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Friday 26 January 2001

2001-01-26

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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. In the Mood for Love, directed by Kar Wai Wong, 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

In the Mood for Love

Directed by: Kar Wai Wong

Starring: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung, Ping Lam Siu

Country: United States

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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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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 26 January 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 26 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Al McGuire: American athlete, a pro basketball player for the New York Knicks and the Baltimore Bullets.
Facts:
  • An earthquake hits Gujarat, India, causing more than 20,000 deaths.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.579580
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Ashcroft -- Jan. 22, 2001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9776

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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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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O Is for Outlaw

By: Sue Grafton

Once Mickey Magruder was a cop with a wild streak. And Kinsey Millhone was a younger cop who adored and married him. Then Mickey was implicated in a fatal beating, and Kinsey walked out.

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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 ?

AirBlade

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Extreme sports

Publisher: EU SCEE; NA Namco

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Atari Anniversary Edition

Platform: Dreamcast PlayStation PC Game Boy Advance

Genre: Classic

Publisher: Infogrames

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

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Telecom Multimedia

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Emperor: Battle for Dune

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: EA Games

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Pac-Man Collection

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Arcade, Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

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