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Thursday 17 May 2001

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Justin Kirk and Nicaya Wiley. 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. Pearl Harbor, directed by Michael Bay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Napalm & Silly Putty by George Carlin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Battlefront. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Smash or Diablo II: Lord of Destruction.
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TV Series

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

Battlefront

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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

Movies

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

Pearl Harbor

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett

Country: United States

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Moulin Rouge!

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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The Mummy Returns

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah

Country: United States

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Shrek

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
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Sport Games on 17 May 2001

NBA
American Basketball
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Charlotte Hornets : 104 - 97
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Milan - Fiorentina : 1 - 2
  • Parma - Inter : 3 - 1
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Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • Ajax - Vitesse : 1 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alzheimer's Disease -- May 14, 2001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9792
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.595

Books

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

Napalm & Silly Putty

By: George Carlin

The #1 New York Times bestseller with more than 450,000 copies in print offers up a hilarious and "entertaining" [Chicago Sun-Times] collection of razor-sharp observations--now available in paperback! Spending more than

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Lord Of The Silent

By: Elizabeth Peters

“Irresistible….Amelia is still a joy.” —New York Times Book Review The intrepid archeologist Amelia Peabody and her fearless family, the Emersons, are back in Egypt, and something very nasty is afoot in Lord

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Who Moved My Cheese?

By: Spencer Johnson

THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WITH OVER 10 MILLION COPIES IN PRINT!A timeless business classic, Who Moved My Cheese? uses a simple parabel to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success ...

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Back When We Were Grownups

By: Anne Tyler

“A WONDERFUL NOVEL . . . Tyler’s eye and ear for familial give and take is unerring, her humanity irresistible. You’ll want to turn back to the first chapter the moment

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cosmic Smash

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast

Genre: Sports (Squash)

Publisher: Sega

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Diablo II: Lord of Destruction

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Mac OS X

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: NA Blizzard Entertainment

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X-Men: Wolverine's Rage

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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Crazy Taxi 2

Platform: Dreamcast PlayStation Portable (Crazy Taxi: Fare Wars)

Genre: Racing, action

Publisher: Sega

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Final Fantasy Chronicles

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square

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