Wednesday 8 August 2001US date format: 8/8/2001, UK date format: 8/8/2001
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Aubrey Miller and Zion Barrino.
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.
The Legend of Suriyothai, directed by Chatrichalerm Yukol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001
while The Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Manhunt.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carnivores Ice Age or e-Racer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 August 2001
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 8 August 2001 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2001 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Loverboy - Mariah Carey Featuring Da Brat & Ludacris
- Alicia Keys - Fallin'
- Destiny's Child - Bootylicious
- Where The Party At - Jagged Edge With Nelly
- Usher - U Remind Me
- The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley - Contagious
- Music - Erick Sermon Featuring Marvin Gaye
- Jimmy Cozier - She's All I Got
- JAY-Z - Izzo (H.O.V.A.)
- I'm Real - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Ja Rule
Top #10 Latin songs
- Cristian - Azul
- O Me Voy O Te Vas - Marco Antonio Solis
- Como Se Cura Una Herida - Jaci Velasquez
- Olga Tanon - Como Olvidar
- Con Cada Beso - Huey Dunbar
- Pepe Aguilar - Me Vas A Extranar
- Juan Gabriel - Abrazame Muy Fuerte
- Besame - Ricardo Montaner
- Pueden Decir - Gilberto Santa Rosa
- Palomo - No Me Conoces Aun
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $50.97
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $53.80
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $73.15
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $25.12
- 1 AUD = 0.8859 CHF
- 1 AUD = 0.7922 CAD
- 1 GBP = 2.4206 CHF
- 1 GBP = 2.1768 CAD
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?