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Friday 12 January 2001

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. Super Troopers, directed by Jay Chandrasekhar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Beatles Anthology by The Beatles was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rendevouz with Simi Garewal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bass Strike or X-Men: Mutant Academy 2.
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TV Series

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

That's My Baby

Starring: Celeste Yarnall

Country: United States

A Very British Murder

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Private Life of a Masterpiece

Starring: Samuel West, Jonathan Jones, Richard Cork

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Derren Brown: Mind Control

Starring: Giada Dobrzenska

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Music in High Places

Written by: Parvene Michaels

Starring: Ed Roland, Dean Roland, Ross Childress, Will Turpin

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Super Troopers

Directed by: Jay Chandrasekhar

Starring: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Andr Vippolis

Country: United States

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Donnie Darko

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell

Country: United States

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Traffic

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: Michael Douglas, Benicio Del Toro, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Country: United States

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Malèna

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Starring: Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Sulfaro, Luciano Federico

Country: United States

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O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Luiz Bonfa: Brazilian guitarist and composer (Born 1922).
  • Affirmed : American racehorse (Born 1975).
  • William Hewlett: American engineer co-founded Hewlett-Packard (d. 2001).
Facts:
  • Downtown Disney opens, in the Disneyland Resort, between Disneyland and the site of Disney's California Adventure. The 300,000 square foot site features restaurants, nightclubs, shops, and movie theaters.

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Sport Games on 12 January 2001

NBA
American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Chicago Bulls : 86 - 85
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Los Angeles Lakers : 98 - 101
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Minnesota Timberwolves : 89 - 95
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Washington Wizards : 86 - 82
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Lens - Lyon : 0 - 0
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Luton - Wycombe : 1 - 2
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Ternana - Cagliari : 1 - 0
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Books

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

Skipping Christmas

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERImagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip ...

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The Beatles Anthology

By: The Beatles

This extraordinary project has been made possible because Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr have agreed to tell their combined story especially for this book.

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Who Moved My Cheese?

By: Spencer Johnson

THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WITH OVER 10 MILLION COPIES IN PRINT!A timeless business classic, Who Moved My Cheese? uses a simple parabel to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success ...

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Desecration

By: Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye

His Excellency Global Community Potentate Nicolae Carpathia, no longer pretending to be a pacifist, has ordered every Morale Monitor armed as he prepares to travel along the Via Dolorosa and then onward to the temple, where shocking surprises await.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bass Strike

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Sports

Publisher: JP Capcom

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Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles

Platform: Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Windows

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Ubisoft (PS2, Windows) BigBen Interactive (DC)

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Emperor: Battle for Dune

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: EA Games

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Stronghold

Platform: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Take 2 Interactive and God Games

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X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Activision

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