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Monday 1 January 2001, NewYear’s Day

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

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart 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 Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Division. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cossacks: European Wars or Star Wars: Super Bombad Racing.
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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:
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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)

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 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 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 ?

Prodigal Summer

By: Barbara Kingsolver

Barbara Kingsolver's fifth novel is a hymn to wildness that celebrates the prodigal spirit of human nature, and of nature itself.

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Deck The Halls

By: Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark, the “Queen of Suspense,” and her daughter, bestselling author Carol Higgins Clark, joined forces for the first time to create an exciting and entertaining suspense novel—the story of

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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 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4x4 EVO 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Xbox, GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gathering of Developers, Aspyr (Mac OS)

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Cossacks: European Wars

Cossacks: European Wars

Platform: Windows 95/98

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Strategy First and cdv Software Entertainment (re-release)

Formula One Arcade

Formula One Arcade

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Star Wars: Super Bombad Racing

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Kart racing

Publisher: LucasArts

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FIFA Football 2002

Platform: Windows PlayStation PlayStation 2 GameCube

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Exchange Rates
  • 1 GBP = 2.4059 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.6768 AUD
  • 1 EUR = 0.6298 GBP
  • 1 EUR = 107.73 JPY

Home videos

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

3000 Miles to Graceland

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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America's Sweethearts

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Rush Hour 2

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Miss Congeniality

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Robe

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD release

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