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Tuesday 12 August 2003

5857 days since 12/8/2003

US date format: 8/12/2003, UK date format: 12/8/2003

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 2003). 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. Lost in Translation, directed by Sofia Coppola, 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 Wild Card. If you liked videogames you were probably playing All-Star Racing 2 or Anno 1503.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Lost in Translation

Directed by: Sofia Coppola

Starring: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris

Country: United States of America

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Love Me If You Dare

Directed by: Yann Samuell

Starring: Guillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard, Thibault Verhaeghe, Joséphine Lebas-Joly

Country: United States of America

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Directed by: John Crowley

Starring: Cillian Murphy, Kelly Macdonald, Colin Farrell, Shirley Henderson

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The Legend of Johnny Lingo

Directed by: Steven Ramirez

Starring: George Henare, Rawiri Paratene, Joe Folau, Alvin Fitisemanu

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Anything Else

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Jason Biggs, Christina Ricci, Danny DeVito

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TV Series

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

Wild Card

Directed by: Simon West

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Deal or No Deal

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Directed by: Brian Ackley

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Directed by: Anurag Basu

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Monster House

Directed by: Gil Kenan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 August 2003 ?

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  • War on Terrorism: An exclusive BBC report says a joint United States, Russia and United Kingdom ampquotstingampquot halted a plot to shoot down Air Force One using an Igla surface to air missile. According to the BBC, the plot, initially unearthed by the Russians, led President Vladimir Putin to request that an FBI agent go to St. Petersburg, where the agent posed as an Islamic extremist and met the British arms dealer supplying the missile. The missile was shipped from St. Peterburg to
  • George W. Bush nominates former NGA chairman and current governor of Utah, Michael O. Leavitt for administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Two Israelis killed and about a dozen wounded in two separate suicide bombings by Palestinian terrorists in the towns of Rosh-Ha'ayin and Ariel. Hamas and the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed responsibility for the attacks. The IDF retaliated on Wednesday by demolishing the house in Nablus where the bomber in the Rosh Ha-Ayin attack lived with his family.
  • The Serbian government has indicated that it wants to retake control of the province of Kosovo, arguing that the United Nations, which currently has control, has failed to reestablish the rule of law.
  • Sir Jocelyn Gore-Booth announces the sale of the historic Lissadell estate in County Sligo in Ireland, the childhood home of early 20th century Irish republican Constance Gore-Booth (Constance Markievicz) and which had major associations with the poet W.B. Yeats. Critics condemn the Irish government for failing to buy the estate Sir Jocelyn had offered it first refusal. The identity of the buyer has not yet been revealed but rock singer Bono had shown major interest in the property.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2003 ?

Top #9 songs in the USA
  1. Beyonce - Crazy In Love
  2. Chingy - Right Thurr
  3. Never Leave You - Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh! - Lumidee
  4. 50 Cent - P.I.M.P.
  5. Ashanti - Rock Wit U (Awww Baby)
  6. matchbox twenty - Unwell
  7. Lil' Kim - Magic Stick
  8. Where Is The Love? - The Black Eyed Peas
  9. Ginuwine - In Those Jeans
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Pharrell Featuring Jay-Z - Frontin'
  2. Crazy In Love - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
  3. 50 Cent - P.I.M.P.
  4. Ginuwine - In Those Jeans
  5. Get Low - Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ying Yang Twins
  6. Chingy - Right Thurr
  7. Monica - So Gone
  8. Into You - Fabolous Featuring Tamia Or Ashanti
  9. Sean Paul - Like Glue
  10. Never Leave You - Uh Ooh, Uh Oooh! - Lumidee
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Fotografia - Juanes With Nelly Furtado
  2. Marco Antonio Solis - Tu Amor O Tu Desprecio
  3. Un Siglo Sin Ti - Chayanne
  4. Actos De Un Tonto - Conjunto Primavera
  5. Tal Vez - Ricky Martin
  6. La Oreja de Van Gogh - Puedes Contar Conmigo
  7. Quitemonos La Ropa - Alexandre Pires
  8. Se Me Olvido Tu Nombre - Shalim
  9. Sueltalo - Millie
  10. Mariposa Traicionera - Mana


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

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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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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A Place Of Hiding

By: Elizabeth George

In one of her most compelling mysteries, bestselling novelist Elizabeth George explores the darker landscapes of human relationships. Here she tells a gripping, suspenseful story of betrayal and devotion, war and

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Trading Up

By: Candace Bushnell

With a brilliant comic voice as well as Jane Austen's penchant for social satire, Candace Bushnell, who with Sex and the City changed forever how we view New York City, female

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cafe Little Wish

Cafe Little Wish

Platform: Windows Dreamcast PlayStation 2

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

Publisher: Digital Works (Windows) Princess Soft (DC, PS2)

Pac-Man Vs.

Platform: GameCube Nintendo DS (on Namco Museum DS) Mobile phones (Japan)

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Namco

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All-Star Racing 2

All-Star Racing 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

Anno 1503

Anno 1503

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, city-building game

Publisher: Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software

Dancing Stage MegaMix

Dancing Stage MegaMix

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Music & Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $63.43
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $60.80
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $73.15
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $20.00
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.9006 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.911 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.1942 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.2151 CAD

Home videos

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

Poolhall Junkies

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The Santa Clause 2

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Two Weeks Notice

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The Core

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Marooned in Iraq

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