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Friday 20 February 2004

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Slow Jamz by Twista. In UK Take Me To The Clouds Above by LMC vs U2 was in the top 5 hits. EuroTrip, directed by Jeff Schaffer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while The Zero Game by Brad Meltzer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Staffers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Boy or Destruction Derby Arenas.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Jeff Schaffer

Starring: Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts, Michelle Trachtenberg

Country: United States

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50 First Dates

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Rob Schneider

Country: United States

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The Butterfly Effect

Directed by: Eric Bress

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Melora Walters

Country: United States

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Directed by: James Wan

Starring: Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover

Country: United States

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The Machinist

Directed by: Brad Anderson

Starring: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Snchez-Gijn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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


Starring: Janeane Garofalo, Joan Jett

Country: United States

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Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

Starring: Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry, Matthew Holness, Alice Lowe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Travel in Style

Country: United States

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Gardening by the Yard

Country: United States

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Jacques Pépin: Fast Food My Way

Starring: Jacques Pepin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 February 2004 ?

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  • Stanislaw Ryniak (88), the first person imprisoned at the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz, is buried in Wrocław, Poland. (AP)
  • Latvia's president Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga has appointed Indulis Emsis, a Green party legislator, as the new Prime Minister, after the resignation of Einars Repše's cabinet on 5 February. (Greens-EFA)
  • Hubble Space Telescope measurements show that ampquotDark energyampquot is pushing apart the universe this appears to be the constant, repulsive force that Albert Einstein once predicted. Astronomers announce this as evidence that the theory of the cosmological constant proposed, but later discarded, by Einstein may have been right after all. (''Washington Post'')
  • Microsoft denies that it illegally uses its desktop computer operating system monopoly to hurt digital media rivals. (CNet)
  • During the past month and a half, the total number of hits to NASA's homepage was , a record for the agency. (CNet)

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Sport Games on 20 February 2004

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Bergen - Genk : 0 - 1
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Cottbus - Nurnberg : 1 - 3
  • Duisburg - Ein Trier : 2 - 0
  • Mainz - Osnabruck : 0 - 0
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Monaco - Montpellier : 4 - 0
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Hartlepool - Blackpool : 1 - 1
  • QPR - Peterboro : 1 - 1
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What news were making the headlines those days in February 2004?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.752
  • Time: 'Does Bush Have a Credibility Gap?' Photograph of President George W. Bush by Alex Wong-Getty Image
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9974


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

The Zero Game

By: Brad Meltzer

The New York Times bestselling author of The Millionaires and The First Counsel returns to Wash-ington, D.C., with the story of an insider's game that turns deadly.

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Absolute Friends

By: John le Carre

An absolutely triumphant bestseller-everywhere hailed as the masterpiece toward which John le Carre has been building since the fall of communism.

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The Second Chair

By: John Lescroart

In the latest of his acclaimed novels featuring Dismas Hardy, John Lescroart skillfully and subtly weaves together a story of a privileged youth on trial for murder, and an entire city

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The Five People You Meet In Heaven

By: Mitch Albom

A specially produced paperback edition--with flaps--of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller, that has sold more than six million copies in hardcover Eddie is a grizzled war veteran who feels trapped in a meaningless life of fixing rides at ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chaos Field

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: MileStone Sega O~3 Entertainment Able Corporation

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Astro Boy

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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Ben's Game

Platform: Windows and Mac

Genre: Therapeutic action

Publisher: Make-A-Wish Foundation

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Destruction Derby Arenas

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: EU Sony Computer Entertainment Europe; NA Gathering of Developers

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Escape from Woomera

Escape from Woomera

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

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