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Monday 26 August 2002

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 26, 2002). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. In UK Colourblind by Darius was in the top 5 hits. In America, directed by Jim Sheridan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Red Rabbit by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Still Game. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Discipline: Record of a Crusade or Elevator Action Old & New.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 August 2002

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

In America

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Paddy Considine, Samantha Morton, Djimon Hounsou, Sarah Bolger

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Phone Booth

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Radha Mitchell

Country: United States

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8 Mile

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Marshall Mathers, Brittany Murphy, Kim Basinger, Mekhi Phifer

Country: United States

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The Quiet American

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Starring: Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Thi Hai Yen Do, Rade Serbedzija

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Tuck Everlasting

Directed by: Jay Russell

Starring: Alexis Bledel, Jonathan Jackson, Sissy Spacek, William Hurt

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TV Series

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

Still Game

Starring: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley, Mark Cox

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Directed by: David Oliver

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Dick and Dom in da Bungalow

Directed by: Simon Hepworth

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Transufômâ: Maikuron densetsu

Directed by: Hidehito Ueda

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CNNNN: Chaser Non-Stop News Network

Starring: Craig Reucassel, Chris Taylor, Julian Morrow, Dominic Knight

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 2002 ?

  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
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  • Éric Gagné, former three-time All-Star Major League Baseball closer and 2003 NL Cy Young Award winner, begins his MLB-record streak of 84 consective games saved.

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Sport Games on 26 August 2002

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - FC Koln : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 August 2002
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - Walsall : 0 - 2
  • Gillingham - Preston : 1 - 1
  • Grimsby - Portsmouth : 0 - 1
  • Ipswich - Bradford : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 26 August 2002
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Notts County : 0 - 0
  • Blackpool - Oldham : 0 - 0
  • Brentford - Swindon : 3 - 1
  • Cardiff - Luton : 0 - 0
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bury - Shrewsbury : 4 - 3
  • Exeter - Torquay : 1 - 2
  • Hartlepool - Hull : 2 - 0
  • Leyton Orient - Kidderminster : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 August 2002

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 26, 2002 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on August 26, 2002 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2002 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Nelly Featuring Kelly Rowland - Dilemma
  2. Nelly - Hot In Herre
  3. N.O.R.E. - Nothin'
  4. Move B***h - Ludacris Featuring Mystikal & Infamous 2.0
  5. Mario - Just A Friend 2002
  6. I Need A Girl (Part Two) - P. Diddy & Ginuwine Featuring Loon, Mario Winans & Tammy Ruggeri
  7. Eve Featuring Alicia Keys - Gangsta Lovin'
  8. Ashanti - Happy
  9. Down 4 U - Irv Gotti Presents The Inc. Featuring Ja Rule, Ashanti, Charli Baltimore & Vita
  10. Amerie - Why Don't We Fall In Love
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. El Dolor De Tu Presencia - Jennifer Pena
  2. Mentiroso - Enrique Iglesias
  3. Jerry Rivera - Vuela Muy Alto
  4. Juanes - A Dios Le Pido
  5. Y Tu Te Vas - Chayanne
  6. Entra En Mi Vida - Sin Bandera
  7. Yo Puedo Hacer - Ricardo Montaner
  8. Pilar Montenegro - Quitame Ese Hombre
  9. Angel De Amor - Mana
  10. Los Temerarios - Una Lagrima No Basta


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

Red Rabbit

By: Tom Clanc

Jack Ryan jumps in when Soviets try to kill the new Polish pope, who's causing political problems in Poland. (H, Putnam)

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You Are Not A Stranger Here

By: Adam Haslett

In his bestselling and lavishly praised first book of stories, Adam Haslett explores lives that appear shuttered by loss and discovers entire worlds hidden inside them.

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Sacred Contracts

By: Caroline Myss

New York Times bestselling author and medical intuitive Caroline Myss has found that when people don’t understand their purpose in life the result can be depression, anxiety, fatigue, and eventually physical

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Running With Scissors

By: Augusten Burroughs

The #1 New York Times BestsellerAn Entertainment Weekly Top Ten Book of the YearNow a Major Motion Picture Running with Scissors is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dino Island

Dino Island

Platform: Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: PopTop Software Monte Cristo

Elevator Action Old & New

Elevator Action Old & New

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action, Side-Scrolling, Platform game

Publisher: MediaKite

ESPN NBA 2Night 2002

ESPN NBA 2Night 2002

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

Discipline: Record of a Crusade

Discipline: Record of a Crusade

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: NA Kitty Media

Coloball 2002

Coloball 2002

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Enterbrain

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $36.54
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $62.74
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $60.48
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $14.90
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.8227 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8453 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.302 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.3659 CAD

Home videos

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


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Spy Game

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The Adventures of Pluto Nash

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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

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