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What Happened on November 17, 2001

US date format: 11/17/2001, UK date format: 17/11/2001

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 17, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Reece Buttery . In that special week of November people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. In UK Because I Got High by Afroman was in the top 5 hits. Gasoline, directed by Monica Stambrini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Journey Through Heartsongs by Mattie J. T. Stepanek was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Justice League. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood Wake or Dark Age of Camelot.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 November 2001

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


Directed by: Monica Stambrini

Starring: Maya Sansa, Regina Orioli, Mariella Valentini, Chiara Conti

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Directed by: Bill Paxton

Starring: Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey, Powers Boothe, Matt O'Leary

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Monster's Ball

Directed by: Marc Forster

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Taylor Simpson, Gabrielle Witcher

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Behind Enemy Lines

Directed by: John Moore

Starring: Gene Hackman, Owen Wilson, Gabriel Macht, Charles Malik Whitfield

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Black Knight

Directed by: Gil Junger

Starring: Martin Lawrence, Marsha Thomason, Tom Wilkinson, Vincent Regan

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TV Series

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

Justice League

Written by: Bob Kane, William M. Marston, Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Gardner Fox, Christopher Keenan

Starring: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Country: United States

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The Kumars at No. 42

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Sitting Ducks

Directed by: Henry Jaglom

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Being Eve

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 2001 ?

  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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  • The animated Justice League cartoon premieres on Cartoon Network in America.

Sport Games on 17 November 2001

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Roma - Inter : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 November 2001
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Leverkusen : 1 - 2
  • Hamburg - Schalke 04 : 0 - 0
  • Hertha - Wolfsburg : 2 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - St Pauli : 5 - 1
See all Football game results of 17 November 2001
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Bielefeld : 0 - 0
  • Oberhausen - Schweinfurt : 5 - 0
See all Football game results of 17 November 2001
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • La Coruna - Sociedad : 3 - 1
  • Las Palmas - Barcelona : 0 - 0
  • Real Madrid - Sevilla : 2 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 17, 2001 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Suerte [Whenever, Wherever] - Shakira
  2. Heroe - Enrique Iglesias
  3. Tantita Pena - Alejandro Fernandez
  4. Carlos Vives - Dejame Entrar
  5. Palomo - No Me Conoces Aun
  6. Usted Se Me Llevo La Vida - Alexandre Pires
  7. Inocente Pobre Amigo - Juan Gabriel
  8. Yo Queria - Cristian
  9. O Me Voy O Te Vas - Marco Antonio Solis
  10. Como Se Cura Una Herida - Jaci Velasquez


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

Journey Through Heartsongs

By: Mattie J. T. Stepanek

Mattie J.T. Stepanek takes us on a Journey Through Heartsongs with more of his moving poems. These poems share the rare wisdom that Mattie has acquired through his struggle with a rare form of muscular dystrophy and the death of ...

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John Adams

By: David McCullough

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.In

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By: Sebastian Junger

A riveting collection of literary journalism by the bestselling author of The Perfect Storm, capped off brilliantly by a new Afterword and a timely essay about war-torn Afghanistan -- a superb

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The Fiery Cross

By: Diana Gabaldon

The dazzling fifth volume of Diana Gabaldon’s extraordinary Outlander saga, featuring 18th-century Scotsman James Fraser and his 20th-century time-traveling wife, Claire Randall. The year is 1771, and war is coming.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Backyard Soccer MLS Edition

Backyard Soccer MLS Edition

Platform: Macintosh, Windows, Game Boy Color (Cancelled)

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Europe S.A.S.U.

Capcom vs. SNK 2

Capcom vs. SNK 2

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega

Blood Wake

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Vehicle combat

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Dark Age of Camelot

Platform: Microsoft Windows


Publisher: Vivendi Games (US) Wanadoo (Europe) Electronic Arts (2006-present)

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SpongeBob SquarePants: Operation Krabby Patty

SpongeBob SquarePants: Operation Krabby Patty

Platform: PC, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

Home videos

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


Studio: Fox

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Josie and the Pussycats

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Air Bud

Studio: DVD release

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Winning London

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

Format: 30th Anniversary Edition VHS and DVD release; part of the Walt Disney Gold Classic Collection

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