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Monday 24 December 2001

2001-12-24

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to How You Remind Me by Nickelback. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Skipping Christmas 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 in the last 30 days ?

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States

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Black Hawk Down

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore

Country: United States

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A Beautiful Mind

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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Vanilla Sky

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Penlope Cruz, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Not Another Teen Movie

Directed by: Joel Gallen

Starring: Chyler Leigh, Jaime Pressly, Chris Evans

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Black Books

Written by: Dylan Moran

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Country: United Kingdom

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Smush

Starring: Ken Ober, Lisa Dergan, Michael Bellavia, Ethan T. Berlin

Country: United States

The Living Century

Starring: Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

Justice League

Written by: Bob Kane, William M. Marston, Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Gardner Fox, Christopher Keenan

Starring: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Country: United States

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Pardon the Interruption

Starring: Tony Reali, Michael Wilbon, Tony Kornheiser

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Closing In -- Dec. 24, 2001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9823
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.631632

Books

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

Skipping Christmas

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERImagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip ...

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The Fellowship of the Ring

By: J.R.R. Tolkien

The first volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure THE LORD OF THE RINGS One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind themIn ancient times the Rings ...

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Violets Are Blue

By: James Patterson

D.C. Detective Alex Cross has seen a lot of crime scenes. But even he is appalled by the gruesome murders of two joggers in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park - killings that look more like the work of savage beasts ...

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Journey Through Heartsongs

By: Mattie J. T. Stepanek

poetry - illustrated

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Telecom Multimedia

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City Crisis

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

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Echelon

Platform: Windows PC

Genre: Action / Simulation

Publisher: CIS Buka Entertainment; INT Bethesda Softworks

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Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Activision

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X-Men: Reign of Apocalypse

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Activision

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