Dateline: Week Of February 15, 2003 In News, Pop, Celebrity, Entertainment, Tech, & Fascinating Facts
In The News -
Millions around the world conduct antiwar protests – with many in Britain, Italy and Spain.
Leaders in Europe tell Iraq that it had a “last chance” to disarm.
President Bush calls on Americans to be alert, but calm – and the government is “working to track down every lead and standing watch 24 hours a day” to prevent another terrorist strike.
The United Nations Security Council endorses more inspections in Iraq and not war – not at this time.
Six members of Hamas are dead in an explosion in the Gaza Strip – this after four Israeli soldiers died in a bombed tank.
The United States is sending some 3,000 troops to the southern part of the Philippines to help get rid of Muslim extremists.
Texas - Dentist Clara Harris is sentenced to 20 years in prison for running over and killing her unfaithful husband with her Mercedes-Benz in July.
Security guards using pepper spray to quash a fight – triggered a stampede that killed 21 in a Chicago dance club called E2.
Rep Richard Gephardt of Missouri announces his candidacy for President. He promised health care for all workers. While calling President Bush a “good man” and reiterating his support for the administration’s Iraq policy, he slammed him on the economy.
Dolly the sheep, the world’s first cloned animal, is put to sleep because she was suffering from a lung disease. She has been with us since 1996.
Technology News – February 15, 2003
Google Inc will acquire Pyra – the company that created software for blogs.
Sports News – February 15, 2003 –
Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers scores 52 points in a game against the Denver Rockets. Final – 106-99.
Pro BMX bike rider Dave Mirra files suit against Acclaim entertainment Inc – seeking more than $20 million in damages – claiming that a racy video game it publishes has hurt his image.
Music News – February 15 2003 -
Passing – Country singer Johnny Paycheck (64) – best known for “Take This Job And Shove It.”
Top Pop Hits – February 15, 2003 –
Mesmerize – Ja Rule fea. Ashanti
All I Have – Jennifer Lopez fea. LL Cool J
In Da Club – 50 Cent
Bump, Bump, Bump – B2K & P. Diddy
I’m With You – Avril Lavigne
Beautiful – Christina Aguilera
Miss You – Aaliyah
’03 Bonnie & Clyde – Jay-Z fea. Beyonce Knowles
Landslide – Dixie Chicks
Air Force Ones – Nelly fea. Kyjuan, Ali & Murphy Lee
Ignition – R. Kelly
Wanksta – 50 Cent
Gossip Folks – Missy “Misdeanor” Elliott
Picture – Kid Rock fea. Sheryl Crow or Allison Moorer
Don’t Mess With My Man – Nivea fea. Brian & Brandon Casey
Superman – Eminem
When I’m Gone – 3 Doors Down
The Game of Love – Santana fea. Michelle Branch
Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous – Good Charlotte
Your Body is a Wonderland – John Mayer
She Hates Me – Puddle of Mudd
How You Gonna Act Like That – Tyrese
Work It – Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott
Top Music Albums – February 15, 2003 –
Mary Star of the Sea – Zwan
Home – Dixie Chicks
Let Go – Avril Lavigne
Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
Cocky – Kid Rock
This Is Me… Then – Jennifer Lopez
Up! – Shania Twain
8 Mile soundtrack
Under Construction – Missy Elliott
The Last Temptation – Ja Rule
All About Love – Steven Curtis Chapman
I Care 4 U – Aaliyah
Nellyville – Nelly
The Young and the Hopeless – Good Charlotte
The Eminem Show – Eminem
Room For Squares – John Mayer
Justified – Justin Timberlake
Stripped – Christina Aguilera
Shaman – Santana
The Great American Songbook – Rod Stewart
I Wanna Go There – Tyrese
God’s Son – Nas
Better Dayz – 2Pac
Top Modern Rrock - February 15, 2003
No One Knows – Queens of the Stone Age
Can’t Stop – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Always – Saliva
Ill My Life – Foo Fighters
The Red – Chevelle
Fine Again – Seether
Top Country Hits – February 15, 2003 –
The Baby – Blake Shelton
19 Somethin’ – Mark Wills
I Just Wanna Be Mad – Terri Clark
Fall Into Me – Emerson Drive
You Can’t Hide Beautiful – Aaron Lines
Fall Into Me – Emerson Drive
Man to Man – Gary Allan
I Wish You’d Stay – Brad Paisley
Brokenheartsville – Joe Nichols
She’ll Leave You With A Smile – George Strait
Travelin’ Soldier – Dixie Chicks
Hot DVD Sales and Rentals – February 15, 2003
The Bourne identity
Fear Dot Com
About a Boy
Television News – February 15, 2003 –
Jane Pauley is leaving NBC after 27years. She says she wants to do other things, including a book.
Convicted rapist - CBS airs an excerpt of videotapes of Andrew Lister - who talked about his sexual encounters with drugged victims – sparking anger.
On “Saturday Night Live” – Host Jennifer Garner with musical guest Beck.
Comedy Central is set to launch a new version of “The Man Show” with Joe Rogan and hopefully, Doug Stanhope. The original featured Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Corolla.
Monday night television listings – week of February 15, 2003
CBS – King of Queens, Yes, Dear, Everybody Loves Raymond, Still Standing, CSI: Miami, David Letterman
NBC – Fear Factor, Third Watch, Michael Jackson Unmasked, Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien
ABC – Veritas: The Quest, The Practice, Miracles, Nightline
Fox – Joe Millionaire
UPN – The Parkers, One on One, Girlfriends, Half and Half
WB – 7th Heaven, Everwood
VH1 – Driven, Dashboard Dreams, Michael Jackson’s Greatest TV Moments, Behind the Music
MTV – Total Request Live, Real World/Road Rules
On VH1 Driven – Motley Crue.
Jay Leno – Kathleen Edwards
Top Movies – February 15, 2003
Life of David Gale
Gods and Generals
Gangs of New York
Far From Heaven
How to Lose A Guy