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Friday 29 August 2003

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 2003). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Quvenzhane Wallis . 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 Actually, directed by Richard Curtis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while A Short History Of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild Card. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Charlie's Angels or Conspiracies.
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What the sky looked like on 29 August 2003

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

Love Actually

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Starring: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

Country: United States

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Directed by: Len Wiseman

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Shane Brolly, Michael Sheen

Country: United States

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Directed by: James Cox

Starring: Val Kilmer, Lisa Kudrow, Kate Bosworth, Christina Applegate

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Out of Time

Directed by: Carl Franklin

Starring: Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan, Eva Mendes, Dean Cain

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Directed by: Jane Weinstock

Starring: Marguerite Moreau, Brían F. O'Byrne, Naveen Andrews, Emily Deschanel

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TV Series

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

Wild Card

Directed by: Simon West

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Deal or No Deal

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Directed by: Brian Ackley

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Directed by: Anurag Basu

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Starring: Stephen Fry, Alan Davies

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 2003 ?

  • 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.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ayatollah Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim, the Shia Muslim leader in Iraq, is assassinated in a terrorist bombing, along with nearly 100 worshippers as they leave a mosque in Najaf.
  • Israel is alleged to have contingency plans to bomb an Iranian nuclear power plant if it begins producing weapons grade material.
  • Tensions flare again over the main religious site in Jerusalem, the location of both the Temple Mount and the Noble Sanctuary. The holy site had been closed to non-Muslims since September 2000. Israeli officials say they are maintaining calm over a site sacred to three religions. But Muslim authorities say the Israeli government is risking a backlash here and throughout the Muslim world.
  • ''Occupation of Iraq'': General in Iraq says more soldiers are not needed. The American Coalition commander encouraged Muslim allies like Turkey and Pakistan to send peacekeepers and said accelerating the training of a new Iraqi army should be considered.
  • Tony Blair's communications director, Alastair Campbell, resigns, leaving Blair with none of the three key players he has relied on for the last decade left.

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Sport Games on 29 August 2003

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Lierse - Standard : 0 - 1
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Besancon - Chateauroux : 3 - 1
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Football (Netherlands)
  • Vitesse - AZ Alkmaar : 1 - 2
  • Willem II - Heerenveen : 2 - 0
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Futbol Ligi 1
Football (Turkey)
  • Denizlispor - Besiktas : 2 - 3
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 29, 2003 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2003 ?

Top #9 songs in the USA
  1. Beyonce - Crazy In Love
  2. Chingy - Right Thurr
  3. Shake Ya Tailfeather - Nelly
  4. 50 Cent - P.I.M.P.
  5. Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz - Get Low
  6. Pharrell - Frontin'
  7. matchbox twenty - Unwell
  8. Where Is The Love? - The Black Eyed Peas
  9. Never Leave You - Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh! - Lumidee
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Pharrell Featuring Jay-Z - Frontin'
  2. 50 Cent - P.I.M.P.
  3. Get Low - Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ying Yang Twins
  4. Chingy - Right Thurr
  5. Ginuwine - In Those Jeans
  6. Into You - Fabolous Featuring Tamia Or Ashanti
  7. Shake Ya Tailfeather - Nelly, P. Diddy & Murphy Lee
  8. Monica - So Gone
  9. Crazy In Love - Beyonce Featuring Jay Z
  10. Aaliyah - Come Over
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Fotografia - Juanes With Nelly Furtado
  2. Un Siglo Sin Ti - Chayanne
  3. Marco Antonio Solis - Tu Amor O Tu Desprecio
  4. Antes - Obie Bermudez
  5. Minutos - Ricardo Arjona
  6. Vive La Vida - Area 305
  7. Estoy A Punto - Bronco: El Gigante De America
  8. Llorare Las Penas - David Bisbal
  9. Gloria Estefan - Hoy
  10. Mariposa Traicionera - Mana


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

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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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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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 Place Of Hiding

By: Elizabeth George

In one of her most compelling mysteries, bestselling novelist Elizabeth George explores the darker landscapes of human relationships. Here she tells a gripping, suspenseful story of betrayal and devotion, war and

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure, Interactive movie

Publisher: NA Got Game Entertainment; EU GMX Media

Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: GameMill Publishing

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Beanotown Racing

Beanotown Racing

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Zoo Digital Publishing

Deus Ex: Invisible War

Deus Ex: Invisible War

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Xbox

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Charlie's Angels

Platform: PlayStation 2, GameCube

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Wild Thornberrys Movie

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

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Die Another Day

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Cradle 2 the Grave

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