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Wednesday 22 January 2003

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem. In UK Sound Of The Underground by Girls Aloud was in the top 5 hits. The Recruit, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Hornet Flight by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Office. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dominions II: The Ascension Wars or Cyberchase: Castleblanca Quest.
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 Recruit

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan

Country: United States

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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Adam Goldberg

Country: United States

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Bend It Like Beckham

Directed by: Gurinder Chadha

Starring: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Country: United States

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Thirteen

Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Starring: Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed

Country: United States

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Hero

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 22 January 2003

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TV Series

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

The Office

Starring: Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Chappelle's Show

Written by: Neal Brennan, Dave Chappelle

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan, Rudy Rush

Country: United States

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Buried

Written by: Jimmy Gardner, Robert Jones

Starring: Lennie James, Stephen Walters, Connor McIntyre, Jane Hazlegrove

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Life of Mammals

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Top Gear

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 January 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bill Mauldin: American artist who was an outstanding cartoonist of soldiers during WW II, winning the 1945 Pulitzer Prize for his work and a second Pulitzer Prize in 1959.
Facts:
  • The RIAA, a music industry lobbying group, announces that Hilary Rosen will step down as head of the organization at the end of 2003. Rosen achieved notoriety on the Internet for her prolific efforts to halt the spread of copyrighted MP3 recordings on peer-to-peer file sharing networks such as Napster and Kazaa. Reports indicate that the members of the RIAA are unhappy with Rosen's nearly total failure to achieve this goal.
  • Elections for the House of Representatives, the lower house of parliament of the Netherlands. The Dutch Labour Party wins, but Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) remains the largest party in parliament. Pim Fortuyn List loses. CDA and People's Party for Freedom and Democracy do not get a majority.
  • A large Arctic air mass over much of central North America brings severe cold and wind chill over much of southern Canada and northern United States for several days.

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Sport Games on 22 January 2003

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Amiens - Nancy : 0 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Valence : 1 - 1
  • Clermont - Wasquehal : 1 - 0
  • Grenoble - Creteil : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 22 January 2003
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Troyes : 1 - 0
  • Bordeaux - Guingamp : 4 - 2
  • Le Havre - Montpellier : 1 - 0
  • Lille - Strasbourg : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 22 January 2003
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Swindon - Blackpool : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 22 January 2003
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Charlton - West Ham : 4 - 2
  • Newcastle - Bolton : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 22 January 2003

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Aaliyah - Miss You
  2. B2K & P. Diddy - Bump, Bump, Bump
  3. R. Kelly - Ignition
  4. Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop) - Erykah Badu Featuring Common
  5. Air Force Ones - Nelly Featuring Kyjuan, Ali & Murphy Lee
  6. Dru Hill - I Should Be...
  7. 50 Cent - In Da Club
  8. Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott - Work It
  9. Fabulous - Jaheim Featuring Tha Rayne
  10. Mesmerize - Ja Rule Featuring Ashanti
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ricardo Arjona - El Problema
  2. Suena - Intocable
  3. Seduceme - India
  4. Asi Es La Vida - Olga Tanon
  5. Que Me Quedes Tu - Shakira
  6. No Me Ensenaste - Thalia
  7. Enrique Iglesias - Quizas
  8. El Dolor De Tu Presencia - Jennifer Pena
  9. Es Por Ti - Juanes
  10. Juanes - A Dios Le Pido

Books

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

Hornet Flight

By: Ken Follett

Ken Follett follows his bestsellers Jackdaws and Code to Zero with an extraordinary novel of early days of World War II...It

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Truly, Madly Manhattan

By: Nora Roberts

Single mother Hester Wallace reluctantly begins to care about comic book creator Mitch Dempsey; and cynical Booth DeWitt becomes unwillingly fascinated with actress Ariel Kirkwood, who is playing the role of his cruel ex-wife.

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Leadership

By: Rudolph W. Giuliani with Ken Kurson

Rudolph Giuliani demonstrates how the leadership skills he practices can be employed successfully by anyone who has to run anything. Opens with a gripping account of Giuliani's immediate reaction to the September 11 attacks, including a narrow escape from the ...

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Whispers At Midnight

By: Karen Robards

From New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards, whom Newsweek magazine calls "one of the most popular voices in women's fiction," comes a thrilling new novel of romantic suspense set in

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Charmed

Platform: Mobile game

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: In-Fusio

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Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

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Dominions II: The Ascension Wars

Dominions II: The Ascension Wars

Platform: PC (Windows / Linux) PowerPC (Mac OS X / Linux) Solaris (Solaris 8)

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Fantasy

Publisher: Shrapnel Games

Cyberchase: Castleblanca Quest

Platform: PC

Genre: Edutainment

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Drake of the 99 Dragons

Drake of the 99 Dragons

Platform: Xbox, Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment


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