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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 O Is for Outlaw by Sue Grafton 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 Ballistics.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 January 2001

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Movies

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

Manic

Directed by: Jordan Melamed

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

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Tape

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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Enigma

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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TV Series

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

Taina

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The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

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Einsatz in Hamburg

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Kutumb

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 17 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Gregory Corso: Beat poet (Happy Birthday of Death, Long Live Man).
Facts:
  • U.S. President Bill Clinton posthumously raises Meriwether Lewis' rank from Lieutenant to Captain.

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Sport Games on 17 January 2001

NBA
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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Division 2
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. OutKast - Ms. Jackson
  3. Danger (Been So Long) - Mystikal Featuring Nivea
  4. R. Kelly - I Wish
  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. Dave Hollister - One Woman Man
  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. Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra - Touch Me
  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

Books

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

O Is for Outlaw

By: Sue Grafton

“Grafton keeps pulling out surprises- and pulling us in.” ―Entertainment Weekly on "O" is for OutlawThrough fourteen books, fans have been fed short rations when it comes to Kinsey Millhone's past: a morsel here, a dollop there.

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The Greatest Generation

By: Tom Brokaw

The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Championship Manager Quiz

Championship Manager Quiz

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Ballistics

Platform: Arcade, Linux, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Xicat Interactive (Microsoft Windows) Triotech (Arcade) Linux Game Publishing (Linux)

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Empire Earth

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

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90 Minutes

90 Minutes

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sega

Floigan Bros.

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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Home videos

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

The Princess Diaries

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Little Vampire

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Just Visiting

Studio: Hollywood Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Fly Away Home

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: Special Edition DVD release

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Lost Souls

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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