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Wednesday 1 August 2001

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anderson Webb . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Bootylicious by Destiny's Child. In UK Eternity / The Road To Mandalay by Robbie Williams was in the top 5 hits. American Pie 2, directed by J.B. Rogers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while A Traitor To Memory by Elizabeth George was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Long Way to the Top. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command & Conquer:Yuri's Revenge or Conker's Bad Fur Day.
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TV Series

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

Long Way to the Top

Starring: Chris Winter, Lobby Loyde, Kylie Minogue

Country: Australia

Hard Knocks

Written by: Marty Callner

Starring: Liev Schreiber

Country: United States

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Mobile Suit Gundam

Written by: Yoshiyuki Tomino, Hajime Yatate

Starring: Tôru Furuya, Eric Schneider

Country: Japan

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Hell in the Pacific

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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State of Grace

Written by: Brenda Lilly, Hollis Rich

Starring: Mae Whitman, Faye Grant

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

American Pie 2

Directed by: J.B. Rogers

Starring: Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Shannon Elizabeth

Country: United States

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The Others

Directed by: Alejandro Amenbar

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan

Country: United States

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Original Sin

Directed by: Michael Cristofer

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane

Country: United States

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The Princess Diaries

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Roth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
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Facts:
  • Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has a 2.5-ton monument of the Ten Commandments (dubbed by both detractors and the media as 'Roy's Rock') surreptitiously installed in the Rotunda of the Judiciary Building.
  • Bulgaria, Cyprus, Latvia, Malta, Slovenia and Slovakia join the European Environment Agency.
  • An agreement is reached on the position of the minority Albanian language in the Republic of Macedonia.
  • Law goes into effect in Germany legalizing same-sex registered partnerships.

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Books

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

A Traitor To Memory

By: Elizabeth George

When an elderly woman is deliberately run down and killed on a quiet London street, Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley must discover why.

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Stolen Lives

By: Malika Oufkir and Michèle Fitoussi

A gripping memoir that reads like a political thriller--the story of Malika Oufkir's turbulent and remarkable life. Born in 1953, Malika Oufkir was the eldest daughter of General Oufkir, the King

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Rise To Rebellion

By: Jeff Shaara

Jeff Shaara dazzled readers with his bestselling novels Gods and Generals, The Last Full Measure, and Gone for Soldiers. Now the acclaimed author who illuminated the Civil War and the Mexican-American

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Ghost Soldiers

By: Hampton Sides

On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ape Escape 2

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP / EU Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Ubisoft

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Bomberman Kart

Platform: PlayStation 2 Mobile Phone

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Cabela's Big Game Hunter 5: Platinum Series

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision

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Command & Conquer:Yuri's Revenge

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: EA Games

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Conker's Bad Fur Day

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action, platforming

Publisher: NA / AUS Rare; EU THQ

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