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Friday 16 May 2003

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Get Busy by Sean Paul. In UK Ignition Remix by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Bruce Almighty, directed by Tom Shadyac, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Holes by Louis Sachar was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Todo sobre Camila. If you liked videogames you were probably playing After... or Astro Boy: Omega Factor.
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TV Series

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

Most Extreme Elimination Challenge

Starring: Victor Wilson, Christopher Darga, John Cervenka, Mary Scheer

Country: United States

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Moose and Zee

Starring: Paul Christie

Country: United States

Swag

Starring: Jason Freeman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Monster Jam

Starring: Jim Koehler, Tom Meents, Dennis Anderson, Jimmy Creten

Country: United States

Gerhard Reinke's Wanderlust

Starring: Josh Gardner, Matt McLain

Country: United States

Movies

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

Bruce Almighty

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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The Matrix Reloaded

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss

Country: United States

X2

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

Country: United States

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Identity

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet

Country: United States

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Holes

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
Facts:
  • In Casablanca, Morocco, 33 civilians are killed and more than 100 people are injured in the Casablanca terrorist attacks.
  • 2003 occupation of Iraq: United States and United Kingdom officials announce a change of policy concerning the redevelopment of Iraq. The establishment of an Iraq-led national assembly will be put off indefinitely, and Allied commanders will remain in charge, reportedly because no new government would have the necessary amount of real power.
  • Terrorist incidents: A series of explosions occurs in Casablanca. At least 41 people are believed to be dead including 12 suicide bombers, and 100 are reported injured. See: Casablanca Attacks.
  • Astronomy: A total lunar eclipse is visible from Europe, the Americas and most of Africa from 01:46 to 05:34 GMT Nasa 2.
  • ''The Guardian'' reports that the Republican Party of Texas had the help of the United States Department of Homeland Security to track down several Democratic Party state legislators who had fled the state to prevent the state's House of Representatives from meeting with a quorum.

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Sport Games on 16 May 2003

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Antwerp - Mechelen : 2 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Metz : 1 - 0
  • Caen - Creteil : 2 - 2
  • Chateauroux - Wasquehal : 2 - 2
  • Clermont - St Etienne : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 May 2003
Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Utrecht - Roda JC : 4 - 4
See all Football game results of 16 May 2003
Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Maritimo - Guimaraes : 1 - 0
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 2003?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.710
  • Time: Cast of the film 'Matrix Reloaded' FISHBURNE, LAURENCE; MOSS, CARRIE ANNE; PINKETT, JADA; REEVES, K
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9917

Books

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

The Guardian

By: Nicholas Sparks

The riveting New York Times bestselling tale of romance and suspense with an "edge-of-your-seat conclusion" (Booklist)Julie Barenson's young husband left her two unexpected gifts before he died - a Great Dane puppy named Singer and the promise that he would ...

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Armageddon

By: Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

The scattered Tribulation Force is drawn toward the Middle East, as are all the armies of the world, when human history culminates in the battle of the ages.

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Holes

By: Louis Sachar

Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look.Stanley

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The Second Time Around

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In a novel that reaffirms her reputation as "America's Queen of Suspense," Mary Higgins Clark delivers a gripping tale of deception and tantalizing suspense. Nicholas Spencer, charismatic head of the medical research company Gen-stone, involved in the development of an ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

After...

Platform: Windows 98, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Blu-ray, DVD

Genre: Visual novel, Eroge

Publisher: Ciel (PC) Pionesoft (DC, PS2)

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Astro Boy: Omega Factor

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega Sony Pictures Television Sony Pictures Consumer Products Tezuka Productions

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The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox (GOTY Edition)

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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America's 10 Most Wanted

Platform: PlayStation 2, PC

Genre: Action, First Person Shooter

Publisher: NA Encore Software; EU Play It!

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