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Friday 16 August 2002

US date format: 8/16/2002, UK date format: 16/8/2002

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 2002). 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. The Magdalene Sisters, directed by Peter Mullan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while A Bend in the Road by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cavegirl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deathrow or Delta Force: Task Force Dagger.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

The Magdalene Sisters

Directed by: Peter Mullan

Starring: Eileen Walsh, Dorothy Duffy, Nora-Jane Noone, Anne-Marie Duff

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Frida

Directed by: Julie Taymor

Starring: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Rush, Mía Maestro

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Avenging Angelo

Directed by: Martyn Burke

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Madeleine Stowe, Anthony Quinn, Raoul Bova

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Derailed

Directed by: Bob Misiorowski

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Tomas Arana, Laura Harring, Susan Gibney

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Snake Island

Directed by: Wayne Crawford

Starring: William Katt, Wayne Crawford, Kate Connor, Russel Savadier

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TV Series

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

Cavegirl

Directed by: David Oliver

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Dick and Dom in da Bungalow

Directed by: Simon Hepworth

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Transufômâ: Maikuron densetsu

Directed by: Hidehito Ueda

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CNNNN: Chaser Non-Stop News Network

Starring: Craig Reucassel, Chris Taylor, Julian Morrow, Dominic Knight

Country: Australia

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The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

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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
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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.

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
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Nancy - Caen : 0 - 0
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Marseille - Lyon : 1 - 1
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Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Roosendaal - Zwolle : 1 - 1
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Planetary positions on August 16, 2002 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2002 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Nelly - Dilemma
  2. Nelly - Hot In Herre
  3. Avril Lavigne - Complicated
  4. I Need A Girl (Part Two) - P. Diddy
  5. Mario - Just A Friend
  6. Down 4 U - Irv Gotti Presents The Inc.
  7. Chad Kroeger - Hero
  8. Pink - Just Like A Pill
  9. DJ Sammy - Heaven
  10. N.O.R.E. - Nothin'
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Nelly - Hot In Herre
  2. Nelly Featuring Kelly Rowland - Dilemma
  3. N.O.R.E. - Nothin'
  4. I Need A Girl (Part Two) - P. Diddy & Ginuwine Featuring Loon, Mario Winans & Tammy Ruggeri
  5. Mario - Just A Friend 2002
  6. Down 4 U - Irv Gotti Presents The Inc. Featuring Ja Rule, Ashanti, Charli Baltimore & Vita
  7. Move B***h - Ludacris Featuring Mystikal & Infamous 2.0
  8. Ashanti - Happy
  9. Musiq - halfcrazy
  10. Amerie - Why Don't We Fall In Love
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Y Tu Te Vas - Chayanne
  2. Juanes - A Dios Le Pido
  3. Yo Puedo Hacer - Ricardo Montaner
  4. Pilar Montenegro - Quitame Ese Hombre
  5. El Dolor De Tu Presencia - Jennifer Pena
  6. Mentiroso - Enrique Iglesias
  7. Entra En Mi Vida - Sin Bandera
  8. Es Por Amor - Alexandre Pires
  9. Si Tu Te Vas [Don't Say Goodbye] - Paulina Rubio
  10. Jerry Rivera - Vuela Muy Alto

Books

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

A Bend in the Road

By: Nicholas Sparks

Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah …

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An Accidental Woman

By: Barbara Delinsky

New York Times bestselling author Barbara Delinsky returns to the town of Lake Henry, New Hampshire, scene of her beloved earlier novel Lake News, with an unforgettable story that explores

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Tuxedo Park

By: Jennet Conant

The untold story of an eccentric Wall Street tycoon and the circle of scientific geniuses he assembled before World War II to develop the science for radar and the atomic bomb.

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Eleventh Hour

By: Catherine Coulter

When FBI agent Dane Carver's twin brother, Father Michael Joseph, is brutally murdered in his San Francisco church, husband-and-wife agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich take a personal interest in the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Divine Divinity

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: EU cdv Software Entertainment; CIS Snowball Studios

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ATV Offroad Fury 2

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment (U.S.) THQ (Europe)

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Delta Force: Task Force Dagger

Delta Force: Task Force Dagger

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: NovaLogic

Escape Velocity Nova

Escape Velocity Nova

Platform: Mac OS, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows

Genre: Space adventure/role-playing video game

Publisher: Ambrosia Software

Deathrow

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Ubisoft Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $34.41
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $60.34
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $62.50
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $15.00
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.8137 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8511 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2903 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.3968 CAD

Home videos

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

Newsies

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Trapped

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame II

Format: direct-to-video VHS and DVD release

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The Santa Clause

Format: Special Edition VHS and DVD release

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Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch

Format: direct-to-video VHS and DVD release

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