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Saturday 18 January 2003

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem. In UK Sound Of The Underground by Girls Aloud was in the top 5 hits. Bend It Like Beckham, directed by Gurinder Chadha, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Office. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aliens Versus Predator: Extinction or Contract J.A.C.K..
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 Office

Starring: Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Chappelle's Show

Written by: Neal Brennan, Dave Chappelle

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan, Rudy Rush

Country: United States

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Buried

Written by: Jimmy Gardner, Robert Jones

Starring: Lennie James, Stephen Walters, Connor McIntyre, Jane Hazlegrove

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

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

Bend It Like Beckham

Directed by: Gurinder Chadha

Starring: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Country: United States

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Thirteen

Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Starring: Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed

Country: United States

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Hero

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung

Country: United States

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28 Days Later...

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston

Country: United States

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Drunken Master

Directed by: Woo-ping Yuen

Starring: Jackie Chan, Siu Tien Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 January 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 18 January
Facts:
  • A bushfire kills 4 people and destroys more than 500 homes in Canberra, Australia.
  • A mass mobilization pulls together global protests against the Iraq war in cities around the world, including Tokyo, Moscow, Paris, London, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Cologne, Bonn, Göteborg, Istanbul, and Cairo. NION and ANSWER hold protests in Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, California.
  • In Australia, the most devastating bushfire since the Ash Wednesday fires in 1983 hits Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory. Four people are to die, 520 homes and thousands of hectares of national park will be destroyed, 259 people will be admitted to The Canberra Hospital with burns and will be paid by insurance companies.

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Sport Games on 18 January 2003

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Parma - Empoli : 2 - 0
  • Reggina - Bologna : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 18 January 2003
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Antwerp - Gent : 1 - 4
  • Club Brugge - Louvieroise : 3 - 0
  • St Truiden - Germinal : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 18 January 2003
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Valencia : 2 - 4
  • Sociedad - Celta : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 18 January 2003
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Albacete - Zaragoza : 0 - 0
  • Las Palmas - Numancia : 0 - 0
  • Poli Ejido - Getafe : 1 - 1
  • Xerez - Terrassa : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 18 January 2003

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.691
  • Time: North Korean leader Kim Jong Il framed by nuclear missiles, from Itar/Tass.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9882

Books

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

The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen.

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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 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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Sandy Koufax

By: Jane Leavy

“The incomparable and mysterious Sandy Koufax is revealed…. This is an absorbing book, beautifully written.” —Wall Street Journal “Leavy has hit it out of the park…A lot more than a biography.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aliens Versus Predator: Extinction

Aliens Versus Predator: Extinction

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Armed and Dangerous

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter, third-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts Activision (UK release)

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Charlie's Angels

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Contract J.A.C.K.

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Vivendi Games

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