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Thursday 16 May 2002

US date format: 5/16/2002, UK date format: 16/5/2002

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 2002). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jessica Belkin and Samantha Potter. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK One Step Closer by S Club Juniors was in the top 5 hits. Undisputed, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Summerhouse by Jude Deveraux was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Is Harry on the Boat?. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest or Armored Core 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 16 May 2002

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


Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Ving Rhames, Peter Falk, Michael Rooker

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Undercover Brother

Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee

Starring: Eddie Griffin, Denise Richards, Aunjanue Ellis, Chris Kattan

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Sex Is Comedy

Directed by: Catherine Breillat

Starring: Anne Parillaud, Grégoire Colin, Roxane Mesquida, Ashley Wanninger

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The Third Wheel

Directed by: Jordan Brady

Starring: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Luke Wilson, Denise Richards

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Civil Brand

Directed by: Neema Barnette

Starring: LisaRaye McCoy, N'Bushe Wright, Yasiin Bey, Monica Calhoun

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TV Series

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

Is Harry on the Boat?

Directed by: Menhaj Huda

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The Hard Word

Directed by: Scott Roberts

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Directed by: Bharat Nalluri

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Verdammt verliebt

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Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 2002 ?

  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones released in theaters.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 2002 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Ashanti - Foolish
  2. Usher - U Don't Have To Call
  3. I Need A Girl (Part One) - P. Diddy Featuring Usher & Loon
  4. Pass The Courvoisier Part II - Busta Rhymes Featuring P. Diddy & Pharrell
  5. What's Luv? - Fat Joe Featuring Ashanti
  6. Musiq - halfcrazy
  7. Oh Boy - Cam'Ron Featuring Juelz Santana
  8. Addictive - Truth Hurts Featuring Rakim
  9. Mary J. Blige Featuring Ja Rule - Rainy Dayz
  10. Avant - Makin' Good Love
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Pilar Montenegro - Quitame Ese Hombre
  2. Y Tu Te Vas - Chayanne
  3. Suerte [Whenever, Wherever] - Shakira
  4. Me Huele A Soledad - MDO
  5. Escapar [Escape] - Enrique Iglesias
  6. Thalia - Tu Y Yo
  7. Hay Otra En Tu Lugar - Pablo Montero
  8. El Poder De Tus Manos - Intocable
  9. Entra En Mi Vida - Sin Bandera
  10. Usted Se Me Llevo La Vida - Alexandre Pires


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

The Summerhouse

By: Jude Deveraux

Jude Deveraux's marvelous New York Times bestseller is a touching and delightful exploration of the longings that live deep inside every woman's heart, featuring three friends who get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to find out what might have been...Have

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Running Scared

By: Elizabeth Lowell

In the scorching heat of the Southwestern desert, a frightened old man knows his time is quickly running out . .

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The Right Words At The Right Time

By: Marlo Thomas

For those of us in need of hope, a hero, or a healthy dose of inspiration, here is a heartwarming collection of personal revelations from some of today's greatest luminaries whose

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Sea Glass

By: Anita Shreve

With all the narrative power and emotional immediacy that have made her novels acclaimed international bestsellers, Anita Shreve unfolds a richly engaging tale of marriage, money, and troubled times-the story of

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ace Lightning

Ace Lightning

Platform: PlayStation 2, IBM PC Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure, third person shooter, platform game

Publisher: BBC Multimedia



Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment

Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest

Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Dino Island

Dino Island

Platform: Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: PopTop Software Monte Cristo

Armored Core 3

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; NA Agetec; EU Metro 3D

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $37.15
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $60.00
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $70.46
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $18.75
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.8765 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8528 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.3257 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.2639 CAD

Home videos

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

Tom and Jerry: The Magic Ring

Format: direct-to-video VHS and DVD release

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Peter Pan

Format: Special Edition VHS and DVD re-release

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The Shipping News

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Austin Powers in Goldmember

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Changing Lanes

Format: VHS and DVD release

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