Thursday December 06, 2001

US date format: 12/6/2001, UK date format: 6/12/2001

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 6, 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 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. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, directed by Peter Jackson, 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 Harold and the Purple Crayon. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castrol Honda VTR or X-Men: Mutant Academy 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2001, at December 06 across the years or at December 2001 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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
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Events

  • The Canadian province of Newfoundland is renamed Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Movies

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean

Country: United States of America

A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States of America

Ocean's Eleven

Ocean's Eleven

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon

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

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 06, 2001?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - U Got It Badyoutube
  2. - Rock The Boat
  3. - Differences
  4. - Always On Time
  5. - We Thuggin'

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Tantita Pena
  2. - Dejame Entrar
  3. - Suerte [Whenever, Wherever]
  4. - Heroe
  5. - Usted Se Me Llevo La Vida

TV Series

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Justice League

Justice League

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

Country: United States of America

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Directed by: David Piel

Sitting Ducks

Sitting Ducks

Directed by: Henry Jaglom

The Kumars at No. 42

The Kumars at No. 42

Latin Lover

Latin Lover

Starring: Andrea Montenegro, Juan Carlos Salazar, Omar Avila, Libby Brien

Country: Peru

How old am I?

If December 06, 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

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Books

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The Sigma Protocol by Robert Ludlum

The Sigma Protocol

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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.

The Mitford Snowmen by Jan Karon

The Mitford Snowmen

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It's Christmastime in Mitford, and everyone's favorite characters are filled with holiday spirit. In The Mitford Snowmen, a swirling snowfall brings them to Main Street for a snowman-building contest complete with

John Adams by David McCullough

John Adams

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The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.In

One Nation by the editors of Life magazine

One Nation

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During our nation's most trying times, it has been LIFE that has provided the images that help us understand, remember, and in the process, renew. Now the editors of LIFE have assembled a moving, brilliantly illustrated account of tragedy and …

The Universe In A Nutshell by Stephen Hawking

The Universe In A Nutshell

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Castrol Honda VTR

Castrol Honda VTR

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: EU Midas Games Jap Success

X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Activision

Cruis'n Velocity

Cruis'n Velocity

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Midway Games

Boong-Ga Boong-Ga

Boong-Ga Boong-Ga

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: TaffSystem

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 $38.75
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $23.48
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $67.98
  • General Electric GE: opens at $37.90
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $120.50

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 124.68 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5726 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6472 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 111.59 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6263 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 06, 2001?

On December 06, 2001 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is December 06, 2001?

On December 06, 2001 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 06, 2001?

On December 06, 2001 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 06, 2001?

On December 06, 2001 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 06, 2001?

On December 06, 2001 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 06, 2001?

On December 06, 2001 several famous people were born including, Audrey McGraw.

Which famous people died on December 06, 2001?

Famous people died on December 06, 2001 include, Sir Peter Blake.

What was the number one song in December 06, 2001?

The number one song in the week of December 06, 2001 was Family Affair by Mary J. Blige in US and Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield in UK.

What were the top hits on December 06, 2001?

The top hits on December 06, 2001 were Family Affair by Mary J. Blige, U Got It Bad by Usher, How You Remind Me by Nickelback in US and Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield, Have You Ever by S Club 7, Somethin' Stupid by Robbie Williams & Nicole Kidman in UK.


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