Thursday 16 August 2001US 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 August 2001
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Which were the important events of 16 August 2001 ?
- 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
- Rosario Marin begins term as 41st Treasurer of the US.
Sport Games on 16 August 2001
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Rushden & D - Lincoln : 0 - 0
Birth chart on this day
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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 $51.76
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $54.00
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $70.40
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $23.75
- 1 AUD = 0.8805 CHF
- 1 AUD = 0.8075 CAD
- 1 GBP = 2.4026 CHF
- 1 GBP = 2.1979 CAD
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