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Tuesday 20 August 2002

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dania Tanovic . 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 Why I Am A Catholic by Garry Wills was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Contest Searchlight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Virtua Fighter 4 or America's Army.
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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Ruler of Your Own World

Starring: Dong-kun Yang, Na-yeong Lee, Hyo-jin Kong, Dong-geon Lee

Studio A Entertainment

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

Country: United States

Boston 24/7

Country: United States

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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Road to Perdition

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dania Tanovic: French-born child of noted parent, film director Danis Tanovic.
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Facts:
  • A group of Iraqis opposed to the regime of Saddam Hussein take over the Iraqi Embassy in Berlin for five hours before releasing their hostages and surrendering.

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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 ?

Why I Am A Catholic

By: Garry Wills

In this provocative work, which could not be timelier, Garry Wills, one of our country's most noted writers and historians, offers a powerful statement of his Catholic faith.

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Stupid White Men

By: Michael Moore

Now with more than three million copies sold, Oscar-winning filmmaker and political activist Michael Moore's bestseller "Stupid White Men" tells you everything you need to know about how the great and

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The Dive From Clausen'S Pier

By: Ann Packer

How much do we owe the people we love? Is it a sign of strength or weakness to walk away from someone in need? These questions lie at the heart of Ann Packer’s intimate and emotionally thrilling new novel, which ...

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Snobbery

By: Joseph Epstein

A national bestseller, Snobbery examines the discriminating qualities in all of us. With dishy detail, Joseph Epstein skewers all manner of elitism in contemporary America.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beyblade: Super Tournament Battle

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Role-playing, action

Publisher: Atari Takara Nelvana

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Big Money!

Platform: Windows, Palm OS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Cabela's Big Game Hunter 6

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision Value Publishing, Inc.

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Virtua Fighter 4

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sega

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America's Army

Platform: Windows Linux/Mac OS X (dropped)

Genre: Tactical first-person shooter

Publisher: United States Army

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