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Friday 23 August 2002

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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. Mother India, directed by Mehboob, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Food Heroes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theater or Battle Raper: Hyper Realaction.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Food Heroes

Starring: Rick Stein, Chalky, Prince Charles

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Contest Searchlight

Written by: Jim Serpico

Starring: Lenny Clarke, Amber Gross, Denis Leary, Michael Lombardi

Country: United States

Madness Combat

Country: United States

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Studio A Entertainment

Starring: Chris McCrackin, Xai Homechan, Joanna Fang, Charlene Griffin

Country: United States

Boston 24/7

Country: United States

Movies

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

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar

Country: United States

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xXx

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas

Country: United States

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Signs

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin

Country: United States

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Austin Powers in Goldmember

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Beyonc Knowles, Seth Green

Country: United States

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Titanic: The Legend Goes On...

Directed by: Camillo Teti

Starring: Lisa Russo, Mark Thompson-Ashworth, Gisella Mathews

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 2002 ?

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
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hoyt Wilhelm: American Major League Baseball pitcher, best known for his knuckleball.
Facts:
  • Recent celebrity deaths: Baseball Hall of Fame player Hoyt Wilhelm dies.

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Sport Games on 23 August 2002

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Greuther Furth : 2 - 0
  • Ein Trier - Karlsruhe : 3 - 0
  • Lubeck - St Pauli : 6 - 0
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Lille - Troyes : 0 - 0
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Northampton - Blackpool : 0 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Chelsea - Man United : 2 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.668669
  • Time: 9-yr-old manic depressive Ian Palmer represents bipolar disorder in young kids
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9865

Books

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

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

By: Rebecca Wells

“A big, blowzy romp through the rainbow eccentricities of three generations of crazy bayou debutantes.”—Atlanta Journal-Constitution“A very entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving novel about the complex bonds between mother and daughter.”—Washington

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A Bend in the Road

By: Nicholas Sparks

Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah ...

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The Bachelor

By: Carly Phillips

Foreign correspondent Roman Chandler has always prized his freedom above all else. Now losing a coin toss has sealed this youngest brother's fate. Finding someone to escort down the aisle is the easy part-every wannabe bride in sleepy Yorkshire Falls ...

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The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Casino Empire

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theater

Platform: Windows

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: Infogrames

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Battle Raper: Hyper Realaction

Battle Raper: Hyper Realaction

Platform: Windows

Genre: Eroge and fighting game

Publisher: Illusion

Bionicle: Matoran Adventures

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts; Lego Interactive

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Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Universal Interactive

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