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Monday 15 April 2002

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Spirited Away, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while One Nation by the editors of Life magazine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Das Jahrhundert des Theaters. If you liked videogames you were probably playing American Pool or Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Shield

Written by: Shawn Ryan

Starring: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Country: United States

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Judgment Day

Starring: Hallie Bird

Country: United States

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The Ark

Starring: Sheila Clark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Black Books

Written by: Dylan Moran

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Justice League

Written by: Bob Kane, William M. Marston, Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Gardner Fox, Christopher Keenan

Starring: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Spirited Away

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino

Country: United States

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The Sweetest Thing

Directed by: Roger Kumble

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Thomas Jane, Christina Applegate

Country: United States

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Van Wilder

Directed by: Walt Becker

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Tim Matheson

Country: United States

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Panic Room

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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Resident Evil

Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Colin Salmon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 April 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
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Facts:
  • The Alameda Corridor transportation project in Los Angeles, California opens to rail traffic, ceasing operations of freight trains on the 120-year-old BNSF Harbor Subdivision.
  • An Air China Boeing 767-200, flight CA129 crashes into a hillside during heavy rain and fog near Busan, South Korea, killing 128.

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Sport Games on 15 April 2002

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Mainz - Bielefeld : 4 - 1
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Darlington - Plymouth : 1 - 4
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Siena - Bari : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Infant atop a pile of documents represents children vs. a career. Inset: Colin Powell & George W
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9848
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.648

Books

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

One Nation

By: the editors of Life magazine

In this expanded tenth-anniversary edition of the No. 1 New York Times bestselling book, LIFE returns to the story that it chronicled with such immediacy following the devastating, heartbreaking, and inspiring

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A Mind At A Time

By: Mel Levine

"Different minds learn differently," writes Dr. Mel Levine, one of the best-known learning experts and pediatricians in America today. Some students are strong in certain areas and some are strong in

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The Stone Monkey

By: Jeffery Deaver

The follow-up to Jeffery Deaver’s massive bestseller The Bone Collector (now a feature film starring Angelina Jolie and Denzel Washington) The Stone Monkey is a “simply outstanding” (San Jose Mercury News)

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The Pursuit

By: Johanna Lindsey

What was to be a grand adventure for Melissa MacGregor -- an escape from the wilds of her Scottish home into the whirl of the London social scene -- seems to

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

American Pool

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Digicube (Japan) Mad Duck Productions (North America) Midas Interactive Entertainment (Europe)

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Blade II

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Action, Beat 'em up

Publisher: Activision

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Blender Bros.

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform, Action

Publisher: Infogrames

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Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament

Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament

Platform: Xbox

Publisher: ASK

AdventureQuest

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Artix Entertainment

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