Monday December 03, 2001

US date format: 12/3/2001, UK date format: 3/12/2001

The day of the week was Monday, under the astrological sign of Sagittarius (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on December 3, 2001).

The number one song in US was Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was #1 song in the UK.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2001 while September 11, 2001 by the editors of New York magazine was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Harold and the Purple Crayon. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carnivores Ice Age or Dr. Mario 64.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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December 03, 2001 Events

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Historical Events

  • Officials have announced that John Walker Lindh is an American citizen who was one of the Taliban prisoners taken prisoner after the uprising at Mazari Sharif in Afghanistan.
  • United States Government indicts Zacarias Moussi for his involvement in September 11, 2001 attacks.
  • Operation Buccaneer: Law enforcement officers raid DrinkOrDie members.
  • Twelve people are killed when the attack on India's Parliamentary Building is made. This puts India and Pakistan on the edge of war.
  • U.S. President George W. Bush announced the United States' withdrawal of the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
  • Hamid Karzai has been sworn in as the head of the interim government for Afghanistan.
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December 03, 2001 Famous Deaths


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Movies

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean

Country: United States of America

A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States of America

Iris

Iris

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Richard Eyre

Starring: Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet, Hugh Bonneville

Country: United States of America

Tigerland

Tigerland

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Colin Farrell, Matthew Davis, Clifton Collins Jr., Tom Guiry

Country: United States of America

Vanilla Sky

Vanilla Sky

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Kurt Russell

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Family Affairyoutube
  2. - U Got It Badyoutube
  3. - How You Remind Meyoutube
  4. - Hero
  5. - Turn Off The Light

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Gotta Get Thru This
  2. - Have You Ever
  3. - Somethin' Stupid
  4. - Murder On The Dancefloor
  5. - Who Do You Love Now (Stringer)

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - U Got It Badyoutube
  2. - Rock The Boat
  3. - Differences
  4. - Always On Time
  5. - We Thuggin'

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Tantita Pena
  2. - Dejame Entrar
  3. - Suerte [Whenever, Wherever]
  4. - Heroe
  5. - Usted Se Me Llevo La Vida
Sport Games on December 03, 2001

Sport Games on December 03, 2001


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Hannover - Bielefeld : 4 - 4
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Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Tottenham - Bolton : 3 - 2
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Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Napoli - Palermo : 3 - 2
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Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Setubal - Sp Braga : 0 - 0
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TV Series

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Harold and the Purple Crayon

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Release year: 2001

Directed by: David Piel

Justice League

Justice League

Release year: 2001

Written by:

Starring: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Country: United States of America

The Kumars at No. 42

The Kumars at No. 42

Release year: 2001

Sitting Ducks

Sitting Ducks

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Henry Jaglom

Magazine Covers

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Books

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September 11, 2001 by the editors of New York magazine

September 11, 2001

By:

Two hijacked planes crashed into New York's World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. This began the remarkable story of how a great city responded to the worst natural disaster.

John Adams by David McCullough

John Adams

By:

This Pulitzer Prize-winning biography about America's founder father and second president is a bestseller. It was brilliantly written by David McCullough, master historian.

Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris

Theodore Rex

By:

Theodore Rex is Theodore Roosevelt's story, which has never been told fully before. It tells the story of two world-changing terms that Theodore Roosevelt held as President of The United States. "TR" was successful 100 years before the September 11th …

Black House by Stephen King and Peter Straub

Black House

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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

Now, Let Me Tell You What I Really Think by Chris Matthews

Now, Let Me Tell You What I Really Think

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A PATRIOT PLAYS HARDBALL Chris Matthews has been playing "hardball," since the moment he was born. From his first political race in the first grade, to his many years as a worker

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Carnivores Ice Age

Carnivores Ice Age

Platform: Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Sport (hunting) First-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks Software, Infogrames

Dr. Mario 64

Dr. Mario 64

Platform: Nintendo 64, iQue Player

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

Commandos 2: Men of Courage

Commandos 2: Men of Courage

Platform: Microsoft Windows Macintosh PlayStation 2 Xbox Mac OS X

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

America

America

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Data Becker GmbH & Co. KG

Spider-Man 2: The Sinister Six

Spider-Man 2: The Sinister Six

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $38.20
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $21.06
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $63.83
  • General Electric GE: opens at $38.40
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $114.80

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 123.97 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5746 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6542 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 110.57 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6255 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On December 03, 2001 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is December 03, 2001?

On December 03, 2001 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 03, 2001?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on December 03, 2001?

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

Which famous people died on December 03, 2001?

Famous people died on December 03, 2001 include, Juan José Arreola, Juan José Arreola.

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

The number one song in the week of December 03, 2001 was Family Affair by Mary J. Blige in US and Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield in UK.

What were the top hits on December 03, 2001?

The top hits on December 03, 2001 were Family Affair by Mary J. Blige, U Got It Bad by Usher, How You Remind Me by Nickelback in US and Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield, Have You Ever by S Club 7, Somethin' Stupid by Robbie Williams & Nicole Kidman in UK.