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Saturday 9 August 2003

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Crazy In Love by Beyonce. In UK Crazy In Love by Beyonce was in the top 5 hits. S.W.A.T., directed by Clark Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Exit Wounds by J. A. Jance was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tinseltown TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chariots of War or Chariots of War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Clark Johnson

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez

Country: United States

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American Wedding

Directed by: Jesse Dylan

Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott

Country: United States

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Johnny English

Directed by: Peter Howitt

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia

Country: United States

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Directed by: Stephen Norrington

Starring: Sean Connery, Stuart Townsend, Peta Wilson

Country: United States

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Bad Boys II

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Gabrielle Union

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Tinseltown TV

Starring: Matt Damon, Clint Eastwood, Eddie Griffin, Jennifer Love Hewitt


Starring: Barry Jones, Stuart MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Monkey Dust

Starring: Morwenna Banks, Frances Barber, Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Satomi Kobayashi

Country: Japan

Junkin' with Val and Dave

Directed by: Rod Howell

Starring: David Bird, Val Myers

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 August 2003 ?

  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
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  • A historic heat wave continues to afflict Europe and is expected to continue for another week. Spain and Portugal are particularly hard hit forest fires in Portugal are declared a national disaster, with damages estimated at . Other fires are reported on Majorca and in the Canary Islands. Temperatures of 49 °C are recorded in Andalusia. Scotland records its highest temperature in history, 32.9 °C (91.2 °F) at Greycrook, near Newtown St. Boswells, Borders, the previous record had stood since
  • Occupation of Iraq: United States Central Command military officials confirm that Mahmoud Diyab al-Ahmed, the Iraqi Minister of Interior was in its custody. He occupies the number 29 position on the U.S. list of most-wanted Iraqis. The Iraqi Minister of Interior surrendered to coalition forces yesterday. He was the ''seven of spades'' on the deck of cards distributed to U.S. troops.
  • SCO v. IBM Linux lawsuit: Aduva, Inc., a Linux developing company, releases this week a tool to allow companies to replace any offending Linux code, if it exists, with code that does not infringe on SCO's intellectual property rights. It is unknown how this tool will work, as SCO has not disclosed which code it considers infringing.
  • The city of Vyborg commence the 600-years anniversary of King Eric of Pomerania establishing the town's trading privileges in a Royal Charter.
  • Irish Singer Nicky Byrne of Westlife marries Georgina Ahern, daughter of Irish Taoiseach Bertie Ahern in Roman Catholic Church of St Pierre et St Paul in Gallardon, Eure-et-Loir, France

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Sport Games on 9 August 2003

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Antwerp : 3 - 1
  • Charleroi - Lierse : 0 - 1
  • Germinal - Bergen : 1 - 0
  • Lokeren - St Truiden : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 9 August 2003
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Hamburg : 1 - 1
  • Dortmund - Wolfsburg : 4 - 0
  • FC Koln - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 2
  • Freiburg - Hansa Rostock : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 9 August 2003
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Angers : 1 - 0
  • Besancon - Istres : 0 - 1
  • Caen - Clermont : 1 - 2
  • Creteil - Gueugnon : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 9 August 2003
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Metz : 0 - 2
  • Bordeaux - Montpellier : 0 - 1
  • Le Mans - Ajaccio : 0 - 1
  • Lille - Paris SG : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 9 August 2003

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What news were making the headlines those days in August 2003?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.722
  • Time: Actress Heather Graham practicing trancendental meditation
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9948


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

Exit Wounds

By: J. A. Jance

The intense desert heat has brought horror to a small corner of the Southwest. A body lies lifeless in an airless trailer, surrounded by seventeen others.

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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The Devil Wears Prada

By: Lauren Weisberger

A delightfully dishy novel about the all-time most impossible boss in the history of impossible bosses and the basis for the major motion picture starring Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep.

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A Short History Of Nearly Everything

By: Bill Bryson

One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.In

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Gear 3

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Taito

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Bruce Lee: Return of the Legend

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: EU VU Games; NA Universal Interactive

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Chariots of War

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Real-time tactics

Publisher: Strategy First

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Chariots of War

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Real-time tactics

Publisher: Strategy First

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Project Gotham Racing 2

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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