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Thursday 24 May 2001

2001-05-24

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to All For You by Janet. In UK Don't Stop Movin' by S Club 7 was in the top 5 hits. Pearl Harbor, directed by Michael Bay, 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.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Pearl Harbor

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett

Country: United States

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Moulin Rouge!

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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The Mummy Returns

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah

Country: United States

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Shrek

Directed by: Andrew Adamson

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Joe Dirt

Directed by: Dennie Gordon

Starring: David Spade, Brittany Daniel, Dennis Miller

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Noble and Silver: Get Off Me!

Starring: Kim Noble, Stuart Silver

Country: United Kingdom

The Essentials

Starring: Robert Osborne

Country: United States

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Pets

Starring: Ian Angus Wilkie, Andrew Barclay, Sally Elsden, Petros Emanual

Country: United Kingdom

That's My Baby

Starring: Celeste Yarnall

Country: United States

A Very British Murder

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Mountain climbing: 15-year-old Sherpa Temba Tsheri becomes the youngest person to climb to the top of Mount Everest.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Timothy McVeigh -- May 21, 2001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10002
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.596

Books

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

The Prayer of Jabez

By: Bruce Wilkinson

Breaking Through to the Blessed Life The BreakThrough SeriesA New York Times Bestseller Do you want to be extravagantly blessed by God? Are you ready to reach for the extraordinary? To ask God for the abundant blessings He longs to ...

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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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On the Street Where You Live

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In the gripping new novel from the Queen of Suspense, a woman is haunted by two grisly murders separated by more than a century, yet somehow, inextricably linked...Following

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Atlantis Found

By: Clive Cussler

An Antarctic whaler stumbles across an aged wreck—her frozen crew guarding a priceless treasure. A team of anthropologists is buried under a mountain by a deliberate explosion.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beatmania IIDX 5th Style

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

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Columns Crown

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sega THQ

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The Corporate Machine

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

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Cube

Platform: Cross-platform

Genre: First-person shooter

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Dragon Warrior Monsters 2

Platform: Game Boy Color, PlayStation, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Enix Square Enix (3DS)

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