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Thursday 10 October 2002

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to A Moment Like This by Kelly Clarkson. In UK The Tide Is High (Get The Feeling) by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. The Rules of Attraction, directed by Roger Avary, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Madventures. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aces of the Air or Big Air Freestyle.
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TV Series

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

Sonic Cinema

Starring: Mark Linkous, Joseph Bennett, Cory McAbee

Country: United States

The Rick & Bubba Show

Starring: Rick Burgess, Bill 'Bubba' Bussey Jr., Calvin 'Speedy' Wilburn, Greg Burgess

Country: United States

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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Do Over

Written by: Kenny Schwartz, Rick Wiener

Starring: Penn Badgley, Angela Goethals, Josh Wise, Natasha Melnick

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Rules of Attraction

Directed by: Roger Avary

Starring: James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder, Shannyn Sossamon

Country: United States

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The Transporter

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Jason Statham, Qi Shu, Matt Schulze

Country: United States

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The Ring

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox

Country: United States

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Red Dragon

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes

Country: United States

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Sweet Home Alabama

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Patrick Dempsey, Josh Lucas

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 October 2002 ?

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Facts:
  • France confirms that an explosion aboard French oil tanker ''Limburg'' off the coast of Yemen was, indeed, a terrorist act.
  • Hungarian Holocaust survivor Imre Kertész wins the Nobel Prize for Literature. The Nobel Committee singled out his 1975 novel ''Fateless'', a semiautobiographical account of a boy sent to Auschwitz who survives by detaching himself from the everyday gritty reality.
  • In the journal ''Nature'', anthropologist Milford Wolpoff and colleagues at the University of Michigan argued that the fossil skull discovered in Chad in July is not that of an early human, but of an ape.
  • A suicide bomber killed a 71-year-old woman and injured several other at a bus stop near Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • A large crowd of Palestinian police officers and militiamen marched in a funeral procession for a policeman killed by a Hamas militiaman. Hamas claims that, although they did not authorize the killing, it was justified under Islamic law.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Headache treatment by Abrams/Lacagnina. Inset: picture of American Taliban traitor, John Walker Lind
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9837
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.675676

Books

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

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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Full House

By: Janet Evanovich

Full HouseJanet EvanovichPolo instructor Nicholas Kaharchek senses danger the minute he sees Billie Pearce. She represents everything he's always avoided. Happy in her home life, a divorced mother of two, Billie is the epitome of stability.

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Black House

By: Stephen King, Peter Strau

Collaboration is sequel to dark fantasy ?€œThe Talisman?€?. (P, Ballantine)

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Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11

By: Thomas Friedman

America's leading observer of the international scene on the minute-by-minute events of September 11th--before, during and after As the Foreign Affairs columnist for the The New York Times, Thomas L.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Island Xtreme Stunts

Platform: Game Boy Advance; Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts; Lego Interactive

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Aces of the Air

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: JP D3 Publisher; NA Agetec (PlayStation); NA SCEA (PSN)

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Big Air Freestyle

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames

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Championship Manager: Season 02/03

Championship Manager: Season 02/03

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sports Interactive

Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

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