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Wednesday 17 January 2001

2001-01-17

It was Wednesday, 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 Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra was in the top 5 hits. Wet Hot American Summer, directed by David Wain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Brethren by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Wet Hot American Summer

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Michael Showalter

Country: United States

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Intimacy

Directed by: Patrice Chreau

Starring: Mark Rylance, Kerry Fox, Susannah Harker

Country: United States

Memento

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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Super Troopers

Directed by: Jay Chandrasekhar

Starring: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Andr Vippolis

Country: United States

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Donnie Darko

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

That's My Baby

Starring: Celeste Yarnall

Country: United States

A Very British Murder

Country: United Kingdom

The Private Life of a Masterpiece

Starring: Samuel West, Jonathan Jones, Richard Cork

Country: United Kingdom

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Derren Brown: Mind Control

Starring: Giada Dobrzenska

Country: United Kingdom

Music in High Places

Written by: Parvene Michaels

Starring: Ed Roland, Dean Roland, Ross Childress, Will Turpin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 17 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Gregory Corso: Beat poet (Happy Birthday of Death, Long Live Man).
Facts:
  • U.S. President Bill Clinton posthumously raises Meriwether Lewis' rank from Lieutenant to Captain.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Double helix pills in bottle represent drugs of the future
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9775
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.577

Books

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

The Brethren

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey call themselves the Brethren: three disgraced former judges doing time in a Florida federal prison. One was sent up for tax evasion.

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Heart of the Sea

By: Nora Roberts

Book Three of the Gallaghers of Ardmore TrilogyWalk with #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts in the shadow of an ancient tower and hear a story of dreams fulfilled and wishes come true…Darcy Gallagher has always believed in ...

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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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From The Corner Of His Eye

By: Dean Koontz

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER This is the story of a boy who loses his sight, and then mysteriously regains it. It is the story of a courageous band of seekers and a relentless killer.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Digimon Rumble Arena

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai

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Dokapon: Monster Hunter

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action role-playing video game

Publisher: JP Asmik Ace Entertainment; NA AIA; EU Ubi Soft Entertainment

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Endonesia

Endonesia

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: adventure

Publisher: Enix

ESPN X Games Skateboarding

Platform: PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

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Fatal Frame

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: JP Tecmo; NA Tecmo; EU Wanadoo (PS2), Microsoft Game Studios (Xbox)

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