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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 08, 2002?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 08, 2002?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Nelly Featuring Kelly Rowland - Dilemma
- Eve Featuring Alicia Keys - Gangsta Lovin'
- LL Cool J - Luv U Better
- Aaliyah - I Care 4 U
- Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott - Work It
- Ludacris Featuring Mystikal & Infamous 2.0 - Move B***h
- Cam'Ron Featuring Juelz Santana, Freekey Zekey & Toya - Hey Ma
- Ginuwine - Stingy
- Musiq - dontchange
- Ashanti - Baby
Sport Games on October 08, 2002
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Betis - Real Madrid : 1 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Grimsby - Ipswich : 3 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Stockport - Peterboro : 2 - 1
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Boavista - Varzim : 2 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 08If 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.
What news were making the headlines those days in October 2002?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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