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Monday 21 October 2002

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kaycee Rice . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. In UK The Long And Winding Road / Suspicious Minds by Will Young & Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Anand, directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Kentucky Sunrise by Fern Michaels was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Top Gear. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blade II or Eisei Meijin VI.
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 ?

Top Gear

Starring: Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Ben Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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History of Football: The Beautiful Game

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Firefly

Written by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Country: United States

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Still Game

Starring: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley, Mark Cox

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Madness Combat

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal

Country: United States

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The Rules of Attraction

Directed by: Roger Avary

Starring: James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder, Shannyn Sossamon

Country: United States

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The Ring

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox

Country: United States

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The Transporter

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Jason Statham, Qi Shu, Matt Schulze

Country: United States

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Red Dragon

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
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Facts:
  • 9 of 13 DNS root servers are disabled in a DDoS attack.

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Sport Games on 21 October 2002

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Mainz - FC Koln : 2 - 2
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - Southampton : 0 - 1
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Pacos Ferreira - Guimaraes : 1 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Ballistics and criminal science. Hunt for the Beltway sniper.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9839
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.678

Books

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

Kentucky Sunrise

By: Fern Michaels

In this edge-of-the-seat finale to the trilogy that has reunited the Coleman and Thornton families, New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels sets our pulses pounding as horsewoman Nealy Coleman faces

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Violets Are Blue

By: James Patterson

D.C. Detective Alex Cross has seen a lot of crime scenes. But even he is appalled by the gruesome murders of two joggers in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park - killings that look more like the work of savage beasts ...

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I Don'T Know How She Does It

By: Allison Pearson

Delightfully smart and heartbreakingly poignant, Allison Pearson’s smash debut novel has exploded onto bestseller lists as “The national anthem for working mothers.”

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The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Gathering

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Beatmania IIDX 8th Style

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

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Blade II

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Action, Beat 'em up

Publisher: Activision

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Contra: Shattered Soldier

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

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Eisei Meijin VI

Eisei Meijin VI

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Traditional game (shogi)

Publisher: Konami


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