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Wednesday 22 January 2003

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 22, 2003). 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 Life of David Gale, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Portrait of a Killer by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Barbapapa autour du monde. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ChoroQ or Battlestar Galactica (2003).
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Life of David Gale

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney, Cleo King

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I'm Not Scared

Directed by: Gabriele Salvatores

Starring: Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Dino Abbrescia, Giorgio Careccia, Riccardo Zinna

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Anatomie 2

Directed by: Stefan Ruzowitzky

Starring: Ariane Schnug, August Diehl, Herbert Knaup, Birgit von Rönn

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Directed by: William Byron Hillman

Starring: Gary Busey, Oz Perkins, Curtis Armstrong, Christopher Atkins

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The Sleeping Dictionary

Directed by: Guy Jenkin

Starring: Jessica Alba, Brenda Blethyn, Hugh Dancy, Bob Hoskins

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TV Series

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

Barbapapa autour du monde

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Fish Tales

Directed by: Alki David

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Directed by: Joyce Bernal

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Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

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Panique au village

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 January 2003 ?

  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
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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.
  • 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
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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
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Charlton - West Ham : 4 - 2
  • Newcastle - Bolton : 1 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 22, 2003 - Geocentric view

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Aaliyah - Miss You
  2. Bump, Bump, Bump - B2K & P. Diddy
  3. Ignition - R. Kelly
  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. I Should Be... - Dru Hill
  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


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

Portrait of a Killer

By: Patricia Cornwell

The best-selling novelist turns her attention to the real-life, century-old series of crimes that terrorized London in the 1880s, drawing on meticulous research, state-of-the art forensic science, and insights into the criminal mind to reveal the true identity of the ...

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By: Pete Hamill

This widely acclaimed bestseller is the magical, epic tale of an extraordinary man who arrives in New York in 1740 and remains ...

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The Savage Nation

By: Michael Savage

Michael Savage attacks big government and liberal media bias. The son of immigrants, Savage shows how traditional American freedoms are being destroyed from the outside and undermined from within-not just our

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By: Kurt Cobain

The lyrics notebook and personal journals of Kurt Cobain, iconic singer of the band Nirvana.Kurt Cobain filled dozens of notebooks with lyrics, drawings, and writings about his plans for Nirvana and

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Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3, Playstation TV, OS X, Linux, Windows Phone, Android, Xbox one

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: 10tons Entertainment

Battlestar Galactica (2003)

Battlestar Galactica (2003)

Platform: PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Sci-Fi

Publisher: Universal Interactive



Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox, Xbox 360, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Run and gun, Third-person shooter

Publisher: Majesco

Beanotown Racing

Beanotown Racing

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Zoo Digital Publishing



Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing, Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Takara; NA Atlus; EU Zoo Digital Publishing

Home videos

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

3 Ninjas

Format: DVD release

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Little Secrets

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About a Boy

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Sleeping Beauty

Format: Special Edition VHS and DVD release

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