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Monday 19 August 2002

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brighton Sharbino . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. In UK Colourblind by Darius was in the top 5 hits. Mother India, directed by Mehboob, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Contest Searchlight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Cameron Files: Pharaoh's Curse or Dance Dance Revolution Konamix.
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 ?

Contest Searchlight

Written by: Jim Serpico

Starring: Lenny Clarke, Amber Gross, Denis Leary, Michael Lombardi

Country: United States

Madness Combat

Country: United States

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Studio A Entertainment

Starring: Chris McCrackin, Xai Homechan, Joanna Fang, Charlene Griffin

Country: United States

Boston 24/7

Country: United States

The Wire

Written by: David Simon

Starring: Dominic West, John Doman, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar

Country: United States

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xXx

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas

Country: United States

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Signs

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin

Country: United States

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Austin Powers in Goldmember

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Beyonc Knowles, Seth Green

Country: United States

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Titanic: The Legend Goes On...

Directed by: Camillo Teti

Starring: Lisa Russo, Mark Thompson-Ashworth, Gisella Mathews

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
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Facts:
  • A Russian Mi-26 helicopter carrying troops is hit by a Chechen missile outside of Grozny, killing 118 soldiers.
  • Martin Strel is approaching Memphis, Tennessee, in his effort for peace to swim the length of the Mississippi River.
  • Recent celebrity deaths: Al Ayyam reports that international terrorist Abu Nidal was found dead of apparent suicide.
  • Extreme weather: The flooding death toll in Europe reaches 109. The Danube peaks at Budapest at a record .

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Sport Games on 19 August 2002

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Ein Frankfurt : 0 - 2
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Newcastle - West Ham : 4 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: 9-yr-old manic depressive Ian Palmer represents bipolar disorder in young kids
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9865
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.667

Books

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

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

By: Rebecca Wells

“A big, blowzy romp through the rainbow eccentricities of three generations of crazy bayou debutantes.”—Atlanta Journal-Constitution“A very entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving novel about the complex bonds between mother and daughter.”—Washington

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A Bend in the Road

By: Nicholas Sparks

Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah ...

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The Bachelor

By: Carly Phillips

Foreign correspondent Roman Chandler has always prized his freedom above all else. Now losing a coin toss has sealed this youngest brother's fate. Finding someone to escort down the aisle is the easy part-every wannabe bride in sleepy Yorkshire Falls ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Cameron Files: Pharaoh's Curse

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive (NA) The Adventure Company (EU)

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Dance Dance Revolution Konamix

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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Darkened Skye

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Third-person shooter, action-adventure

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Oxygen Interactive

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Ratchet & Clank

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable PlayStation Vita PlayStation 4

Genre: Platform Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment

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Dark Arena

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: NA Majesco Games; EU THQ

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