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Monday 9 December 2002

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kendall Vertes . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem. In UK Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word by Blue featuring Elton John was in the top 5 hits. 25th Hour, directed by Spike Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Portrait of a Killer by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I Love the '80s. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Escape Velocity Nova or Arx Fatalis.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

I Love the '80s

Starring: Andrew Dice Clay, Soleil Moon Frye, Traci Lords, Bret Michaels

Country: United States

The Life of Mammals

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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3-South

Written by: Mark Hentemann

Starring: Brian Posehn, Mark Hentemann

Country: United States

Top Gear

Starring: Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Ben Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Scratch & Burn

Written by: Jordan Allen-Dutton, GQ, J.A.Q., Erik Weiner

Starring: Parker Shipp, Elizabeth Wittelsbach

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

25th Hour

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States

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Catch Me If You Can

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Chicago

Directed by: Rob Marshall

Starring: Rene Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere

Country: United States

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Star Trek: Nemesis

Directed by: Stuart Baird

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner

Country: United States

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Gangs of New York

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mary Hansen: Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab) (Born 1966).
  • Ian Hornak: American painter and sculptor (Born 1944).
Facts:
  • United Airlines, the second largest airline in the world, files under the United States Bankruptcy Code Chapter 11.
  • United Airlines, the second largest airline in the world, files for bankruptcy.
  • ''Sports Illustrated'' magazine announces that cyclist Lance Armstrong is their Sportsman of the Year.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Arthritis. Inset: Shania Twain by Uli Weber.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9878
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.685

Books

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

Portrait of a Killer

By: Patricia Cornwell

The number-one New York Times-bestselling novelist Patricia Cornwell is known the world over for her brilliant storytelling, the courage of her characters, and the state-of-the-art forensic methods they employ.

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Table For Two

By: Nora Roberts

Two delectable tales of romance from the best-selling author includes Summer Desserts, in which dessert chef Summer Lyndon, who is determined never to fall in love, finds herself tempted by her deliciously sexy boss Blake Cocharan, and Lessons Learned, in ...

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A Series of Unfortunate Events No. 9: The Carnivorous Carnival

By: Lemony Snicket

A Series of Unfortunate Events Books 1-13 (entire set). Outer box not included.

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One Door Away from Heaven

By: Dean Koontz

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Michelina Bellsong is on a mission. She is following a missing family to the edge of America . . .

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Celtic Kings: Rage of War Imperivm

Celtic Kings: Rage of War Imperivm

Platform: PC

Genre: RTS - RPG

Publisher: Strategy First, Wanadoo Edition, FX Interactive (Italy and Spain)

Escape Velocity Nova

Escape Velocity Nova

Platform: Mac OS, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows

Genre: Space adventure/role-playing video game

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

Arx Fatalis

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JoWood Productions DreamCatcher Interactive

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Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Platform-adventure, Action role-playing

Publisher: Konami

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Enclave

Platform: Xbox Microsoft Windows Wii

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: NA Conspiracy Games; EU Swing! Deutschland

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