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Tuesday 21 August 2001

It was Tuesday, 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 America by Stephen Coonts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Life Support. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conker's Bad Fur Day or 4x4 EVO 2.
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 ?

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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Life Support

Starring: Rachael Coopes, Simon Van Der Stap, Alison Barnes, Brendan Cowell

Country: Australia

Burger Quiz

Written by: Kader Aoun, Alain Chabat

Starring: Alain Chabat, Laurent Baffie, Olivier Baroux, Anne Depétrini

Country: France

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 August 2001 ?

  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
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Famous Deaths:
  • The Red Cross announces that a famine is striking Tajikistan, and calls for international financial aid for Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
  • NATO decides to send a peace-keeping force to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

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Sport Games on 21 August 2001

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Schalke 04 - Hansa Rostock : 3 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Arsenal - Leeds : 1 - 2
  • Bolton - Middlesbrough : 1 - 0
  • Ipswich - Derby : 3 - 1
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Football (Netherlands)
  • NAC Breda - Twente : 3 - 3
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Stephen Coonts

America:Dispatched on a trial run, NASA's SuperAegis satellite has been created as the foundation of an international antimissle defense system. But moments after dispatch, it vanishes.

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Hemlock Bay

By: Catherine Coulter

Madness and murder rip through the latest suspense novel by the bestselling author of Riptide.After five consecutive New York Times bestselling FBI novels, Catherine Coulter is a major player in contemporary

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Valhalla Rising

By: Clive Cussler

Marine explorer Dirk Pitt must rely on the nautical lore of Jules Verne to stop a ruthless oil baron with his sights set on political power in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series.In

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By: Dominick Dunne

For more than two decades, Vanity Fair has published Dominick Dunne’s brilliant, revelatory chronicles of the most famous crimes, trials, and punishments of our time.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

C-12: Final Resistance

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Civilization III

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Infogrames (Win) MacSoft (Mac)

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Conker's Bad Fur Day

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action, platforming

Publisher: NA / AUS Rare; EU THQ

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Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Activision

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4x4 EVO 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Xbox, GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gathering of Developers, Aspyr (Mac OS)

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