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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 Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) by Cheeky Girls was in the top 5 hits. Catch Me If You Can, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Quentins by Maeve Binchy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Panique au village. If you liked videogames you were probably playing BattleBots: Beyond the BattleBox or Disney Sports Skateboarding.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Catch Me If You Can

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen

Country: United States

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25th Hour

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rosario Dawson

Country: United States

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The Hours

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Starring: Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Stephen Dillane

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The Butterfly

Directed by: Philippe Muyl

Starring: Michel Serrault, Claire Bouanich, Nade Dieu, Jacques Bouanich

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Directed by: Shaad Ali

Starring: Vivek Oberoi, Rani Mukerji, Shah Rukh Khan, Tabu

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TV Series

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

Panique au village

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Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

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Directed by: Joyce Bernal

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Fish Tales

Directed by: Alki David

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Directed by: Sabyn Mayfield

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 2002 ?

  • 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).
  • 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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Sport Games on 9 December 2002

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Karlsruhe - Freiburg : 1 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Sunderland - Man City : 0 - 3
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Triestina - Napoli : 2 - 1
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Gil Vicente - Guimaraes : 0 - 2
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2002 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott - Work It
  2. Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop) - Erykah Badu Featuring Common
  3. LL Cool J - Luv U Better
  4. Musiq - dontchange
  5. '03 Bonnie & Clyde - Jay-Z Featuring Beyonce Knowles
  6. Eminem - Lose Yourself
  7. Sean Paul - Gimme The Light
  8. Air Force Ones - Nelly Featuring Kyjuan, Ali & Murphy Lee
  9. Fabulous - Jaheim Featuring Tha Rayne
  10. B2K & P. Diddy - Bump, Bump, Bump
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ricardo Arjona - El Problema
  2. Cuando Me Miras Asi - Cristian
  3. Suena - Intocable
  4. Es Por Ti - Juanes
  5. Las Ketchup - Asereje
  6. Todo Mi Amor [The One You Love] - Paulina Rubio
  7. Si No Estas - Area 305
  8. Conjunto Primavera - Perdoname Mi Amor
  9. El Dolor De Tu Presencia - Jennifer Pena
  10. Si No Fuera Por Ti - Jon Secada


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


By: Maeve Binchy

Is it possible to tell the story of a generation and a city through the history of a restaurant?Ella Brady thinks so.

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Bush at War

By: Bob Woodward

Bush at War reveals in stunning detail how an untested president with a sweeping vision for remaking the world and war cabinet members often at odds with each other responded to the September 11 terrorist attacks and prepared to confront ...

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The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen.

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By: Michael Crichton

In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles—micro-robots—has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Big Money!

Platform: Windows, Palm OS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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BattleBots: Beyond the BattleBox

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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DreamCasters' Duel

DreamCasters' Duel

Platform: Windows PC

Genre: Third-Person Shooter/fighting game

Beach Life

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Disney Sports Skateboarding

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Sports (skateboarding)

Publisher: Konami

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Home videos

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

Jeepers Creepers

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Muppet Treasure Island

Format: DVD release, Full screen format only

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Deuces Wild

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Death to Smoochy

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Muppet Christmas Carol

Format: DVD release, Full screen format only

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