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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. Catch Me If You Can, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while A Long Way From Home by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I Love the '80s. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Disney Sports Skateboarding or Earth & Beyond.
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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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Gangs of New York

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

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

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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TV Series

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

The Life of Mammals

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Top Gear

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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History of Football: The Beautiful Game

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Firefly

Written by: Joss Whedon

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

Country: United States

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Still Game

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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:
See other famous people born on 09 December
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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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
See all Football game results of 9 December 2002
Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Gil Vicente - Guimaraes : 0 - 2
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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 ?

A Long Way From Home

By: Tom Brokaw

In A Long Way from Home, Tom Brokaw describes his childhood and youth in South Dakota, and the people and places in the American heartland of the 1940s and 1950s that

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I Don'T Know How She Does It

By: Allison Pearson

Delightfully smart and heartbreakingly poignant, Allison Pearson’s smash debut novel has exploded onto bestseller lists as “The national anthem for working mothers.”

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From A Buick 8

By: Stephen King

WANT TO GO FOR A RIDE...? In a secret shed behind the barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police, Troop D, there's a cherry Buick Roadmaster no one has touched in

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The Conquerors

By: Michael Beschloss

From one of America's most respected historians, The Conquerors reveals one of the most important stories of World War II. As Allied soldiers fought the Nazis, Franklin Roosevelt and, later, Harry

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

BloodRayne

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, hack and slash

Publisher: NA Majesco Games; EU Universal Interactive; EU VU Games (GC); JP Electronic Arts (PS2); NA SCEA (PSN); NA Aspyr

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Earth & Beyond

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sci-Fi, MMORPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable GameCube PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP / EU Bandai; NA / AUS Infogrames; NA / AUS Atari, Inc.

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Battlefield

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Disney Sports Skateboarding

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Sports (skateboarding)

Publisher: Konami

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