Monday August 20, 2001

US date format: 8/20/2001, UK date format: 20/8/2001

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 20, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. 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. Monsoon Wedding, directed by Mira Nair, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Fatal Voyage by Kathy Reichs was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Being Eve. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Summit or Digimon Rumble Arena.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2001, at August 20 across the years or at August 2001 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
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Events

  • TV series: Oswald

Famous Deaths

Movies

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Spirited Away

Spirited Away

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki, Kirk Wise

Starring: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino, Rumi Hiiragi

Country: United States of America

Millennium Actress

Millennium Actress

Directed by: Satoshi Kon

Starring: Miyoko Shôji, Shôzô Îzuka, Mami Koyama, Fumiko Orikasa

The Others

The Others

Directed by: Alejandro Amenábar

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann

Country: United States of America

Ghost World

Ghost World

Directed by: Terry Zwigoff

Starring: Steve Buscemi, Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson, Brad Renfro

Lammbock

Lammbock

Directed by: Christian Zübert

Starring: Lucas Gregorowicz, Moritz Bleibtreu, Marie Zielcke, Julian Weigend

Sport Games on August 20, 2001

Sport Games on August 20, 2001


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Mannheim - Duisburg : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of August 20, 2001

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Everton - Tottenham : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of August 20, 2001

Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Farense - Guimaraes : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of August 20, 2001

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Hell in the Pacific

Hell in the Pacific

Directed by: John Boorman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under

Written by:

Directed by: Seth Amaradasa

Starring: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Country: United States of America

Being Eve

Being Eve

You Don't Know Jack

You Don't Know Jack

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Life as We Know It

Life as We Know It

Directed by: Greg Berlanti

How old am I?

If August 20th, 2001 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Fatal Voyage by Kathy Reichs

Fatal Voyage

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"Fans of TV's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation should be in heaven" (People) stepping into the world of forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan, star of Kathy Reichs' electrifyingly authentic bestsellers.

Suzanne'S Diary For Nicholas by James Patterson

Suzanne'S Diary For Nicholas

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Katie Wilkinson has finally found the perfect man - but one day he suddenly disappears, leaving behind only a diary written by a new mother named Suzanne for her baby, Nicholas.

John Adams by David McCullough

John Adams

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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

The Map That Changed The World by Simon Winchester

The Map That Changed The World

By:

In 1793, a canal digger named William Smith made a startling discovery. He found that by tracing the placement of fossils, which he uncovered in his excavations, one could follow layers

The Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clanc

The Bear and the Dragon

By:

President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis. (P, Berkley)

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

SpongeBob SquarePants: Legend of the Lost Spatula

SpongeBob SquarePants: Legend of the Lost Spatula

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: THQ

Endonesia

Endonesia

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: adventure

Publisher: Enix

David Beckham Soccer

David Beckham Soccer

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

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Rage Software Limited

Dark Summit

Dark Summit

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2, GameCube

Genre: Sports (snowboarding)

Publisher: THQ

Digimon Rumble Arena

Digimon Rumble Arena

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $40.42
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $18.14
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $61.66
  • General Electric GE: opens at $41.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $104.68

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 120.7 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5444 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6614 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 110.24 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6322 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 20, 2001?

On August 20, 2001 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 20, 2001?

On August 20, 2001 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 20, 2001?

On August 20, 2001 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 20, 2001?

On August 20, 2001 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 20, 2001?

On August 20, 2001 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on August 20, 2001?

Famous people died on August 20, 2001 include, Kim Stanley, Sir Fred Hoyle.

What was the number one song in August 20, 2001?

The number one song in the week of August 20, 2001 was Fallin' by Alicia Keys in US and Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten in UK.

What were the top hits on August 20, 2001?

The top hits on August 20, 2001 were Fallin' by Alicia Keys, I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez, Let Me Blow Ya Mind by Eve in US and Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten, Eternity / The Road To Mandalay by Robbie Williams, 21 Seconds by So Solid Crew in UK.


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