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Saturday 31 July 2004

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Confessions Part II by Usher. In UK Burn by Usher was in the top 5 hits. Collateral, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004 while Kill the Messenger by Tami Hoag was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blue's Room. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash Twinsanity or Feeding Frenzy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith

Country: United States

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I, Robot

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Starring: Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Greenwood

Country: United States

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The Bourne Supremacy

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Starring: Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Joan Allen

Country: United States

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A Cinderella Story

Directed by: Mark Rosman

Starring: Hilary Duff, Chad Michael Murray, Jennifer Coolidge

Country: United States

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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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


Written by: Doug Ellin

Starring: Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara

Country: United States

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Starring: Paul Brightwell, Mike Baker, Harry Ferguson, John Potter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Dr. G: Medical Examiner

Starring: Jan C. Garavaglia, Jeff Colt, Sandy Ludwig

Country: United States

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Written by: Jed Mercurio

Starring: Tamzin Malleson, Max Beesley, Keith Allen, Patrick Baladi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind

Starring: Derren Brown

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 July 2004 ?

  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
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Famous Deaths:
  • Laura Betti: Italian actress known particularly for her work with directors Federico Fellini, Pier Paolo Pasolini and Bernardo Bertolucci.
  • Virginia Grey: American actress and singer (d. 2004).

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What news were making the headlines those days in July 2004?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.776
  • Time: Photograph taken at Tabu, MGM Grand's Ultra Lounge, on July 14, 2004.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9998


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

Kill the Messenger

By: Tami Hoag

With this new thriller, The New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag delivers her own message to suspense fans everywhere: Don't turn off the lights, and keep reading if you dare.

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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

By: David Sedaris

David Sedaris plays in the snow with his sisters. He goes on vacation with his family. He gets a job selling drinks. He attends his brother's wedding.

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R is for Ricochet

By: Sue Grafton

Reba Lafferty was a daughter of privilege. Abandoned by her rebellious mother when she was an infant, she was the only child of a rich man already in his mid-fifties when she was born, and her adoring father thoroughly spoiled ...

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By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHigh school all-American Neely Crenshaw was probably the best quarterback ever to play for the legendary Messina Spartans. Fifteen years have gone by since those glory days, and Neely has come home to Messina to bury ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beatmania IIDX 10th Style

Beatmania IIDX 10th Style

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

DDR Festival Dance Dance Revolution

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Semi-simulation racing

Publisher: Empire Interactive; Strategy First (digital)

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Crash Twinsanity

Platform: PlayStation 2; Xbox

Genre: Platform

Publisher: NA/EU Vivendi Universal Games; AUS Sierra Entertainment

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Feeding Frenzy

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Xbox, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Publisher: PopCap Games (previously by GameHouse)

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