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Friday 11 January 2002

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 11, 2002). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to How You Remind Me by Nickelback. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. The Count of Monte Cristo, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002 while Prey by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Justice League. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Donald Trump's Real Estate Tycoon or Dino Stalker.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 11 January 2002

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

The Count of Monte Cristo

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris, James Frain

Country: United States

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A Walk to Remember

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Starring: Mandy Moore, Shane West, Peter Coyote, Daryl Hannah

Country: United States

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Bloody Sunday

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Starring: James Nesbitt, Tim Pigott-Smith, Nicholas Farrell, Allan Gildea

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Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Starring: Ray Liotta, Jason Patric, Chi McBride, Dan Leis

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Real Women Have Curves

Directed by: Patricia Cardoso

Starring: America Ferrera, Lupe Ontiveros, Ingrid Oliu, George Lopez

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TV Series

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

Justice League

Written by: Bob Kane, William M. Marston, Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Gardner Fox, Christopher Keenan

Starring: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Country: United States

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The Kumars at No. 42

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Harold and the Purple Crayon

Directed by: David Piel

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 January 2002 ?

  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Henri Verneuil: Turkish-French director producer and screenwriter (d. 2002).
  • Struan Sutherland: Australian pharmacologist, physician, epidemiologist, author, and professor, who development of an anti-venom for the Sydney Funnel web spider, he headed the Australian Venom Research Unit, Department of Phamacology at the University of Melbourne.

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Sport Games on 11 January 2002

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Louvieroise - Germinal : 1 - 1
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Lille - Lens : 0 - 1
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Bari - Modena : 1 - 2
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Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Gil Vicente - Guimaraes : 2 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 11, 2002 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2002 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Tantita Pena - Alejandro Fernandez
  2. Carlos Vives - Dejame Entrar
  3. Suerte [Whenever, Wherever] - Shakira
  4. Palomo - No Me Conoces Aun
  5. Como Duele - Luis Miguel
  6. Usted Se Me Llevo La Vida - Alexandre Pires
  7. Heroe - Enrique Iglesias
  8. Como Se Cura Una Herida - Jaci Velasquez
  9. Celos - Marc Anthony
  10. Yo Queria - Cristian


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


By: Michael Crichton

In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles—micro-robots—has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience.

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The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen.

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Violets Are Blue

By: James Patterson

D.C. Detective Alex Cross has seen a lot of crime scenes. But even he is appalled by the gruesome murders of two joggers in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park - killings that look more like the work of savage beasts ...

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By: Stephen King

From master storyteller Stephen King comes his classic #1 New York Times bestseller about four friends who encounter evil in the Maine woods.Twenty-five years ago, in their haunted hometown of Derry, Maine, four boys bravely stood together and saved a ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Donald Trump's Real Estate Tycoon

Platform: Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP Mobile

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Activision Value (North America) Xplosiv (Europe)

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Combat Mission II: Barbarossa to Berlin

Combat Mission II: Barbarossa to Berlin

Platform: PC, Mac

Genre: Turn-based tactics, Wargame

Publisher: Cdv Software Entertainment

Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project

Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade) Steam (Windows & OS X) iOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: NA Arush Entertainment; EU Ubisoft

Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament

Break Nine: World Billiards Tournament

Platform: Xbox

Publisher: ASK

Dino Stalker

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $68.70
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $58.75
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $64.95
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $23.50
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.8704 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8389 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.3954 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.3108 CAD

Home videos

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

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas

Format: Special Edition VHS and DVD release

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Deuces Wild

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Jason X

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Affair of the Necklace

Format: DVD release

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