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Friday 12 October 2001

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kelli Maple and Raymond Ochoa. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Fallin' by Alicia Keys. In UK Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Serendipity, directed by Peter Chelsom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Black House by Stephen King, Peter Strau was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Handoku!!!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fighting Vipers 2 or Codename: Outbreak.
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TV Series

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

The Isaac Mizrahi Show

Starring: John Leguizamo

Country: United States

Next Big Star

Starring: Malese Jow, Ed McMahon, Joseph Neibich

Country: United States

Coupling

Starring: Jack Davenport, Gina Bellman, Sarah Alexander, Kate Isitt

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Let's Bowl

Starring: Steve Sedahl, Rich Kronfeld, Drew Jansen, Amanda Brewer

Country: United States

Hard Knocks

Written by: Marty Callner

Starring: Liev Schreiber

Country: United States

Movies

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

Serendipity

Directed by: Peter Chelsom

Starring: John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven

Country: United States

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Training Day

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn

Country: United States

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The Royal Tenenbaums

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston

Country: United States

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Mulholland Dr.

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux

Country: United States

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Amélie

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Quintin Hogg: Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone English academic and politician Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain (d. 2001).
Facts:
  • Prompted by a request from U.S. President George W. Bush, an episode of America's Most Wanted features the 22 most wanted terrorists.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.620
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: How Real Is the Threat? -- Oct. 8, 2001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9812

Books

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

Black House

By: Stephen King, Peter Strau

Collaboration is sequel to dark fantasy ?€œThe Talisman?€?. (H, Random House)

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A Bend in the Road

By: Nicholas Sparks

Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah ...

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Envy

By: Sandra Brown

When a New York editor receives a manuscript that catches her eye, she travels to the author's residence to learn more. The more she learns about the manuscript, however, the more she suspects that the author's story may be connected ...

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Mercy

By: Julie Garwood

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Heartbreaker comes a thrilling novel of passion and obsession featuring attorney Theo Buchanan.Like his FBI agent brother Nick, Theo Buchanan is devoted to his crime-fighting career.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Fighting Vipers 2

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sega

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AirForce Delta Storm

Platform: Xbox Game Boy Advance

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Konami

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Flame of Recca

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy, Romantic comedy

Publisher: Konami

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Codename: Outbreak

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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Crescendo

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

Publisher: Yūto Group G-Collections

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