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Thursday 8 February 2001

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. 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. Sweet November, directed by Pat O'Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Brethren by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rendevouz with Simi Garewal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castrol Honda VTR or Driven.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Sweet November

Directed by: Pat O'Connor

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Charlize Theron, Jason Isaacs

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman

Country: United States

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In the Mood for Love

Directed by: Kar Wai Wong

Starring: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung, Ping Lam Siu

Country: United States

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Wet Hot American Summer

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Michael Showalter

Country: United States

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Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Private Life of a Masterpiece

Starring: Samuel West, Jonathan Jones, Richard Cork

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Music in High Places

Written by: Parvene Michaels

Starring: Ed Roland, Dean Roland, Ross Childress, Will Turpin

Country: United States

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Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Curb Your Enthusiasm

Written by: Larry David

Starring: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Susie Essman

Country: United States

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Julia & Jacques Cooking at Home

Starring: Julia Child, Jacques Pepin

Country: United States

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

The Brethren

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey call themselves the Brethren: three disgraced former judges doing time in a Florida federal prison. One was sent up for tax evasion.

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Roses Are Red

By: James Patterson

In this heart-pounding new thriller, Detective Alex Cross pursues the most brilliant killer he's ever confronted, a mysterious criminal who calls himself the Mastermind. In a series of crimes that has stunned Washington, D.C.,

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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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Who Moved My Cheese?

By: Spencer Johnson

THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WITH OVER 10 MILLION COPIES IN PRINT!A timeless business classic, Who Moved My Cheese? uses a simple parabel to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman Kart

Platform: PlayStation 2 Mobile Phone

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Castrol Honda VTR

Castrol Honda VTR

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: EU Midas Games Jap Success


Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: BAM! Entertainment

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Platform: Windows Mobile (ARM, MIPS, SH3), iPhone OS

Genre: Adventure

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Flower, Sun, and Rain

Platform: PlayStation 2 Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; JP Marvelous Entertainment; EU Rising Star Games; NA Marvelous Entertainment USA

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