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Thursday 8 February 2001

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Suede Brooks . In that special week of February people in US were listening to It Wasn't Me by Shaggy. In UK Whole Again by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Late Night Shopping, directed by Saul Metzstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Delicious Proposal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Extermination or X-Men: Wolverine's Rage.
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What the sky looked like on 8 February 2001

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Late Night Shopping

Directed by: Saul Metzstein

Starring: Luke de Woolfson, James Lance, Kate Ashfield, Enzo Cilenti

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Gang Tapes

Directed by: Adam Ripp

Starring: Darris Love, Darontay McClendon, Don Cambell, Six Reasons

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Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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Saving Silverman

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Jason Biggs, Steve Zahn, Jack Black, Amanda Peet

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Directed by: Majid Majidi

Starring: Hossein Abedini, Zahra Bahrami, Mohammad Amir Naji, Hossein Mahjoub

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Delicious Proposal

Directed by: Park Sung Soo

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The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

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Danger! Unexploded Bomb

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 2001 ?

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ivo Caprino: Norwegian film director and writer, best known for his puppet films.
  • In Anaheim, California, Disney's California Adventure theme park opens, next to Disneyland. The 55-acre site includes three areas: Paradise Pier, Hollywood Pictures Backlot, and the Golden State. The theme park cost US$1.4 billion to build. Admission prices are US$43 for adults, and US$33 for children.
  • Disney California Adventure Park opens to the public as part of the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.

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Sport Games on 8 February 2001

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Charlotte Hornets : 84 - 101
  • Denver Nuggets - Toronto Raptors : 92 - 99
  • Houston Rockets - Detroit Pistons : 103 - 90
  • San Antonio Spurs - New Jersey Nets : 97 - 99
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Football (France)
  • Sochaux - Montpellier : 1 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 08, 2001 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2001 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Stutter - Joe Featuring Mystikal
  2. OutKast - Ms. Jackson
  3. Danger (Been So Long) - Mystikal Featuring Nivea
  4. Put It On Me - Ja Rule Featuring Lil' Mo & Vita
  5. Jagged Edge - Promise
  6. Jaheim - Could It Be
  7. It Wasn't Me - Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent
  8. JAY-Z - I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)
  9. Ludacris - Southern Hospitality
  10. Dave Hollister - One Woman Man
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Juan Gabriel - Abrazame Muy Fuerte
  2. Te Quise Olvidar - MDO
  3. Yo Te Amo - Chayanne
  4. Infiel - Rocio Durcal
  5. A Puro Dolor - Son By Four
  6. Por Amarte Asi - Cristian
  7. Cuando Seas Mia - Son By Four
  8. Dime, Dime, Dime - Conjunto Primavera
  9. Ensename A Olvidarte - Intocable
  10. Luis Miguel - Y...


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

The Greatest Generation

By: Tom Brokaw

The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

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The First Counsel

By: Brad Meltzer

The runaway bestseller that takes us down the rabbit hole of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.John F. Jennedy, Jr., was Lark.Amy Carter was Dynamo.Chelsea

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Code To Zero

By: Ken Follett

January, 1958—the darkest hour of the cold war and the early dawn of the space race. On the launch pad at Cape Canaveral sits America’s best hope to catch up with

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House of Sand and Fog

By: Andre Dubus III

The National Book Award finalist, Oprah Book Club pick, #1 New York Times bestseller and basis for the Oscar-nominated motion picture. A former colonel in the Iranian Air Force yearns to restore his family's dignity.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Diablo II: Lord of Destruction

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Mac OS X

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: NA Blizzard Entertainment

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21-Two One-

Platform: Windows, Dreamcast

Genre: Romance, Mystery

Publisher: BasiL (Windows) PrincessSoft (DC)

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Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

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X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Activision

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X-Men: Wolverine's Rage

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Proof of Life

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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A Knight's Tale

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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102 Dalmatians

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: direct-to-video VHS and DVD release; part of the Warner Bros. Family Entertainment Collection

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Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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