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Thursday 18 April 2002

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Spirited Away, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Lucky Man: A Memoir by Michael J. Fox was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Das Jahrhundert des Theaters. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eisei Meijin VI or Baseball Advance.
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 Shield

Written by: Shawn Ryan

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

Country: United States

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Judgment Day

Starring: Hallie Bird

Country: United States

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The Ark

Starring: Sheila Clark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Black Books

Written by: Dylan Moran

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Justice League

Written by: Bob Kane, William M. Marston, Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Gardner Fox, Christopher Keenan

Starring: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Spirited Away

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino

Country: United States

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The Sweetest Thing

Directed by: Roger Kumble

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Thomas Jane, Christina Applegate

Country: United States

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Van Wilder

Directed by: Walt Becker

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Tim Matheson

Country: United States

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Panic Room

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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Resident Evil

Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Colin Salmon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 April 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Wahoo McDaniel: American football player and professional wrestler (Born 1938).
Facts:
  • The discovery of a new insect order, Mantophasmatodea, is announced.
  • A small aircraft crashes on the Pirelli building in Milan, Italy, killing two women.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Infant atop a pile of documents represents children vs. a career. Inset: Colin Powell & George W
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9848
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.648

Books

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

Lucky Man: A Memoir

By: Michael J. Fox

A funny, highly personal, gorgeously written account of what it's like to be a 30-year-old man who is told he has an 80-year-old's disease. "Life is great.

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One Nation

By: the editors of Life magazine

In this expanded tenth-anniversary edition of the No. 1 New York Times bestselling book, LIFE returns to the story that it chronicled with such immediacy following the devastating, heartbreaking, and inspiring

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Report From Ground Zero

By: Dennis Smith

The tragic events of September 11, 2001, forever altered the American landscape, both figuratively and literally. Immediately after the jets struck the twin towers of the World Trade Center, Dennis Smith,

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Widow'S Walk

By: Robert B. Parker

One of Boston’s elite has been murdered. The accused is his new wife. She’s blonde, beautiful, and young. The jury’s going to hate her.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Eisei Meijin VI

Eisei Meijin VI

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Traditional game (shogi)

Publisher: Konami

Baseball Advance

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Sports

Publisher: THQ/Sega

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Dirt Track Racing 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

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Dragon's Lair 3D: Return to the Lair

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox, GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Ubi Soft Entertainment

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Escape Velocity Nova

Escape Velocity Nova

Platform: Mac OS, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows

Genre: Space adventure/role-playing video game

Publisher: Ambrosia Software


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