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Friday 15 August 2003

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. 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. S.W.A.T., directed by Clark Johnson, 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 Tinseltown TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Charlie's Angels or EyeToy: Groove.
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 ?

Tinseltown TV

Starring: Matt Damon, Clint Eastwood, Eddie Griffin, Jennifer Love Hewitt

Magick

Starring: Barry Jones, Stuart MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Monkey Dust

Starring: Morwenna Banks, Frances Barber, Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Suika

Starring: Satomi Kobayashi

Country: Japan

Junkin' with Val and Dave

Directed by: Rod Howell

Starring: David Bird, Val Myers

Movies

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

S.W.A.T.

Directed by: Clark Johnson

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez

Country: United States

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American Wedding

Directed by: Jesse Dylan

Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott

Country: United States

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Johnny English

Directed by: Peter Howitt

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia

Country: United States

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Directed by: Stephen Norrington

Starring: Sean Connery, Stuart Townsend, Peta Wilson

Country: United States

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Bad Boys II

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Gabrielle Union

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gosta Sundqvist: Finnish songwriter and singer (heart attack) (Born 1957).
Facts:
  • Oil price increases since 2003: Global oil production begins a 4-year plateau (and subsequent decline) in the face of rising demand, causing new price increases.
  • Power is restored to many, but not all areas of the north-eastern United States and Canada affected by the previous day's blackout
  • Libya formally accepts responsibility for the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. It consists of general language that lacks expression of remorse for lives lost.
  • Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein announces that he will abdicate the throne in 2004, in favor of his son, Prince Alois.

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Sport Games on 15 August 2003

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Erzgebirge Aue - Union Berlin : 2 - 1
  • Karlsruhe - Oberhausen : 1 - 2
  • Lubeck - Unterhaching : 0 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • St Etienne - Lorient : 2 - 1
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Colchester - Swindon : 0 - 1
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Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Roda JC - PSV Eindhoven : 2 - 2
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2003?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.723
  • Time: Presidential hopeful Howard Dean
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9947

Books

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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Exit Wounds

By: J. A. Jance

The intense desert heat has brought horror to a small corner of the Southwest. A body lies lifeless in an airless trailer, surrounded by seventeen others.

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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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The South Beach Diet

By: Arthur Agatston

For years, cardiologist Arthur Agatston, M.D., urged his patients to lose weight for the sake of their hearts, but every diet was too hard to follow or its restrictions were too harsh.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Charlie's Angels

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Ubisoft

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EyeToy: Groove

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Dancing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Blue's Clues Kindergarten

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Infogrames Entertainment, SA

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Deep Sea Tycoon

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Activision Value Publishing

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Dokapon DX

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Asmik Ace Entertainment

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