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Thursday 16 August 2001

US date format: 8/16/2001, UK date format: 16/8/2001

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cole Jensen . 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 The Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Being Eve. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anachronox or Cossacks: European Wars.
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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 16 August 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Rosario Marin begins term as 41st Treasurer of the US.

Sport Games on 16 August 2001

Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Rushden & D - Lincoln : 0 - 0
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Planetary positions on August 16, 2001 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Bear and the Dragon

By: Tom Clanc

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

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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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The Fourth Hand

By: John Irving

While reporting a story from India, New York journalist Patrick Wallingford inadvertently becomes his own headline when his left hand is eaten by a lion.

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Blue Diary

By: Alice Hoffman

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Dovekeepers, a New York Times Bestseller and Notable Book. The courage to face the unthinkable is at the core of this magnificent new

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

C-12: Final Resistance

C-12: Final Resistance

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Fast Food Tycoon 2

Fast Food Tycoon 2

Platform: Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Activision Value

Anachronox

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: NA Eidos Interactive; EU Eidos GmbH; AUS Infogrames

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Cossacks: European Wars

Cossacks: European Wars

Platform: Windows 95/98

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Strategy First and cdv Software Entertainment (re-release)

Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel

Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical role-playing game[2][3]

Publisher: 14 Degrees East Bethesda Softworks (digital)

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $51.76
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $54.00
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $70.40
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $23.75
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.8805 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8075 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.4026 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.1979 CAD

Home videos

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

The Watcher

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS and DVD release

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All the Pretty Horses

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Swordfish

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Crazy/Beautiful

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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My Best Friend's Wedding

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: Special Edition DVD release

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