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Friday 18 October 2002

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Spencer Martin . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. In UK The Long And Winding Road / Suspicious Minds by Will Young & Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Anand, directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while War Of Honor by David Weber was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Top Gear. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DoDonPachi DaiOuJou or Battle Realms: Winter of the Wolf.
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TV Series

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

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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Madness Combat

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal

Country: United States

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The Rules of Attraction

Directed by: Roger Avary

Starring: James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder, Shannyn Sossamon

Country: United States

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The Ring

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox

Country: United States

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The Transporter

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Jason Statham, Qi Shu, Matt Schulze

Country: United States

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Red Dragon

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 October 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • October 18, 2002 Manila bus bombing: A bomb exploded in suburban Manila, destroying a bus and killing at least three people, while 23 others were wounded. A grenade exploded in the Philippine capital's financial district hours earlier. The bomb attacks occurred only one day after two deadly bombings in the southern Philippines.
  • An armed individual entered a school in Stuttgart, Germany and held five people hostage, demanding a ransom for their release. The hostages were known to be four schoolchildren and one teacher. The 16-year old subsequently released the hostages and surrendered peacefully.
  • Valentin Tsvetkov, governor of the Russian Far East region of Magadan, was assassinated on the streets in Moscow, in what authorities claim was probably a contract killing.

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Sport Games on 18 October 2002

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Aachen : 1 - 2
  • Ein Trier - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 2
  • Lubeck - Duisburg : 1 - 1
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Valence - Metz : 3 - 1
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Colchester - Chesterfield : 2 - 0
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Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Graafschap - Nijmegen : 1 - 3
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.678
  • Time: Chef's kitchens, giant master suites, homeTheaters. People are turning their houses into luxurious e
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9838

Books

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

War Of Honor

By: David Weber

NO ONE WANTED ANOTHER WARThomas Theisman didn't. After risking his life and a fresh round of civil war to overthrow the Committee of Public Safety's reign of terror and restore the

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Shrink Rap

By: Robert B. Parker

"Parker can reveal more about a character in five words of dialogue than many writers can in an entire book...(Sunny Randall) is capable yet realistically human, and not above accepting a

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Longitudes And Attitudes

By: Thomas L. Friedman

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times columnist and bestselling author of From Beirut to Jerusalem and The Lexus and the Olive Tree comes this smart, penetrating, brilliantly informed book that

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Killjoy

By: Julie Garwood

When it comes to gripping novels of unrelenting suspense, Julie Garwood is in a class by herself. In the course of her career, she has mastered the art of creating characters

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

DoDonPachi DaiOuJou

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2, iOS

Genre: Manic shooter

Publisher: JP AMI; JP Arika

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Battle Raper: Hyper Realaction

Battle Raper: Hyper Realaction

Platform: Windows

Genre: Eroge and fighting game

Publisher: Illusion

Battle Realms: Winter of the Wolf

Battle Realms: Winter of the Wolf

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft

Dino Stalker

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Donald Trump's Real Estate Tycoon

Platform: Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP Mobile

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Activision Value (North America) Xplosiv (Europe)

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