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Saturday 17 November 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 Now, Let Me Tell You What I Really Think by Chris Matthews was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Kumars at No. 42. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Warrior Monsters 2 or Onimusha.
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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

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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.

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Sport Games on 17 November 2001

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Roma - Inter : 0 - 0
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Leverkusen : 1 - 2
  • Hamburg - Schalke 04 : 0 - 0
  • Hertha - Wolfsburg : 2 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - St Pauli : 5 - 1
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Bielefeld : 0 - 0
  • Oberhausen - Schweinfurt : 5 - 0
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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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Now, Let Me Tell You What I Really Think

By: Chris Matthews

A PATRIOT PLAYS HARDBALL Chris Matthews has been playing "hardball" since the day he was born. From his first political run-in in the first grade to his years working as

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Midnight Bayou

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents a novel set deep in the bayou of Louisiana—where the only witness to a long-ago tragedy is a once-grand house…Declan Fitzgerald had always been the family maverick, but even he couldn't ...

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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Capcom vs. SNK 2

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

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega

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Cabela's Ultimate Deer Hunt

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports (Hunting)

Publisher: Activision Publishing, Inc.

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Dragon Warrior Monsters 2

Platform: Game Boy Color, PlayStation, Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Enix Square Enix (3DS)

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Conker's Bad Fur Day

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action, platforming

Publisher: NA / AUS Rare; EU THQ

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Platform: Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Capcom

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Home videos

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

Pay It Forward

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Recess: School's Out

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Forrest Gump

Studio: Paramount

Format: DVD release

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See Spot Run

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release; part of the Warner Bros. Family Entertainment Collection

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Winning London

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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