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Thursday 29 August 2002

It was Thursday, 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 A Mind At A Time by Mel Levine 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 Battle Realms: Winter of the Wolf or Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance.
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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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Movies

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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xXx

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas

Country: United States

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Signs

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • A 78-foot long Japanese midget submarine is found in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, believed to have been sunk by the US Navy two hours before the Japanese attack in 1941.

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

A Mind At A Time

By: Mel Levine

"Different minds learn differently," writes Dr. Mel Levine, one of the best-known learning experts and pediatricians in America today. Some students are strong in certain areas and some are strong in

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The Sexual Life Of Catherine M.

By: Catherine Millet

A national best-seller that was featured on such lists as The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Boston Globe, and Publishers Weekly,

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Partner In Crime

By: J. A. Jance

For the first time, critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling suspense master J. A. Jance brings together her two most beloved creations: Arizona sheriff Joanna Brady and Seattle investigator J.P.

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Stupid White Men

By: Michael Moore

Now with more than three million copies sold, Oscar-winning filmmaker and political activist Michael Moore's bestseller "Stupid White Men" tells you everything you need to know about how the great and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Realms: Winter of the Wolf

Battle Realms: Winter of the Wolf

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft

Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Platform-adventure, Action role-playing

Publisher: Konami

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Circus Maximus: Chariot Wars

Circus Maximus: Chariot Wars

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Encore (Xbox) THQ (PS2)

Cabela's Ultimate Deer Hunt 2

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision Publishing, Inc.

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Dark Arena

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: NA Majesco Games; EU THQ

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