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Sunday 18 February 2001

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Ms. Jackson by OutKast. In UK Whole Again by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Sweet November, directed by Pat O'Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while A Painted House by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hyakujû sentai Gaorenjâ. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fatal Frame or The ClueFinders: The Incredible Toy Store Adventure!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

That's My Baby

Starring: Celeste Yarnall

Country: United States

A Very British Murder

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Private Life of a Masterpiece

Starring: Samuel West, Jonathan Jones, Richard Cork

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Derren Brown: Mind Control

Starring: Giada Dobrzenska

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Music in High Places

Written by: Parvene Michaels

Starring: Ed Roland, Dean Roland, Ross Childress, Will Turpin

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Sweet November

Directed by: Pat O'Connor

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Charlize Theron, Jason Isaacs

Country: United States

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Hannibal

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman

Country: United States

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In the Mood for Love

Directed by: Kar Wai Wong

Starring: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung, Ping Lam Siu

Country: United States

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Wet Hot American Summer

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Michael Showalter

Country: United States

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Intimacy

Directed by: Patrice Chreau

Starring: Mark Rylance, Kerry Fox, Susannah Harker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 February 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Balthus : Polish-French artist, the son of Polish painter and art historian Erick Klossowski and painter Elisabeth Dorothee Spiro, encouraged with his art when young.
  • Dale Earnhardt: American race car driver, the son of champion driver Dale Earnhardt who was killed on the track at Talladega, Fl on 2/18/2001.
  • Eddie Mathews: American baseball star with the Milwaukee Braves, giving them a "fearsome home run punch.
Facts:
  • FBI agent Robert Hanssen is arrested for spying for the Soviet Union. He is ultimately convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment.
  • NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt is killed instantly in a crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500 while his DEI cars driven by his son, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Michael Waltrip, finish second and first, respectively.
  • Inter-ethnic violence between Dayaks and Madurese breaks out in Sampit, Indonesia, that will ultimately result in more than 500 deaths and 100,000 Madurese displaced from their homes.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.582
  • Time: Grandmother Anna Mudzimirema comforting her granddaughter Lorriane Toga, 11, who is in a Zimbabwe ho
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9779

Books

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

The Brethren

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey call themselves the Brethren: three disgraced former judges doing time in a Florida federal prison. One was sent up for tax evasion.

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Who Moved My Cheese?

By: Spencer Johnson

THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WITH OVER 10 MILLION COPIES IN PRINT!A timeless business classic, Who Moved My Cheese? uses a simple parabel to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success ...

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A Painted House

By: John Grisham

Until that September of 1952, Luke Chandler had never kept a secret or told a single lie. But in the long, hot summer of his seventh year, two groups of migrant workers — and two very dangerous men — came ...

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We Were the Mulvaneys

By: Joyce Carol Oates

A New York Times Notable Book and a former Oprah Book Club® selection Moving away from the dark tone of her more recent masterpieces, Joyce Carol Oates turns the tale of a family struggling to cope with its fall from ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Do You Like Horny Bunnies?

Do You Like Horny Bunnies?

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Eroge

Publisher: JP ZyX; NA G-Collections

Fatal Frame

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: JP Tecmo; NA Tecmo; EU Wanadoo (PS2), Microsoft Game Studios (Xbox)

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The ClueFinders: The Incredible Toy Store Adventure!

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/adventure/science fiction/mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Cossacks: European Wars

Cossacks: European Wars

Platform: Windows 95/98

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Strategy First and cdv Software Entertainment (re-release)

DoDonPachi II

DoDonPachi II

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter, Manic shooter

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA/CH/KR IGS


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