Tuesday May 28, 2002

US date format: 5/28/2002, UK date format: 28/5/2002

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 28, 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. Famous people born on this day include Adam Pearl . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. In UK One Step Closer by S Club Juniors was in the top 5 hits. American Gun, directed by Alan Jacobs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Gone For Good by Harlan Coben was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Wire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Coloball 2002 or Bruce Lee: Quest of the Dragon.
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 28, 2002?


  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
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  • The Mars Odyssey finds signs of large ice deposits on the planet Mars.
  • NATO declares Russia a limited partner in the Western alliance.
  • September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack: The last steel beam standing at the World Trade Center site is cut down and placed on a flatbed truck (to be carried away Thursday) in a quiet ceremony honoring the construction workers.

Famous Birthday

  • Adam Pearl: French noted family, the son of Daniel...


Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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American Gun

American Gun

Directed by: Alan Jacobs

Starring: James Coburn, Virginia Madsen, Barbara Bain, Alexandra Holden



Directed by: John Woo

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Adam Beach, Peter Stormare, Noah Emmerich

Black Point

Black Point

Directed by: David Mackay

Starring: David Caruso, Susan Haskell, Thomas Ian Griffith, Gordon Tootoosis

Just a Kiss

Just a Kiss

Directed by: Fisher Stevens

Starring: Ron Eldard, Kyra Sedgwick, Marisa Tomei, Marley Shelton

Badhaai Ho Badhaai

Badhaai Ho Badhaai

Directed by: Satish Kaushik

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Rana Jung Bahadur, Anang Desai, Rohini Hattangadi

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 28, 2002?
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Wire

The Wire

Written by:

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

Country: United States of America

Is Harry on the Boat?

Is Harry on the Boat?

Directed by: Menhaj Huda

The Hard Word

The Hard Word

Directed by: Scott Roberts



Directed by: Bharat Nalluri

Verdammt verliebt

Verdammt verliebt

Days to next May 28

If May 28, 2002 is your birthday you're 18 years, 3 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 5 days.

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Gone For Good by Harlan Coben

Gone For Good


As a boy, Will Klein had a hero: his older brother, Ken. Then, on a warm suburban night in the Kleins’ affluent New Jersey neighborhood, a young woman—a girl Will had

Mortal Prey by John Sandford

Mortal Prey


Years ago, Lucas Davenport almost died at the hands of Clara Rinker, a pleasant, soft-spoken, low-key Southerner, and the best hitwoman in the business. Now retired and living in Mexico, she nearly dies herself when a sniper kills her boyfriend, …

Small Wonder by Barbara Kingsolver

Small Wonder


In her new essay collection, the beloved author of High Tide in Tucson brings to us, out of one of history's darker moments, an extended love song to the world we

Medal Of Honor by Allen Mikaelian

Medal Of Honor


Medal of Honor portrays 11 recipients of this sacred U.S. military decoration, from the Civil War through the Vietnam War, and examines what drove them to go so far above and

The Summerhouse by Jude Deveraux

The Summerhouse


Jude Deveraux's marvelous New York Times bestseller is a touching and delightful exploration of the longings that live deep inside every woman's heart, featuring three friends who get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to find out what might have been...Have


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Astral Tournament

Astral Tournament

Platform: PC

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Collectible card game, Indie game

Publisher: Apus Software

Coloball 2002

Coloball 2002

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Enterbrain

Big Air Freestyle

Big Air Freestyle

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames

Bruce Lee: Quest of the Dragon

Bruce Lee: Quest of the Dragon

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Universal Interactive Inc.

Cubix Robots for Everyone: Showdown

Cubix Robots for Everyone: Showdown

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure, Role-playing

Publisher: 3DO


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $40.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $23.69
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $53.59
  • General Electric GE: opens at $32.75
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $82.80

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 124.43 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5304 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.5727 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 115.61 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6365 GBP

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