Sunday 1 April 2001
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Angel by Shaggy.
In UK What Took You So Long? by Emma Bunton was in the top 5 hits.
Blow, directed by Ted Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001
while Dreamcatcher by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 1 April 2001 ?
- Saint Waleric
- Saint Hugh of Grenoble
- Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
- India - Start of financial year.
- Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
- Japan - The official start of school years in most universities and schools. Also, the official First Day of Work at companies and offices for new university graduates hires, marked by welcoming ceremonies and speeches.
- April 1 is known as April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day in many countries.
- Roman Empire - Veneralia celebrated to honor Venus.
- In San Marino, two Captains Regent, elected by Parliament, take office for six months.
- Last day of the Assyrian New Year Celebration
- Saint Jacoba
- International Day of the Birds.
- In England and Wales, local government reorganisations traditionally happen on April 1.
- Brielle celebrates victory of 1572 over Spaniards.
- Pigasus Award announcement.
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- An EP-3E United States Navy surveillance aircraft collides with a Chinese People's Liberation Army Shenyang J-8 fighter jet. The Navy crew makes an emergency landing in Hainan, People's Republic of China and is detained.
- Same-sex marriage becomes legal in the Netherlands, the first country to allow it.
- The first legal same-sex marriage in the Netherlands is celebrated.
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