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Saturday 5 May 2001

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to All For You by Janet. In UK It Wasn't Me by Shaggy featuring Rikrok was in the top 5 hits. The Mummy Returns, directed by Stephen Sommers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while In Harm'S Way by Doug Stanton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Battlefront. If you liked videogames you were probably playing American Bass Challenge or David Beckham Soccer.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Mummy Returns

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah

Country: United States

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Directed by: Andrew Adamson

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Joe Dirt

Directed by: Dennie Gordon

Starring: David Spade, Brittany Daniel, Dennis Miller

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Johnny Depp, Penlope Cruz, Franka Potente

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Mirkin

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Noble and Silver: Get Off Me!

Starring: Kim Noble, Stuart Silver

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Incurable Collector

Starring: Gus Lopez, Joe Maddalena

Country: Canada

The Essentials

Starring: Robert Osborne

Country: United States

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Da zhai men

Starring: Baoguo Chen, Saifei He, Peiqi Liu, Gaowa Siqin

Country: China

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 May 2001 ?

  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
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Sport Games on 5 May 2001

American Basketball
  • Dallas Mavericks - San Antonio Spurs : 78 - 94
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bologna - Udinese : 1 - 1
  • Lecce - Brescia : 0 - 3
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Anderlecht : 0 - 1
  • Germinal - Lierse : 6 - 0
  • Lokeren - Mouscron : 2 - 1
  • Louvieroise - Genk : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Bochum : 3 - 0
  • Hamburg - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 1
  • Hansa Rostock - Cottbus : 1 - 0
  • Leverkusen - Bayern Munich : 0 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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American Terrorist

By: Lou Michel and Dan Herbeck

At 9:02 A.M. on April 19, 1995, in the largest terrorist act ever perpetrated on American soil, the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Office Building in Oklahoma City was destroyed by the

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The Bonesetter'S Daughter

By: Amy Tan

““As compelling as Tan’s first bestseller, The Joy Luck Club. . . No one writes about mothers and daughters with more empathy than Amy Tan.”–The

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend

By: Laura Hillenbrand

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 ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Star Wars: Obi-Wan

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: LucasArts

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American Bass Challenge

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Fishing

Publisher: Starfish (JPN) Ubisoft

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David Beckham Soccer

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Rage Software Limited

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Jak and Daxter

Platform: PlayStation 2; PlayStation Portable; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Vita

Genre: Platform Action-adventure Third-person shooter Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Lego Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Lego Software

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