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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 One Nation by the editors of Life magazine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Black Books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2 or Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Dominion Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Country: United States

The Living Century

Starring: Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

Nissene på låven

Starring: Espen Eckbo, Trond Fausa, Eivind Sander, Nikis Theophilakis

Country: Norway

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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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
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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
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

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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


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

One Nation

By: the editors of Life magazine

In this expanded tenth-anniversary edition of the No. 1 New York Times bestselling book, LIFE returns to the story that it chronicled with such immediacy following the devastating, heartbreaking, and inspiring

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The Sigma Protocol

By: Robert Ludlum

Ben Hartman is vacationing in Zurich, Switzerland when he chances upon his old friend Jimmy Cavanaugh―a madman who's armed and programmed to assassinate.

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The Best-Loved Poems Of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

By: Caroline Kennedy

Timed to the publication of the author+s new illustrated children+s book, A Family of Poems, the national bestseller is now available in a specially priced gift editionJacqueline Kennedy Onassis loved literature,

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By: Ken Follett

"D day is approaching. They don't know where or when, but the Germans know it'll be soon, and for Felicity "Flick" Clairet, the stakes have never been higher.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Windows Mac OS X Flash HTML5 Palm OS Windows Mobile BlackBerry 10 Java ME iOS Android Windows Phone Xbox Facebook Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2

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

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Acclaim Max Sports, Crave Entertainment (PS2 Greatest Hits)

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Dominion Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics, space combat

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

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Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure/modern

Publisher: Capcom

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Star Wars: Super Bombad Racing

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Kart racing

Publisher: LucasArts

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