usted Se Me Llevo La Vida - Alexandre Pires

Books

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

The Shelters of Stone

By: Jean M. Auel

The Shelters of Stone opens as Ayla and Jondalar, along with their animal friends, Wolf, Whinney, and Racer, complete their epic journey across Europe and are greeted by Jondalar’s people: the Zelandonii.

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City Of Bones

By: Michael Connelly

On New Year's Day, a dog finds a bone in the Hollywood Hills--and unearths a murder committed more than twenty years earlier.

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Everything'S Eventual

By: Stephen King

The acclaimed #1 New York Times and undisputed King of Horror Stephen King offers another spine-tingling compilation of short stories sure to keep a reader up late at night.King

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If Looks Could Kill

By: Kate White

Meet Bailey Weggins, the thirty-something, single-again true crime writer for a leading Manhattan woman's magazine. Smart and savvy, she's got a sixth sense when it comes to seeing the truth in

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Austin Powers Pinball

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Gotham Games

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Domo-Kun no Fushigi Terebi

Domo-Kun no Fushigi Terebi

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Various/Mini-Game

Publisher: Nintendo

Carnivores Cityscape

Carnivores Cityscape

Platform: Personal computer

Genre: First-person shooter, Action game

Publisher: Infogrames

Dexter's Laboratory: Chess Challenge

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Board game

Publisher: BAM! Entertainment

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Disney Sports Basketball

Platform: Game Boy Advance GameCube

Genre: Sports (basketball)

Publisher: Konami

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Curse of the Jade Scorpion

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Reign of Fire

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Queen of the Damned

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Rock Star

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