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Monday 8 October 2001

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Fallin' by Alicia Keys. In UK Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Serendipity, directed by Peter Chelsom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Cane River by Lalita Tademy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Handoku!!!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness or Black & White.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Handoku!!!

Starring: Munenori Iwamoto, Issei Takahashi

Country: Japan

Eisai to tairi mou

Starring: Alekos Sissovitis, Katerina Lehou, Vassilis Haralambopoulos, Vicky Stavropoulou

Country: Greece

The Blizzard of Odd

Starring: Liam O Mochain, Antoinette Guiney

Country: Ireland

The Isaac Mizrahi Show

Starring: John Leguizamo

Country: United States

Escape of the Artful Dodger

Written by: Roger Mirams

Starring: Rowan Witt, Luke O'Loughlin, Brittany Byrnes, Mathew Waters

Country: Australia

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Serendipity

Directed by: Peter Chelsom

Starring: John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven

Country: United States

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Training Day

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn

Country: United States

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The Royal Tenenbaums

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston

Country: United States

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Mulholland Dr.

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux

Country: United States

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Amélie

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • A twin engine Cessna and Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) jetliner collide in heavy fog during takeoff from Milan, Italy killing 118.
  • U.S. President George W. Bush announces the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security.

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Sport Games on 8 October 2001

Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Sampdoria - Bari : 3 - 0
  • Vicenza - Cosenza : 3 - 2
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2001?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: How Real Is the Threat? -- Oct. 8, 2001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9812
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.618619

Books

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

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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War In A Time Of Peace

By: David Halberstam

Pulitzer Prize­-winning journalist David Halberstam chronicles Washington politics and foreign policy in post­ Cold War America.Evoking the internal conflicts, unchecked egos, and power struggles within the White House, the State Department,

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Mercy

By: Julie Garwood

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Heartbreaker comes a thrilling novel of passion and obsession featuring attorney Theo Buchanan.Like his FBI agent brother Nick, Theo Buchanan is devoted to his crime-fighting career.

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The Smoke Jumper

By: Nicholas Evans

In a searing novel of love and loyalty, guilt and honor, the acclaimed author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Horse Whisperer gives his millions of readers another hero...The

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Wanadoo Edition (EU) DreamCatcher Interactive (NA)

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The ClueFinders: The Incredible Toy Store Adventure!

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/adventure/science fiction/mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Age of Sail II

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: TalonSoft

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Black & White

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation, god game

Publisher: EA Games, Feral Interactive (Mac), Sold-Out Software

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Devil May Cry

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 (HD) Xbox 360 (HD)

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Capcom

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