Friday May 24, 2002

US date format: 5/24/2002, UK date format: 24/5/2002

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on May 24, 2002). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK One Step Closer by S Club Juniors was in the top 5 hits. The Legend of Bhagat Singh, directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Gone For Good by Harlan Coben was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Wire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament or Command & Conquer: Renegade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2002, at May 24 across the years or at May 2002 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 24, 2002?


Holidays

  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
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Events

  • Russia and the United States sign the Moscow Treaty.
  • An article in the journal ''Science'' reports that a new naturally occurring amino acid has been found in a certain type of archaic bacteria. Scientists are calling this new amino acid Pyrrolysine.

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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City of God

City of God

Directed by: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund

Starring: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen

Country: United States of America

The Pianist

The Pianist

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

Country: United States of America

The Legend of Bhagat Singh

The Legend of Bhagat Singh

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Sushant Singh, D. Santosh, Akhilendra Mishra

The Bourne Identity

The Bourne Identity

Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Franka Potente, Matt Damon, Chris Cooper, Clive Owen

Country: United States of America

Ice Age

Ice Age

Directed by: Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha

Starring: Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Ray Romano, Goran Visnjic

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 24, 2002?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Foolishyoutube
  2. - I Need A Girl (Part One)
  3. - U Don't Have To Call
  4. - halfcrazy
  5. - Addictive

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Quitame Ese Hombre
  2. - Y Tu Te Vas
  3. - Tu Y Yo
  4. - Me Huele A Soledad
  5. - Entra En Mi Vida

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Wire

The Wire

Written by:

Starring: Dominic West, John Doman, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce

Country: United States of America

The Story of a Noble Family

The Story of a Noble Family

MI-5

MI-5

Directed by: Bharat Nalluri

Rockface

Rockface

Directed by: Mark Roper

Is Harry on the Boat?

Is Harry on the Boat?

Directed by: Menhaj Huda

How old am I?

If May 24th, 2002 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Gone For Good by Harlan Coben

Gone For Good

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As a boy, Will Klein had a hero: his older brother, Ken. Then, on a warm suburban night in the Kleins’ affluent New Jersey neighborhood, a young woman—a girl Will had

The Summerhouse by Jude Deveraux

The Summerhouse

By:

Jude Deveraux's marvelous New York Times bestseller is a touching and delightful exploration of the longings that live deep inside every woman's heart, featuring three friends who get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to find out what might have been...Have

If Looks Could Kill by Kate White

If Looks Could Kill

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Meet Bailey Weggins, the thirty-something, single-again true crime writer for a leading Manhattan woman's magazine. Smart and savvy, she's got a sixth sense when it comes to seeing the truth in

A Thousand Country Roads by Robert James Waller

A Thousand Country Roads

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At last, the rest of the story. Epilogue: A concluding part added to a literary work. There was something about this man that was out of the ordinary, something almost familiar

The Short Forever by Stuart Woods

The Short Forever

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The unflappable Stone Barrington comes face to face with two men whose lives are wrapped in shadows and lies—and who both still feel the sting of betrayal they can never forget. Between

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Championship Manager: Season 02/03

Championship Manager: Season 02/03

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sports Interactive

Blood Omen 2

Blood Omen 2

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows, GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament

Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament

Platform: Xbox

Publisher: ASK

Arthur's Knights II: The Secret of Merlin

Arthur's Knights II: The Secret of Merlin

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game Third-person adventure

Publisher: Wanadoo Edition

Command & Conquer: Renegade

Command & Conquer: Renegade

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: EA Games

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $41.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $24.99
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $54.14
  • General Electric GE: opens at $32.95
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $83.65

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 124.63 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5332 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.5825 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 114.81 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6321 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 24, 2002?

On May 24, 2002 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is May 24, 2002?

On May 24, 2002 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 24, 2002?

On May 24, 2002 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 24, 2002?

On May 24, 2002 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 24, 2002?

On May 24, 2002 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

What was the number one song in May 24, 2002?

The number one song in the week of May 24, 2002 was Foolish by Ashanti in US and One Step Closer by S Club Juniors in UK.

What were the top hits on May 24, 2002?

The top hits on May 24, 2002 were Foolish by Ashanti, I Need A Girl (Part One) by P. Diddy, What's Luv? by Fat Joe in US and One Step Closer by S Club Juniors, Kiss Kiss by Holly Valance, Freak Like Me by Sugababes in UK.


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