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Wednesday 18 December 2002

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem. In UK Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) by Cheeky Girls was in the top 5 hits. 25th Hour, directed by Spike Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Christmas Train by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I Love the '80s. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Age of Mythology or ESPN International Winter Sports 2002.
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TV Series

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

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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History of Football: The Beautiful Game

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Firefly

Written by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Country: United States

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Still Game

Starring: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley, Mark Cox

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 ?

25th Hour

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States

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Catch Me If You Can

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken

Country: United States

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Chicago

Directed by: Rob Marshall

Starring: Rene Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere

Country: United States

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Gangs of New York

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis

Country: United States

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Star Trek: Nemesis

Directed by: Stuart Baird

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 December 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 2003 California recall: Then Governor of California Gray Davis announces that the state would face a record budget deficit of $35 billion, roughly double the figure reported during his reelection campaign one month earlier.
  • An Indian court sentences three men to death for treason for their assistance in helping five gunmen prepare for the 2001 Indian Parliament attack, which killed nine people and triggered a tense standoff with nuclear rival Pakistan. Capital punishment in India is rare.
  • Matsushita and Sony have announced that they are collaborating on the development of a Linux platform for home electronics.

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Sport Games on 18 December 2002

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Como - Udinese : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 18 December 2002
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Le Mans - Grenoble : 1 - 0
  • Wasquehal - Chateauroux : 0 - 0
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Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Heerenveen - Zwolle : 2 - 0
  • Vitesse - Excelsior : 1 - 2
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Books

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

The Christmas Train

By: David Baldacci

Tom Langdon, a weary and cash-strapped journalist, is banned from flying when a particularly thorough airport security search causes him to lose his cool.

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The Last Jihad

By: Joel C. Rosenberg

Jon Bennett and Erin McCoy are two of the shrewdest strategists on Wall Street and close friends of the president of the United States.

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Bush at War

By: Bob Woodward

Bush at War reveals in stunning detail how an untested president with a sweeping vision for remaking the world and war cabinet members often at odds with each other responded to the September 11 terrorist attacks and prepared to confront ...

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The Conquerors

By: Michael Beschloss

From one of America's most respected historians, The Conquerors reveals one of the most important stories of World War II. As Allied soldiers fought the Nazis, Franklin Roosevelt and, later, Harry

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Age of Mythology

Platform: Microsoft Windows,[1] OS X

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Bandits: Phoenix Rising

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Pan Vision Tri Synergy

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Duke Nukem Advance

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

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Enzai: Falsely Accused

Platform: PC

Genre: Historical fiction, Psychological, Romance, Eroge

Publisher: JP Langmaor; NA JAST USA

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ESPN International Winter Sports 2002

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

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Konami

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