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Wednesday 28 August 2002

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 Dilemma by Nelly. In UK Colourblind by Darius was in the top 5 hits. City of God, directed by Fernando Meirelles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while The Beach House by James Patterson, Peter de Jonge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Guy and a Girl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Civilization III: Play the World or Ashen Empires.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar

Country: United States

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Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas

Country: United States

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Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin

Country: United States

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Austin Powers in Goldmember

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Beyonc Knowles, Seth Green

Country: United States

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Road to Perdition

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

A Guy and a Girl

Starring: Jeff Clarke, Katherine Ashby, Geordie Brown, Rejean Cournoyer

Country: Canada

Na rubu znanosti

Starring: Kresimir Misak

Country: Croatia

Food Heroes

Starring: Rick Stein, Chalky, Prince Charles

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Contest Searchlight

Written by: Jim Serpico

Starring: Lenny Clarke, Amber Gross, Denis Leary, Michael Lombardi

Country: United States

Madness Combat

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 2002 ?

  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
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Sport Games on 28 August 2002

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Nott'm Forest - Wimbledon : 2 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - Man City : 1 - 0
  • Blackburn - Liverpool : 2 - 2
  • Everton - Birmingham : 1 - 1
  • Leeds - Sunderland : 0 - 1
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 2002?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11127
  • Time: The Earth in the center of a flower. Preservation of the planet's ecosystems and climate.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9866


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

The Beach House

By: James Patterson, Peter de Jonge

Jack Mullen is a driven student of the law. His brother Peter is a servant of the rich, parking the cars of the Hamptons' elite-and perhaps satisfying their more intimate needs as well.

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A Long Strange Trip

By: Dennis McNally

The complete history of one of the most long-lived and legendary bands in rock history, written by its official historian and publicist–a must-have chronicle for all Dead Heads, and for students

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The Art Of Travel

By: Alain de Botton

Any Baedeker will tell us where we ought to travel, but only Alain de Botton will tell us how and why.

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Hot Ice

By: Nora Roberts

Reckless Whitney MacAllister possesses all the wealth and beauty every woman dreams of. Streetwise Douglas Lord has the good looks and quick wits to be a success at his chosen profession:

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Civilization III: Play the World

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

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Darkened Skye

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Third-person shooter, action-adventure

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Oxygen Interactive

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Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, GameCube, Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter, third-person shooter

Publisher: WW LucasArts; EU Activision (Xbox & GameCube); JP CyberFront (PC); WW Aspyr (Mac)

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Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Hack And Slash Rpg

Publisher: Bandai Games Namco Bandai Games

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Battle Realms: Winter of the Wolf

Battle Realms: Winter of the Wolf

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft

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