Tuesday January 16, 2001
US date format: 1/16/2001, UK date format: 16/1/2001
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 16, 2001). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child.
In UK Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra was in the top 5 hits.
Manic, directed by Jordan Melamed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001
while The Last Precinct by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Taina.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Riders: Chronicles of Pern or Atari Anniversary Edition.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 16, 2001?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- US President Bill Clinton awards former US President Theodore Roosevelt a posthumous Medal of Honor for his service during the Spanish-American War. Eleven of Roosevelt's descendants accept the honor on his behalf.
- Congolese President Laurent-Desire Kabila is assassinated by one of his own bodyguards.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 16, 2001?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra - Touch Me
- Bob The Builder - Can We Fix It
- Fragma featuring Maria Rubia - Everytime You Need Me
- Steps - It's The Way You Make Me Feel / Too Busy Thinking About My Baby
- Eminem - Stan
Top #10 R&B songs
- JAY-Z - I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)
- OutKast - Ms. Jackson
- Mystikal Featuring Nivea - Danger (Been So Long)
- R. Kelly - I Wish
- Avant Featuring KeKe Wyatt - My First Love
- Musiq - Just Friends (Sunny)
- Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent - It Wasn't Me
- Carl Thomas - Emotional
- Dave Hollister - One Woman Man
- Joe Featuring Mystikal - Stutter
Sport Games on January 16, 2001
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Portland Trail Blazers : 83 - 103
- Detroit Pistons - Miami Heat : 85 - 93
- Los Angeles Clippers - Milwaukee Bucks : 91 - 112
- Toronto Raptors - Houston Rockets : 99 - 114
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Chesterfield - Hartlepool : 0 - 0
- Hull - Blackpool : 0 - 1
- Plymouth - Lincoln : 1 - 0
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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