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Thursday 16 August 2001

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. 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. American Pie 2, directed by J.B. Rogers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Prayer of Jabez by Bruce Wilkinson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Let's Bowl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Action Man: Search for Base X or Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura.
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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

Hard Knocks

Written by: Marty Callner

Starring: Liev Schreiber

Country: United States

Hell in the Pacific

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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State of Grace

Written by: Brenda Lilly, Hollis Rich

Starring: Mae Whitman, Faye Grant

Country: United States

Six Feet Under

Written by: Alan Ball

Starring: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Country: United States

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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 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
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Facts:
  • Rosario Marin begins term as 41st Treasurer of the US.

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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 ?

Who Moved My Cheese?

By: Spencer Johnson

THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WITH OVER 10 MILLION COPIES IN PRINT!A timeless business classic, Who Moved My Cheese? uses a simple parabel to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success ...

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The Prayer of Jabez

By: Bruce Wilkinson

Dr. Bruce Wilkinson, president of Walk Thru the Bible Ministries, takes readers to 1 Chronicles 4:10 to discover how they can release God's miraculous power and experience the blessings God longs to give each of us.

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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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The Switch

By: Sandra Brown

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown comes another masterful creation, a riveting novel of suspense, revenge, and unpredictable twists and turns...When Melina suggests that her twin sister Gillian take her place as a media escort to an ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ballistics

Platform: Arcade, Linux, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Xicat Interactive (Microsoft Windows) Triotech (Arcade) Linux Game Publishing (Linux)

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The ClueFinders: The Incredible Toy Store Adventure!

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/adventure/science fiction/mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Action Man: Search for Base X

Action Man: Search for Base X

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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Conquest: Frontier Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft Entertainment

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