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Sunday 12 May 2002

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 2002). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK One Step Closer by S Club Juniors was in the top 5 hits. The Pianist, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Atonement by Ian McEwan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching MI-5. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battle for Europe or Dungeon Siege.
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What the sky looked like on 12 May 2002

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

The Pianist

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

Country: United States

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Directed by: Gaspar Noé

Starring: Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Jo Prestia

Country: United States

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About Schmidt

Directed by: Alexander Payne

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Kathy Bates

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Igby Goes Down

Directed by: Burr Steers

Starring: Kieran Culkin, Susan Sarandon, Jeff Goldblum, Claire Danes

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Morvern Callar

Directed by: Lynne Ramsay

Starring: Samantha Morton, Kathleen McDermott, Linda McGuire, Paul Popplewell

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TV Series

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Directed by: Bharat Nalluri

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Verdammt verliebt

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Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi

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The Story of a Noble Family

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Directed by: Mark Roper

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 2002 ?

  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Former US President Jimmy Carter arrives in Cuba for a five-day visit with Fidel Castro becoming the first President of the United States, in or out of office, to visit the island since Castro's 1959 revolution.

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Sport Games on 12 May 2002

La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Albacete - Eibar : 0 - 0
  • Badajoz - Leganes : 3 - 2
  • Elche - Burgos : 2 - 0
  • Murcia - Santander : 0 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aberdeen - Celtic : 0 - 1
  • Dunfermline - Rangers : 1 - 1
  • Hearts - Livingston : 2 - 3
  • Kilmarnock - Dundee United : 2 - 2
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Ancona - Bari : 3 - 1
  • Como - Empoli : 2 - 0
  • Cosenza - Napoli : 1 - 1
  • Genoa - Modena : 0 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 12, 2002 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2002 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Ashanti - Foolish
  2. U Don't Have To Call - Usher
  3. I Need A Girl (Part One) - P. Diddy Featuring Usher & Loon
  4. Pass The Courvoisier Part II - Busta Rhymes Featuring P. Diddy & Pharrell
  5. What's Luv? - Fat Joe Featuring Ashanti
  6. Musiq - halfcrazy
  7. Avant - Makin' Good Love
  8. Addictive - Truth Hurts Featuring Rakim
  9. Mary J. Blige Featuring Ja Rule - Rainy Dayz
  10. I Love You - Faith Evans
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Pilar Montenegro - Quitame Ese Hombre
  2. Y Tu Te Vas - Chayanne
  3. Escapar [Escape] - Enrique Iglesias
  4. Suerte [Whenever, Wherever] - Shakira
  5. Me Huele A Soledad - MDO
  6. Hay Otra En Tu Lugar - Pablo Montero
  7. El Poder De Tus Manos - Intocable
  8. Necesidad - Alexandre Pires
  9. Quisiera Poder Olvidarme De Ti - Luis Fonsi
  10. Entra En Mi Vida - Sin Bandera
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. One Step Closer - S Club Juniors
  2. Holly Valance - Kiss Kiss
  3. Sugababes - Freak Like Me
  4. Ronan Keating - If Tomorrow Never Comes
  5. Girlfriend - 'N Sync


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


By: Ian McEwan

National Bestseller Ian McEwan’s symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from this master of English prose.

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City Of Bones

By: Michael Connelly

On New Year's Day, a dog finds a bone in the Hollywood Hills--and unearths a murder committed more than twenty years earlier.

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Lucky Man: A Memoir

By: Michael J. Fox

A funny, highly personal, gorgeously written account of what it's like to be a 30-year-old man who is told he has an 80-year-old's disease. "Life is great.

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Small Wonder

By: Barbara Kingsolver

In her new essay collection, the beloved author of High Tide in Tucson brings to us, out of one of history's darker moments, an extended love song to the world we

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battle for Europe

Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battle for Europe

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Auto Modellista

Platform: PlayStation 2 GameCube Xbox

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Capcom

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Dungeon Siege

Dungeon Siege

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Men in Black II: Alien Escape

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Infogrames

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Celtic Kings: Rage of War Imperivm

Celtic Kings: Rage of War Imperivm

Platform: PC

Genre: RTS - RPG

Publisher: Strategy First, Wanadoo Edition, FX Interactive (Italy and Spain)

Home videos

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Atlantis: The Lost Empire

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Black Knight

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Not Another Teen Movie

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Ice Age

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