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Thursday 23 January 2003

It was Thursday, 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 Four Blind Mice by James Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Office. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barbie Horse Adventures: Blue Ribbon Race or Civilization III: Conquests.
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 ?

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Final communication between Earth and Pioneer 10.
  • 350 Australian troops begin their journey towards Iraq, joining the US and UK troops already assembled there. Prime Minister John Howard said that ampquotpre-positioning troops increased the likelihood of (the crisis) being resolved peacefullyampquot. Around 150 people protested as the troop ship left Sydney, some shouting ampquotGo yourself!ampquot to Mr. Howard.
  • Fast food restaurant chain McDonald's reports a quarterly loss for the first time. The loss amounted to US$
  • The last signal from Pioneer 10 was detected before losing signal with it completely.
  • Hulk Hogan returns to WWE.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2003?

  • Time: Woman in a yoga position. Using mind power to heal your body.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9900
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.691

Books

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

Four Blind Mice

By: James Patterson

On the verge of resigning from the D.C. police force, Detective Alex Cross knows he can't refuse this case. His partner John Sampson has a friend who has been framed for murder and is facing the gas chamber.

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Crossroads of Twilight

By: Robert Jordan

Now in development for TV!Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters.The

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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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Common Nonsense

By: Andy Rooney

Straight-talk and big laughs from the bestselling author of My War and Sincerely, Andy Rooney. Andy Rooney's Sunday evening observations on 60 Minutes are an American institution, shaping the way people

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barbie Horse Adventures: Blue Ribbon Race

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action game, adventure game, children's game, racing game, roleplaying game

Publisher: VU Games

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Beyond Good & Evil

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Xbox, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Bloody Roar 4

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 (HD)

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Konami

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Car Tycoon

Platform: For PC, operating systems Windows 95/98/ME/2000

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Fishtank Interactive

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Civilization III: Conquests

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Atari

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