Monday December 16, 2002
US date format: 12/16/2002, UK date format: 16/12/2002
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 16, 2002). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem.
In UK Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) by Cheeky Girls was in the top 5 hits.
The Reckoning, directed by Paul McGuigan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002
while The Christmas Shoes by Donna VanLiere was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Panique au village.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Disney's Magical Mirror Starring Mickey Mouse or Bomberman Generation.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 16, 2002?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
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- Former Bosnian Serb President Biljana Plavšić pled guilty to one count of crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague for her part in atrocities against Bosnian Muslims and Croats during the 1992–95 Bosnian War.
- Opposition protesters blockaded highways in and around the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, angered by President Hugo Chávez's resolve to hang on to power, called for an escalation in its campaign to remove him.
- Former Vice President and 2000 Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore announces on the CBS News' ''60 Minutes'' that he will not seek election to the presidency in 2004.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 16, 2002?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
- Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott - Work It
- Erykah Badu Featuring Common - Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop)
- Musiq - dontchange
- Eminem - Lose Yourself
- Nelly Featuring Kyjuan, Ali & Murphy Lee - Air Force Ones
Sport Games on December 16, 2002
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Bolton - Leeds : 0 - 3
Ethniki KatigoriaFootball (Greece)
- Iraklis - AEK : 0 - 2
Serie BFootball (Italy)
- Verona - Siena : 1 - 2
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Beira Mar - Boavista : 3 - 3
- Porto - Pacos Ferreira : 2 - 1
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 16, 2002?
On December 16, 2002 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is December 16, 2002?
On December 16, 2002 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 16, 2002?
On December 16, 2002 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 16, 2002?
On December 16, 2002 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).
Who was the Pope on December 16, 2002?
On December 16, 2002 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
What was the number one song in December 16, 2002?
The number one song in the week of December 16, 2002 was Lose Yourself by Eminem in US and Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) by Cheeky Girls in UK.
What were the top hits on December 16, 2002?
The top hits on December 16, 2002 were Lose Yourself by Eminem, Work It by Missy Misdemeanor Elliott, Jenny From The Block by Jennifer Lopez in US and Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) by Cheeky Girls, If You're Not The One by Daniel Bedingfield in UK.