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Monday 6 August 2001

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ty Simpkins and Toby Randall. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Bootylicious by Destiny's Child. In UK Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten 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 Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler 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 CT Special Forces or e-Racer.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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 6 August 2001 ?

  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dorothy Tutin: British leading actress of noted Shakespearean roles and some films since 1952.
  • Wilhelm Mohnke: German Nazi military personnel, one of the original 120 members of the SS-Staff Guard (Stabswache) "Berlin" formed in March 1933.
  • Died: Dick Rehbein, in his second year as a quarterbacks coach for the New England Patriots in the NFL, dies of heart failure at the age of 45.

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Sport Games on 6 August 2001

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Mannheim - Ein Frankfurt : 0 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Modern-Day Children -- Aug. 6, 2001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9803
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.607


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

Back When We Were Grownups

By: Anne Tyler

“A WONDERFUL NOVEL . . . Tyler’s eye and ear for familial give and take is unerring, her humanity irresistible. You’ll want to turn back to the first chapter the moment

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Suzanne'S Diary For Nicholas

By: James Patterson

Katie Wilkinson has finally found the perfect man - but one day he suddenly disappears, leaving behind only a diary written by a new mother named Suzanne for her baby, Nicholas.

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The Switch

By: Sandra Brown

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown comes another masterful creation, a riveting novel of suspense, revenge, and unpredictable twists and turns...When Melina suggests that her twin sister Gillian take her place as a media escort to an ...

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Open Season

By: Linda Howard

Seamlessly blending heart-pounding romance and breathless intrigue, New York Times bestselling author Linda Howard writes a masterful, stylish, and provocative suspense novel that absolutely defies readers to put it down.Daisy

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

CT Special Forces

Platform: Game Boy Advance, PlayStation

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Hip Interactive

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Far Gate

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real time strategy

Publisher: Microïds

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Ford Racing

Platform: PlayStation, PC, Macintosh, PlayStation Network, Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Empire Interactive (PlayStation) HME Inc. (Arcade) Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

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Atlantis The Lost Empire: Trial by Fire

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter Action-adventure

Publisher: Disney Interactive

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Rage Software

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