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Friday 13 December 2002

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dartanian Sloan and Robert Sloan. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem. In UK Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word by Blue featuring Elton John was in the top 5 hits. 25th Hour, directed by Spike Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Let Freedom Ring by Sean Hannity was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I Love the '80s. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dungeon Siege or Dragon Ball Z: Budokai.
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TV Series

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

The Life of Mammals

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Top Gear

Starring: Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Ben Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Still Game

Starring: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley, Mark Cox

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

25th Hour

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States

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Catch Me If You Can

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Chicago

Directed by: Rob Marshall

Starring: Rene Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere

Country: United States

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Gangs of New York

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis

Country: United States

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Star Trek: Nemesis

Directed by: Stuart Baird

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 December 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Zal Yanovsky: Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Lovin' Spoonful) (d. 2002).
Facts:
  • Enlargement of the European Union: The European Union announces that Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia will become members from May 1, 2004.
  • The Vatican announces that Pope John PaulnbspII has accepted the resignation of Boston's Cardinal Bernard Francis Law due to widespread outcry among Boston Catholics over Law's role in covering up pedophilia-related and other sex crimes among priests in his diocese.
  • US Senate majority leader Trent Lott apologizes on television amid growing outcry for his resignation from both ends of the political spectrum for comments made at Senator Strom Thurmond's 100th birthday party which seemed to support Thurmond's 1948 segregationist presidential campaign platform.
  • The Geminid meteor shower peaks tonight. Best viewing is between midnight and dawn.
  • Henry Kissinger stepped down as the chairman of a panel investigating the September 11 attacks, citing conflict of interest with his clients. The choice of Kissinger by President George W. Bush.

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Sport Games on 13 December 2002

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • St Truiden - Genk : 0 - 1
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Burghausen : 1 - 0
  • Greuther Furth - Karlsruhe : 0 - 0
  • Mainz - Braunschweig : 3 - 1
  • St Pauli - Aachen : 1 - 4
See all Football game results of 13 December 2002
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Cagliari - Sampdoria : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 13 December 2002
Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Groningen - Roda JC : 3 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.686
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11230
  • Time: Arthritis. Inset: Shania Twain by Uli Weber.

Books

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

Let Freedom Ring

By: Sean Hannity

As Americans, we face two fundamental questions:First, are we truly prepared to fight this new war to wipe out terrorism and terrorist regimes, and win it decisively -- no matter what

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Portrait of a Killer

By: Patricia Cornwell

The best-selling novelist turns her attention to the real-life, century-old series of crimes that terrorized London in the 1880s, drawing on meticulous research, state-of-the art forensic science, and insights into the criminal mind to reveal the true identity of the ...

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Midnight Bayou

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents a novel set deep in the bayou of Louisiana—where the only witness to a long-ago tragedy is a once-grand house…Declan Fitzgerald had always been the family maverick, but even he couldn't ...

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Chesapeake Blue

By: Nora Roberts

The final novel in #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts' stunning Chesapeake Bay Saga, where the Quinn brothers must return to their family home on the Maryland shore, to honor their father's last request...It’s

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dungeon Siege

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation Portable GameCube PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP / EU Bandai; NA / AUS Infogrames; NA / AUS Atari, Inc.

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America's Army

Platform: Windows Linux/Mac OS X (dropped)

Genre: Tactical first-person shooter

Publisher: United States Army

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Baldr Force Baldr Force EXE Baldr Force "Standard Edition"

Baldr Force Baldr Force EXE Baldr Force "Standard Edition"

Platform: Dreamcast, Windows 98, PS2

Genre: action, adventure

Publisher: GIGA Co.,Ltd. (Giga brand) (Win) Alchemist (DC, PS2) GIGA Co.,Ltd. (TGL brand) (Win SE)

Virtua Fighter 4

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sega

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