Friday 12 January 2001
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child.
In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits.
Super Troopers, directed by Jay Chandrasekhar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001
while The Beatles Anthology by The Beatles was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rendevouz with Simi Garewal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Manager: Season 01/02 or Emperor: Battle for Dune.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 January 2001 ?
- In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
- In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
- In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
- Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
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- Downtown Disney opens, in the Disneyland Resort, between Disneyland and the site of Disney's California Adventure. The 300,000 square foot site features restaurants, nightclubs, shops, and movie theaters.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2001 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Destiny's Child - Independent Women Part I
- Shaggy - It Wasn't Me
- Dream - He Loves U Not
- Mya - Case Of The Ex (Whatcha Gonna Do)
- Creed - With Arms Wide Open
- Faith Hill - The Way You Love Me
- OutKast - Ms. Jackson
- matchbox twenty - If You're Gone
- N'Sync - This I Promise You
- Debelah Morgan - Dance With Me
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Daniel Bedingfield - Gotta Get Thru This
- Touch Me - Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra
- S Club 7 - Have You Ever
- It's The Way You Make Me Feel / Too Busy Thinking About My Baby - Steps
- Robbie Williams & Nicole Kidman - Somethin' Stupid
- Everytime You Need Me - Fragma featuring Maria Rubia
- Sophie Ellis Bextor - Murder On The Dancefloor
- Bob The Builder - Can We Fix It
- Riva featuring Dannii Minogue - Who Do You Love Now (Stringer)
- Eminem - Stan
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