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Friday 22 February 2002

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Always On Time by Ja Rule. In UK Hero by Enrique Iglesias was in the top 5 hits. 40 Days and 40 Nights, directed by Michael Lehmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Under Fire by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Island Xtreme Stunts or Bomberman Max 2.
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TV Series

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

Judgment Day

Starring: Hallie Bird

Country: United States

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The Ark

Starring: Sheila Clark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Black Books

Written by: Dylan Moran

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Justice League

Written by: Bob Kane, William M. Marston, Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Gardner Fox, Christopher Keenan

Starring: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Country: United States

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Coupling

Starring: Jack Davenport, Gina Bellman, Sarah Alexander, Kate Isitt

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

40 Days and 40 Nights

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Shannyn Sossamon, Paulo Costanzo

Country: United States

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The Count of Monte Cristo

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris

Country: United States

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A Walk to Remember

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Starring: Mandy Moore, Shane West, Peter Coyote

Country: United States

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Secretary

Directed by: Steven Shainberg

Starring: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies

Country: United States

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 22 February
Famous Deaths:
  • Daniel Pearl: American journalist stationed in Pakistan when he was kidnapped on 1/23/2002 after arranging to meet members of a shadowy group of Islamic militants outside a Karachi restaurant.
  • Roden Cutler: Australian lieutenant and politician 32nd Governor of New South Wales (d. 2002).
  • Jonas Savimbi: Angolan rebel and political leader (Born 1934).
  • Chuck Jones: American animator producer and screenwriter (d. 2002).
Facts:
  • Angolan political and rebel leader Jonas Savimbi is killed in a military ambush.
  • Chuck Jones, Academy-Award-winning animator, dies at 89.

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Sport Games on 22 February 2002

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Louvieroise - Gent : 3 - 1
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Mannheim - Aachen : 3 - 1
  • Saarbrucken - Greuther Furth : 0 - 3
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Norwich - Preston : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 22 February 2002
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Tranmere - Swindon : 0 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.640641
  • Time: The New Thinking on Breast Cancer: The Smartest Drugs --The Gentlest Treatments --The Latest on Mamm
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9830

Books

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

Under Fire

By: W. E. B. Griffin

Griffin takes his Marine heroes to Korea, in the biggest Corps novel of them all.Through eight books, Griffin's bestselling chronicle of the Marine Corps has proven itself to be one of

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The Oath

By: John Lescroart

When HMO executive Tim Markham is hit by a car during a morning jog through his exclusive San Francisco neighborhood, he has the bad luck to be transported to one of

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Journey Through Heartsongs

By: Mattie J. T. Stepanek

Mattie J.T. Stepanek takes us on a Journey Through Heartsongs with more of his moving poems. These poems share the rare wisdom that Mattie has acquired through his struggle with a rare form of muscular dystrophy and the death of ...

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One Nation

By: the editors of Life magazine

In this expanded tenth-anniversary edition of the No. 1 New York Times bestselling book, LIFE returns to the story that it chronicled with such immediacy following the devastating, heartbreaking, and inspiring

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament

Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament

Platform: Xbox

Publisher: ASK

Island Xtreme Stunts

Platform: Game Boy Advance; Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts; Lego Interactive

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Bomberman Max 2

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft Majesco Games Sierra Entertainment

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Digimon Battle Online

Digimon Battle Online

Platform: Windows

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing

Publisher: movegames, Bandai, CDC Games

Disney's Party

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft (Japan), Electronic Arts (International), Tomy (Game Boy Advance, Japan)

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