Friday 17 August 2001
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Drew Justice and Aaliyah Hudson.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fallin' by Alicia Keys.
In UK Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits.
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, directed by Kevin Smith, 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 Let's Bowl.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ape Escape 2 or Dragon Warrior Monsters 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 August 2001 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2001 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 2001?
- EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.609
- Time: John F. Kennedy & fiancee Jacqueline Bouvier. Inset:s: Kathleen Kennedy Townsend by Diana Walker
- SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9804
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Simple Prayer, Dramatic Life-Change It’s a timeless prayer that produces timely results! Bruce Wilkinson 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.
President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis. (P, Berkley)
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown comes another masterful creation, a riveting novel of suspense, revenge, and unpredictable twists and turns...When Melina suggests that her twin sister Gillian take her place as a media escort to an ...
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 ...
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 17 August 2001 is such a special date for you!