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Friday 23 January 2004

It was Friday, 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 Hey Ya! by OutKast. In UK Mad World by Michael Andrews featuring Gary Jules was in the top 5 hits. The Butterfly Effect, directed by Eric Bress, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while My Prison Without Bars by Pete Rose with Rick Hill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Garth Marenghi's Darkplace. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dirt Dragons or Firepower (computer game).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Butterfly Effect

Directed by: Eric Bress

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Melora Walters

Country: United States

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Directed by: James Wan

Starring: Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover

Country: United States

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The Machinist

Directed by: Brad Anderson

Starring: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Snchez-Gijn

Country: United States

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Napoleon Dynamite

Directed by: Jared Hess

Starring: Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Jon Gries

Country: United States

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Garden State

Directed by: Zach Braff

Starring: Zach Braff, Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

Starring: Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry, Matthew Holness, Alice Lowe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Travel in Style

Country: United States

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Gardening by the Yard

Country: United States

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Jacques Pépin: Fast Food My Way

Starring: Jacques Pepin

Country: United States

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Arrested Development

Written by: Mitchell Hurwitz

Starring: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 2004 ?

  • 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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Famous Deaths:
  • Helmut Newton: German-born photographer, known for his fashion photography of nude women and his portrayal, usually in black and white, of sexuality.
  • Bob Keeshan: American actor and producer (d. 2004).

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Sport Games on 23 January 2004

Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Doncaster - Lincoln : 0 - 2
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Napoli - Verona : 2 - 2
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Football (Netherlands)
  • AZ Alkmaar - Den Haag : 0 - 1
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Maritimo - Alverca : 1 - 1
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 2004?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.747748
  • Time: How Your Love Life Keeps You Healthy
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9970


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

My Prison Without Bars

By: Pete Rose with Rick Hill

A #1 New York Times Bestseller Pete Rose holds more major league baseball records than any other player in history. He is a blue-collar hero - and a lifelong gambler.

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By: W. E. B. Griffin

It is the fall of 1950. The Marines have made a pivotal breakthrough at Inchon, but a roller coaster awaits them.

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Trojan Odyssey

By: Clive Cussler

Long hailed as the grand master of adventure fiction, Clive Cussler has continued to astound with the intricate plotting and astonishing set pieces of his novels.

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Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right

By: Al Franken

The #1 New York Times bestseller by Senator Al Franken, author of Giant of the SenateAl Franken, one of our “savviest satirists” (People), has been studying the rhetoric of the Right.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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Arunodoyer Agnishikha

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: War, Adventure

Publisher: SHOM Computers Ltd.



Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action, brick buster

Publisher: Stardock Nurium Games Red Marble Games Beatshapers (PlayStation Minis)

Digimon Rumble Arena 2

Platform: PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai

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Dirt Dragons

Dirt Dragons

Platform: PC

Publisher: Stampede Entertainment

Firepower (computer game)

Firepower (computer game)

Platform: PC

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: GMX media, TRI SYNERGY

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