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Wednesday 29 October 2003

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Glory Curda . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Baby Boy by Beyonce. In UK Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas was in the top 5 hits. The Matrix Revolutions, directed by The Wachowski Brothers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Slings and Arrows. If you liked videogames you were probably playing All-Star Racing 2 or Dino Crisis 3.
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TV Series

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

Arrested Development

Written by: Mitchell Hurwitz

Starring: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Country: United States

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The Secret Life of...

Starring: Jim O'Connor

Country: United States

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The Mark Steel Lectures

Starring: Mark Steel, Martin Hyder

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Potter Puppet Pals

Starring: Neil Cicierega

Country: United States

Peep Show

Written by: Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain, Andrew O'Connor

Starring: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Matt King, Olivia Colman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Matrix Revolutions

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss

Country: United States

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Scary Movie 3

Directed by: David Zucker

Starring: Anna Faris, Charlie Sheen, Regina Hall

Country: United States

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21 Grams

Directed by: Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu

Starring: Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, Naomi Watts

Country: United States

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Directed by: Marcus Nispel

Starring: Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Andrew Bryniarski

Country: United States

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Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Daryl Hannah

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
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Facts:
  • Medicine: The US FDA approves Risperdal Consta (Risperidone long-acting injection) for the treatment of schizophrenia. Although already approved in several other countries, it is the first long-acting, atypical antipsychotic medication to be approved by the FDA.
  • Republic of Ireland: The Garda Síochána, the Irish police force, opens a criminal investigation following a hoax telephone call on 27 October from a woman claiming that she had abandoned her newborn baby in a derelict flat in Dublin. Hundreds of Gardaí had mounted a round the clock search of thousands of derelict sites in the working class suburb of Ballymun to find the child, as fears grew for its safety amid plummeting temperatures. Police later concluded that no such child existed and that
  • United Kingdom: British Conservative Party leader Iain Duncan Smith loses a vote of confidence in his parliamentary party by 90 votes to 75 and, in accordance with party rules, resigns from the leadership. A new leadership election is called. Shadow Deputy Prime Minister David Davis, previously tipped as a future leader, surprises Westminster by announcing that he will not seek the leadership and endorses former Home Secretary Michael Howard, who is now seen as the frontrunner to assume the
  • Occupation of Iraq: The International Red Cross announces that it is to scale back its commitments to Iraq.
  • Earth's magnetic field: The Earth's magnetosphere is hit by the recent solar flare causing a brief but intense geomagnetic storm, provoking unusual displays of Northern Lights.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2003?

  • Time: Digital photomontage: Head by David Allan Brandt-Getty Images; hands by David McGlynn-Getty Images.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9959
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.734

Books

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

The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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The South Beach Diet

By: Arthur Agatston

For years, cardiologist Arthur Agatston, M.D., urged his patients to lose weight for the sake of their hearts, but every diet was too hard to follow or its restrictions were too harsh.

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The Five People You Meet in Heaven

By: Mitch Albom

A specially produced paperback edition--with flaps--of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller, that has sold more than six million copies in hardcover Eddie is a grizzled war veteran who feels trapped in a meaningless life of fixing rides at ...

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The Ultimate Weight Solution

By: Phillip C. McGraw

You have a decision to make. Those are the opening words Dr. Phil uses in his new and groundbreaking weight loss book. You know he is talking to you if you are among the millions who have chased one fad ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

All-Star Racing 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

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Armed and Dangerous

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox

Genre: First-person shooter, third-person shooter

Publisher: LucasArts Activision (UK release)

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Billy Hatcher and the Giant Egg

Platform: GameCube Microsoft Windows Mac OS X

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

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Clover Heart's

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2, FOMA mobile phones, DVD player game

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

Publisher: ALcot (PC) Interchannel (PS2)

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Dino Crisis 3

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Capcom

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