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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 Code To Zero by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Division. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Corporate Machine or Ecks vs. Sever.
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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

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The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

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Welcome to New York

Directed by: Steven Tylor O'Connor

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Einsatz in Hamburg

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Historical Events

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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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Code To Zero

By: Ken Follett

January, 1958—the darkest hour of the cold war and the early dawn of the space race. On the launch pad at Cape Canaveral sits America’s best hope to catch up with

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By: Anne Rice

In this mesmerizing new novel, Anne Rice demonstrates once again her gift for spellbinding storytelling and the creation of myth and magic, as she weaves together two of her most compelling worlds? those of the Vampire Chronicles and the Mayfair ...

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The Bear And The Dragon

By: Tom Clancy

President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis unlike any he has ever known in Tom Clancy's extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller.A high-level assassination attempt in Russia has the newly elected Ryan sending his most trusted eyes and ears—including antiterrorism ...

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Roses Are Red

By: James Patterson

In this heart-pounding new thriller, Detective Alex Cross pursues the most brilliant killer he's ever confronted, a mysterious criminal who calls himself the Mastermind. In a series of crimes that has stunned Washington, D.C.,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman Online

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Party, Maze

Publisher: Sega

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Bittersweet Fools

Platform: PC, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

Publisher: Minori (PC) D3 Publisher (PS2, DC)

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The Corporate Machine

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

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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

Ecks vs. Sever

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Bam! Entertainment Franchise Interactive

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Home videos

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

Dude, Where's My Car?

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Kingdom Come

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Charlotte's Web

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Wedding Planner

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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What Lies Beneath

Studio: DreamWorks

Format: VHS and DVD release

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