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Wednesday 8 August 2001

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aubrey Miller and Zion Barrino. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Bootylicious by Destiny's Child. In UK Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten 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 Prayer of Jabez by Bruce Wilkinson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Long Way to the Top. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island or SpongeBob SquarePants: SuperSponge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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 8 August 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2001?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Modern-Day Children -- Aug. 6, 2001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9803
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.607

Books

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

The Prayer of Jabez

By: Bruce Wilkinson

Dr. Bruce Wilkinson, president of Walk Thru the Bible Ministries, takes readers to 1 Chronicles 4:10 to discover how they can release God's miraculous power and experience the blessings God longs to give each of us.

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Who Moved My Cheese?

By: Spencer Johnson

THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WITH OVER 10 MILLION COPIES IN PRINT!A timeless business classic, Who Moved My Cheese? uses a simple parabel to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success ...

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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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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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Aztec: The Curse in the Heart of the City of Gold

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Telecom Multimedia

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Civilization III

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Infogrames (Win) MacSoft (Mac)

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Everblue

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure/modern

Publisher: Capcom

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SpongeBob SquarePants: SuperSponge

Platform: PlayStation, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform

Publisher: THQ

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