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Wednesday 30 October 2002

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lilly Liefers . 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 Top Gear. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crosscountry Canada 2 or Dynomite!.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


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 Ring

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox

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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Red Dragon

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes

Country: United States

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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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The Sacred Balance

Directed by: Michelle Metivier, Barry Greenwald, Len Gilday, Robert Lang Harvey Crossland

Starring: David Suzuki

Country: Canada

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History of Football: The Beautiful Game

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Written by: Joss Whedon

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

Country: United States

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CNNNN: Chaser Non-Stop News Network

Starring: Craig Reucassel, Chris Taylor, Julian Morrow, Dominic Knight

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 October 2002 ?

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  • The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party chose former Vice President of the United States Walter Mondale as their candidate for the United States Senate seat of recently deceased Senator Paul Wellstone from Minnesota.
  • The government of Canada issued a travel advisory to the United States for all Canadian citizens born in Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan or Syria after the United States announced that anyone born in those countries will be photographed and fingerprinted upon arrival in the United States.
  • The European Union accused tobacco company R. J. Reynolds of selling black market cigarettes to drug traffickers and mobsters from Italy, Russia, Colombia and the Balkans.

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Sport Games on 30 October 2002

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Derby - Sheffield United : 2 - 1
  • Sheffield Weds - Millwall : 0 - 1
  • Stoke - Watford : 1 - 2
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2002 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. LL Cool J - Luv U Better
  2. Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott - Work It
  3. Nelly Featuring Kelly Rowland - Dilemma
  4. Aaliyah - I Care 4 U
  5. Sean Paul - Gimme The Light
  6. Musiq - dontchange
  7. Ashanti - Baby
  8. Hey Ma - Cam'Ron Featuring Juelz Santana, Freekey Zekey & Toya
  9. Clipse - When The Last Time
  10. Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop) - Erykah Badu Featuring Common
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. No Me Ensenaste - Thalia
  2. Las Ketchup - Asereje
  3. El Dolor De Tu Presencia - Jennifer Pena
  4. Jerry Rivera - Vuela Muy Alto
  5. Todo Mi Amor [The One You Love] - Paulina Rubio
  6. Conjunto Primavera - Perdoname Mi Amor
  7. Mentiroso - Enrique Iglesias
  8. Cuando Me Miras Asi - Cristian
  9. Entra En Mi Vida - Sin Bandera
  10. Y Tu Te Vas - Chayanne
Top #4 songs in the UK
  1. The Long And Winding Road / Suspicious Minds - Will Young & Gareth Gates
  2. Avril Lavigne - Complicated
  3. Las Ketchup - The Ketchup Song (Asereje)
  4. Pink - Just Like A Pill


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


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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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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By: Jude Deveraux

Darci has never given up searching for her kidnapped husband, Adam Montgomery. But her quest has taken her deeper into the world of psychic phenomena than she ever dreamed -- or dared to go.

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By: Rudolph W. Giuliani

Rudolph Giuliani demonstrates how the leadership skills he practices can be employed successfully by anyone who has to run anything. Opens with a gripping account of Giuliani's immediate reaction to the

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Mobile Phone

Genre: Third-person shooter, tactical shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America

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Clock Tower 3

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Capcom

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Crosscountry Canada 2

Crosscountry Canada 2

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ingenuity Works

Antz Extreme Racing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Empire Interactive

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: PopCap Games

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