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Saturday 12 May 2001

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to All For You by Janet. In UK Don't Stop Movin' by S Club 7 was in the top 5 hits. Moulin Rouge!, directed by Baz Luhrmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Prayer of Jabez by Bruce Wilkinson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Battlefront. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynasty Warriors 3 or Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon.
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TV Series

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

Noble and Silver: Get Off Me!

Starring: Kim Noble, Stuart Silver

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Essentials

Starring: Robert Osborne

Country: United States

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Pets

Starring: Ian Angus Wilkie, Andrew Barclay, Sally Elsden, Petros Emanual

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

That's My Baby

Starring: Celeste Yarnall

Country: United States

A Very British Murder

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Moulin Rouge!

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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The Mummy Returns

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah

Country: United States

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Shrek

Directed by: Andrew Adamson

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Joe Dirt

Directed by: Dennie Gordon

Starring: David Spade, Brittany Daniel, Dennis Miller

Country: United States

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Blow

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Johnny Depp, Penlope Cruz, Franka Potente

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alexei Tupolev: Russian engineer designed the Tupolev Tu-144 (d. 2001).
Facts:
  • Died: Perry Como, singer, dies at the age of 89.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9792
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.595
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bob Kerrey -- May 7, 2001

Books

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

Carolina Moon

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents a novel of redemption and suspense, as a woman haunted by the unsolved murder of her childhood friend returns to her small South Carolina hometown...Tory

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On the Street Where You Live

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In the gripping new novel from the Queen of Suspense, a woman is haunted by two grisly murders separated by more than a century, yet somehow, inextricably linked...Following

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The Prayer of Jabez

By: Bruce Wilkinson

Dr. Bruce Wilkinson, president of Walk Thru the Bible Ministries, takes readers to 1 Chronicles 4:10 to discover how they can release God's miraculous power and experience the blessings God longs to give each of us.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Burnout

Platform: PlayStation 2 GameCube Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Dynasty Warriors 3

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Hack and slash Tactical action

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Europa Universalis II

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Mac OS X

Genre: Grand strategy

Publisher: Strategy First

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Xbox, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Ballistics

Platform: Arcade, Linux, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Xicat Interactive (Microsoft Windows) Triotech (Arcade) Linux Game Publishing (Linux)

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