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Sunday 16 December 2001

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to U Got It Bad by Usher. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while When Character Was King by Peggy Noonan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Black Books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armagetron Advanced or Lego Racers 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Black Books

Written by: Dylan Moran

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Smush

Starring: Ken Ober, Lisa Dergan, Michael Bellavia, Ethan T. Berlin

Country: United States

Nissene på låven

Starring: Espen Eckbo, Trond Fausa, Eivind Sander, Nikis Theophilakis

Country: Norway

The Living Century

Starring: Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

Justice League

Written by: Bob Kane, William M. Marston, Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Gardner Fox, Christopher Keenan

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

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States

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Black Hawk Down

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore

Country: United States

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A Beautiful Mind

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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Vanilla Sky

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Penlope Cruz, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Not Another Teen Movie

Directed by: Joel Gallen

Starring: Chyler Leigh, Jaime Pressly, Chris Evans

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 16 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Stuart Adamson: English-Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Skids Big Country) (d. 2001).
Facts:
  • Battle of Tora Bora fought between Coalition Forces and Terrorist Allies and Osama Bin Laden and remaining Taliban forces escape by mule to Pakistan reported by former Delta Force commander going by the alias Dalton Fury.

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Sport Games on 16 December 2001

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Parma : 4 - 1
  • Bologna - Perugia : 2 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Brescia : 1 - 0
  • Juventus - Piacenza : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 December 2001
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Kaiserslautern - Stuttgart : 2 - 2
  • Wolfsburg - Schalke 04 : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 December 2001
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Aachen : 5 - 3
  • Hannover - Greuther Furth : 3 - 1
  • Mainz - Union Berlin : 1 - 0
  • Mannheim - Schweinfurt : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 December 2001
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Sevilla : 0 - 1
  • Ath Bilbao - Vallecano : 1 - 1
  • Betis - Mallorca : 1 - 0
  • Celta - Zaragoza : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 December 2001

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Books

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

When Character Was King

By: Peggy Noonan

No one has ever captured Ronald Reagan like Peggy Noonan. In When Character Was King, Noonan brings her own reflections on Reagan to bear as well as new stories—from Presidents George

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Black House

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

From the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of The Talisman, “an intelligent…suspenseful page-turner” (The Wall Street Journal) from “two master craftsmen, each at the top of his game” (The Washington Post).Twenty

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Journey Through Heartsongs

By: Mattie J. T. Stepanek

Mattie J.T. Stepanek takes us on a Journey Through Heartsongs with more of his moving poems. These poems share the rare wisdom that Mattie has acquired through his struggle with a rare form of muscular dystrophy and the death of ...

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The No Spin Zone

By: Bill O'Reilly

Bill O’Reilly is even madder today than when he wrote his last book, The O’Reilly Factor, and his fans love him even more.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armagetron Advanced

Armagetron Advanced

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: 3D online multiplayer game, arcade

Publisher: ArmagetronAd.org

Endonesia

Endonesia

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: adventure

Publisher: Enix

Forever Kingdom

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; NA Agetec

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Lego Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Lego Software

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Lego Racers 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Lego Software

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