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Tuesday 21 October 2003

It was Tuesday, 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 Flyboys by James Bradley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anders och Måns. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aliens Versus Predator: Extinction or Bloody Roar 4.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Anders och Måns

Starring: Jenny Hurtigh

Country: Sweden

The Secret Life of...

Starring: Jim O'Connor

Country: United States

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Shiroi kyotô

Starring: Toshiaki Karasawa, Yôsuke Eguchi, Hitomi Kuroki, Sei Hiraizumi

Country: Japan

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 2003 ?

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:
  • Images of the dwarf planet Eris are taken and subsequently used in documenting its discovery by the team of Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz.
  • War on Terrorism: US officials state that they believe ''Wall Street Journal'' reporter Daniel Pearl was killed by Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.
  • North Sea: Scientists call for a total ban on fishing for cod in the North Sea to allow stocks to recover from near extinction.
  • Musician Elliott Smith was possibly murdered or committed suicide at the age of 34.
  • Afghanistan: The commander of UN forces in Afghanistan warns that the security of Kabul is at risk if security is not achieved in the Afghan countryside.

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Sport Games on 21 October 2003

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Crewe - Preston : 2 - 1
  • Crystal Palace - Ipswich : 3 - 4
  • Norwich - Derby : 2 - 1
  • Reading - Walsall : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 21 October 2003
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackpool - Rushden & D : 2 - 3
  • Bournemouth - Luton : 6 - 3
  • Brentford - Brighton : 4 - 0
  • Chesterfield - Hartlepool : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 21 October 2003
Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Leyton Orient : 1 - 1
  • Bury - Hull : 0 - 0
  • Carlisle - Scunthorpe : 1 - 4
  • Cheltenham - Darlington : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 21 October 2003
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Fulham - Newcastle : 2 - 3
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2003 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Baby Boy - Beyonce Featuring Sean Paul
  2. Stand Up - Ludacris Featuring Shawnna
  3. Damn! - YoungBloodZ Featuring Lil Jon
  4. Ashanti - Rain On Me
  5. Get Low - Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ying Yang Twins
  6. R. Kelly - Step In The Name Of Love
  7. R. Kelly - Thoia Thoing
  8. Holidae In - Chingy Featuring Ludacris & Snoop Dogg
  9. Chingy - Right Thurr
  10. Jagged Edge - Walked Outta Heaven
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Te Necesito - Luis Miguel
  2. Gloria Estefan - Hoy
  3. Antes - Obie Bermudez
  4. Un Siglo Sin Ti - Chayanne
  5. Nomas Por Tu Culpa - Los Huracanes del Norte
  6. Fotografia - Juanes With Nelly Furtado
  7. Alejandro Sanz - No Es Lo Mismo
  8. Asignatura Pendiente - Ricky Martin
  9. Mientes Tan Bien - Sin Bandera
  10. No Hace Falta - Cristian

Books

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

Flyboys

By: James Bradley

The classic New York Times bestselling story of heroism and sacrifice--by the author of Flags of Our Fathers, The Imperial Cruise, and The China Mirage.This

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Blacklist

By: Sara Paretsky

Readers love sleuth V.I. Warshawski. Now she returns in a novel of secrets and betrayals that stretch across four generations-from one of the most compelling writers in American crime fiction.

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Dude

By: Michael Moore

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Stupid White Men comes a hilarious act of sedition to overthrow the 'Thief in Chief'-and effect the kind of change that

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Benjamin Franklin

By: Walter Isaacson

In this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of Einstein and Steve Jobs, shows how the most fascinating of America's founders helped define our national character.Benjamin

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aliens Versus Predator: Extinction

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Chaos Legion

Platform: PlayStation 2 Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Capcom

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP ESP; NA Ubi Soft Entertainment

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The Adventures of Fatman

The Adventures of Fatman

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: SOCKO! Entertainment

Bloody Roar 4

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 (HD)

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Konami

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