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Wednesday 24 December 2003, Christmas Eve

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 24, 2003). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Hey Ya! by OutKast. In UK Leave Right Now by Will Young was in the top 5 hits. My Baby's Daddy, directed by Cheryl Dunye, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Living To Tell The Tale by Gabriel García Márquez was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cena Aberta. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Densetsu no Stafy 2 or ChoroQ.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 24 December 2003

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Movies

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

My Baby's Daddy

Directed by: Cheryl Dunye

Starring: Eddie Griffin, Anthony Anderson, Michael Imperioli, Paula Jai Parker

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Paisa Vasool

Directed by: Srinivas Bhashyam

Starring: Manisha Koirala, Sushmita Sen, Sushant Singh, Mukesh Ahuja

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Devil's Gate

Directed by: Stuart St. Paul

Starring: Laura Fraser, Callum Blue, Luke Aikman, Tom Bell

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The Card Player

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Stefania Rocca, Liam Cunningham, Silvio Muccino, Adalberto Maria Merli

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Inescapable

Directed by: Helen Lesnick

Starring: Natalie Anderson, Tanna Frederick, Athena Demos, Katie Grant

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TV Series

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

Cena Aberta

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Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion

Directed by: Bruce Pittman

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Get Out

Directed by: Jordan Peele

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Nighty Night

Maria sama ga miteru

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • A BSE (mad cow disease) outbreak in Washington State is announced. Several countries including Brazil, Australia and Taiwan ban the import of beef from the United States of America.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 24, 2003 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2003 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Alicia Keys - You Don't Know My Name
  2. Jagged Edge - Walked Outta Heaven
  3. OutKast Featuring Sleepy Brown - The Way You Move
  4. R. Kelly - Step In The Name Of Love
  5. Avant - Read Your Mind
  6. Kelis - Milkshake
  7. JAY-Z - Change Clothes
  8. Damn! - YoungBloodZ Featuring Lil Jon
  9. Stand Up - Ludacris Featuring Shawnna
  10. Slow Jamz - Twista Featuring Kanye West & Jamie Foxx
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Mientes Tan Bien - Sin Bandera
  2. Me Canse De Ti - Obie Bermudez
  3. Quien Te Dijo Eso? - Luis Fonsi
  4. Nomas Por Tu Culpa - Los Huracanes del Norte
  5. La Paga - Juanes
  6. Antes - Obie Bermudez
  7. Te Llevare Al Cielo - Mana
  8. Ave Cautiva - Conjunto Primavera
  9. Te Necesito - Luis Miguel
  10. Mas Que Tu Amigo - Marco Antonio Solis

Books

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

Living To Tell The Tale

By: Gabriel García Márquez

No writer of his time exerted the magical appeal of Gabriel García Márquez. In this long-awaited autobiography, the great Nobel laureate tells the story of his life from his birth in1927

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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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Key of Knowledge

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts unlocks the dreams of a woman on a quest for the truth in her second Key Trilogy novel.

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The Teeth Of The Tiger

By: Tom Clancy

A man named Mohammed sits in a café in Vienna, about to propose a deal to a Colombian. Mohammed has a strong network of agents and sympathizers throughout Europe and the Middle East, and the Colombian has an equally strong ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Densetsu no Stafy 2

Densetsu no Stafy 2

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

Car Tycoon

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

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Fishtank Interactive

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ChoroQ

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing, Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Takara; NA Atlus; EU Zoo Digital Publishing

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Devastation

Platform: Windows, Linux- beta 1 version:381

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: ARUSH Entertainment Groove Games

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Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

Format: VHS and DVD release

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Jungle Emperor Leo

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Abandon

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Real Women Have Curves

Format: VHS and DVD release

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