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Monday 11 August 2003

It was Monday, 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 Breathe by Blu Cantrell featuring Sean Paul 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 Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tinseltown TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command & Conquer: Generals or Downhill Domination.
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 ?

Magick

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

Boarding House: North Shore

Starring: Holly Beck

Country: United States

The Brendan Leonard Show

Written by: Brendan Leonard

Starring: Cathy Leonard, Margarita Leonard, Jack Leonard, Mike Leonard

Country: United States

Most Extreme Elimination Challenge

Starring: Victor Wilson, Christopher Darga, John Cervenka, Mary Scheer

Country: United States

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Movies

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

S.W.A.T.

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 August 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Herb Brooks: American ice hockey player and coach (d. 2003).
Facts:
  • NATO takes over command of the peacekeeping force in Afghanistan, marking its first major operation outside Europe in its 54-year-history.
  • A heat wave in Paris results in temperatures rising to 112 ?F (44 ?C), leaving about 144 people dead.
  • Jemaah Islamiyah leader Riduan Isamuddin, better known as Hambali, is arrested in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Liberian president Charles Taylor resigns. He is replaced by vice-president Moses Blah.
  • 2003 California recall: New California voter survey finds nearly two-thirds of the state's voters want a new governor.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Presidential hopeful Howard Dean
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9947
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.722

Books

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

East of Eden

By: John Steinbeck

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authorsIn his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of ...

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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 South Beach Diet

By: Arthur Agatston

For years, cardiologist Arthur Agatston, M.D., urged his patients to lose weight for the sake of their hearts, but every diet was too hard to follow or its restrictions were too harsh.

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend

By: Laura Hillenbrand

Laura Hillenbrand, author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken, brilliantly re-creates a universal underdog story in this #1 New York Times bestseller.Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Battle for Wesnoth

The Battle for Wesnoth

Platform: Cross-platform

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Crimsonland

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3, Playstation TV, OS X, Linux, Windows Phone, Android, Xbox one

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: 10tons Entertainment

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Cyber Troopers Virtual-On MARZ

Cyber Troopers Virtual-On MARZ

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation Network

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

Command & Conquer: Generals

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: EA Games (Windows) Aspyr Media (Mac OS X)

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Downhill Domination

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Extreme sports, racing game

Publisher: SCEA, Codemasters

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