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Wednesday 17 October 2001

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez. In UK Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Serendipity, directed by Peter Chelsom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Mercy by Julie Garwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pardon the Interruption. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Codename: Outbreak or Dynasty Warriors 3.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Pardon the Interruption

Starring: Tony Reali, Michael Wilbon, Tony Kornheiser

Country: United States

Handoku!!!

Starring: Munenori Iwamoto, Issei Takahashi

Country: Japan

Eisai to tairi mou

Starring: Alekos Sissovitis, Katerina Lehou, Vassilis Haralambopoulos, Vicky Stavropoulou

Country: Greece

The Blizzard of Odd

Starring: Liam O Mochain, Antoinette Guiney

Country: Ireland

The Isaac Mizrahi Show

Starring: John Leguizamo

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Serendipity

Directed by: Peter Chelsom

Starring: John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven

Country: United States

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Training Day

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn

Country: United States

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The Royal Tenenbaums

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston

Country: United States

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Mulholland Dr.

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux

Country: United States

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Amélie

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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Sport Games on 17 October 2001

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Nott'm Forest - Birmingham : 0 - 0
  • Rotherham - Coventry : 0 - 0
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Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • NAC Breda - Willem II : 1 - 1
  • Vitesse - Groningen : 1 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Facing the Fury -- Oct. 15, 2001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9813
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.620

Books

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

Mercy

By: Julie Garwood

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Heartbreaker comes a thrilling novel of passion and obsession featuring attorney Theo Buchanan.Like his FBI agent brother Nick, Theo Buchanan is devoted to his crime-fighting career.

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The Mitford Snowmen

By: Jan Karon

It's Christmastime in Mitford, and everyone's favorite characters are filled with holiday spirit. In The Mitford Snowmen, a swirling snowfall brings them to Main Street for a snowman-building contest complete with

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Envy

By: Sandra Brown

When a New York editor receives a manuscript that catches her eye, she travels to the author's residence to learn more. The more she learns about the manuscript, however, the more she suspects that the author's story may be connected ...

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The Family

By: Carol Gino

“Dazzling, passionate, a masterwork that ranks with Puzo’s best.” —Nicholas Pileggi, author of Wiseguys“One of his most satisfying works….A thoroughly entertaining posthumous present from one of the masters of popular fiction.”

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beatmania IIDX 5th Style

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

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Chee-Chai Alien

Chee-Chai Alien

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: Creatures, Inc.

Codename: Outbreak

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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Dynasty Warriors 3

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Hack and slash Tactical action

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Flower, Sun, and Rain

Platform: PlayStation 2 Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; JP Marvelous Entertainment; EU Rising Star Games; NA Marvelous Entertainment USA

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