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Wednesday 17 January 2001

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 17, 2001). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Quenlin Blackwell and Ryan Nogy. 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 Code To Zero by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Taina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Manager Quiz or Spider-Man: Mysterio's Menace.
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What the sky looked like on 17 January 2001

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


Directed by: Jordan Melamed

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Bacall, Zooey Deschanel, Don Cheadle

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Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, Uma Thurman

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Wet Hot American Summer

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Michael Showalter, Marguerite Moreau

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Dougray Scott, Kate Winslet, Saffron Burrows, Jeremy Northam

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Sugar & Spice

Directed by: Francine McDougall

Starring: Marla Sokoloff, Marley Shelton, Melissa George, Mena Suvari

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The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

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Einsatz in Hamburg

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Historical Events

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  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gregory Corso: Beat poet (Happy Birthday of Death, Long Live Man).
  • U.S. President Bill Clinton posthumously raises Meriwether Lewis' rank from Lieutenant to Captain.

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Sport Games on 17 January 2001

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Sacramento Kings : 106 - 111
  • Chicago Bulls - Philadelphia 76ers : 88 - 99
  • Dallas Mavericks - Charlotte Hornets : 91 - 90
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Utah Jazz : 89 - 81
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Stoke - Brentford : 1 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 17, 2001 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2001 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. JAY-Z - I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)
  2. Ms. Jackson - OutKast
  3. Danger (Been So Long) - Mystikal Featuring Nivea
  4. I Wish - R. Kelly
  5. My First Love - Avant Featuring KeKe Wyatt
  6. Musiq - Just Friends (Sunny)
  7. It Wasn't Me - Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent
  8. Carl Thomas - Emotional
  9. One Woman Man - Dave Hollister
  10. Stutter - Joe Featuring Mystikal
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Te Quise Olvidar - MDO
  2. Yo Te Amo - Chayanne
  3. Juan Gabriel - Abrazame Muy Fuerte
  4. Infiel - Rocio Durcal
  5. Por Amarte Asi - Cristian
  6. Cuando Seas Mia - Son By Four
  7. A Puro Dolor - Son By Four
  8. Que Sepan Todos - Pepe Aguilar
  9. Cuando - Ricardo Arjona
  10. Sin Tu Amor - Pedro Fernandez
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Touch Me - Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra
  2. Bob The Builder - Can We Fix It
  3. Fragma featuring Maria Rubia - Everytime You Need Me
  4. It's The Way You Make Me Feel / Too Busy Thinking About My Baby - Steps
  5. Eminem - Stan


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

Code To Zero

By: Ken Follett

January, 1958—the darkest hour of the cold war and the early dawn of the space race. On the launch pad at Cape Canaveral sits America’s best hope to catch up with

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The Beatles Anthology

By: The Beatles

This extraordinary project has been made possible because Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr have agreed to tell their combined story especially for this book.

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By: Bob Woodward

In eight Tuesdays each year, Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan convenes a small committee to set the short-term interest rate that can move through the American and world economies like an

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The Brethren

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey call themselves the Brethren: three disgraced former judges doing time in a Florida federal prison. One was sent up for tax evasion.

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Platform: Windows

Genre: MMO, Real-time strategy

Publisher: Palestar, Got Game Entertainment

Championship Manager Quiz

Championship Manager Quiz

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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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Europa Universalis II

Europa Universalis II

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Mac OS X

Genre: Grand strategy

Publisher: Strategy First

Spider-Man: Mysterio's Menace

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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Home videos

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

Whispers: An Elephant's Tale

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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Enemy at the Gates

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Fly Away Home

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: Special Edition DVD release

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Legally Blonde

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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