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Saturday 16 August 2003

5853 days since 16/8/2003

US date format: 8/16/2003, UK date format: 16/8/2003

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 2003). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Harvey Bautista . 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 To The Nines by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild Card. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black & Bruised or Deep Sea Tycoon.
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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 16 August 2003 ?

  • 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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  • Major blackout: Power is now restored in New York City, Toronto, and most of Ottawa. Authorities warn of possible future disruptions and advise conservation as work continues to restore power to the entire grid. Theories as to the cause of the event, meanwhile, are becoming more substantial and coherent
  • West Virginia: Kanawha County Sheriff's office reports that a string of four fatal shootings over the past week were linked by ballistics testing to the same type of weapon. The perpetrator(s) remain at large. The incident is reminiscent of the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks.
  • Idi Amin, whose eight years as president of Uganda were characterized by bizarre and murderous behavior, died in Saudi Arabia.
  • Dr. Hitoshi Nikaidoh, a 35-year-old surgical resident, was decapitated in a freak elevator accident at a hospital in Houston, Texas.
  • A tourist visiting Las Vegas, Nevada, Rebecca Longhoffer, was electrocuted by an iron plate situated in the ground while crossing Las Vegas Boulevard.

Sport Games on 16 August 2003

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Antwerp - Westerlo : 2 - 1
  • Beveren - St Truiden : 1 - 4
  • Genk - Charleroi : 2 - 0
  • Gent - Anderlecht : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 16 August 2003
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Bochum : 2 - 0
  • Dortmund - Munich 1860 : 3 - 1
  • Hansa Rostock - Ein Frankfurt : 3 - 0
  • Hertha - Freiburg : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 August 2003
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Angers - Sedan : 0 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Nancy : 0 - 0
  • Clermont - Troyes : 0 - 0
  • Grenoble - Rouen : 0 - 0
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Nantes : 1 - 3
  • Auxerre - Strasbourg : 3 - 2
  • Guingamp - Bordeaux : 1 - 3
  • Le Mans - Nice : 1 - 1
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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 ?

To The Nines

By: Janet Evanovich

The #1 New York Times Bestselling AuthorA Stephanie Plum NovelJanet Evanovich's novels are the hottest bestsellers in America!# 1 New York Times# 1 Wall Street Journal#1 Los Angeles Times#1 Entertainment Weekly#1 Publishers WeeklyStephanie Plum's got rent to pay, people shooting …

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Lucia, Lucia

By: Adriana Trigiani

Set in the glittering, vibrant New York City of 1950, Lucia, Lucia is the enthralling story of a passionate, determined young woman whose decision to follow her heart changes her life

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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Living History

By: Hillary Rodham Clinton

Author of the Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller What Happened The Phenomenal #1 Worldwide Bestseller—With a New Afterword Hillary Rodham Clinton is known to hundreds of millions of people around the world.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Deep Sea Tycoon

Deep Sea Tycoon

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Activision Value Publishing

Black & Bruised

Black & Bruised

Platform: GameCube PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting game, Sports game

Publisher: Majesco (US) VU Games (EU)



Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox, Xbox 360, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Run and gun, Third-person shooter

Publisher: Majesco



Platform: Mobile game

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: In-Fusio

1893: A World's Fair Mystery

1893: A World's Fair Mystery

Platform: TADS

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Self published

Home videos

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

Knockaround Guys

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Kangaroo Jack

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Assassination Tango

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Air Up There

Format: DVD release

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The Matrix Reloaded

Format: VHS and DVD release

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