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Wednesday 31 December 2003, NewYear’s Eve

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matilda Devries . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Hey Ya! by OutKast. In UK Leave Right Now by Will Young was in the top 5 hits. The Dreamers, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Broken Music by Sting was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kangxi lai le. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Boy: Omega Factor or Drake of the 99 Dragons.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Cheaper by the Dozen

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Starring: Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff

Country: United States

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Cold Mountain

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Starring: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Rene Zellweger

Country: United States

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen

Country: United States

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Peter Pan

Directed by: P.J. Hogan

Starring: Jeremy Sumpter, Jason Isaacs, Olivia Williams

Country: United States

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Something's Gotta Give

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Travel in Style

Country: United States

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Gardening by the Yard

Country: United States

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Jacques Pépin: Fast Food My Way

Starring: Jacques Pepin

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 December 2003 ?

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 2003?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Person of the Year: The American Soldier -- Dec. 29, 2003
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9968
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.743744


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

Broken Music

By: Sting

Having been a songwriter most of my life, condensing my ideas and emotions into short rhyming couplets and setting them to music, I had never really considered writing a book.

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Key of Knowledge

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts unlocks the dreams of a woman on a quest for the truth in her second Key Trilogy novel.

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By: Barbara Bush

"There is a myth in the United States -- you've heard it many times. It says that all American mothers hope that their child will grow up to be President of

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The Murder Room

By: P. D. James

National Bestseller Murders present meet murders past in P.D. James’s latest harrowing, thought-provoking thriller. Commander Adam Dalgliesh is already acquainted with the Dupayne--a museum dedicated to the

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Astro Boy: Omega Factor

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega Sony Pictures Television Sony Pictures Consumer Products Tezuka Productions

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Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge

Platform: Xbox Xbox 360

Genre: Action, Arcade flight

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Decisive Battles of WWII: Korsun Pocket

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Matrix Games

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Disgaea: Hour of Darkness

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: JP Nippon Ichi Software; NA Atlus (PS2); PAL Koei (PS2); AUS Square Enix (NDS); WW NIS America

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Drake of the 99 Dragons

Drake of the 99 Dragons

Platform: Xbox, Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

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