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Tuesday 17 April 2001

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gabriel McClain and Chanel Loran. In that special week of April people in US were listening to All For You by Janet. In UK It Wasn't Me by Shaggy featuring Rikrok was in the top 5 hits. Shrek, directed by Andrew Adamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Last Time They Met by Anita Shreve was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Noble and Silver: Get Off Me!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Formula One Arcade or Lego Creator: Harry Potter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Andrew Adamson

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Joe Dirt

Directed by: Dennie Gordon

Starring: David Spade, Brittany Daniel, Dennis Miller

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Johnny Depp, Penlope Cruz, Franka Potente

Country: United States

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Battle Royale

Directed by: Kinji Fukasaku

Starring: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tar Yamamoto

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Mirkin

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Noble and Silver: Get Off Me!

Starring: Kim Noble, Stuart Silver

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Incurable Collector

Starring: Gus Lopez, Joe Maddalena

Country: Canada

The Essentials

Starring: Robert Osborne

Country: United States

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Da zhai men

Starring: Baoguo Chen, Saifei He, Peiqi Liu, Gaowa Siqin

Country: China

En l.U.N. aften med Golden og Antonsen

Starring: Atle Antonsen, Johan Golden

Country: Norway

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 2001 ?

  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
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Sport Games on 17 April 2001

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - New Jersey Nets : 100 - 94
  • Denver Nuggets - Los Angeles Lakers : 91 - 108
  • Detroit Pistons - Toronto Raptors : 92 - 94
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Utah Jazz : 92 - 97
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Ross County - Morton : 0 - 2
  • Sheffield United - Wimbledon : 0 - 1
  • Watford - Wolves : 3 - 2
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Berwick - Arbroath : 1 - 0
  • Bournemouth - Stoke : 1 - 0
  • Cambridge - Millwall : 1 - 5
  • Colchester - Peterboro : 2 - 2
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brechin - Albion Rvs : 1 - 2
  • Cowdenbeath - East Fife : 3 - 2
  • Peterhead - Montrose : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 2001?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jerusalem: Then & Now -- Apr. 16, 2001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9788
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.591


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

The Last Time They Met

By: Anita Shreve

From the last time Linda and Thomas meet, at a charmless hotel in a distant city, to the moment, thirty-five years earlier, when a chance encounter on a rocky beach binds

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By: Dave Longaberger

Written in Dave Longaberger's own words, with his folksy but wise style, this was the first book about his rise from poverty to plenty.

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Scarlet Feather

By: Maeve Binchy

They met in cooking school—and became fast friends with a common dream. Now, Cathy Scarlet and Tom Feather hope to take Dublin by storm with their newly formed catering company, aptly

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An Hour Before Daylight

By: Jimmy Carter

In An Hour Before Daylight, Jimmy Carter, bestselling author of Living Faith and Sources of Strength, recreates his Depression-era boyhood on a Georgia farm before the civil rights movement forever changed

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Formula One Arcade

Formula One Arcade

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Digimon Battle Spirit

Platform: WonderSwan Color, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai

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Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: adventure

Publisher: Enix

Fast Food Tycoon 2

Fast Food Tycoon 2

Platform: Windows

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Activision Value

Lego Creator: Harry Potter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Lego Software

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