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Friday 17 May 2002

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 Foolish by Ashanti. In UK One Step Closer by S Club Juniors was in the top 5 hits. Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while On the Street Where You Live by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Signing Time!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kingdom Hearts or Drakan: The Ancients' Gates.
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 ?

Signing Time!

Written by: Emilie de Azevedo Brown, Rachel Coleman

Starring: Rachel Coleman, Alex Brown, Leah Coleman

Country: United States

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Portal

Starring: Dyanne DiRosario, Skip Harrison, Allan Peters, David R. Hale

Country: United States

The Shield

Written by: Shawn Ryan

Starring: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Country: United States

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Salvage Squad

Starring: Claire Barratt, Axel Cleghorn, Jerry Thurston, Suggs

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Combat Missions

Starring: TJ Myers

Country: United States

Movies

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

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen

Country: United States

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Unfaithful

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Olivier Martinez

Country: United States

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Insomnia

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

Country: United States

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Spider-Man

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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Jud Süß

Directed by: Veit Harlan

Starring: Ferdinand Marian, Kristina Sderbaum, Heinrich George

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
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Facts:
  • In Ireland, The Fianna Fáil-Progressive Democrats coalition is re-elected. It is the first government to be re-elected since 1969.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 2002?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.654
  • Time: Saddam Hussein in Baghdad, from Gamma, Media Bank.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9852

Books

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

Daddy'S Little Girl

By: Mary Higgins Clark

From Mary Higgins Clark, America's bestselling "Queen of Suspense," comes a chilling story of murder that reaches the heights of suspense while exploring the depths of the criminal mind.Ellie

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On the Street Where You Live

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In the gripping new novel from the Queen of Suspense, a woman is haunted by two grisly murders separated by more than a century, yet somehow, inextricably linked...Following

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The Villa

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts exposes a proud family’s deadly secrets in this passionate tale of two Napa Valley rivals...PR executive Sophia Giambelli loves her job and has never worried about competition.

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The Nanny Diaries

By: Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus

Wanted: One young woman to take care of four-year-old boy. Must be cheerful, enthusiastic and selfless--bordering on masochistic. Must relish sixteen-hour shifts with a deliberately nap-deprived preschooler.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Combat Mission II: Barbarossa to Berlin

Platform: PC, Mac

Genre: Turn-based tactics, Wargame

Publisher: Cdv Software Entertainment

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Kingdom Hearts

Platform: PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, Mobile phone, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Web browser, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Android, iOS

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix (originally Square)

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Crimson Sea

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Koei

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Drakan: The Ancients' Gates

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Mafia

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Mobile phone Xbox Xbox 360 Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter

Publisher: Gathering of Developers 2K Games

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