Thursday November 15, 2001

US date format: 11/15/2001, UK date format: 15/11/2001

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 15, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Matilda Ramsay . In that special week of November people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. In UK Because I Got High by Afroman was in the top 5 hits. Gasoline, directed by Monica Stambrini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Sigma Protocol by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Justice League. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Corporate Machine or Fatal Frame.
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 15, 2001?


Holidays

  • Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
  • USA - America Recycles Day
  • Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
  • Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
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Events

  • Microsoft launches the Xbox video game system in North America. Price is US$299. The system features four controller ports, one controller, 8 GB hard drive, 733 MHz Intel main processor, 250 MHz NVidia XGP graphics processor, 64 MB RAM, 3D audio support, Ethernet port, broadband Internet connection. Games come on dual-layer DVD-ROM discs that can store 9 GB of data. The system can also play DVD movies. 500,000 units are sold in the first seven days; 1.5 million in the first month.
  • The Xbox was released in the United States
  • The Microsoft Xbox is released in the United States with 14 launch titles.

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Movies

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Gasoline

Gasoline

Directed by: Monica Stambrini

Starring: Maya Sansa, Regina Orioli, Mariella Valentini, Chiara Conti

Frailty

Frailty

Directed by: Bill Paxton

Starring: Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey, Powers Boothe, Matt O'Leary

Monster's Ball

Monster's Ball

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Taylor Simpson, Gabrielle Witcher

Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines

Directed by: John Moore

Starring: Gene Hackman, Owen Wilson, Gabriel Macht, Charles Malik Whitfield

Black Knight

Black Knight

Directed by: Gil Junger

Starring: Martin Lawrence, Marsha Thomason, Tom Wilkinson, Vincent Regan

Sport Games on November 15, 2001

Sport Games on November 15, 2001


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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Stockport - Norwich : 2 - 1
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TV Series

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Justice League

Justice League

Written by:

Starring: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Country: United States of America

The Kumars at No. 42

The Kumars at No. 42

Sitting Ducks

Sitting Ducks

Directed by: Henry Jaglom

Being Eve

Being Eve

24Seven

24Seven

Days to next November 15

If November 15, 2001 is your birthday you're 18 years, 8 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Sigma Protocol by Robert Ludlum

The Sigma Protocol

By:

Ben Hartman is vacationing in Zurich, Switzerland when he chances upon his old friend Jimmy Cavanaugh―a madman who's armed and programmed to assassinate.

Q by Quincy Jones

Q

By:

Musician, composer, producer, arranger, and pioneering entrepreneur Quincy Jones has lived large and worked for five decades alongside the superstars of music and entertainment -- including Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Steven

The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

The Corrections

By:

Winner of the 2001 National Book Award for FictionAfter almost fifty years as a wife and mother, Enid Lambert is ready to have some fun. Unfortunately, her husband, Alfred, is losing his sanity to Parkinson's disease, and their children have …

Crossing Over by John Edward

Crossing Over

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John Edward takes his fans with him on the extraordinary journey that has been his life. In the style of his TV show and personal appearances—poignant, funny, and remarkably candid—John Edward deals

War In A Time Of Peace by David Halberstam

War In A Time Of Peace

By:

Pulitzer Prize­-winning journalist David Halberstam chronicles Washington politics and foreign policy in post­ Cold War America.Evoking the internal conflicts, unchecked egos, and power struggles within the White House, the State Department,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dynasty Warriors 3

Dynasty Warriors 3

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Hack and slash Tactical action

The Corporate Machine

The Corporate Machine

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

Halo

Halo

Platform: Xbox; Microsoft Windows; OS X; Xbox 360; Windows Phone; iOS; Xbox One

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Culdcept Second

Culdcept Second

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Board game, Collectible card game

Publisher: Media Factory

Fatal Frame

Fatal Frame

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: JP Tecmo; NA Tecmo; EU Wanadoo (PS2), Microsoft Game Studios (Xbox)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $38.10
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $19.45
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $66.10
  • General Electric GE: opens at $40.88
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $114.10

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 122.41 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5869 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6615 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 107.87 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6153 GBP

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