Monday August 26, 2002
US date format: 8/26/2002, UK date format: 26/8/2002
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 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 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 Tuxedo Park by Jennet Conant was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Still Game.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beach Life or Cubivore: Survival of the Fittest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 26, 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
- 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 consecutive games saved.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 26, 2002?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Nelly Featuring Kelly Rowland - Dilemma
- Nelly - Hot In Herre
- N.O.R.E. - Nothin'
- Ludacris Featuring Mystikal & Infamous 2.0 - Move B***h
- Mario - Just A Friend 2002
- P. Diddy & Ginuwine Featuring Loon, Mario Winans & Tammy Ruggeri - I Need A Girl (Part Two)
- Eve Featuring Alicia Keys - Gangsta Lovin'
- Ashanti - Happy
- Irv Gotti Presents The Inc. Featuring Ja Rule, Ashanti, Charli Baltimore & Vita - Down 4 U
- Amerie - Why Don't We Fall In Love
Sport Games on August 26, 2002
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Aachen - FC Koln : 0 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Brighton - Walsall : 0 - 2
- Gillingham - Preston : 1 - 1
- Grimsby - Portsmouth : 0 - 1
- Ipswich - Bradford : 1 - 2
- Rotherham - Derby : 2 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Notts County : 0 - 0
- Blackpool - Oldham : 0 - 0
- Brentford - Swindon : 3 - 1
- Cardiff - Luton : 0 - 0
- Peterboro - Colchester : 0 - 1
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Bury - Shrewsbury : 4 - 3
- Exeter - Torquay : 1 - 2
- Hartlepool - Hull : 2 - 0
- Leyton Orient - Kidderminster : 0 - 0
- Lincoln - Macclesfield : 3 - 0
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