Wednesday July 11, 2001

US date format: 7/11/2001, UK date format: 11/7/2001

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jordan Burton . 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. The Bank, directed by Robert Connolly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while When You Come To A Fork In The Road by Yogi Berra with Dave Kaplan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hell in the Pacific. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman Online or AirForce Delta Storm.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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The Bank

Directed by: Robert Connolly

Starring: David Wenham, Anthony LaPaglia, Sibylla Budd, Steve Rodgers

When Strangers Appear

Directed by: Scott Reynolds

Starring: Radha Mitchell, Josh Lucas, Barry Watson, Kevin Anderson

Jeepers Creepers

Directed by: Victor Salva

Starring: Gina Philips, Justin Long, Jonathan Breck, Patricia Belcher

Country: United States of America

Jurassic Park III

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Téa Leoni, Alessandro Nivola

Country: United States of America

America's Sweethearts

Directed by: Joe Roth

Starring: Julia Roberts, John Cusack, Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta-Jones

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 11, 2001?


    Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Hell in the Pacific

Directed by: John Boorman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

You Don't Know Jack

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Six Feet Under

Written by: Alan Ball

Directed by: Seth Amaradasa

Starring: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Country: United States of America

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Dismissed

Directed by: Benjamin Arfmann

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

When You Come To A Fork In The Road

By: Yogi Berra with Dave Kaplan

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Leap Of Faith

By: Danielle Steel

In her fifty-second bestselling novel, Danielle Steel weaves a compelling story of the power of lies, the misuse of trust--and of one woman's triumph over a devastating betrayal.Marie-Ange

Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

Stolen Lives

By: Malika Oufkir and Michèle Fitoussi

A gripping memoir that reads like a political thriller--the story of Malika Oufkir's turbulent and remarkable life. Born in 1953, Malika Oufkir was the eldest daughter of General Oufkir, the King

John Adams

By: David McCullough

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.In

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Sports

Publisher: JP Capcom

Platform: Xbox Game Boy Advance

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Konami

Cabela's Big Game Hunter 5: Platinum Series

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Party, Maze

Publisher: Sega

Army Men: Operation Green

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: 3DO

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $53.94
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $54.95
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $71.95
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $25.25
  • Cisco Systems CSCO: opens at $16.31

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 AUD = 0.892 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.4846 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.7829 AUD
  • 1 JPY = 1.42 CHF
  • 1 JPY = 0.57 GBP

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