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Thursday 28 August 2003

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Quvenzhane Wallis and Lily Wallace. 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 Beachcomber by Karen Robards was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Air Emergency. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlefield 1942: The Road to Rome or The Black Mirror.
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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 28 August 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • In the USA, Brian Douglas Wells wears a time bomb explosive fastened to his neck, and dies. The event stands out as the most bizarre event in the history of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • An electricity blackout cuts off power to around 500,000 people living in south east England and brings 60% of London's underground rail network to a halt.
  • 9/11: Nearly two years after the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center, transcripts of World Trade Center emergency calls are released. Voices of victims are identified on emergency calls and radio transmissions.
  • United Kingdom – ''London blackout'': A 34 minute power outage causes major disruptions in rail and Tube services in London and the South East when one of the National Grid circuits that feeds south London fails at about .
  • Nuclear program: North Korea announces that it is in possession of nuclear weapons, has the means to deliver them, and will soon be carrying out a nuclear test to demonstrate this capability.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: The business of imagemaking
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9950
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.724725

Books

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

Beachcomber

By: Karen Robards

From New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards comes a thrilling new novel of suspense and steamy seaside sensuality set in North Carolina's Outer Banks, where a serial killer combs

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Moneyball

By: Michael Lewis

Moneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. Following the low-budget Oakland Athletics, their larger-than-life general manger, Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts, Michael

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Absolutely American

By: David Lipsky

As David Lipsky follows a future generation of army officers from their proving grounds to their barracks, he reveals the range of emotions and desires that propels these men and women

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Casino, Inc.

Platform: Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Konami

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Battlefield 1942: The Road to Rome

Battlefield 1942: The Road to Rome

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

The Black Mirror

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure; horror

Publisher: NA The Adventure Company; CZE Future Games; UK GMX Media

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Bomberman Land 2

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Chrome

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Strategy First

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