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Friday 17 January 2003

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem. In UK Sound Of The Underground by Girls Aloud was in the top 5 hits. Bend It Like Beckham, directed by Gurinder Chadha, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Journals by Kurt Cobain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Office. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Corvette or Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Office

Starring: Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Chappelle's Show

Written by: Neal Brennan, Dave Chappelle

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan, Rudy Rush

Country: United States

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Buried

Written by: Jimmy Gardner, Robert Jones

Starring: Lennie James, Stephen Walters, Connor McIntyre, Jane Hazlegrove

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Bend It Like Beckham

Directed by: Gurinder Chadha

Starring: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Country: United States

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Thirteen

Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Starring: Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed

Country: United States

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Hero

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung

Country: United States

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28 Days Later...

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston

Country: United States

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Drunken Master

Directed by: Woo-ping Yuen

Starring: Jackie Chan, Siu Tien Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Tom Ridge is unanimously recommended by a United States Senate subcommittee to be confirmed by the full Senate as head of the new United States Department of Homeland Security which is scheduled to begin operation on January 24. (RealAudio stream)
  • A 1.3-mile tunnel, representing the latest major piece of Boston, Massachusetts' Big Dig, opened, connecting the Massachusetts Turnpike to Logan International Airport. The tunnel reduced the trip from downtown Boston from 45 minutes in traffic to 8 minutes. The next phase, taking the elevated Interstate 93 and putting it underground, should be finished by early 2004.
  • Gertrude Janeway, the last widow of a Union veteran from the American Civil War, died at the age of 93, in Blaine, Tennessee. Gertrude married John Janeway in 1927, when she was 18 and he was 81. He died in 1937. Still alive is Confederate widow Alberta Martin, of Elba, Alabama.

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Sport Games on 17 January 2003

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Mouscron - Standard : 0 - 1
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Sheffield United - Sheffield Weds : 3 - 1
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Sampdoria - Venezia : 4 - 0
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Guimaraes - Leiria : 1 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.691
  • Time: North Korean leader Kim Jong Il framed by nuclear missiles, from Itar/Tass.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9882

Books

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

Journals

By: Kurt Cobain

The lyrics notebook and personal journals of Kurt Cobain, iconic singer of the band Nirvana.Kurt Cobain filled dozens of notebooks with lyrics, drawings, and writings about his plans for Nirvana and

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Hornet Flight

By: Ken Follett

Ken Follett follows his bestsellers Jackdaws and Code to Zero with an extraordinary novel of early days of World War II...It

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I Don'T Know How She Does It

By: Allison Pearson

Delightfully smart and heartbreakingly poignant, Allison Pearson’s smash debut novel has exploded onto bestseller lists as “The national anthem for working mothers.”

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Forever

By: Pete Hamill

This widely acclaimed bestseller is the magical, epic tale of an extraordinary man who arrives in New York in 1740 and remains ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

1080° Avalanche

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Racing, extreme sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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Age of Mythology: The Titans

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Corvette

Platform: Game Boy Advance, PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: TDK Mediactive PS2 Global Star Software

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CTU: Marine Sharpshooter

Platform: Windows, iOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Groove Games

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Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: THQ

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