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Tuesday 18 December 2001

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to How You Remind Me by Nickelback. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Heaven and Earth by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Black Books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Driven or ESPN MLS ExtraTime 2002.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Black Books

Written by: Dylan Moran

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Smush

Starring: Ken Ober, Lisa Dergan, Michael Bellavia, Ethan T. Berlin

Country: United States

The Living Century

Starring: Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

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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Pardon the Interruption

Starring: Tony Reali, Michael Wilbon, Tony Kornheiser

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States

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Black Hawk Down

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore

Country: United States

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A Beautiful Mind

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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Vanilla Sky

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Penlope Cruz, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Not Another Teen Movie

Directed by: Joel Gallen

Starring: Chyler Leigh, Jaime Pressly, Chris Evans

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 December 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Two men, Ahmed Agiza and Muhammad al-Zery, are secretly deported to Egypt from Sweden after a request from the United States in what is believed to be a CIA-led operation. (Washington Post)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Taliban -- Dec. 17, 2001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9822
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.630

Books

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

Violets Are Blue

By: James Patterson

D.C. Detective Alex Cross has seen a lot of crime scenes. But even he is appalled by the gruesome murders of two joggers in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park - killings that look more like the work of savage beasts ...

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The Lost Son

By: Bernard B. Kerik

An astonishing story of bravery and honor: One man's quest -- against incredible odds -- to pursue justice . . . and to uncover the painful truths of his own background.From

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Heaven and Earth

By: Nora Roberts

In the second book in her Three Sisters Island Trilogy, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts returns to the haunting shores of New England—and to the lives of three passionate, powerful women…Ripley Todd's job as a sheriff’s deputy ...

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Skipping Christmas

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERImagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armagetron Advanced

Armagetron Advanced

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: 3D online multiplayer game, arcade

Publisher: ArmagetronAd.org

Driven

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: BAM! Entertainment

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ESPN MLS ExtraTime 2002

ESPN MLS ExtraTime 2002

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Konami

Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: Black Isle Studios Destination Software (GBA)

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Diablo II: Lord of Destruction

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Mac OS X

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: NA Blizzard Entertainment

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