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Wednesday 17 September 2003

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Shake Ya Tailfeather by Nelly. In UK Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas was in the top 5 hits. The School of Rock, directed by Richard Linklater, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Peep Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blitzkrieg or Green Eggs And Ham.
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TV Series

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

Peep Show

Written by: Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain, Andrew O'Connor

Starring: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Matt King, Olivia Colman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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QI

Starring: Stephen Fry, Alan Davies

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Magick

Starring: Barry Jones, Stuart MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Monkey Dust

Starring: Morwenna Banks, Frances Barber, Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Boarding House: North Shore

Starring: Holly Beck

Country: United States

Movies

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

The School of Rock

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack

Country: United States

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The Rundown

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Underworld

Directed by: Len Wiseman

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Shane Brolly

Country: United States

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Love Me If You Dare

Directed by: Yann Samuell

Starring: Guillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard, Thibault Verhaeghe

Country: United States

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Dogville

Directed by: Lars Von Trier

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
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Facts:
  • LGBT rights in Canada: The Canadian House of Commons passes a private member's bill brought by NDP MP Svend Robinson, including protection for sexual orientation in the existing law on hate propaganda.
  • NASA says that capsules similar to those used in the Apollo program are among the options considered as replacements to the Space Shuttle.
  • 26-year-old gunman Harold Kilpatrick, Jr. of Dyersburg, Tennessee, takes a classroom of 12–16 students at Dyersburg State Community College hostage. Kilpatrick, who was mentally ill, was shot dead by police after firing a pistol, ending a nine-hour standoff. Two hostages were slightly wounded.
  • Richard Grasso, chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, resigns amid criticism of his compensation package and the fact that the compensation was approved without input from the exchange's board of directors.
  • Retired United States Army General Wesley Clark announces that he is seeking the nomination of the Democratic Party for the 2004 presidential election, making him the tenth candidate to enter the race. Howard Dean had earlier expressed hopes that Clark would join him as a vice-presidential running mate.

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Sport Games on 17 September 2003

La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Elche - Las Palmas : 1 - 2
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Derby - Watford : 3 - 2
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Boston - Cambridge : 1 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Political position of Saudi Arabia on terrorism
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9953
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.727728

Books

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

Seabiscuit: An American Legend

By: Laura Hillenbrand

Laura Hillenbrand, author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken, brilliantly re-creates a universal underdog story in this #1 New York Times bestseller.Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the ...

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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The South Beach Diet

By: Arthur Agatston

For years, cardiologist Arthur Agatston, M.D., urged his patients to lose weight for the sake of their hearts, but every diet was too hard to follow or its restrictions were too harsh.

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Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right

By: Al Franken

The #1 New York Times bestseller by Senator Al Franken, author of Giant of the SenateAl Franken, one of our “savviest satirists” (People), has been studying the rhetoric of the Right.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blitzkrieg

Platform: Windows, Mac

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: CDV 1C Company Virtual Programming (OS X version)

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Conflict: Desert Storm II

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox Microsoft Windows Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: SCi, Gotham Games

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Downtown Run

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo GameCube, mobile game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Green Eggs And Ham

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Publisher: NewKidCo

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Cross Channel (visual novel)

Cross Channel (visual novel)

Platform: Microsoft Windows PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Eroge, visual novel

Publisher: Flying Shine (PC) KID (PS2) CyberFront (PSP, Xbox 360) 5pb. (PS3, PSV)


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