Friday August 23, 2002

US date format: 8/23/2002, UK date format: 23/8/2002

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac on August 23, 2002). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Grant Knoche . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. In UK Colourblind by Darius was in the top 5 hits. Far from Heaven, directed by Todd Haynes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Mercy by Julie Garwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Still Game. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cubivore: Survival of the Fittest or Blinx: The Time Sweeper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2002, at August 23 across the years or at August 2002 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
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Events

  • Recent celebrity deaths: Baseball Hall of Fame player Hoyt Wilhelm dies.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Legend of Bhagat Singh

The Legend of Bhagat Singh

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Sushant Singh, D. Santosh, Akhilendra Mishra

The Bourne Identity

The Bourne Identity

Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Franka Potente, Matt Damon, Chris Cooper, Clive Owen

Country: United States of America

The Magdalene Sisters

The Magdalene Sisters

Directed by: Peter Mullan

Starring: Eileen Walsh, Dorothy Duffy, Nora-Jane Noone, Anne-Marie Duff

Minority Report

Minority Report

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow

Country: United States of America

Road to Perdition

Road to Perdition

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey, Liam Aiken

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 23, 2002?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Dilemma
  2. - Hot In Herre
  3. - Complicated
  4. - Just A Friend
  5. - I Need A Girl (Part Two)

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Dilemma
  2. - Hot In Herre
  3. - Nothin'
  4. - Just A Friend 2002
  5. - I Need A Girl (Part Two)

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - El Dolor De Tu Presencia
  2. - A Dios Le Pido
  3. - Mentiroso
  4. - Y Tu Te Vas
  5. - Entra En Mi Vida
Sport Games on August 23, 2002

Sport Games on August 23, 2002


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Greuther Furth : 2 - 0
  • Ein Trier - Karlsruhe : 3 - 0
  • Lubeck - St Pauli : 6 - 0
See all Football game results of August 23, 2002

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Lille - Troyes : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of August 23, 2002

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Northampton - Blackpool : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of August 23, 2002

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Chelsea - Man United : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of August 23, 2002

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Wire

The Wire

Written by:

Starring: Dominic West, John Doman, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce

Country: United States of America

Still Game

Still Game

Starring: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley, Mark Cox

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

CNNNN: Chaser Non-Stop News Network

CNNNN: Chaser Non-Stop News Network

Starring: Craig Reucassel, Chris Taylor, Julian Morrow, Dominic Knight

Country: Australia

Transufômâ: Maikuron densetsu

Transufômâ: Maikuron densetsu

Directed by: Hidehito Ueda

Cavegirl

Cavegirl

Directed by: David Oliver

How old am I?

If August 23rd, 2002 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Mercy by Julie Garwood

Mercy

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Heartbreaker comes a thrilling novel of passion and obsession featuring attorney Theo Buchanan.Like his FBI agent brother Nick, Theo Buchanan is devoted to his crime-fighting career.

You Are Not A Stranger Here by Adam Haslett

You Are Not A Stranger Here

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In his bestselling and lavishly praised first book of stories, Adam Haslett explores lives that appear shuttered by loss and discovers entire worlds hidden inside them.

A Mind At A Time by Mel Levine

A Mind At A Time

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"Different minds learn differently," writes Dr. Mel Levine, one of the best-known learning experts and pediatricians in America today. Some students are strong in certain areas and some are strong in

Among The Heroes by Jere Longman

Among The Heroes

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Of the four horrific hijackings on September 11, Flight 93 resonates as one of epic resistance.At a time when the United States appeared defenseless against an unfamiliar foe, the gallant passengers

The Remnant by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

The Remnant

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Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cubivore: Survival of the Fittest

Cubivore: Survival of the Fittest

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Nintendo; NA Atlus

Da Capo (visual novel)

Da Capo (visual novel)

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Fantasy, Harem, Romantic comedy

Publisher: Circus (PC) Kadokawa Shoten (PS2 Plus Situation, PS2 Four Seasons, PSP I & II Plus Situation Portable) Sweets (PS2 The Origin, PS2 Innocent Finale) Idea Factory (PSP Girl's Symphony Pocket) EU MangaGa

Darkened Skye

Darkened Skye

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Third-person shooter, action-adventure

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Oxygen Interactive

DoDonPachi DaiOuJou

DoDonPachi DaiOuJou

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2, iOS

Genre: Manic shooter

Publisher: JP AMI; JP Arika

Blinx: The Time Sweeper

Blinx: The Time Sweeper

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $36.80
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $15.90
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $52.66
  • General Electric GE: opens at $32.25
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $81.20

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 119.67 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.556 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.5142 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 116.3 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6396 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 23, 2002?

On August 23, 2002 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is August 23, 2002?

On August 23, 2002 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 23, 2002?

On August 23, 2002 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 23, 2002?

On August 23, 2002 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 23, 2002?

On August 23, 2002 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 23, 2002?

On August 23, 2002 several famous people were born including, Grant Knoche.

Which famous people died on August 23, 2002?

Famous people died on August 23, 2002 include, Hoyt Wilhelm.

What was the number one song in August 23, 2002?

The number one song in the week of August 23, 2002 was Dilemma by Nelly in US and Colourblind by Darius in UK.

What were the top hits on August 23, 2002?

The top hits on August 23, 2002 were Dilemma by Nelly, Hot In Herre by Nelly, Complicated by Avril Lavigne in US and Colourblind by Darius, Anyone Of Us (Stupid Mistake) by Gareth Gates, Automatic High by S Club Juniors in UK.


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