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Thursday 17 July 2003

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Crazy In Love by Beyonce. In UK Crazy In Love by Beyonce was in the top 5 hits. American Wedding, directed by Jesse Dylan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while An Unfinished Life by Robert Dallek was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Monkey Dust. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Age of Wanderer or Crimsonland.
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TV Series

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

Monkey Dust

Starring: Morwenna Banks, Frances Barber, Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Suika

Starring: Satomi Kobayashi

Country: Japan

Junkin' with Val and Dave

Directed by: Rod Howell

Starring: David Bird, Val Myers

Boarding House: North Shore

Starring: Holly Beck

Country: United States

The Brendan Leonard Show

Written by: Brendan Leonard

Starring: Cathy Leonard, Margarita Leonard, Jack Leonard, Mike Leonard

Country: United States

Movies

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

American Wedding

Directed by: Jesse Dylan

Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott

Country: United States

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Johnny English

Directed by: Peter Howitt

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia

Country: United States

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Directed by: Stephen Norrington

Starring: Sean Connery, Stuart Townsend, Peta Wilson

Country: United States

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Bad Boys II

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Gabrielle Union

Country: United States

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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

Directed by: Jonathan Mostow

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Kristanna Loken

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Same-sex marriage in Canada: the federal government releases its draft bill to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples while protecting the rights of clergy not to perform marriages that run counter to their religious beliefs. The government will seek a reference from the Supreme Court of Canada to ensure the bill is constitutional.
  • India declines a United States request to send an occupation force to Iraq. Their United States Envoy assures that Indo-US relations will not be hampered by the refusal.
  • In a press conference in Belfast, journalist Seán Ó Muireagáin denies Israeli claims that suspected him of being a Real IRA activist. He states that he is not, and never has been, a member or supporter of the IRA. Israel repeats that the arrest of Ó Muireagáin was ampquotunfortunateampquot, but refuses to apologise. Israel's treatment of Ó Muireagáin is strongly criticised in Ireland. SDLP ex-minister Sean Farren states that Ó Muireagáin is ampquotwell known and respectedampquot in Northern
  • Evangelist and former United States Presidential candidate Pat Robertson announces his ampquotmassive prayer offensiveampquot dubbed ampquotOperation Supreme Court Freedomampquot, asking Americans to pray that at least three United States Supreme Court justices retire so that the court can be filled with conservative justices who will overturn Supreme Court rulings on school prayer, separation of church and state and sodomy.
  • The Uniting Church in Australia votes to officially recognise and approve of homesexual clergy ( ABC (Australia)).

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

  • Time: U.S. soldier during a raid in Baghdad after official cessation of war
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9945
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.718

Books

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

An Unfinished Life

By: Robert Dallek

The #1 bestseller that forever changed how we thought about JFK, published with a new epilogue in time for the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination.When

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Die In Plain Sight

By: Elizabeth Lowell

New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Lowell creates another masterpiece of excitement and chills, passion and surpriseDie in Plain Sight When Lacey Quinn inherits the striking landscapes done by her late,

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The Teammates

By: David Halberstam

More than 6 years after his death David Halberstam remains one of this country's most respected journalists and revered authorities on American life and history in the years since WWII.

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Leap Of Faith

By: Queen Noor

Born in 1951 to a distinguished Arab-American family, Lisa Najeeb Halaby became the fourth wife of King Hussein at age 27. With her husband being not only Jordan's monarch but the spiritual leader of all Muslims, Lisa was unsure what ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Age of Wanderer

Age of Wanderer

Platform: Windows

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: OSC

Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Beanotown Racing

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Zoo Digital Publishing

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Crimsonland

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3, Playstation TV, OS X, Linux, Windows Phone, Android, Xbox one

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: 10tons Entertainment

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Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Mad Doc Software

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