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Tuesday 29 October 2002

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James Broderick . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. In UK The Long And Winding Road / Suspicious Minds by Will Young & Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Anand, directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Blessings by Anna Quindlen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Legend of the Snake Spirits. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dexter's Laboratory: Mandark's Lab? or DreamCasters' Duel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Top Gear

Starring: Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Ben Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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History of Football: The Beautiful Game

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Firefly

Written by: Joss Whedon

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Country: United States

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Still Game

Starring: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley, Mark Cox

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Madness Combat

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal

Country: United States

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The Rules of Attraction

Directed by: Roger Avary

Starring: James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder, Shannyn Sossamon

Country: United States

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The Transporter

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Jason Statham, Qi Shu, Matt Schulze

Country: United States

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The Ring

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox

Country: United States

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Red Dragon

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 2002 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
Famous Birthdays:
  • James Broderick: American noted family, the son and first child of Sarah Jessica Parker and her husband, Mathew Broderick.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Ho Chi Minh City ITC Inferno, a fire destroys a luxurious department store where 1500 people are shopping. Over 60 people died and over 100 are missing. It is the deadliest disaster in Vietnam during peacetime.
  • Moscow theatre siege: Some medical experts now believe that the Moscow hostages and terrorists were gassed with a military incapacitating agent such as BZ or a similar substance. Others claim that a fentanyl derivative may have been used. The U.S. Embassy in Moscow stated that it believed that the substance was an opiate. Other candidates suggested include the Russian incapacitating agent Kolokol-1 and aerosolized Valium. Yet another medical expert has stated that the gas used is a common
  • Jack the Ripper: The crime novelist Patricia Cornwell announces DNA evidence possibly linking the painter Walter Sickert to one of the many letters claiming to be from the 19th century serial killer Jack the Ripper.
  • The Canadian ministry of foreign affairs issues an advisory to Canadians born in Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, and Sudan warning them to ampquotconsider carefullyampquot whether to go to the United States for ampquotany reason.ampquot This follows a US law requiring photos and fingerprints of Canadian citizens born in those countries upon entering the US, as well as the deportation to Syria of Maher Arar, a Canadian citizen. The American ambassador, Paul Cellucci, later assures the Canadian

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Sport Games on 29 October 2002

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Gillingham - Wolves : 0 - 4
  • Grimsby - Burnley : 6 - 5
  • Leicester - Coventry : 2 - 1
  • Norwich - Nott'm Forest : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 29 October 2002
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackpool - Stockport : 1 - 3
  • Brechin - Dumbarton : 1 - 1
  • Brentford - Plymouth : 0 - 0
  • Bristol City - Huddersfield : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 29 October 2002
Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cambridge - Carlisle : 2 - 1
  • Darlington - Scunthorpe : 1 - 1
  • Hartlepool - Bristol Rvs : 2 - 0
  • Leyton Orient - Southend : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 29 October 2002

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2002?

  • Time: Terrorist group Al-Qaeda and the Bali terror bombing. (Bundle of dynamite sticks re ongoing danger f
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9840
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.679

Books

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

Blessings

By: Anna Quindlen

Blessings, the bestselling novel by the author of Black and Blue, One True Thing, Object Lessons, and A Short Guide to a Happy Life, begins when, late at night, a teenage

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Longitudes And Attitudes

By: Thomas L. Friedman

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times columnist and bestselling author of From Beirut to Jerusalem and The Lexus and the Olive Tree comes this smart, penetrating, brilliantly informed book that

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I Don'T Know How She Does It

By: Allison Pearson

Delightfully smart and heartbreakingly poignant, Allison Pearson’s smash debut novel has exploded onto bestseller lists as “The national anthem for working mothers.”

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The Murder Book

By: Jonathan Kellerman

L.A. psychologist-detective Alex Delaware has received a strange, anonymous package in the mail. Inside is an album filled with gruesome crime-scene photos.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Disney's Party

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Party

Publisher: Hudson Soft (Japan), Electronic Arts (International), Tomy (Game Boy Advance, Japan)

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Dead to Rights

Platform: Xbox PlayStation 2 GameCube Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: Namco Electronic Arts (EU)

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Delta Force: Task Force Dagger

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: NovaLogic

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Dexter's Laboratory: Mandark's Lab?

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: BAM! Entertainment

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DreamCasters' Duel

DreamCasters' Duel

Platform: Windows PC

Genre: Third-Person Shooter/fighting game


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