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Wednesday 8 August 2001

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. 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. American Pie 2, directed by J.B. Rogers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Leap Of Faith by Danielle Steel 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 Aliens versus Predator 2 or Pac-Man Collection.
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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

Movies

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • 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)
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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

Books

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

Leap Of Faith

By: Danielle Steel

In her fifty-second bestselling novel, Danielle Steel weaves a compelling story of the power of lies, the misuse of trust--and of one woman's triumph over a devastating betrayal.Marie-Ange

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Cane River

By: Lalita Tademy

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

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Any Way The Wind Blows

By: E. Lynn Harris

When her wedding to John “Basil” Henderson didn’t come off as planned, Yancey Harrington Braxton flew off to L.A. and remade herself as mega-diva Yancey B.

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It'S Not About The Bike

By: Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins

The book was written shortly after Armstrong had won the 1999 Tour de France: he went on to win it six further times in successive years, establishing a record.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ballistics

Platform: Arcade, Linux, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Xicat Interactive (Microsoft Windows) Triotech (Arcade) Linux Game Publishing (Linux)

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Ecks vs. Sever

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Bam! Entertainment Franchise Interactive

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SpongeBob SquarePants: Operation Krabby Patty

Platform: PC, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

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Aliens versus Predator 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Fox Interactive

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Pac-Man Collection

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Arcade, Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

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