Thursday October 04, 2001

US date format: 10/4/2001, UK date format: 4/10/2001

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 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. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Fallin' by Alicia Keys. In UK Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Edges of the Lord, directed by Yurek Bogayevicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Cane River by Lalita Tademy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sitting Ducks. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Dominion Wars or Bomberman Online.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2001, at October 04 across the years or at October 2001 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 04, 2001?


Events

  • A hunter shoots a hole in the trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline, causing a leak of 1.1 million litres of oil into the wilderness.
  • Siberia Airlines Flight 1812: a Sibir Airlines Tupolev TU-154 crashes into the Black Sea after being struck by an errant Ukrainian S-200 missile. 78 people are killed.
  • The first case of anthrax attack in the U.S. is announced by federal officials.
  • NATO confirms invocation of Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty.
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Famous Deaths

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

Millennium Actress

Millennium Actress

Directed by: Satoshi Kon

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

Training Day

Training Day

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn, Tom Berenger

Country: United States of America

The Others

The Others

Directed by: Alejandro Amenábar

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

Country: United States of America

The Royal Tenenbaums

The Royal Tenenbaums

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on October 04, 2001

Sport Games on October 04, 2001


La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Valencia : 1 - 1
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Division 2

Football (France)
  • Nimes - Nancy : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of October 04, 2001

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Tranmere - Blackpool : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of October 04, 2001

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Being Eve

Being Eve

Sitting Ducks

Sitting Ducks

Directed by: Henry Jaglom

Life as We Know It

Life as We Know It

Directed by: Greg Berlanti

All About Us

All About Us

Directed by: Christine Swanson

Cruel Summer

Cruel Summer

Directed by: Phillip Escott

How old am I?

If October 4th, 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

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2001?

Books

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

Mercy by Julie Garwood

Mercy

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Heartbreaker comes a thrilling novel of passion and obsession featuring attorney Theo Buchanan.Like his FBI agent brother Nick, Theo Buchanan is devoted to his crime-fighting career.

Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand

Seabiscuit: An American Legend

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Laura Hillenbrand, author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken, brilliantly re-creates a universal underdog story in this #1 New York Times bestseller.Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the …

Lake Wobegon Summer 1956 by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Summer 1956

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Meet fourteen-year-old Gary. A self-described "tree-toad,"a sly and endearing geek, Gary has many unwieldy passions, chief among them his cousin Kate, his Underwood typewriter and the soft-porn masterpiece, High School Orgies.

Ghost Soldiers by Hampton Sides

Ghost Soldiers

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On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

4x4 EVO 2

4x4 EVO 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Xbox, GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gathering of Developers, Aspyr (Mac OS)

Backyard Soccer MLS Edition

Backyard Soccer MLS Edition

Platform: Macintosh, Windows, Game Boy Color (Cancelled)

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Europe S.A.S.U.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Dominion Wars

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Dominion Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics, space combat

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Bomberman Online

Bomberman Online

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Party, Maze

Publisher: Sega

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $41.29
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $15.35
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $56.92
  • General Electric GE: opens at $38.45
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $97.15

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 120.63 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5684 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6223 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 110.44 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6199 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 04, 2001?

On October 04, 2001 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is October 04, 2001?

On October 04, 2001 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 04, 2001?

On October 04, 2001 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 04, 2001?

On October 04, 2001 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 04, 2001?

On October 04, 2001 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on October 04, 2001?

Famous people died on October 04, 2001 include, Blaise Alexander, Ahron Soloveichik.

What was the number one song in October 04, 2001?

The number one song in the week of October 04, 2001 was Fallin' by Alicia Keys in US and Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue in UK.

What were the top hits on October 04, 2001?

The top hits on October 04, 2001 were Fallin' by Alicia Keys, I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez, Where The Party At by Jagged Edge in US and Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue, Hey Baby by DJ Otzi, What Would You Do by City High in UK.


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