Tuesday 1 May 2001
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to All For You by Janet.
In UK It Wasn't Me by Shaggy featuring Rikrok was in the top 5 hits.
The Mummy Returns, directed by Stephen Sommers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001
while Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Battlefront.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Azurik: Rise of Perathia or Codename: Outbreak.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 May 2001 ?
- Saint James the Less.
- Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
- Saint Florine
- Saint Augustin Schoeffer
- Saint Theodulf.
- Saint Andeol.
- Czech Republic - "National Love Day" ? couples tend to flock to the memorial of the poet Karel Hynek M�cha in Prague and kiss.
- Festival of Matsu in Taiwan and various locales along the southern coast of China (2005).
- Malta - L-Ewwel ta Mejju, Malta, Jum il-haddiem (Worker's Day).
- United States - Law Day, U.S.A., Loyalty Day.
- Roman Empire - fourth and last day of the Floralia in honour of Flora.
- Roman Empire - all-female festival in honour of Bona Dea.
- Saint Joseph the Worker (also known as Saint Joseph's Day).
- Maharashtra Divas (Maharashtra Day) in the state of Maharastra, India. On May 1, 1960, Maharashtra came into existence when Bombay State was split into the new linguistic states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
- Beltane, L� Bealtaine, the first day of Summer in modern Ireland was celebrated by the Celts, and is now also celebrated by Neopagans and Wiccans.
- May crowning - Unofficial ritual ceremony usually happening in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Lei Day - Hawaiian holiday for the Lei.
- Saint Jeremiah.
- May Day, Labour Day, Workers' Day, Day of the International Solidarity of Workers.
- Italy - national holiday (Giorno dei Lavoratori).
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- Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares the existence of ''a state of rebellion'', hours after thousands of supporters of her arrested predecessor, Joseph Estrada, storm towards the presidential palace at the height of the EDSA III rebellion.
- Chandra Levy disappears while jogging.
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Sport Games on 1 May 2001
- Milwaukee Bucks - Orlando Magic : 112 - 104
- Utah Jazz - Dallas Mavericks : 77 - 107
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Gillingham - Watford : 0 - 3
- Livingston - Airdrie : 5 - 0
- Wimbledon - Huddersfield : 1 - 1
- Wolves - Bolton : 0 - 2
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Cambridge - Colchester : 2 - 1
- Forfar - Queen of Sth : 3 - 1
- Oxford - Port Vale : 1 - 1
- Swansea - Brentford : 6 - 0
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Brighton - Chesterfield : 1 - 0
- Mansfield - Darlington : 3 - 2
- Montrose - Hamilton : 0 - 2
- Peterhead - Elgin : 1 - 1
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