Friday August 03, 2001

US date format: 8/3/2001, UK date format: 3/8/2001

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 3, 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. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Bootylicious by Destiny's Child. In UK Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. American Pie 2, directed by J.B. Rogers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Supreme Injustice by Alan M. Dershowitz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Manhunt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tetris Worlds or Barbie: Explorer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2001, at August 03 across the years or at August 2001 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 03, 2001?


Holidays

  • St. Walthen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
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Events

  • The Real IRA detonates a car bomb in Ealing, London, UK injuring seven people.

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Spirited Away

Spirited Away

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki, Kirk Wise

Starring: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino, Rumi Hiiragi

Country: United States of America

Mulholland Dr.

Mulholland Dr.

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Jeanne Bates

Country: United States of America

Millennium Actress

Millennium Actress

Directed by: Satoshi Kon

Starring: Miyoko Shôji, Shôzô Îzuka, Mami Koyama, Fumiko Orikasa

The Others

The Others

Directed by: Alejandro Amenábar

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann

Country: United States of America

Ghost World

Ghost World

Directed by: Terry Zwigoff

Starring: Steve Buscemi, Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson, Brad Renfro

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Music charts

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Sport Games on August 03, 2001

Sport Games on August 03, 2001


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Greuther Furth : 1 - 0
  • Oberhausen - Union Berlin : 0 - 3
  • Schweinfurt - Saarbrucken : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of August 03, 2001

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Marseille - Bordeaux : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of August 03, 2001

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Hell in the Pacific

Hell in the Pacific

Directed by: John Boorman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under

Written by:

Directed by: Seth Amaradasa

Starring: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Country: United States of America

You Don't Know Jack

You Don't Know Jack

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Life as We Know It

Life as We Know It

Directed by: Greg Berlanti

All About Us

All About Us

Directed by: Christine Swanson

How old am I?

If August 3rd, 2001 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Supreme Injustice by Alan M. Dershowitz

Supreme Injustice

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Millions of Americans were baffled and outraged by the U.S. Supreme Court's role in deciding the presidential election of 2000 with its controversial ruling in Bush v.

The Jury by Steve Martini

The Jury

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The Attorney, which marked the return of Steve Martini's lawyer-sleuth Paul Madriani, was hailed for its "well-observed courtroom maneuverings" (The Christian Science Monitor) and "crisp dialogue and tart observations" (Publishers Weekly).

Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler

Back When We Were Grownups

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“A WONDERFUL NOVEL . . . Tyler’s eye and ear for familial give and take is unerring, her humanity irresistible. You’ll want to turn back to the first chapter the moment

Napalm & Silly Putty by George Carlin

Napalm & Silly Putty

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The #1 New York Times bestseller with more than 450,000 copies in print offers up a hilarious and "entertaining" [Chicago Sun-Times] collection of razor-sharp observations--now available in paperback! Spending more than

Cane River by Lalita Tademy

Cane River

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A New York Times bestseller and Oprah's Book Club Pick-the unique and deeply moving saga of four generations of African-American women whose journey from slavery to freedom begins on a Creole plantation in Louisiana.Beginning

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

SpongeBob SquarePants: Legend of the Lost Spatula

SpongeBob SquarePants: Legend of the Lost Spatula

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

Tetris Worlds

Tetris Worlds

Platform: GameCube PlayStation 2 Xbox Game Boy Advance Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: THQ

Barbie: Explorer

Barbie: Explorer

Platform: PlayStation, PC

Genre: Action

Publisher: NA Universal Interactive Studios; EU Mattel Interactive

Cruis'n Velocity

Cruis'n Velocity

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Midway Games

Floigan Bros.

Floigan Bros.

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $41.90
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $19.89
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $67.30
  • General Electric GE: opens at $42.30
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $107.80

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 123.65 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5292 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.7068 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 109.39 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6186 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 03, 2001?

On August 03, 2001 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is August 03, 2001?

On August 03, 2001 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 03, 2001?

On August 03, 2001 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 03, 2001?

On August 03, 2001 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 03, 2001?

On August 03, 2001 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

What was the number one song in August 03, 2001?

The number one song in the week of August 03, 2001 was Bootylicious by Destiny's Child in US and Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten in UK.

What were the top hits on August 03, 2001?

The top hits on August 03, 2001 were Bootylicious by Destiny's Child, Loverboy by Mariah Carey, Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!) by Blu Cantrell in US and Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten, Eternity / The Road To Mandalay by Robbie Williams, 21 Seconds by So Solid Crew in UK.


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