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Monday 20 May 2002

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK One Step Closer by S Club Juniors was in the top 5 hits. Das Experiment, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Sea Glass by Anita Shreve was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Signing Time!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Invincible Iron Man or Nickelodeon Party Blast.
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 ?

Signing Time!

Written by: Emilie de Azevedo Brown, Rachel Coleman

Starring: Rachel Coleman, Alex Brown, Leah Coleman

Country: United States

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The Shield

Written by: Shawn Ryan

Starring: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Country: United States

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Judgment Day

Starring: Hallie Bird

Country: United States

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The Ark

Starring: Sheila Clark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Black Books

Written by: Dylan Moran

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

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 ?

Das Experiment

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Berkel, Oliver Stokowski

Country: United States

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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen

Country: United States

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Spider-Man

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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Insomnia

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

Country: United States

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Jud Süß

Directed by: Veit Harlan

Starring: Ferdinand Marian, Kristina Sderbaum, Heinrich George

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The independence of East Timor is recognized by Portugal, formally ending 23 years of Indonesian rule and 3 years of provisional UN administration (Portugal itself is the former colonizer of East Timor until 1976).
  • Recent celebrity deaths: Stephen Jay Gould dies.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Comic book superhero Spiderman, from MediaBank.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9853
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.654

Books

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

Sea Glass

By: Anita Shreve

With all the narrative power and emotional immediacy that have made her novels acclaimed international bestsellers, Anita Shreve unfolds a richly engaging tale of marriage, money, and troubled times-the story of

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Gone For Good

By: Harlan Coben

As a boy, Will Klein had a hero: his older brother, Ken. Then, on a warm suburban night in the Kleins’ affluent New Jersey neighborhood, a young woman—a girl Will had

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A Mind At A Time

By: Mel Levine

"Different minds learn differently," writes Dr. Mel Levine, one of the best-known learning experts and pediatricians in America today. Some students are strong in certain areas and some are strong in

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Atonement

By: Ian McEwan

National Bestseller Ian McEwan’s symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from this master of English prose.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cubivore: Survival of the Fittest

Cubivore: Survival of the Fittest

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Nintendo; NA Atlus

Ashen Empires

Ashen Empires

Platform: Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Pixel Mine(current), Iron Will Games (former), Asylumsoft Inc. (original), TKO Games (former)

Soccer Mania

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts; Lego Interactive

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The Invincible Iron Man

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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Nickelodeon Party Blast

Platform: Xbox, GameCube, Windows

Genre: Party

Publisher: Infogrames

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