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Friday 16 August 2002

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 Dilemma by Nelly. In UK Colourblind by Darius was in the top 5 hits. Mother India, directed by Mehboob, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Emperor Of Ocean Park by Stephen L. Carter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Contest Searchlight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman Generation or Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem.
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 ?

Contest Searchlight

Written by: Jim Serpico

Starring: Lenny Clarke, Amber Gross, Denis Leary, Michael Lombardi

Country: United States

Madness Combat

Country: United States

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Ruler of Your Own World

Starring: Dong-kun Yang, Na-yeong Lee, Hyo-jin Kong, Dong-geon Lee

Studio A Entertainment

Starring: Chris McCrackin, Xai Homechan, Joanna Fang, Charlene Griffin

Country: United States

Boston 24/7

Country: United States

Movies

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

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar

Country: United States

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xXx

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas

Country: United States

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Signs

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin

Country: United States

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Austin Powers in Goldmember

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Beyonc Knowles, Seth Green

Country: United States

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Road to Perdition

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Abu Nidal: Palestinian political leader (Born 1937).
  • John Roseboro: American baseball player, a left-hitting/right-throwing catcher who played with the Brooklyn / Los Angeles Dodgers (1957–1967), Minnesota Twins (1968–1969), and Washington Senators (1970).
  • Jeff Corey: NYC, New York -- Actor (Getting Straight, Superman & Mole Men).
Facts:
  • At the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, in Monterey, California, the 29th Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races are held, over three days. Corvette is the honored marque. Over sixty historic Corvettes are on display and participate in racing, including: Corvette SR-2, Corvette SS, 1959 Sting Ray, CERV-I, Daytona-winning Corvette C5-R, Mako Shark, Aerovette, Grand Sport, 1953 Corvette #2 (EX-122), and plenty of early race Corvettes.

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Sport Games on 16 August 2002

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Duisburg : 4 - 3
  • Greuther Furth - Aachen : 0 - 0
  • Mannheim - Union Berlin : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 16 August 2002
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Nancy - Caen : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 August 2002
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Marseille - Lyon : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 August 2002
Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Roosendaal - Zwolle : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.667
  • Time: World Trade Center. Unused plans for a U.S. attack on al-Qaeda.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9864

Books

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

The Emperor Of Ocean Park

By: Stephen L. Carter

In his triumphant fictional debut, Stephen Carter combines a large-scale, riveting novel of suspense with the saga of a unique family.

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Among The Heroes

By: Jere Longman

Of the four horrific hijackings on September 11, Flight 93 resonates as one of epic resistance.At a time when the United States appeared defenseless against an unfamiliar foe, the gallant passengers

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The Lobster Chronicles

By: Linda Greenlaw

After 17 years at sea, Linda Greenlaw decided it was time to take a break from being a swordboat captain, the career that would earn her a prominent role in Sebastian

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The Nanny Diaries

By: Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus

Wanted: One young woman to take care of four-year-old boy. Must be cheerful, enthusiastic and selfless--bordering on masochistic. Must relish sixteen-hour shifts with a deliberately nap-deprived preschooler.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baseball Advance

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Sports

Publisher: THQ/Sega

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Bomberman Generation

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Majesco Games; PAL Vivendi Universal

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Cubix Robots for Everyone: Showdown

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure, Role-playing

Publisher: 3DO

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Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

Platform: Xbox, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Mobile phone, N-Gage, OS X, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation 3, iOS, Nintendo 3DS, Android, Windows Pho

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft Gameloft Aspyr Media

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Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

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