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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 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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The Shipping News

Directed by: Lasse Hallström

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett

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How High

Directed by: Jesse Dylan

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

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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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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: 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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John Adams

By: David McCullough

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.In

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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?

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

Format: 30th Anniversary Edition VHS and DVD release; part of the Walt Disney Gold Classic Collection

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Disney's The Kid

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release

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Town & Country

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Charlotte's Web

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Head Over Heels

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS and DVD release

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