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Wednesday 1 August 2001

2001-08-01

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Bootylicious by Destiny's Child. In UK Eternity / The Road To Mandalay by Robbie Williams was in the top 5 hits. American Pie 2, directed by J.B. Rogers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Last Precinct by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

American Pie 2

Directed by: J.B. Rogers

Starring: Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Shannon Elizabeth

Country: United States

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The Others

Directed by: Alejandro Amenbar

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan

Country: United States

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Original Sin

Directed by: Michael Cristofer

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane

Country: United States

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The Princess Diaries

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Roth

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hard Knocks

Written by: Marty Callner

Starring: Liev Schreiber

Country: United States

Hell in the Pacific

Country: United Kingdom

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State of Grace

Written by: Brenda Lilly, Hollis Rich

Starring: Mae Whitman, Faye Grant

Country: United States

Six Feet Under

Written by: Alan Ball

Starring: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Country: United States

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Noble and Silver: Get Off Me!

Starring: Kim Noble, Stuart Silver

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has a 2.5-ton monument of the Ten Commandments (dubbed by both detractors and the media as 'Roy's Rock') surreptitiously installed in the Rotunda of the Judiciary Building.
  • Bulgaria, Cyprus, Latvia, Malta, Slovenia and Slovakia join the European Environment Agency.
  • An agreement is reached on the position of the minority Albanian language in the Republic of Macedonia.
  • Law goes into effect in Germany legalizing same-sex registered partnerships.

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Books

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

The Last Precinct

By: Patricia Cornwell

The new era of Scarpetta begins…In this #1 New York Times bestselling novel, Patricia Cornwell takes her readers deeper into Kay Scarpetta’s heart and soul than ever before….Thwarting

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The Prayer of Jabez

By: Bruce Wilkinson

Breaking Through to the Blessed Life The BreakThrough SeriesA New York Times Bestseller Do you want to be extravagantly blessed by God? Are you ready to reach for the extraordinary? To ask God for the abundant blessings He longs to ...

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Reflections and Dreams

By: Nora Roberts

Reflections A lifetime of dedication to dance left Lindsay Dunne little time for romance. That is until she meets brooding architect Seth Bannion, the guardian of a talented young ballerina in Lindsay's class.

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John Adams

By: David McCullough

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure, Arcade, Puzzle

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Dancing Karaoke DKara

Dancing Karaoke DKara

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Music & Exercise

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

Etherlords

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Card battle, turn-based strategy, turn-based tactics

Publisher: Fishtank Interactive, DreamCatcher Games, Strategy First

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Onimusha

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Capcom

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Star Wars: Starfighter

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows, arcade, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action

Publisher: LucasArts

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