Sunday July 08, 2001
US date format: 7/8/2001, UK date format: 8/7/2001
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 8, 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 Yang Peiyi and Riele Downs.
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 City Crisis or Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Dominion Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 08, 2001?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- John O'Shea: New Zealand film director (Born 1920).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 08, 2001?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Usher - U Remind Me
- R. Kelly Featuring Jay-Z - Fiesta
- 112 - Peaches & Cream
- Erick Sermon Featuring Marvin Gaye - Music
- Lil' Mo Featuring Fabolous - Superwoman Pt. II
- Jimmy Cozier - She's All I Got
- Lil' Romeo - My Baby
- Jagged Edge With Nelly - Where The Party At
- Ray J Featuring Lil' Kim - Wait A Minute
- Babyface - There She Goes
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 08If July 08, 2001 is your birthday you're 19 years, 1 month, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 24 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in July 2001?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?