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Wednesday 15 August 2001

US date format: 8/15/2001, UK date format: 15/8/2001

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leslie Diaz . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fallin' by Alicia Keys. In UK Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Lammbock, directed by Christian Zübert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Being Eve. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Manager Quiz or Codename: Outbreak.
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Movies

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

Lammbock

Directed by: Christian Zübert

Starring: Lucas Gregorowicz, Moritz Bleibtreu, Marie Zielcke, Julian Weigend

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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Ben Affleck, Jeff Anderson

Country: United States of America

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Lucky Break

Directed by: Peter Cattaneo

Starring: Ron Cook, Frank Harper, James Nesbitt, Olivia Williams

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Crush

Directed by: John McKay

Starring: Andie MacDowell, Imelda Staunton, Anna Chancellor, Kenny Doughty

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Bubble Boy

Directed by: Blair Hayes

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Swoosie Kurtz, Marley Shelton, Danny Trejo

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TV Series

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

Being Eve

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Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

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All About Us

Directed by: Christine Swanson

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Cruel Summer

Directed by: Phillip Escott

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Life as We Know It

Directed by: Greg Berlanti

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Planetary positions on August 15, 2001 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

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 …

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Fatal Voyage

By: Kathy Reichs

"Fans of TV's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation should be in heaven" (People) stepping into the world of forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan, star of Kathy Reichs' electrifyingly authentic bestsellers.

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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

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The Bear and the Dragon

By: Tom Clanc

President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis. (P, Berkley)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Codename: Outbreak

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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Championship Manager Quiz

Championship Manager Quiz

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Hot Shots Golf 3

Hot Shots Golf 3

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Aztec: The Curse in the Heart of the City of Gold

Aztec: The Curse in the Heart of the City of Gold

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Telecom Multimedia

Casper: Spirit Dimensions

Casper: Spirit Dimensions

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: TDK Mediactive The Harvey Entertainment Company

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $50.95
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $54.50
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $73.00
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $24.85
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.8776 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8019 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.3947 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.1951 CAD

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Sweet November

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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See Spot Run

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release; part of the Warner Bros. Family Entertainment Collection

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The Score

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Blob

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: DVD release

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Pearl Harbor

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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