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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 A Love Of My Own by E. Lynn Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cavegirl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem or Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament.
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

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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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The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

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Varsity Blues

Directed by: Brian Robbins

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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
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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
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - Walsall : 0 - 2
  • Gillingham - Preston : 1 - 1
  • Grimsby - Portsmouth : 0 - 1
  • Ipswich - Bradford : 1 - 2
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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

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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. Gangsta Lovin' - Eve Featuring Alicia Keys
  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. Chayanne - Y Tu Te Vas
  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 ?

A Love Of My Own

By: E. Lynn Harris

After Zola Denise Norwood meets media mogul Davis Vincent McClinton on a New York-bound flight, he makes her a couple of offers before they even land.

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Eleventh Hour

By: Catherine Coulter

When FBI agent Dane Carver's twin brother, Father Michael Joseph, is brutally murdered in his San Francisco church, husband-and-wife agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich take a personal interest in the

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The Right Words At The Right Time

By: Marlo Thomas

For those of us in need of hope, a hero, or a healthy dose of inspiration, here is a heartwarming collection of personal revelations from some of today's greatest luminaries whose

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Partner In Crime

By: J. A. Jance

For the first time, critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling suspense master J. A. Jance brings together her two most beloved creations: Arizona sheriff Joanna Brady and Seattle investigator J.P.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

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Dynasty Tactics

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Koei

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Star Trek: Bridge Commander

Star Trek: Bridge Commander

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Activision

Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament

Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament

Platform: Xbox

Publisher: ASK

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ, LucasArts

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Home videos

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

All About the Benjamins

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Mothman Prophecies

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Men In Black II

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Hart's War

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Austin Powers in Goldmember

Format: VHS and DVD release

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