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Wednesday 15 August 2001

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. 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. American Pie 2, directed by J.B. Rogers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Wind Done Gone by Alice Randall was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Let's Bowl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Front Online or Digimon Rumble Arena.
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TV Series

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

Let's Bowl

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

Country: United States

Long Way to the Top

Starring: Chris Winter, Lobby Loyde, Kylie Minogue

Country: Australia

Hard Knocks

Written by: Marty Callner

Starring: Liev Schreiber

Country: United States

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Mobile Suit Gundam

Written by: Yoshiyuki Tomino, Hajime Yatate

Starring: Tôru Furuya, Eric Schneider

Country: Japan

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Hell in the Pacific

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

American Pie 2

Directed by: J.B. Rogers

Starring: Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Shannon Elizabeth

Country: United States

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The Others

Directed by: Alejandro Amenbar

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan

Country: United States

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Original Sin

Directed by: Michael Cristofer

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane

Country: United States

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The Princess Diaries

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Roth

Country: United States

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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: John F. Kennedy & fiancee Jacqueline Bouvier. Inset:s: Kathleen Kennedy Townsend by Diana Walker
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9804
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.608

Books

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

The Wind Done Gone

By: Alice Randall

In this daring and provocative literary parody which has captured the interest and imagination of a nation, Alice Randall explodes the world created in GONE WITH THE WIND, a work that

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The Botany Of Desire

By: Michael Pollan

The book that helped make Michael Pollan, the New York Times bestselling author of Cooked and The Omnivore’s Dilemma, one of the most trusted food experts in AmericaEvery schoolchild learns about the mutually beneficial dance of honeybees and

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Any Way The Wind Blows

By: E. Lynn Harris

When her wedding to John “Basil” Henderson didn’t come off as planned, Yancey Harrington Braxton flew off to L.A. and remade herself as mega-diva Yancey B.

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend

By: Laura Hillenbrand

Laura Hillenbrand, author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken, brilliantly re-creates a universal underdog story in this #1 New York Times bestseller.Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare

Platform: PlayStation Game Boy Color Windows Dreamcast PlayStation 2

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: JP CyberFront

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Army Men Advance

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: 3DO

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Championship Manager: Season 01/02

Platform: Windows, Mac OS, Xbox

Genre: Sport, Management

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Alien Front Online

Platform: Dreamcast, Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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Digimon Rumble Arena

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai

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