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Saturday 18 August 2001

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 18, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leif Lunburg . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fallin' by Alicia Keys. In UK Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Lammbock, directed by Christian Zübert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Fourth Hand by John Irving was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Being Eve. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Europa Universalis II or Bittersweet Fools.
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What the sky looked like on 18 August 2001

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


Directed by: Christian Zübert

Starring: Lucas Gregorowicz, Moritz Bleibtreu, Marie Zielcke, Julian Weigend

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Sex and Lucia

Directed by: Julio Medem

Starring: Paz Vega, Tristán Ulloa, Najwa Nimri, Elena Anaya

Country: United States

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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Ben Affleck, Jeff Anderson

Country: United States

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Lucky Break

Directed by: Peter Cattaneo

Starring: Ron Cook, Frank Harper, James Nesbitt, Olivia Williams

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Directed by: John McKay

Starring: Andie MacDowell, Imelda Staunton, Anna Chancellor, Kenny Doughty

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TV Series

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

Being Eve

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Directed by: Greg Barker

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All About Us

Directed by: Christine Swanson

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Cruel Summer

Directed by: Phillip Escott

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Life as We Know It

Directed by: Greg Berlanti

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 2001 ?

  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
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Famous Deaths:
  • David Peakall: English-American chemist and toxicologist (d. 2001).

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Sport Games on 18 August 2001

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Antwerp - Genk : 3 - 0
  • Beveren - Lierse : 1 - 1
  • Louvieroise - Anderlecht : 1 - 3
  • Molenbeek - Charleroi : 0 - 1
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - St Pauli : 2 - 0
  • Hamburg - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 3
  • Hansa Rostock - Dortmund : 0 - 2
  • Nurnberg - Stuttgart : 2 - 4
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Babelsberg - Union Berlin : 3 - 2
  • Saarbrucken - Ein Frankfurt : 0 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Beauvais - Nice : 1 - 0
  • Caen - Martigues : 1 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Amiens : 2 - 0
  • Creteil - Ajaccio : 0 - 2
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 18, 2001 - Geocentric view

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

The Fourth Hand

By: John Irving

While reporting a story from India, New York journalist Patrick Wallingford inadvertently becomes his own headline when his left hand is eaten by a lion.

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The Bear and the Dragon

By: Tom Clanc

President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis. (P, Berkley)

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Suzanne'S Diary For Nicholas

By: James Patterson

Katie Wilkinson has finally found the perfect man - but one day he suddenly disappears, leaving behind only a diary written by a new mother named Suzanne for her baby, Nicholas.

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Open Season

By: Linda Howard

Seamlessly blending heart-pounding romance and breathless intrigue, New York Times bestselling author Linda Howard writes a masterful, stylish, and provocative suspense novel that absolutely defies readers to put it down.Daisy

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Europa Universalis II

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Mac OS X

Genre: Grand strategy

Publisher: Strategy First

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Formula One 2001

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA 989 Sports

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Bittersweet Fools

Platform: PC, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

Publisher: Minori (PC) D3 Publisher (PS2, DC)

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C-12: Final Resistance

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Casper: Spirit Dimensions

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: TDK Mediactive The Harvey Entertainment Company

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Home videos

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

Charlie's Angels

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Studio: MGM

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Rugrats in Paris: The Movie

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Just Visiting

Studio: Hollywood Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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