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Saturday 29 December 2001

2001-12-29

It was Saturday, 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. Sex and Lucia, directed by Julio Medem, 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Sex and Lucia

Directed by: Julio Medem

Starring: Paz Vega, Tristn Ulloa, Najwa Nimri

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

SAS: Are You Tough Enough?

Starring: Dermot O'Leary, Eddie Stone

Country: United Kingdom

99 Things to Do Before You Die

Starring: Alexandra Aitken, Rob Deering

Country: United Kingdom

Mostly True Stories: Urban Legends Revealed

Starring: Sean King

Country: United States

Underworld: Flooded Kingdoms of the Ice Age

Starring: Graham Hancock

Country: United Kingdom

Great Hotels

Starring: Samantha Brown

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • A fire at the Mesa Redonda shopping center in Lima, Peru, kills at least 291.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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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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Remember when

Remember when

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Commander Keen

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Side-scrolling platform

Publisher: Activision

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Cosmic Smash

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast

Genre: Sports (Squash)

Publisher: Sega

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Diggles: The Myth of Fenris

Diggles: The Myth of Fenris

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Strategy First, Innonics, 1C Company

ESPN Final Round Golf 2002

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

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SpongeBob SquarePants: SuperSponge

Platform: PlayStation, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform

Publisher: THQ

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