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Friday 2 November 2001

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dylan Delgado and Bredia Santoro. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. In UK Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. The One, directed by James Wong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Black House by Stephen King and Peter Straub was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Adam & Joe's American Animation Adventure. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beatmania IIDX 5th Style or Burnout.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The One

Directed by: James Wong

Starring: Jet Li, Carla Gugino, Delroy Lindo

Country: United States

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Monsters, Inc.

Directed by: Pete Docter

Starring: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs

Country: United States

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The Royal Tenenbaums

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston

Country: United States

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Training Day

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn

Country: United States

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Directed by: Peter Chelsom

Starring: John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Adam & Joe's American Animation Adventure

Written by: Adam Buxton, Joe Cornish

Directed by: Adam Buxton

Starring: Adam Buxton, Joe Cornish

Latin Lover

Starring: Andrea Montenegro, Juan Carlos Salazar, Omar Avila, Libby Brien

Country: Peru

Värsta språket

Starring: Fredrik Lindström

Country: Sweden

Pardon the Interruption

Starring: Tony Reali, Michael Wilbon, Tony Kornheiser

Country: United States


Starring: Munenori Iwamoto, Issei Takahashi

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 November 2001 ?

  • Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
  • Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
  • USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
  • Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
  • Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
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  • Microsoft and the US Department of Justice and nine US states reach a settlement in their antitrust case. Microsoft is to license Windows uniformly, and cannot make exclusive contracts that compel companies to use to not use certain competing software products.
  • Disney generally releases the Walt Disney Pictures / Pixar Animation Studios animated feature film Monsters, Inc. to theatres in the USA. North American theater receipts: US$255.5 million.
  • Hurricane Michelle hits Cuba, destroying crops and thousands of homes.
  • The Police Service of Northern Ireland is established, replacing the controversial Royal Ulster Constabulary.
  • The People's Republic of China is admitted to the World Trade Organization after 15 years of negotiations.

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Sport Games on 2 November 2001

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Duisburg - Aachen : 5 - 0
  • Saarbrucken - Mainz : 0 - 1
  • Schweinfurt - Hannover : 1 - 4
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Crewe - Bradford : 2 - 2
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Modena - Empoli : 0 - 1
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Football (Netherlands)
  • Willem II - Vitesse : 1 - 1
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What news were making the headlines those days in November 2001?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.623
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - November, 2001


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

Black House

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

From the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of The Talisman, “an intelligent…suspenseful page-turner” (The Wall Street Journal) from “two master craftsmen, each at the top of his game” (The Washington Post).Twenty

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The Best-Loved Poems Of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

By: Caroline Kennedy

Timed to the publication of the author+s new illustrated children+s book, A Family of Poems, the national bestseller is now available in a specially priced gift editionJacqueline Kennedy Onassis loved literature,

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Midnight Bayou

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents a novel set deep in the bayou of Louisiana—where the only witness to a long-ago tragedy is a once-grand house…Declan Fitzgerald had always been the family maverick, but even he couldn't ...

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Falling Angels

By: Tracy Chevalier

Time magazine crowned Girl With a Pearl Earring "a portrait of radiance...a jewel." In her New York Times bestselling follow-up, Tracy Chevalier once again paints a distant age with a rich

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beatmania IIDX 5th Style

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

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Platform: PlayStation 2 GameCube Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Conquest: Frontier Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft Entertainment

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Dr. Mario 64

Platform: Nintendo 64, iQue Player

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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FIFA Football 2002

Platform: Windows PlayStation PlayStation 2 GameCube

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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