Tuesday October 08, 2002

US date format: 10/8/2002, UK date format: 8/10/2002

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 8, 2002). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Cole Wagner and Jack Cadogan. In that special week of October people in US were listening to A Moment Like This by Kelly Clarkson. In UK The Long And Winding Road / Suspicious Minds by Will Young & Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Hero, directed by Yimou Zhang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Nothing Is Impossible by Christopher Reeve was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Boomtown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Wars: The Clone Wars or Delta Force: Task Force Dagger.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
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Hero

Hero

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Jet Li, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Maggie Cheung, Ziyi Zhang

Country: United States of America

Deewangee

Deewangee

Directed by: Anees Bazmee

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Akshaye Khanna, Urmila Matondkar, Farida Jalal

Time Changer

Time Changer

Directed by: Rich Christiano

Starring: D. David Morin, Gavin MacLeod, Hal Linden, Jennifer O'Neill

Waking Up in Reno

Waking Up in Reno

Directed by: Jordan Brady

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Charlize Theron, Patrick Swayze, Natasha Richardson

I Spy

I Spy

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Owen Wilson, Famke Janssen, Malcolm McDowell

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Music charts

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Sport Games on October 08, 2002

Sport Games on October 08, 2002


La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Betis - Real Madrid : 1 - 1
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Grimsby - Ipswich : 3 - 0
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Stockport - Peterboro : 2 - 1
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Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Boavista - Varzim : 2 - 1
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TV Series

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Boomtown

Boomtown

Directed by: Sabyn Mayfield

Strange Days at Blake Holsey High

Strange Days at Blake Holsey High

Directed by: Anthony Browne

Firefly

Firefly

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Directed by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Country: United States of America

Still Game

Still Game

Starring: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley, Mark Cox

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Cavegirl

Cavegirl

Directed by: David Oliver

Days to next October 08

If October 08, 2002 is your birthday you're 17 years, 11 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Nothing Is Impossible by Christopher Reeve

Nothing Is Impossible

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Christopher Reeve has mastered the art of turning the impossible into the inevitable. In these candid reflections, Reeve shows that we are all capable of overcoming seemingly insurmountable hardships.

Killjoy by Julie Garwood

Killjoy

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When it comes to gripping novels of unrelenting suspense, Julie Garwood is in a class by herself. In the course of her career, she has mastered the art of creating characters

The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus

The Nanny Diaries

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Wanted: One young woman to take care of four-year-old boy. Must be cheerful, enthusiastic and selfless--bordering on masochistic. Must relish sixteen-hour shifts with a deliberately nap-deprived preschooler.

The Blank Slate by Steven Pinker

The Blank Slate

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In The Blank Slate, Steven Pinker, one of the world's leading experts on language and the mind, explores the idea of human nature and its moral, emotional, and political colorings.

Dark Horse by Tami Hoag

Dark Horse

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In her latest thriller, New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag takes readers on a suspense-filled ride of shocks and twists leading to an explosive finish.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Platform: GameCube PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Action

Publisher: LucasArts

Casino Empire

Casino Empire

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Delta Force: Task Force Dagger

Delta Force: Task Force Dagger

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: NovaLogic

Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament

Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament

Platform: Xbox

Publisher: ASK

Arx Fatalis

Arx Fatalis

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JoWood Productions DreamCatcher Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $33.70
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $13.90
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $44.75
  • General Electric GE: opens at $23.25
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $57.78

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 124.38 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5941 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.5003 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 121.53 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.629 GBP

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