Saturday February 17, 2001

US date format: 2/17/2001, UK date format: 17/2/2001

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 17, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Ms. Jackson by OutKast. In UK Whole Again by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. The Brothers, directed by Gary Hardwick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while A Day Late and A Dollar Short by Terry McMillan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Delicious Proposal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Creator: Harry Potter or AirBlade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
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Events

  • Iraq disarmament crisis: Baghdad is bombed by US and UK war planes, killing three people.

Famous Deaths

  • : Canadian football player and manager...
  • : English painter and academic (d. 2001).

Movies

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The Brothers

The Brothers

Directed by: Gary Hardwick

Starring: Morris Chestnut, Shemar Moore, D.L. Hughley, Bill Bellamy

Emil und die Detektive

Emil und die Detektive

Directed by: Franziska Buch

Starring: Tobias Retzlaff, Anja Sommavilla, Jürgen Vogel, Maria Schrader

Late Night Shopping

Late Night Shopping

Directed by: Saul Metzstein

Starring: Luke de Woolfson, James Lance, Kate Ashfield, Enzo Cilenti

Sweet November

Sweet November

Directed by: Pat O'Connor

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Charlize Theron, Jason Isaacs, Greg Germann

Country: United States of America

Gang Tapes

Gang Tapes

Directed by: Adam Ripp

Starring: Darris Love, Darontay McClendon, Don Cambell, Six Reasons

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Music charts

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Sport Games on February 17, 2001

Sport Games on February 17, 2001


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Seattle SuperSonics : 101 - 94
  • Boston Celtics - Portland Trail Blazers : 85 - 81
  • Charlotte Hornets - Milwaukee Bucks : 103 - 93
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Houston Rockets : 80 - 92
  • Miami Heat - Chicago Bulls : 82 - 89
See all Basketball game results of February 17, 2001

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Milan - Bologna : 3 - 3
  • Udinese - Verona : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of February 17, 2001

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Antwerp - Lierse : 0 - 0
  • Beveren - Gent : 1 - 1
  • Charleroi - Genk : 2 - 1
  • Mechelen - Louvieroise : 0 - 0
  • St Truiden - Lokeren : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of February 17, 2001

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Cottbus - Freiburg : 0 - 2
  • Dortmund - Hamburg : 4 - 2
  • Hansa Rostock - Leverkusen : 2 - 1
  • Unterhaching - Bayern Munich : 1 - 0
  • Werder Bremen - Schalke 04 : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of February 17, 2001

TV Series

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Delicious Proposal

Delicious Proposal

Directed by: Park Sung Soo

The Division

The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

Kutumb

Kutumb

Hyakujû sentai Gaorenjâ

Hyakujû sentai Gaorenjâ

Starring: Noboru Kaneko, Kei Horie, Takeru Shibaki, Kazuyoshi Sakai

Country: Japan

Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Day Late and A Dollar Short by Terry McMillan

A Day Late and A Dollar Short

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Las Vegas, 1994.The Prices are introduced by Viola, the family's outspoken matriarch: Her husband, Cecil, has shut the door behind him for the last time; and their four adult kids, scattered across the country, seem determined to send her to …

A Painted House by John Grisham

A Painted House

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Until that September of 1952, Luke Chandler had never kept a secret or told a single lie. But in the long, hot summer of his seventh year, two groups of migrant workers — and two very dangerous men — came …

The Darwin Awards by Wendy Northcutt

The Darwin Awards

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With over a quarter million copies in print and six months on The New York Times bestseller list, The Darwin Awards shows that readers crave humor.

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

Mystic River

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When they were children, Sean Devine, Jimmy Marcus, and Dave Boyle were friends. But then a strange car pulled up to their street.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Battle Realms

Battle Realms

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Crave Entertainment (US) Ubisoft (Europe)

The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness

The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Wanadoo Edition (EU) DreamCatcher Interactive (NA)

Lego Creator: Harry Potter

Lego Creator: Harry Potter

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Lego Software

AirBlade

AirBlade

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Extreme sports

Publisher: EU SCEE; NA Namco

X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Activision

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Financial News

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Exchange Rates

  • 1 EUR = 1.4082 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.2293 CAD
  • 1 AUD = 0.8141 CAD
  • 1 AUD = 0.887 CHF

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