Sunday April 01, 2001

US date format: 4/1/2001, UK date format: 1/4/2001

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see zodiac on April 1, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Angel by Shaggy. In UK What Took You So Long? by Emma Bunton was in the top 5 hits. Blow, directed by Ted Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Villa by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Soledad. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Europa Universalis II or Batman: Vengeance.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2001, at April 01 across the years or at April 2001 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 01, 2001?


Holidays

  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
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Events

  • An EP-3E United States Navy surveillance aircraft collides with a Chinese People's Liberation Army Shenyang J-8 fighter jet. The Navy crew makes an emergency landing in Hainan, People's Republic of China and is detained.
  • Same-sex marriage becomes legal in the Netherlands, the first country to allow it.
  • The first legal same-sex marriage in the Netherlands is celebrated.
  • An EP-3E United States Navy spy plane collides with a Chinese People's Liberation Army fighter jet.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne

Country: United States of America

Baran

Baran

Directed by: Majid Majidi

Starring: Hossein Abedini, Zahra Bahrami, Mohammad Amir Naji, Hossein Mahjoub

Das Experiment

Das Experiment

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Berkel, Oliver Stokowski, Wotan Wilke Möhring

Country: United States of America

Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Starring: Jude Law, Ed Harris, Joseph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz

Country: United States of America

Blow

Blow

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on April 01, 2001

Sport Games on April 01, 2001


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Charlotte Hornets : 79 - 80
  • Dallas Mavericks - Sacramento Kings : 119 - 107
  • Golden State Warriors - Detroit Pistons : 87 - 104
  • Houston Rockets - New Jersey Nets : 98 - 101
  • Indiana Pacers - Philadelphia 76ers : 93 - 104
See all Basketball game results of April 01, 2001

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Napoli : 1 - 1
  • Juventus - Brescia : 1 - 1
  • Milan - Lazio : 1 - 0
  • Parma - Bologna : 0 - 0
  • Perugia - Inter : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of April 01, 2001

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Mechelen : 1 - 3
  • Beveren - Louvieroise : 0 - 1
  • Charleroi - Standard : 2 - 3
  • Harelbeke - Genk : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of April 01, 2001

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Cottbus : 1 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Dortmund : 1 - 4
See all Football game results of April 01, 2001

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Crossroads

Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

Soledad

Soledad

Directed by: Eduardo Maytorena

The Division

The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

Land of the Mammoth

Land of the Mammoth

Directed by: Emmanuel Mairesse

How old am I?

If April 1st, 2001 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Villa by Nora Roberts

The Villa

By:

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts exposes a proud family’s deadly secrets in this passionate tale of two Napa Valley rivals...PR executive Sophia Giambelli loves her job and has never worried about competition.

The First Counsel by Brad Meltzer

The First Counsel

By:

The runaway bestseller that takes us down the rabbit hole of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.John F. Jennedy, Jr., was Lark.Amy Carter was Dynamo.Chelsea

My Dream Of You by Nuala O'Faolain

My Dream Of You

By:

A New York Times notable book and bestseller, this debut novel from Irish Times columnist Nuala O'Faolain takes on life and love with Dickensian flair and the striking intimacy that characterized her

Flags Of Our Fathers by James Bradley with Ron Powers

Flags Of Our Fathers

By:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERTHE TRUE STORY BEHIND THE IMMORTAL PHOTOGRAPH THAT HAS COME TO SYMBOLIZE THE COURAGE AND INDOMITABLE WILL OF AMERICAIn February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima—and into history.

A Painted House by John Grisham

A Painted House

By:

Until that September of 1952, Luke Chandler had never kept a secret or told a single lie. But in the long, hot summer of his seventh year, two groups of migrant workers — and two very dangerous men — came …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Clive Barker's Undying

Clive Barker's Undying

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: EA Games

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Platform-adventure, Action role-playing

Publisher: Konami

Europa Universalis II

Europa Universalis II

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Mac OS X

Genre: Grand strategy

Publisher: Strategy First

Batman: Vengeance

Batman: Vengeance

Platform: PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Xbox, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ubi Soft Entertainment

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

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

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Telecom Multimedia

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Exchange Rates

  • 1 EUR = 1.3855 CAD

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 01, 2001?

On April 01, 2001 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is April 01, 2001?

On April 01, 2001 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 01, 2001?

On April 01, 2001 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 01, 2001?

On April 01, 2001 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 01, 2001?

On April 01, 2001 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on April 01, 2001?

Famous people died on April 01, 2001 include, Olivia Barclay, Trinh Cong Son, Jo-Jo Moore.

What was the number one song in April 01, 2001?

The number one song in the week of April 01, 2001 was Angel by Shaggy in US and What Took You So Long? by Emma Bunton in UK.

What were the top hits on April 01, 2001?

The top hits on April 01, 2001 were Angel by Shaggy, Butterfly by Crazy Town, All For You by Janet in US and What Took You So Long? by Emma Bunton, It Wasn't Me by Shaggy featuring Rikrok, All For You by Janet Jackson in UK.


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