Saturday July 07, 2001

US date format: 7/7/2001, UK date format: 7/7/2001

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 7, 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 James Duggar . In that special week of July people in US were listening to U Remind Me by Usher. In UK Eternity / The Road To Mandalay by Robbie Williams was in the top 5 hits. Shaolin Soccer, directed by Stephen Chow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Bitterroot by James Lee Burke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hell in the Pacific. If you liked videogames you were probably playing X-Men: Reign of Apocalypse or Atari Anniversary Edition.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
  • United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
  • Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
  • Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
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Events

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins the Pepsi 400 in the first NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race at the Daytona International Speedway since the death of Dale Earnhardt. Teammate Michael Waltrip ran second, blocking for Jr., an exact mirror of the Daytona 500 where Jr. blocked for Waltrip en route to his first '500 win.
  • The Bradford riots take place in Manningham, Bradford, UK, after clashes in the city centre between National Front members and members of the local Asian community. Lasts until July 8th.

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Movies

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Shaolin Soccer

Shaolin Soccer

Directed by: Stephen Chow

Starring: Stephen Chow, Wei Zhao, Yat-Fei Wong, Man-Tat Ng

The Score

The Score

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Marlon Brando, Angela Bassett

Der Schuh des Manitu

Der Schuh des Manitu

Directed by: Michael Herbig

Starring: Michael Herbig, Christian Tramitz, Marie Bäumer, Sky du Mont

Original Sin

Original Sin

Directed by: Michael Cristofer

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane, Jack Thompson

Country: United States of America

Aks

Aks

Directed by: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Raveena Tandon, Manoj Bajpayee, Nandita Das

TV Series

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Hell in the Pacific

Hell in the Pacific

Directed by: John Boorman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

You Don't Know Jack

You Don't Know Jack

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under

Written by:

Directed by: Seth Amaradasa

Starring: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Country: United States of America

Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Dismissed

Dismissed

Directed by: Benjamin Arfmann

Days to next July 07

If July 07, 2001 is your birthday you're 19 years, 1 month, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Bitterroot by James Lee Burke

Bitterroot

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Following his acclaimed bestseller Purple Cane Road, James Lee Burke returns with a triumphant tour de force. Set in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana, home to celebrities seeking to escape

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

Stolen Lives by Malika Oufkir and Michèle Fitoussi

Stolen Lives

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A gripping memoir that reads like a political thriller--the story of Malika Oufkir's turbulent and remarkable life. Born in 1953, Malika Oufkir was the eldest daughter of General Oufkir, the King

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

American Gods

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Shadow is a man with a past. But now he wants nothing more than to live a quiet life with his wife and stay out of trouble.

A Painted House by John Grisham

A Painted House

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Until that September of 1952, Luke Chandler had never kept a secret or told a single lie. But in the long, hot summer of his seventh year, two groups of migrant workers — and two very dangerous men — came …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beatmania IIDX 6th Style

Beatmania IIDX 6th Style

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

Fast Food Tycoon 2

Fast Food Tycoon 2

Platform: Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Activision Value

Armagetron Advanced

Armagetron Advanced

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: 3D online multiplayer game, arcade

Publisher: ArmagetronAd.org

X-Men: Reign of Apocalypse

X-Men: Reign of Apocalypse

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Activision

Atari Anniversary Edition

Atari Anniversary Edition

Platform: Dreamcast PlayStation PC Game Boy Advance

Genre: Classic

Publisher: Infogrames


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