Wednesday 15 August 2001US 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 August 2001 ?
- 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
- Egypt ? Flooding of the Nile Day
- India ? Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1947)
- Korea ? Liberation Day
- Italy ? "Ferragosto", remembrance of an ancient Roman holiday in honor of Augustus (Feriae Augusti)
- Liechtenstein ? Liechtenstein Day
- Tuva ? Tuva Republic Day, Naadym
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Alipius
- St. Arnoul/Arnulphus
- St. MacCartin/Ard/Aed
- The Assumption of Mary - a holy day of obligation
- Ancient Latvia ? M?ras
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2001 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Alicia Keys - Fallin'
- Where The Party At - Jagged Edge With Nelly
- Usher - U Remind Me
- Loverboy - Mariah Carey Featuring Da Brat & Ludacris
- The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley - Contagious
- I'm Real - Jennifer Lopez Featuring Ja Rule
- JAY-Z - Izzo (H.O.V.A.)
- Destiny's Child - Bootylicious
- Jimmy Cozier - She's All I Got
- Mary J. Blige - Family Affair
Top #10 Latin songs
- Cristian - Azul
- O Me Voy O Te Vas - Marco Antonio Solis
- Olga Tanon - Como Olvidar
- Como Se Cura Una Herida - Jaci Velasquez
- Pepe Aguilar - Me Vas A Extranar
- Juan Gabriel - Abrazame Muy Fuerte
- Con Cada Beso - Huey Dunbar
- Palomo - No Me Conoces Aun
- Pueden Decir - Gilberto Santa Rosa
- Besame - Ricardo Montaner
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- 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
- 1 AUD = 0.8776 CHF
- 1 AUD = 0.8019 CAD
- 1 GBP = 2.3947 CHF
- 1 GBP = 2.1951 CAD
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?