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Monday 20 October 2003

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Baby Boy by Beyonce. In UK Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas was in the top 5 hits. The Matrix Revolutions, directed by The Wachowski Brothers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Ultimate Weight Solution by Phillip C. McGraw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anders och Måns. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CIMA: The Enemy or Dakar 2: The World's Ultimate Rally.
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TV Series

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

The Secret Life of...

Starring: Jim O'Connor

Country: United States

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The Mark Steel Lectures

Starring: Mark Steel, Martin Hyder

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Potter Puppet Pals

Starring: Neil Cicierega

Country: United States

Peep Show

Written by: Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain, Andrew O'Connor

Starring: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Matt King, Olivia Colman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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QI

Starring: Stephen Fry, Alan Davies

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 ?

The Matrix Revolutions

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss

Country: United States

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Scary Movie 3

Directed by: David Zucker

Starring: Anna Faris, Charlie Sheen, Regina Hall

Country: United States

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21 Grams

Directed by: Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu

Starring: Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, Naomi Watts

Country: United States

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Directed by: Marcus Nispel

Starring: Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Andrew Bryniarski

Country: United States

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Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Daryl Hannah

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Facts:
  • Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien indicates that during an informal meeting between him and Vladimir Putin, the Russian president indicated that he was tentatively in favour of signing the Kyoto Protocol. Russia's signature is absolutely necessary for the protocol to acquire the force of law.
  • Public health in France: Cigarette prices in France go up by 20% today. Tobacconists (tobacco retailers) go on strike.
  • United States deficit: The United States posts a record budget deficit of .
  • United States: The publicist of Robert De Niro announces that the actor has prostate cancer.
  • Politics of Switzerland: Early results in Swiss elections show larger-than-predicted gains for the right-wing Swiss People's Party.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2003?

  • Time: Inset: actor Sean Penn by Chicco Ronchetti Photomovie/Retna
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9958
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.733

Books

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

The Ultimate Weight Solution

By: Phillip C. McGraw

You have a decision to make. Those are the opening words Dr. Phil uses in his new and groundbreaking weight loss book. You know he is talking to you if you are among the millions who have chased one fad ...

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A Series of Unfortunate Events No. 10: The Slippery Slope

By: Lemony Snicket

Klaus and Violet attempt to follow their sister, who is trapped by Count Olaf in a car driving fast up the mountain. First they must stop the caravan they are travelling in hurtling over a cliff.

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The South Beach Diet

By: Arthur Agatston

For years, cardiologist Arthur Agatston, M.D., urged his patients to lose weight for the sake of their hearts, but every diet was too hard to follow or its restrictions were too harsh.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Conflict: Desert Storm II

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox Microsoft Windows Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: SCi, Gotham Games

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Dominions II: The Ascension Wars

Dominions II: The Ascension Wars

Platform: PC (Windows / Linux) PowerPC (Mac OS X / Linux) Solaris (Solaris 8)

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Fantasy

Publisher: Shrapnel Games

CIMA: The Enemy

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Marvelous Entertainment; NA Natsume

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Construction-Destruction

Platform: Windows

Genre: Construction game

Publisher: ValuSoft

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Dakar 2: The World's Ultimate Rally

Platform: PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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