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Wednesday 27 August 2003

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Crazy In Love by Beyonce. In UK Breathe by Blu Cantrell featuring Sean Paul was in the top 5 hits. Love Me If You Dare, directed by Yann Samuell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Johnny Angel by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Air Emergency. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barbie Horse Adventures: Wild Horse Rescue or Brute Force.
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TV Series

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

Air Emergency

Written by: Bernard Vaillot, Greg Gransden, Andre Barro

Starring: Stephen Bogaert

Country: Canada

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Seinto Seiya

Starring: Hideyuki Tanaka, Tôru Furuya, Ryô Horikawa, Kôichi Hashimoto

Country: Japan

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Tinseltown TV

Starring: Matt Damon, Clint Eastwood, Eddie Griffin, Jennifer Love Hewitt

Magick

Starring: Barry Jones, Stuart MacLeod

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Monkey Dust

Starring: Morwenna Banks, Frances Barber, Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Love Me If You Dare

Directed by: Yann Samuell

Starring: Guillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard, Thibault Verhaeghe

Country: United States

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Dogville

Directed by: Lars Von Trier

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall

Country: United States

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Lost in Translation

Directed by: Sofia Coppola

Starring: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi

Country: United States

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S.W.A.T.

Directed by: Clark Johnson

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez

Country: United States

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American Wedding

Directed by: Jesse Dylan

Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pierre Poujade: French populist politician after whom the Poujadist movement was named.
Facts:
  • Bank robber Brian Douglas Wells is killed when a time bomb around his neck explodes, allegedly in an act of betrayal by his co-conspirators.
  • An electricity blackout cuts off power to around 500,000 people living in southeast England and brings 60% of London's underground rail network to a halt.
  • Private Jessica Lynch, whose rescue from an Iraqi hospital has been surrounded by controversy, is honourably discharged from the United States Army National Guard.
  • ''Occupation of Iraq'': According to a USA Today/CNN/Gallup poll, nearly two-thirds (63%) of Americans polled say the war in Iraq was worth fighting.
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat calls on militant groups to reinstate a ceasefire they formally ended last week after a Hamas leader was killed by Israeli gunships.

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Sport Games on 27 August 2003

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hannover - Hansa Rostock : 3 - 3
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Coventry - Nott'm Forest : 1 - 3
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Arsenal - Aston Villa : 2 - 0
  • Liverpool - Tottenham : 0 - 0
  • Man United - Wolves : 1 - 0
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2003?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9950
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.724725
  • Time: California Gubernatorial candidate, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger

Books

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

Johnny Angel

By: Danielle Steel

In her fifty-eighth bestselling novel, Danielle Steel tells the breathtaking story of a mother’s love and a son’s gift, of the tragedy that nearly destroyed a family...and

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Benjamin Franklin

By: Walter Isaacson

In this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of Einstein and Steve Jobs, shows how the most fascinating of America's founders helped define our national character.Benjamin

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A Short History Of Nearly Everything

By: Bill Bryson

One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.In

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Kate Remembered

By: A. Scott Berg

For seven decades Katharine Hepburn played a leading role in the popular culture of the twentieth century - reigning as an admired actress, a beloved movie star, and a treasured icon

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barbie Horse Adventures: Wild Horse Rescue

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Vivendi Universal Games

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Brute Force

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Third-person shooter Tactical shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Cafe Little Wish

Platform: Windows Dreamcast PlayStation 2

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

Publisher: Digital Works (Windows) Princess Soft (DC, PS2)

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APEX

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

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Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox OS X AmigaOS 4

Genre: First-person shooter, third-person shooter

Publisher: NA LucasArts; EU Activision; JP CyberFront (PC); JP Microsoft (Xbox); WW Aspyr (Mac)

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