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Friday 3 August 2001

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Bootylicious by Destiny's Child. In UK Eternity / The Road To Mandalay by Robbie Williams 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 Long Way to the Top. If you liked videogames you were probably playing C-12: Final Resistance or Onimusha.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

American Pie 2

Directed by: J.B. Rogers

Starring: Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Shannon Elizabeth

Country: United States

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The Others

Directed by: Alejandro Amenbar

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan

Country: United States

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Original Sin

Directed by: Michael Cristofer

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane

Country: United States

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The Princess Diaries

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Roth

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Long Way to the Top

Starring: Chris Winter, Lobby Loyde, Kylie Minogue

Country: Australia

Hard Knocks

Written by: Marty Callner

Starring: Liev Schreiber

Country: United States

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Mobile Suit Gundam

Written by: Yoshiyuki Tomino, Hajime Yatate

Starring: Tôru Furuya, Eric Schneider

Country: Japan

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Hell in the Pacific

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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State of Grace

Written by: Brenda Lilly, Hollis Rich

Starring: Mae Whitman, Faye Grant

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 August 2001 ?

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
  • St. Walthen
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  • The Real IRA detonates a car bomb in Ealing, London, UK injuring seven people.

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Sport Games on 3 August 2001

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Greuther Furth : 1 - 0
  • Oberhausen - Union Berlin : 0 - 3
  • Schweinfurt - Saarbrucken : 2 - 1
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Marseille - Bordeaux : 0 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 2001?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.607
  • Esquire
  • Wired: Wired - August, 2001


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

Supreme Injustice

By: Alan M. Dershowitz

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.

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The Prayer of Jabez

By: Bruce Wilkinson

Dr. Bruce Wilkinson, president of Walk Thru the Bible Ministries, takes readers to 1 Chronicles 4:10 to discover how they can release God's miraculous power and experience the blessings God longs to give each of us.

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Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to ...

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In Harm'S Way

By: Doug Stanton

Now available for the first time in trade paperback, the bestselling account of America's worst naval disaster--and of the heroism of the men who, against all odds, survivedOn July 30, 1945,

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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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Atlantis III: The New World

Platform: Windows Mac OS iOS PlayStation 2

Genre: First Person Adventure Game

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C-12: Final Resistance

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Capcom vs. SNK 2

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega

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

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Capcom

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