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Monday 1 January 2001, NewYear’s Day

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 1, 2001). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Liam Flockhart . 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. Temptation Island, directed by Joey Gosiengfiao, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Maestro by Bob Woodward was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Division. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader or Emperor: Battle for Dune.
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What the sky looked like on 1 January 2001

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

Temptation Island

Directed by: Joey Gosiengfiao

Starring: Dina Bonnevie, Azenith Briones, Jennifer Cortez, Bambi Arambulo

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The Pledge

Directed by: Sean Penn

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Benicio Del Toro, Patricia Clarkson, Beau Daniels

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The Invisible Circus

Directed by: Adam Brooks

Starring: Jordana Brewster, Cameron Diaz, Christopher Eccleston, Blythe Danner

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Double Take

Directed by: George Gallo

Starring: Orlando Jones, Eddie Griffin, Gary Grubbs, Daniel Roebuck

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The Proposal

Directed by: Richard Gale

Starring: Jennifer Esposito, Nick Moran, Stephen Lang, William B. Davis

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TV Series

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

The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

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Welcome to New York

Directed by: Steven Tylor O'Connor

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Canada: A People's History

Starring: Lorne Cardinal, Paule Baillargeon, Torri Higginson, Jeff Page

Country: Canada

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Einsatz in Hamburg

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 2001 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Liam Flockhart: American adopted child, the son of actress Calista Flockhart, age 31.
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  • A black monolith—dubbed the Seattle Monolith—measuring approximately tall appears in Seattle, Washington's Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous artist in reference to the movie ''2001: A Space Odyssey''.
  • Greece adopts the euro as its currency. Greece joins euro (retrieved 3 Duly 2011)

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Sport Games on 1 January 2001

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Portland Trail Blazers : 67 - 89
  • Houston Rockets - Minnesota Timberwolves : 96 - 106
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Nott'm Forest : 0 - 2
  • Burnley - Wolves : 1 - 2
  • Norwich - Blackburn : 1 - 1
  • Portsmouth - Gillingham : 0 - 0
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bournemouth - Luton : 3 - 2
  • Brentford - Oxford : 3 - 0
  • Bristol City - Cambridge : 6 - 2
  • Bury - Rotherham : 0 - 0
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - Southend : 0 - 2
  • Cardiff - Exeter : 6 - 1
  • Scunthorpe - Macclesfield : 2 - 2
  • Shrewsbury - Barnet : 3 - 2
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 01, 2001 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2001 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Destiny's Child - Independent Women Part I
  2. JAY-Z - I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)
  3. Ms. Jackson - OutKast
  4. I Wish - R. Kelly
  5. Danger (Been So Long) - Mystikal Featuring Nivea
  6. My First Love - Avant Featuring KeKe Wyatt
  7. Musiq - Just Friends (Sunny)
  8. Public Announcement - Mamacita
  9. Bow Wow (That's My Name) - Lil Bow Wow
  10. Jaheim - Could It Be
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Yo Te Amo - Chayanne
  2. Te Quise Olvidar - MDO
  3. A Puro Dolor - Son By Four
  4. Cuando Seas Mia - Son By Four
  5. Infiel - Rocio Durcal
  6. Por Amarte Asi - Cristian
  7. Juan Gabriel - Abrazame Muy Fuerte
  8. Y Sigues Siendo Tu [You're Still The One] - Rogelio Martinez "EL RM"
  9. Sin Tu Amor - Pedro Fernandez
  10. Elvis Crespo - Wow Flash!


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


By: Bob Woodward

In eight Tuesdays each year, Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan convenes a small committee to set the short-term interest rate that can move through the American and world economies like an

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By: Steve Martin

With more than 340,000 copies in print, Steve Martin's Shopgirl has landed on bestseller lists nationwide, including: New York Times, Publishers Weekly, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington

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Winter'S Heart

By: Robert Jordan

Millions of Robert Jordan fans will rejoice at the release of the ninth book in the phenomenally bestselling series The Wheel of Time.

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Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Action, shooter

Publisher: NA LucasArts; JP LucasArts; EU Activision

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Eurofighter Typhoon

Eurofighter Typhoon

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Rage Software

Ace Attorney

Ace Attorney

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Windows, Wii, iOS, Nintendo 3DS, Android

Genre: Adventure, visual novel

Publisher: Capcom Nintendo Australia/THQ (Australia)

Aidyn Chronicles: The First Mage

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: THQ

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Emperor: Battle for Dune

Emperor: Battle for Dune

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: EA Games

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Kingdom Come

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Vertical Limit

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Save the Last Dance

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Scary Movie 2

Studio: Dimension Films

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Rush Hour 2

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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