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Wednesday 12 November 2003

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 12, 2003). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Baby Boy by Beyonce. In UK Be Faithful by Fatman Scoop featuring The Crooklyn Clan was in the top 5 hits. Kal Ho Naa Ho, directed by Nikkhil Advani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Love by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cena Aberta. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Batman: Dark Tomorrow or Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds.
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What the sky looked like on 12 November 2003

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

Kal Ho Naa Ho

Directed by: Nikkhil Advani

Starring: Preity Zinta, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Jaya Bhaduri

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The Missing

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Cate Blanchett, Evan Rachel Wood, Jenna Boyd

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Directed by: Chan-wook Park

Starring: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang, Dae-han Ji

Country: United States

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Directed by: Patty Jenkins

Starring: Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern, Lee Tergesen

Country: United States

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Bad Santa

Directed by: Terry Zwigoff

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham, John Ritter

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TV Series

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

Cena Aberta

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Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion

Directed by: Bruce Pittman

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Get Out

Directed by: Jordan Peele

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Peep Show

Written by: Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain, Andrew O'Connor

Starring: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Matt King, Olivia Colman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 2003 ?

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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Famous Deaths:
  • Iraq war: in Nasiriya, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.
  • Shanghai Transrapid sets up a new world speed record (501 kilometres per hour (311 mph)) for commercial railway systems.
  • A top-secret CIA intelligence report warns about growing numbers of Iraqis concluding the coalition can be defeated and supporting the resistance. The CIA report also cautions that more aggressive counterinsurgency tactics will induce other Iraqis to join the resistance. ''Slate magazine'' notes the new anti-insurgency measures in ampquotpostwar Iraqampquot means the situation is ampquotIraq War – PhasenbspII.ampquot
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: The Palestinian parliament approves a new cabinet led by Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei.
  • The United Kingdom government announces plans to introduce identity cards, which are intended to eventually become compulsory.

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Sport Games on 12 November 2003

Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Maritimo - Benfica : 1 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 12, 2003 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Stand Up - Ludacris Featuring Shawnna
  2. Holidae In - Chingy Featuring Ludacris & Snoop Dogg
  3. Damn! - YoungBloodZ Featuring Lil Jon
  4. Ashanti - Rain On Me
  5. R. Kelly - Step In The Name Of Love
  6. Jagged Edge - Walked Outta Heaven
  7. Baby Boy - Beyonce Featuring Sean Paul
  8. OutKast Featuring Sleepy Brown - The Way You Move
  9. Get Low - Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ying Yang Twins
  10. Avant - Read Your Mind
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Te Necesito - Luis Miguel
  2. Antes - Obie Bermudez
  3. Gloria Estefan - Hoy
  4. Mientes Tan Bien - Sin Bandera
  5. Un Siglo Sin Ti - Chayanne
  6. Quiero Perderme En Tu Cuerpo - David Bisbal
  7. Nomas Por Tu Culpa - Los Huracanes del Norte
  8. Ave Cautiva - Conjunto Primavera
  9. Fotografia - Juanes With Nelly Furtado
  10. La Paga - Juanes
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Be Faithful - Fatman Scoop featuring The Crooklyn Clan
  2. Kevin Lyttle - Turn Me On
  3. Blue - Guilty
  4. Kylie Minogue - Slow
  5. Busted - Crashed The Wedding


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


By: Toni Morrison

Nobel Prize laureate Toni Morrison’s spellbinding new novel is a Faulknerian symphony of passion and hatred, power and perversity, color and class that spans three generations of black women in a

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Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right

By: Al Franken

Al Franken, "one of our savviest satirists" ( People), takes on the issues, the politicians, and the pundits in one of the most anticipated books of the year.

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Split Second

By: David Baldacci

The world can change forever in a single...SPLIT SECONDMichelle Maxwell has just wrecked her promising career at the Secret Service.

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By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHigh school all-American Neely Crenshaw was probably the best quarterback ever to play for the legendary Messina Spartans. Fifteen years have gone by since those glory days, and Neely has come home to Messina to bury ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Batman: Dark Tomorrow

Platform: Xbox, GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Kemco Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment DC Comics

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Dance Dance Revolution Party Collection

Dance Dance Revolution Party Collection

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Disney Princess: Magical Dress-Up

Disney Princess: Magical Dress-Up

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Disney Interactive

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds

Platform: GameCube PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Horror/beat 'em up

Publisher: Vivendi Universal Games

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CIMA: The Enemy

CIMA: The Enemy

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Marvelous Entertainment; NA Natsume

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $52.55
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $63.40
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $85.05
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $21.95
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.9689 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9354 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2584 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.1788 CAD

Home videos

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

The Bourne Identity

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure

Format: direct-to-video VHS and DVD release

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25th Hour

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Poolhall Junkies

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Real Cancun

Format: VHS and DVD release

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