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Friday 26 April 2002

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anna McNulty and Dylynn Jones. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Insomnia, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Bondwoman'S Narrative by Henry Louis Gates Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Signing Time!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Delta Force: Task Force Dagger or Dino Stalker.
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 ?

Signing Time!

Written by: Emilie de Azevedo Brown, Rachel Coleman

Starring: Rachel Coleman, Alex Brown, Leah Coleman

Country: United States

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The Shield

Written by: Shawn Ryan

Starring: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

Country: United States

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Judgment Day

Starring: Hallie Bird

Country: United States

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The Ark

Starring: Sheila Clark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Black Books

Written by: Dylan Moran

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Spider-Man

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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Insomnia

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

Country: United States

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Jud Süß

Directed by: Veit Harlan

Starring: Ferdinand Marian, Kristina Sderbaum, Heinrich George

Country: United States

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Spirited Away

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino

Country: United States

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The Sweetest Thing

Directed by: Roger Kumble

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Thomas Jane, Christina Applegate

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Robert Steinhauser infiltrates and kills 17 at Gutenberg-Gymnasium in Erfurt, Germany before dying of a self-inflicted gunshot.
  • In Erfurt, Germany, a nineteen-year-old runs amok at his high school, killing 13 teachers, two other pupils, a police officer and himself. The event sparks a discussion about stricter weapons laws in Germany, and about banning violent computer games and movies.

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Sport Games on 26 April 2002

Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Beauvais : 1 - 0
  • Amiens - Nimes : 2 - 1
  • Grenoble - Creteil : 1 - 2
  • Gueugnon - Niort : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 26 April 2002
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Vicenza - Salernitana : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 April 2002
Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Belenenses - Sp Braga : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 April 2002

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Books

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

The Bondwoman'S Narrative

By: Henry Louis Gates Jr

Tells the story of Hannah Crafts, a young slave working on a wealthy North Carolina plantation, who runs away in a bid for freedom up North.

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Martha Inc.

By: Christopher M. Byron

Martha Stewart has generated an enormous following by establishing herself as the leading authority for all things domestic and in the process created a multimillion-dollar enterprise and a personal net worth

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The Villa

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts exposes a proud family’s deadly secrets in this passionate tale of two Napa Valley rivals...PR executive Sophia Giambelli loves her job and has never worried about competition.

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Lucky Man: A Memoir

By: Michael J. Fox

A funny, highly personal, gorgeously written account of what it's like to be a 30-year-old man who is told he has an 80-year-old's disease. "Life is great.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blood Omen 2

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows, GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Delta Force: Task Force Dagger

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: NovaLogic

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Ashen Empires

Ashen Empires

Platform: Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Pixel Mine(current), Iron Will Games (former), Asylumsoft Inc. (original), TKO Games (former)

Die Hard: Vendetta

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: EU NDA Productions; NA Sierra Entertainment; EU VU Games

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Dino Stalker

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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