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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 Botany Of Desire by Michael Pollan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Being Eve. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Culdcept Second or DoDonPachi II.
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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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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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Bubble Boy

Directed by: Blair Hayes

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Swoosie Kurtz, Marley Shelton, Danny Trejo

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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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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Cristian - Azul
  2. O Me Voy O Te Vas - Marco Antonio Solis
  3. Olga Tanon - Como Olvidar
  4. Como Se Cura Una Herida - Jaci Velasquez
  5. Pepe Aguilar - Me Vas A Extranar
  6. Juan Gabriel - Abrazame Muy Fuerte
  7. Con Cada Beso - Huey Dunbar
  8. Palomo - No Me Conoces Aun
  9. Pueden Decir - Gilberto Santa Rosa
  10. Besame - Ricardo Montaner
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Atomic Kitten - Eternal Flame
  2. Eternity / The Road To Mandalay - Robbie Williams
  3. So Solid Crew - 21 Seconds
  4. Ian Van Dahl - Castles In The Sky
  5. Five - Let's Dance


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

The Botany Of Desire

By: Michael Pollan

The book that helped make Michael Pollan, the New York Times bestselling author of Cooked and The Omnivore’s Dilemma, one of the most trusted food experts in AmericaEvery schoolchild learns about the mutually beneficial dance of honeybees and

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The Jury

By: Steve Martini

The Attorney, which marked the return of Steve Martini's lawyer-sleuth Paul Madriani, was hailed for its "well-observed courtroom maneuverings" (The Christian Science Monitor) and "crisp dialogue and tart observations" (Publishers Weekly).

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Any Way The Wind Blows

By: E. Lynn Harris

When her wedding to John “Basil” Henderson didn’t come off as planned, Yancey Harrington Braxton flew off to L.A. and remade herself as mega-diva Yancey B.

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The Wind Done Gone

By: Alice Randall

In this daring and provocative literary parody which has captured the interest and imagination of a nation, Alice Randall explodes the world created in GONE WITH THE WIND, a work that

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

City Crisis

City Crisis

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

DoDonPachi II

DoDonPachi II

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter, Manic shooter

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA/CH/KR IGS

Commander Keen

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Side-scrolling platform

Publisher: Activision

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Culdcept Second

Culdcept Second

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Board game, Collectible card game

Publisher: Media Factory

Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive

Platform: Microsoft Windows Apple Mac OS (App-Store)

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Infogrames

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Home videos

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

Ice Castles

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: DVD release

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Town & Country

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Space Cowboys

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Pledge

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Remember the Titans

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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