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Thursday 6 December 2001

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Audrey McGraw . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. A Beautiful Mind, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Sigma Protocol by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Black Books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4x4 EVO 2 or Bomberman Online.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

A Beautiful Mind

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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Vanilla Sky

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Penlope Cruz, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Not Another Teen Movie

Directed by: Joel Gallen

Starring: Chyler Leigh, Jaime Pressly, Chris Evans

Country: United States

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Ocean's Eleven

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts

Country: United States

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I Am Sam

Directed by: Jessie Nelson

Starring: Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Black Books

Written by: Dylan Moran

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Ken Ober, Lisa Dergan, Michael Bellavia, Ethan T. Berlin

Country: United States

The Living Century

Starring: Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

Nissene på låven

Starring: Espen Eckbo, Trond Fausa, Eivind Sander, Nikis Theophilakis

Country: Norway

Justice League

Written by: Bob Kane, William M. Marston, Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Gardner Fox, Christopher Keenan

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 December 2001 ?

  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Audrey McGraw: American child of noted parents, country singers Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.
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Famous Deaths:
  • The Canadian province of Newfoundland is renamed Newfoundland and Labrador.

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11101
  • Time: Before the taliban came to power, Saliha, photographed in Kabul on Nov. 22, was a journalist for an
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9820


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

The Sigma Protocol

By: Robert Ludlum

Ben Hartman is vacationing in Zurich, Switzerland when he chances upon his old friend Jimmy Cavanaugh―a madman who's armed and programmed to assassinate.

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The Universe In A Nutshell

By: Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking’s phenomenal, multimillion-copy bestseller, A Brief History of Time, introduced the ideas of this brilliant theoretical physicist to readers all over the world.

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Theodore Rex

By: Edmund Morris

Theodore Rex is the story—never fully told before—of Theodore Roosevelt’s two world-changing terms as President of the United States. A hundred years before the catastrophe of September 11, 2001, “TR” succeeded

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Holy War, Inc.

By: Peter L. Bergen

On September 11, 2001, the world changed forever as more than three thousand men, women, and children lost their lives in the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4x4 EVO 2

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

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gathering of Developers, Aspyr (Mac OS)

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Bomberman Online

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Party, Maze

Publisher: Sega

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Platform: Windows Mobile (ARM, MIPS, SH3), iPhone OS

Genre: Adventure

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Castrol Honda VTR

Castrol Honda VTR

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: EU Midas Games Jap Success


Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: BAM! Entertainment

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