Monday 30 December 2002
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mackenzie Davis .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem.
In UK Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) by Cheeky Girls was in the top 5 hits.
Irreversible, directed by Gaspar No, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002
while Portrait of a Killer by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Towards the Republic.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dexter's Laboratory: Mandark's Lab? or Dungeon Siege.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
- Philippines - Rizal Day
- In Yemen, Abed Abdel Razzak Kamel kills three American missionaries.
- Population Division of the United Nations calculate that 40 million people around the world are infected with HIV.
- The Israeli Supreme Court rules that reservists may not refuse to serve in the West Bank or Gaza because of their objection to Israeli government policies. The Court ruled ampquotthe recognition of selective conscientious objection might loosen the links that hold us together as a people.ampquot
- Three Americans (the director, a doctor, and the administrator) at the Baptist hospital in Jibla, Yemen, were killed and one pharmacist was injured by Abed Abdul-Razzak Kamal. Kamal was captured and claims he was linked to the extremist Islamic Reform Party. Another member of his alleged cell, Ali al-Jarallah, was arrested for shooting a Yemeni left-wing politician on Sunday.
- The United Nations Security Council voted 13–0, with two abstentions, to revise the list of goods Iraq is allowed to purchase under the ampquotfood-for-oilampquot program. The list includes flight simulators, communications equipment, high-speed motorboats, and rocket cases, which the United States noted are dual-use technologies. The Security Council also agreed to ask the UN for standards to evaluate the quantities of medicine and antibiotics Iraq is allowed to import under this program.
- A tanker, the ''Amazonian Explorer'', arrived in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela, 200 kilometers east of Caracas, the capital. President Hugo Chávez traveled to the port to supervise the unloading of of gasoline. Gasoline is restricted due to a strike at Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PdVSA), the state-owned oil company, which is aimed at forcing President Chávez to call early elections.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2002 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eminem - Lose Yourself
- Missy Misdemeanor Elliott - Work It
- Nelly - Air Force Ones
- Jay-Z - '03 Bonnie & Clyde
- Jennifer Lopez - Jenny From The Block
- Christina Aguilera - Beautiful
- B2K - Bump, Bump, Bump
- Nivea - Don't Mess With My Man
- Erykah Badu - Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop)
- No Doubt - Underneath It All
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