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Thursday 21 August 2003

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Crazy In Love by Beyonce. In UK Breathe by Blu Cantrell featuring Sean Paul was in the top 5 hits. S.W.A.T., directed by Clark Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Kate Remembered by A. Scott Berg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tinseltown TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue's Clues Kindergarten or The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
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TV Series

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

Tinseltown TV

Starring: Matt Damon, Clint Eastwood, Eddie Griffin, Jennifer Love Hewitt

Magick

Starring: Barry Jones, Stuart MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Monkey Dust

Starring: Morwenna Banks, Frances Barber, Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Suika

Starring: Satomi Kobayashi

Country: Japan

Junkin' with Val and Dave

Directed by: Rod Howell

Starring: David Bird, Val Myers

Movies

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

S.W.A.T.

Directed by: Clark Johnson

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez

Country: United States

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American Wedding

Directed by: Jesse Dylan

Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott

Country: United States

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Johnny English

Directed by: Peter Howitt

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia

Country: United States

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Directed by: Stephen Norrington

Starring: Sean Connery, Stuart Townsend, Peta Wilson

Country: United States

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Bad Boys II

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Gabrielle Union

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 August 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kathy Wilkes: English philosopher and aid worker (Born 1946).
  • Wesley Willis: American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Wesley Willis Fiasco) (d. 2003).
Facts:
  • Occupation of Iraq: General Ali Hassan al-Majid (''Chemical Ali'') is reportedly captured in Iraq. He had previously been reported dead.
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Israel kills senior Hamas official, Ismail Abu Shanab, by a missile strike in the Gaza Strip and sent tanks into the West Bank towns of Nablus, Jenin and Tulkarem in response to a deadly suicide bombing of a bus in Jerusalem. In Hebron, troops destroy the terrorist bomber's home. The militants demand that Palestinian prime minister, Mahmoud Abbas, leave their area of control.
  • Canadian transport minister David Collenette announces that Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport will be renamed in September for former prime minister Pierre Trudeau.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: California Gubernatorial candidate, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9949
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.723

Books

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

Kate Remembered

By: A. Scott Berg

For seven decades Katharine Hepburn played a leading role in the popular culture of the twentieth century - reigning as an admired actress, a beloved movie star, and a treasured icon

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Good To Great

By: Jim Collins

The Challenge:Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an

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To The Nines

By: Janet Evanovich

The #1 New York Times Bestselling AuthorA Stephanie Plum NovelJanet Evanovich's novels are the hottest bestsellers in America!# 1 New York Times# 1 Wall Street Journal#1 Los Angeles Times#1 Entertainment Weekly#1 Publishers WeeklyStephanie Plum's got rent to pay, people shooting ...

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Exit Wounds

By: J. A. Jance

The intense desert heat has brought horror to a small corner of the Southwest. A body lies lifeless in an airless trailer, surrounded by seventeen others.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blue's Clues Kindergarten

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Edutainment

Publisher: Infogrames Entertainment, SA

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Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Mobile phone

Genre: Platform-adventure, action role-playing

Publisher: Konami

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Dino Crisis 3

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Capcom

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Windows, Game Boy Advance, Mobile, OS X

Genre: Action, hack and slash

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Project Gotham Racing 2

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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