Wednesday July 04, 2001, US Independence Day

US date format: 7/4/2001, UK date format: 4/7/2001

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 4, 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 Arianas Harrison . In that special week of July people in US were listening to U Remind Me by Usher. In UK Eternity / The Road To Mandalay by Robbie Williams was in the top 5 hits. Shaolin Soccer, directed by Stephen Chow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Bitterroot by James Lee Burke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hell in the Pacific. If you liked videogames you were probably playing EA Sports F1 2001 or Driven.
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 04, 2001?


Holidays

  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)

Events

  • The film Cats & Dogs is released.

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Movies

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Shaolin Soccer

Shaolin Soccer

Directed by: Stephen Chow

Starring: Stephen Chow, Wei Zhao, Yat-Fei Wong, Man-Tat Ng

The Score

The Score

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Marlon Brando, Angela Bassett

Der Schuh des Manitu

Der Schuh des Manitu

Directed by: Michael Herbig

Starring: Michael Herbig, Christian Tramitz, Marie Bäumer, Sky du Mont

Original Sin

Original Sin

Directed by: Michael Cristofer

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane, Jack Thompson

Country: United States of America

Aks

Aks

Directed by: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Raveena Tandon, Manoj Bajpayee, Nandita Das

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

You Don't Know Jack

You Don't Know Jack

Directed by: Barry Levinson

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

Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Dismissed

Dismissed

Directed by: Benjamin Arfmann

Days to next July 04

If July 04, 2001 is your birthday you're 19 years, 1 month, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 20 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Bitterroot by James Lee Burke

Bitterroot

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Following his acclaimed bestseller Purple Cane Road, James Lee Burke returns with a triumphant tour de force. Set in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana, home to celebrities seeking to escape

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

Stolen Lives by Malika Oufkir and Michèle Fitoussi

Stolen Lives

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A gripping memoir that reads like a political thriller--the story of Malika Oufkir's turbulent and remarkable life. Born in 1953, Malika Oufkir was the eldest daughter of General Oufkir, the King

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

American Gods

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Shadow is a man with a past. But now he wants nothing more than to live a quiet life with his wife and stay out of trouble.

A Painted House by John Grisham

A Painted House

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Until that September of 1952, Luke Chandler had never kept a secret or told a single lie. But in the long, hot summer of his seventh year, two groups of migrant workers — and two very dangerous men — came …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Formula One 2001

Formula One 2001

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA 989 Sports

EA Sports F1 2001

EA Sports F1 2001

Platform: PlayStation 2 PC, Xbox

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: NA / EU EA Sports; JP Electronic Arts Square

90 Minutes

90 Minutes

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sega

Europe Racer

Europe Racer

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames Xplosiv

Driven

Driven

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: BAM! Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 124.39 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5111 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.7992 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 105.27 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6011 GBP

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