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Tuesday 24 August 2004

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Lean Back by Terror Squad. In UK Thunderbirds / 3AM by Busted was in the top 5 hits. Collateral, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching John Safran vs. God. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breed or Test Drive: Eve of Destruction.
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 ?

Spy

Starring: Paul Brightwell, Mike Baker, Harry Ferguson, John Potter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Entourage

Written by: Doug Ellin

Starring: Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara

Country: United States

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Dr. G: Medical Examiner

Starring: Jan C. Garavaglia, Jeff Colt, Sandy Ludwig

Country: United States

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Bodies

Written by: Jed Mercurio

Starring: Tamzin Malleson, Max Beesley, Keith Allen, Patrick Baladi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind

Starring: Derren Brown

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Collateral

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith

Country: United States

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I, Robot

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Starring: Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Greenwood

Country: United States

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The Bourne Supremacy

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Starring: Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Joan Allen

Country: United States

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A Cinderella Story

Directed by: Mark Rosman

Starring: Hilary Duff, Chad Michael Murray, Jennifer Coolidge

Country: United States

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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 2004 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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Facts:
  • Eighty-nine passengers die after two airliners explode after flying out of Domodedovo International Airport, near Moscow. The explosions are caused by suicide bombers (reportedly female) from the Russian Republic of Chechnya.

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Sport Games on 24 August 2004

Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Birmingham - Man City : 1 - 0
  • Crystal Palace - Chelsea : 0 - 2
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2004?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Saving the Big Cats -- Aug. 23, 2004
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10005
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.779780

Books

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

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

By: David Sedaris

David Sedaris plays in the snow with his sisters. He goes on vacation with his family. He gets a job selling drinks. He attends his brother's wedding.

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Shem Creek

By: Dorothea Benton Frank

Pat Conroy has called her books “hilarious and wise”, noting that they are “funny, sexy and usually damp with sea water.”

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Ten Big Ones

By: Janet Evanovich

Janet Evanovich is the hottest author in America, and her Stephanie Plum novels have taken the nation by storm!#1 New York Times#1 Wall Street Journal#1 Los Angeles Times#1 Entertainment Weekly#1 Publishers WeeklyShe's accidentally destroyed a dozen cars.

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Star

By: Pamela Anderson

Star Wood Leigh's hasty, secret marriage to rock 'n' roll bad boy Jimi Deeds triggers a chain of events that makes Hollywood-tabloid history.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beatmania IIDX 10th Style

Beatmania IIDX 10th Style

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

Breed

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical shooter, Squad based, Tactical wargame, Science fiction

Publisher: Cdv Software Entertainment

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Fish Tycoon

Platform: Windows, Windows Mobile, Android Mobile, Tapwave Zodiac, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS, iOS, Mobile phone, Palm OS

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Big Fish Games (PC) Majesco Entertainment (Nintendo DS)

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X-Men Legends

Platform: GameCube; N-Gage; PlayStation 2; Xbox

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Activision

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Test Drive: Eve of Destruction

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

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