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Wednesday 12 December 2001

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amanda Trieschman . In that special week of December people in US were listening to U Got It Bad by Usher. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Heaven and Earth by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Black Books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Flower, Sun, and Rain or Deathmatch Classic.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States

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Black Hawk Down

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore

Country: United States

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A Beautiful Mind

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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Vanilla Sky

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Penlope Cruz, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Not Another Teen Movie

Directed by: Joel Gallen

Starring: Chyler Leigh, Jaime Pressly, Chris Evans

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Black Books

Written by: Dylan Moran

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Ken Ober, Lisa Dergan, Michael Bellavia, Ethan T. Berlin

Country: United States

The Living Century

Starring: Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

Nissene på låven

Starring: Espen Eckbo, Trond Fausa, Eivind Sander, Nikis Theophilakis

Country: Norway

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 2001 ?

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 12 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Jean Richard: French actor (Born 1921).
  • Ardito Desio: Italian founder of the Institute of Geology at the University which he directed until 1972.

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Sport Games on 12 December 2001

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • West Brom - Coventry : 1 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Liverpool - Fulham : 0 - 0
  • Man United - Derby : 5 - 0
  • Rangers - Hibernian : 1 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Heaven and Earth

By: Nora Roberts

In the second book in her Three Sisters Island Trilogy, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts returns to the haunting shores of New England—and to the lives of three passionate, powerful women…Ripley Todd's job as a sheriff’s deputy ...

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When Character Was King

By: Peggy Noonan

No one has ever captured Ronald Reagan like Peggy Noonan. In When Character Was King, Noonan brings her own reflections on Reagan to bear as well as new stories—from Presidents George

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The Best-Loved Poems Of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

By: Caroline Kennedy

Timed to the publication of the author+s new illustrated children+s book, A Family of Poems, the national bestseller is now available in a specially priced gift editionJacqueline Kennedy Onassis loved literature,

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Flesh And Blood

By: Jonathan Kellerman

Perennial bestseller and acknowledged master of the psychological thriller, Jonathan Kellerman has created his most riveting and memorable work to date in the Alex Delaware novel about a troubled and elusive

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cabela's Ultimate Deer Hunt

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports (Hunting)

Publisher: Activision Publishing, Inc.

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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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Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure, Arcade, Puzzle

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Auxiliary Power's Demolition Derby and Figure 8 Race

Auxiliary Power's Demolition Derby and Figure 8 Race

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing, Demolition Derby

Publisher: Auxiliary Power

Deathmatch Classic

Deathmatch Classic

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve L.L.C.

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