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Monday 16 December 2002

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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. 25th Hour, directed by Spike Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I Love the '80s. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Mutha Truckers or Auto Modellista.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

25th Hour

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States

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Catch Me If You Can

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Chicago

Directed by: Rob Marshall

Starring: Rene Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere

Country: United States

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Gangs of New York

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis

Country: United States

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Star Trek: Nemesis

Directed by: Stuart Baird

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Life of Mammals

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Top Gear

Starring: Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Ben Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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History of Football: The Beautiful Game

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Firefly

Written by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Country: United States

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Still Game

Starring: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley, Mark Cox

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 16 December
Facts:
  • 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.

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Sport Games on 16 December 2002

Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Bolton - Leeds : 0 - 3
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Ethniki Katigoria
Football (Greece)
  • Iraklis - AEK : 0 - 2
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Verona - Siena : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 16 December 2002
Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Beira Mar - Boavista : 3 - 3
  • Porto - Pacos Ferreira : 2 - 1
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Books

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

Midnight Bayou

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents a novel set deep in the bayou of Louisiana—where the only witness to a long-ago tragedy is a once-grand house…Declan Fitzgerald had always been the family maverick, but even he couldn't ...

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The Last Jihad

By: Joel C. Rosenberg

Jon Bennett and Erin McCoy are two of the shrewdest strategists on Wall Street and close friends of the president of the United States.

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Prey

By: Michael Crichton

In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles—micro-robots—has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience.

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Reversible Errors

By: Scott Turow

Corporate lawyer Arthur Raven is the court-appointed attorney for a Death Row inmate. Convinced his client is innocent thanks to new evidence, Raven is a fervent crusader--and also a rookie in

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Big Mutha Truckers

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Windows, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Empire Interactive THQ Destination Software Zoo Digital Publishing Spike

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Civilization III: Play the World

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

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Dhaka Racing

Dhaka Racing

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: 3D Car Racing Game

Publisher: eSophers Ltd

Antz Extreme Racing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Empire Interactive

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Auto Modellista

Platform: PlayStation 2 GameCube Xbox

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Capcom

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