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Friday 29 August 2003

It was Friday, 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 Crazy In Love by Beyonce. In UK Breathe by Blu Cantrell featuring Sean Paul was in the top 5 hits. Lost in Translation, directed by Sofia Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Air Emergency. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Disney's Hide and Sneak or Dragon Drive: D-Masters Shot.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


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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Love Me If You Dare

Directed by: Yann Samuell

Starring: Guillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard, Thibault Verhaeghe

Country: United States

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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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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


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

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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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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


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

The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen.

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend

By: Laura Hillenbrand

Laura Hillenbrand, author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken, brilliantly re-creates a universal underdog story in this #1 New York Times bestseller.Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the ...

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Beyond Belief

By: Elaine Pagels

In Beyond Belief, renowned religion scholar Elaine Pagels continues her groundbreaking examination of the earliest Christian texts, arguing for an ongoing assessment of faith and a questioning of religious orthodoxy.

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The Lake House

By: James Patterson

The six children have escaped horrifying government experiments, a childhood in captivity, and a frightening brush with death. Living out in the world for the first time, they yearn to be reunited with Kit and Frannie, the couple who saved ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Black Mirror

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure; horror

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

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Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing, Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Takara; NA Atlus; EU Zoo Digital Publishing

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Disney's Hide and Sneak

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Capcom Disney Interactive

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Dragon Drive: D-Masters Shot

Dragon Drive: D-Masters Shot

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Bandai

Dancing Stage MegaMix

Dancing Stage MegaMix

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Music & Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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