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Thursday 14 August 2003

5849 days since 14/8/2003

US date format: 8/14/2003, UK date format: 14/8/2003

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 14, 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 The Lake House by James Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild Card. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shikigami no Shiro II or Dancing Stage MegaMix.
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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 14 August 2003 ?

  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
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  • A widescale power blackout affects the northeast United States and Canada.
  • US intelligence officer Captain William Ponce contacts fellow officers in Iraq, informing them that a colonel has indicated prisoners need to be "broken", to gather information to prevent further attacks on American soldiers.
  • A major power outage due to a power grid failure affects more than people in the northeast of North America, including New York City, New Jersey, Cleveland, Ottawa, Toronto and Detroit
  • Heat wave: French health officials estimate that as many as 3,000 people may have died in France as a result of the heat wave. Fatalities and illnesses are swamping the French health system. The city of Paris launches its ''Plan blanc'' emergency response procedure. However, temperatures in Paris have now dropped from 40nbsp°C to 30nbsp°C.
  • SARS: Public health officials are investigating seven deaths and several infections in an outbreak that resembles, but is not believed to be, SARS in a nursing home in Surrey, British Columbia (a suburb of Vancouver). However, until more is known about the disease, the home will be treated as a SARS site for safety's sake. amp!--reported by Reuters Thu August 14, 2003 02:38 p.m. ET --amp

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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 ?

The Lake House

By: James Patterson

The six children have escaped horrifying government experiments, a childhood in captivity, and a frightening brush with death. Living out in the world for the first time, they yearn to be reunited with Kit and Frannie, the couple who saved …

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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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Naked Empire

By: Terry Goodkind

Beginning with Wizard's First Rule and continuing with six subsequent fantasy masterpieces, Terry Goodkind has thrilled and awed millions of readers worldwide.

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By: Catherine Coulter

In the wake of a series of kidnapping attempts, Savich, Sherlock, and FBI agent Miles Kettering--whose six-year-old son was one of the attempted victims--trace leads to a charismatic evangelist team, a situation that is complicated by a woman's infatuation with …

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Windows 98, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Blu-ray, DVD

Genre: Visual novel, Eroge

Publisher: Ciel (PC) Pionesoft (DC, PS2)

Battlefield 1942: The Road to Rome

Battlefield 1942: The Road to Rome

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Shikigami no Shiro II

Shikigami no Shiro II

Platform: Arcade Dreamcast GameCube PlayStation 2 Xbox Windows

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Kids Station, Taito, SourceNext, XS Games, Play It Games

Disney's Brother Bear

Disney's Brother Bear

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Mobile Phone, Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Disney Interactive

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 $62.57
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $60.90
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $74.70
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $21.20
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.9004 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9133 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2001 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.2286 CAD

Home videos

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

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Kid Stays in the Picture

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The Man Without a Past

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Maid in Manhattan

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Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd

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