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Tuesday 18 December 2001

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 18, 2001). 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. Nirgendwo in Afrika, directed by Caroline Link, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Last Man Standing by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Micawber. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CT Special Forces or Burnout.
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What the sky looked like on 18 December 2001

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

Nirgendwo in Afrika

Directed by: Caroline Link

Starring: Juliane Köhler, Merab Ninidze, Matthias Habich, Sidede Onyulo

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Mean Machine

Directed by: Barry Skolnick

Starring: Vinnie Jones, David Kelly, David Hemmings, Ralph Brown

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Black Hawk Down

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana

Country: United States

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How High

Directed by: Jesse Dylan

Starring: Method Man, Redman, Obba Babatundé, Mike Epps

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Personal Best

Directed by: Robert Towne

Starring: Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn, Patrice Donnelly, Kenny Moore

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Hallo Robbie!

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Harold and the Purple Crayon

Directed by: David Piel

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The Kumars at No. 42

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Ha-Yeladim Mi'Givat Napoleon

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 December 2001 ?

  • 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:
  • 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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Sport Games on 18 December 2001

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Beveren - Anderlecht : 1 - 4
  • Mouscron - Club Brugge : 2 - 0
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - M'gladbach : 0 - 0
  • Hamburg - Cottbus : 5 - 2
  • Hertha - St Pauli : 2 - 2
  • Nurnberg - Dortmund : 2 - 2
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Duisburg : 2 - 2
  • Babelsberg - Bielefeld : 0 - 2
  • Reutlingen - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 1
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Marseille : 0 - 0
  • Lens - Nantes : 3 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 18, 2001 - Geocentric view

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

Last Man Standing

By: David Baldacci

Web London was trained to penetrate hostile ground and come out alive. Then ten seconds in a dark alley cost him everything: his friends, his fellow agents, his reputation.

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He Sees You When You'Re Sleeping

By: Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark

From the "Queen of Suspense," Mary Higgins Clark, and bestselling author Carol Higgins Clark -- the acclaimed mother/daughter duo -- comes this holiday treat, a heartwarming tale of redemption and love.

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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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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 ?

Aliens versus Predator 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Fox Interactive

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CT Special Forces

Platform: Game Boy Advance, PlayStation

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Hip Interactive

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Platform: PlayStation 2 GameCube Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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Pac-Man Collection

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Arcade, Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

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Cel Damage

Platform: Original GameCube Xbox PlayStation 2 Cel Damage HD PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 PlayStation Vita Xbox One

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Electronic Arts, Play It!

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Home videos

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

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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3 Ninjas Knuckle Up

Studio: DVD release

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All the Pretty Horses

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Wonder Boys

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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