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Thursday 26 September 2002

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. In UK The Tide Is High (Get The Feeling) by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. The Ring, directed by Gore Verbinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Last Man Standing by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sacred Balance. If you liked videogames you were probably playing An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush or Dino Stalker.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Ring

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox

Country: United States

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The Transporter

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Jason Statham, Qi Shu, Matt Schulze

Country: United States

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Red Dragon

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes

Country: United States

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Sweet Home Alabama

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Patrick Dempsey, Josh Lucas

Country: United States

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Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

History of Football: The Beautiful Game

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Written by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Country: United States

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Still Game

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Madness Combat

Country: United States

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The Wire

Written by: David Simon

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 September 2002 ?

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  • The overcrowded Senegalese ferry MV Joola capsizes off the coast of Gambia killing more than 1,000.
  • The Congress of the United States passes a joint resolution, which authorizes the President to use the United States Armed Forces as he deems necessary and appropriate, against Iraq.
  • The Beltway sniper attacks begin with 5 shootings in Montgomery County, Maryland.

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What news were making the headlines those days in September 2002?

  • Time: Al-Qaeda terrorist Omar Al-Faruq. Ongoing danger from Al-Qaeda and terrorism.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9835
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.673


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

Last Man Standing

By: David Baldacci

Web London was trained to penetrate hostile ground and come out alive. Then ten seconds in a dark alley cost him everything: his friends, his fellow agents, his reputation.

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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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Seduction in Death

By: J.D. Robb (aka Nora Roberts)

Mystery: Dante courts his victim through the Internet before killing her. (P, Berkley)

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By: Ann Coulter

The hottest and most controversial book of the year! Find out who really controls the media in America.“[Ann Coulter] is never in doubt.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, GameCube

Genre: Platform

Publisher: EU Wanadoo Edition; JP MTO; NA DreamCatcher Interactive

America's Army

Platform: Windows Linux/Mac OS X (dropped)

Genre: Tactical first-person shooter

Publisher: United States Army

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An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Conspiracy Entertainment, Crave Entertainment

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Dino Stalker

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Soccer Mania

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts; Lego Interactive

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