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Sunday 19 August 2001

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fallin' by Alicia Keys. In UK Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Any Way The Wind Blows by E. Lynn Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Let's Bowl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Civilization III or Zoo Tycoon.
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 ?

Let's Bowl

Starring: Steve Sedahl, Rich Kronfeld, Drew Jansen, Amanda Brewer

Country: United States

Long Way to the Top

Starring: Chris Winter, Lobby Loyde, Kylie Minogue

Country: Australia

Hard Knocks

Written by: Marty Callner

Starring: Liev Schreiber

Country: United States

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Mobile Suit Gundam

Written by: Yoshiyuki Tomino, Hajime Yatate

Starring: Tôru Furuya, Eric Schneider

Country: Japan

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Hell in the Pacific

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Ben Affleck

Country: United States

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American Pie 2

Directed by: J.B. Rogers

Starring: Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Shannon Elizabeth

Country: United States

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The Others

Directed by: Alejandro Amenbar

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan

Country: United States

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Original Sin

Directed by: Michael Cristofer

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane

Country: United States

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The Princess Diaries

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Betty Everett: American singer and pianist (Born 1939).
  • Donald Woods: South African journalist and anti-apartheid activist (Born 1933).

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Sport Games on 19 August 2001

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Lokeren - Club Brugge : 0 - 1
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - M'gladbach : 0 - 2
  • Hertha - Cottbus : 2 - 3
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Ahlen - Aachen : 1 - 0
  • Hannover - Bochum : 2 - 0
  • Mainz - Karlsruhe : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 19 August 2001
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Sedan : 2 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.609
  • Time: John F. Kennedy & fiancee Jacqueline Bouvier. Inset:s: Kathleen Kennedy Townsend by Diana Walker
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9804

Books

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

Any Way The Wind Blows

By: E. Lynn Harris

When her wedding to John “Basil” Henderson didn’t come off as planned, Yancey Harrington Braxton flew off to L.A. and remade herself as mega-diva Yancey B.

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It'S Not About The Bike

By: Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins

The book was written shortly after Armstrong had won the 1999 Tour de France: he went on to win it six further times in successive years, establishing a record.

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The Switch

By: Sandra Brown

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown comes another masterful creation, a riveting novel of suspense, revenge, and unpredictable twists and turns...When Melina suggests that her twin sister Gillian take her place as a media escort to an ...

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Leap Of Faith

By: Danielle Steel

In her fifty-second bestselling novel, Danielle Steel weaves a compelling story of the power of lies, the misuse of trust--and of one woman's triumph over a devastating betrayal.Marie-Ange

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Civilization III

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Infogrames (Win) MacSoft (Mac)

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Commander Keen

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Side-scrolling platform

Publisher: Activision

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ESPN MLS ExtraTime 2002

ESPN MLS ExtraTime 2002

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Konami

Digimon Rumble Arena

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai

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Zoo Tycoon

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Windows Phone

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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