Friday March 02, 2001

US date format: 3/2/2001, UK date format: 2/3/2001

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 2, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Louis Healy and Lexee Smith. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Stutter by Joe. In UK Whole Again by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Das Experiment, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Special Ops by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Crossroads. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Casino Tycoon or Batman: Vengeance.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 02, 2001?


Holidays

  • Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
  • saint Jovinus
  • Saint Abdalon
  • Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
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Events

  • The Taliban begins destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas.
  • Civil war in Afghanistan (1996-2001): The Taliban began their destruction of the Buddhas of Bamyan, in the Hazarajat region of central Afghanistan.

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Movies

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Das Experiment

Das Experiment

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Berkel, Oliver Stokowski, Wotan Wilke Möhring

Country: United States of America

A Knight's Tale

A Knight's Tale

Directed by: Brian Helgeland

Starring: Heath Ledger, Mark Addy, Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon

Country: United States of America

Bartleby

Bartleby

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

Starring: David Paymer, Crispin Glover, Glenne Headly, Maury Chaykin

Kill Me Later

Kill Me Later

Directed by: Dana Lustig

Starring: Selma Blair, Max Beesley, O'Neal Compton, Lochlyn Munro

The Mexican

The Mexican

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, James Gandolfini, J.K. Simmons

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Music charts

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Sport Games on March 02, 2001

Sport Games on March 02, 2001


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Atlanta Hawks : 105 - 99
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Orlando Magic : 94 - 120
  • Miami Heat - Detroit Pistons : 97 - 93
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Denver Nuggets : 89 - 71
  • New Jersey Nets - Toronto Raptors : 90 - 107
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Ein Frankfurt : 6 - 1
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ulm - Osnabruck : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of March 02, 2001

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Sochaux - Lorient : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of March 02, 2001

TV Series

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Crossroads

Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

Delicious Proposal

Delicious Proposal

Directed by: Park Sung Soo

The Division

The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

Kutumb

Kutumb

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Special Ops by W. E. B. Griffin

Special Ops

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W.E.B. Griffin returns to the series that launched his phenomenal career-- in an explosive new novel that pits a team of Special Forces warriors against the legendary revolutionary Che Guevara.

An Hour Before Daylight by Jimmy Carter

An Hour Before Daylight

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In An Hour Before Daylight, Jimmy Carter, bestselling author of Living Faith and Sources of Strength, recreates his Depression-era boyhood on a Georgia farm before the civil rights movement forever changed

Roses Are Red by James Patterson

Roses Are Red

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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.,

The Mark by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

The Mark

By:

His Excellency Global Community Potentate Nicolae Carpathia is back, this time as Satan. Resurrected and indwelt by the devil himself, the beast tightens his grip as ruler of the world.

I Love You, Ronnie by Nancy Reagan

I Love You, Ronnie

By:

No matter what else was going on in his life or where he was—traveling to make movies, at the White House, or sometimes just across the room—Ronald Reagan wrote letters to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beach Spikers

Beach Spikers

Platform: Arcade, GameCube

Genre: Sports (beach volleyball)

Publisher: Sega

Dark Age of Camelot

Dark Age of Camelot

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Vivendi Games (US) Wanadoo (Europe) Electronic Arts (2006-present)

Casino Tycoon

Casino Tycoon

Platform: PC

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Monte Cristo and Davilex Games

Onimusha

Onimusha

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Capcom

Batman: Vengeance

Batman: Vengeance

Platform: PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Xbox, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ubi Soft Entertainment

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.70
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $18.31
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $57.50
  • General Electric GE: opens at $45.35
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $104.00

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 118.92 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5438 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6473 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 111.06 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.635 GBP

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