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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 Brotherhood by Tony Hendra was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Micawber. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bass Strike or Dark Angel: Vampire Apocalypse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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Personalized book about You

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TV Series

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


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Hallo Robbie!

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Harold and the Purple Crayon

Directed by: David Piel

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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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The Kumars at No. 42

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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:
See famous people born on 18 December
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
See all Football game results of 18 December 2001
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - M'gladbach : 0 - 0
  • Hamburg - Cottbus : 5 - 2
  • Hertha - St Pauli : 2 - 2
  • Nurnberg - Dortmund : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 18 December 2001
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Duisburg : 2 - 2
  • Babelsberg - Bielefeld : 0 - 2
  • Reutlingen - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 18 December 2001
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Marseille : 0 - 0
  • Lens - Nantes : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 18 December 2001

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 18, 2001 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on December 18, 2001 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Carlos Vives - Dejame Entrar
  2. Tantita Pena - Alejandro Fernandez
  3. Suerte [Whenever, Wherever] - Shakira
  4. Heroe - Enrique Iglesias
  5. Palomo - No Me Conoces Aun
  6. Usted Se Me Llevo La Vida - Alexandre Pires
  7. Promesas - Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  8. Celos - Marc Anthony
  9. Como Se Cura Una Herida - Jaci Velasquez
  10. Cada Vez Te Extrano Mas - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Daniel Bedingfield - Gotta Get Thru This
  2. Have You Ever - S Club 7
  3. Somethin' Stupid - Robbie Williams & Nicole Kidman
  4. Sophie Ellis Bextor - Murder On The Dancefloor
  5. Riva featuring Dannii Minogue - Who Do You Love Now (Stringer)


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


By: Tony Hendra

"...collection of evocatively understated photographs showing all 70 of the city's affected firehouses...The pictures by 50 noted photographers show the firehouses in all attitudes of mourning and recovery, crowded with donated

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By: Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

His Excellency Global Community Potentate Nicolae Carpathia, no longer pretending to be a pacifist, has ordered every Morale Monitor armed as he prepares to travel along the Via Dolorosa and then onward to the temple, where shocking surprises await.

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The Final Days

By: Barbara Olson

Olson turns her razor sharp vision on the Clintons' shocking excesses in their final days of office: the outrageous pardons to political cronies and friends, the looting of the White House,

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September 11, 2001

By: the editors of New York magazine

On the morning of September 11, 2001, two hijacked airplanes destroyed New York's World Trade Center. Thus began the extraordinary story of a great city coping with the worst disaster in

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ESPN MLS ExtraTime 2002

ESPN MLS ExtraTime 2002

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Konami

Dark Angel: Vampire Apocalypse

Dark Angel: Vampire Apocalypse

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-role-playing

Publisher: Metro3D, Inc.

Bass Strike

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Sports

Publisher: JP Capcom

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Bittersweet Fools

Bittersweet Fools

Platform: PC, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

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

FIFA Football 2002

Platform: Windows PlayStation PlayStation 2 GameCube

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $68.78
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $55.57
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $62.95
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $20.76
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.8453 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8097 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.3794 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.2848 CAD

Home videos

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

Rush Hour 2

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Family Man

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Studio: DVD release

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Say It Isn't So

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Pay It Forward

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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