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Wednesday 16 May 2001

US date format: 5/16/2001, UK date format: 16/5/2001

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cassadee Dunlap . In that special week of May people in US were listening to All For You by Janet. In UK Don't Stop Movin' by S Club 7 was in the top 5 hits. Very Annie Mary, directed by Sara Sugarman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Cold Paradise by Stuart Woods was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blind Date. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castle Marrach or Diggles: The Myth of Fenris.
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What the sky looked like on 16 May 2001

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Very Annie Mary

Directed by: Sara Sugarman

Starring: Rachel Griffiths, Jonathan Pryce, Ioan Gruffudd, Matthew Rhys

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Pearl Harbor

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott

Country: United States

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Battle Queen 2020

Directed by: Daniel D'Or

Starring: Julie Strain, Jeff Wincott, Zehra Leverman, Brian Frank

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Mulholland Dr.

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Jeanne Bates

Country: United States

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Human Nature

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Starring: Tim Robbins, Patricia Arquette, Rhys Ifans, Ken Magee

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Directed by: Benjamin Arfmann

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Trailer Park Boys

Written by: Mike Clattenburg

Starring: John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, John Dunsworth

Country: Canada

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Dog Eat Dog

Directed by: Paul Schrader

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Directed by: Eduardo Maytorena

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 2001 ?

  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
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Sport Games on 16 May 2001

American Basketball
  • Toronto Raptors - Philadelphia 76ers : 88 - 121
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 2001 - Geocentric view

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

Cold Paradise

By: Stuart Woods

Palm Beach is the most glamorous scene-of-the-crime yet for cop-turned-investigator Stone Barrington, who becomes reacquainted with a case he thought was buried years ago and must settle romantic entanglements that haunt

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A Common Life

By: Jan Karon

The sixth novel in the beloved Mitford series, by the bestselling author of At Home in Mitford and Somebody Safe with Somebody Good Laughter and wedding bells ring as Jan Karon takes her millions

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Heart Of A Warrior

By: Johanna Lindsey

Stunning statuesque Brittany Callaghan isn't used to seeing Nordic gods in her tiny California town. But when the spectacular blond Viking—whose name is Dalden—turns up at her doorstep, Brittany knows her

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On the Street Where You Live

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In the gripping new novel from the Queen of Suspense, a woman is haunted by two grisly murders separated by more than a century, yet somehow, inextricably linked...Following

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castle Marrach

Castle Marrach

Platform: Web browser

Genre: MUSH roleplaying game

Publisher: Skotos


Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Extreme sports

Publisher: EU SCEE; NA Namco

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Diggles: The Myth of Fenris

Diggles: The Myth of Fenris

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Strategy First, Innonics, 1C Company

Max Payne

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox Mac OS Game Boy Advance PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 iOS Android

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Rockstar Games

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Digimon Battle Spirit

Platform: WonderSwan Color, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $46.37
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $58.65
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $79.25
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $25.25
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.9071 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8058 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.478 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.2026 CAD

Home videos

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

Enemy at the Gates

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Studio: Disney

Format: Platinum Edition VHS and DVD release

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The Family Man

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Woman on Top

Studio: Fox

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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