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Tuesday 21 October 2003

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 21, 2003). 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. One Missed Call, directed by Takashi Miike, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aliens Versus Predator: Extinction or Bloody Roar 4.
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What the sky looked like on 21 October 2003

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

One Missed Call

Directed by: Takashi Miike

Starring: Ko Shibasaki, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Kazue Fukiishi, Anna Nagata

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Grand Theft Parsons

Directed by: David Caffrey

Starring: Johnny Knoxville, Christina Applegate, Marley Shelton, Jamie McShane

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Directed by: Michael Tollin

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Debra Winger, S. Epatha Merkerson

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Uncle Nino

Directed by: Robert Shallcross

Starring: Joe Mantegna, Anne Archer, Pierrino Mascarino, Trevor Morgan

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Beyond Borders

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Starring: Clive Owen, Angelina Jolie, Linus Roache, Teri Polo

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TV Series

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

Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion

Directed by: Bruce Pittman

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Get Out

Directed by: Jordan Peele

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Arrested Development

Written by: Mitchell Hurwitz

Starring: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Country: United States

GameCenter CX

Starring: Shin'ya Arino, Shinichirou Toujima

Country: Japan

Slings and Arrows

Written by: Susan Coyne, Bob Martin, Mark McKinney

Starring: Paul Gross, Martha Burns, Stephen Ouimette, Susan Coyne

Country: Canada

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 2003 ?

  • 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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Famous Deaths:
  • 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
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Leyton Orient : 1 - 1
  • Bury - Hull : 0 - 0
  • Carlisle - Scunthorpe : 1 - 4
  • Cheltenham - Darlington : 2 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Fulham - Newcastle : 2 - 3
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 21, 2003 - Geocentric view

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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


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

The Wedding

By: Nicholas Sparks

With The Notebook, A Walk to Remember, and his other beloved novels, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks has given voice to our deepest beliefs about the power of love.

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Remember When

By: Nora Roberts and J. D. Robb

Laine Tavish is an ordinary woman living an ordinary life in the small town of Angel's Gap, Maryland, as the proprietor of Remember When, an antique treasures and gift shop.

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Hello, Darkness

By: Sandra Brown

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Seeing Red comes Hello, Darkness, a brilliant, fast-paced tale about a woman haunted by her past and caught in a nightmare that threatens to destroy her future.For

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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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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

25th Hour

Format: VHS and DVD release

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City of Ghosts

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Bad Boys II

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Stealing Harvard

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