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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 Dude by Michael Moore was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cena Aberta. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dokapon DX or BlowOut.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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:
See famous people born on 24 December
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

Discover the planets positions on December 24, 2003 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Music Charts

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

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 ?

Dude

By: Michael Moore

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Stupid White Men comes a hilarious act of sedition to overthrow the 'Thief in Chief'-and effect the kind of change that

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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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Shepherds Abiding

By: Jan Karon

The eighth novel in the beloved Mitford series, by the bestselling author of At Home in Mitford and Somebody Safe with Somebody Good Millions of Americans have found Mitford to be a favorite home-away-from-home, and

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

By: Al Franken

Al Franken, "one of our savviest satirists" ( People), takes on the issues, the politicians, and the pundits in one of the most anticipated books of the year.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Adventures of Fatman

The Adventures of Fatman

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: SOCKO! Entertainment

BlowOut

BlowOut

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox, Xbox 360, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Run and gun, Third-person shooter

Publisher: Majesco

Disney Princess: Magical Dress-Up

Disney Princess: Magical Dress-Up

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Disney Interactive

Battle Engine Aquila

Platform: Xbox PlayStation 2 Windows

Genre: First-person shooter, Simulation

Publisher: Atari Encore Software (Windows)

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Dokapon DX

Dokapon DX

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Asmik Ace Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $59.30
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $68.38
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $94.98
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $22.67
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.9251 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.971 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2146 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.3235 CAD

Home videos

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

Confidence

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Dysfunktional Family

Format: DVD release

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Daddy Day Care

Format: VHS and DVD release

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It Runs in the Family

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Good Thief

Format: VHS and DVD release

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