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Sunday 21 January 2001

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 21, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jackson Brundage . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. In UK Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra was in the top 5 hits. Manic, directed by Jordan Melamed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Code To Zero by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Taina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Endonesia or F1 World Grand Prix 2000.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Jordan Melamed

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Bacall, Zooey Deschanel, Don Cheadle

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Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, Uma Thurman

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Wet Hot American Summer

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Michael Showalter, Marguerite Moreau

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Dougray Scott, Kate Winslet, Saffron Burrows, Jeremy Northam

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Sugar & Spice

Directed by: Francine McDougall

Starring: Marla Sokoloff, Marley Shelton, Melissa George, Mena Suvari

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The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 January 2001 ?

  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
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Sport Games on 21 January 2001

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Washington Wizards : 90 - 94
  • Boston Celtics - Golden State Warriors : 91 - 94
  • Indiana Pacers - New York Knicks : 87 - 74
  • Miami Heat - Los Angeles Lakers : 103 - 92
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Fiorentina : 0 - 0
  • Bari - Reggina : 2 - 1
  • Milan - Roma : 3 - 2
  • Napoli - Udinese : 0 - 1
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Genk : 4 - 2
  • Harelbeke - Charleroi : 1 - 0
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Numancia : 0 - 2
  • Ath Bilbao - Santander : 3 - 1
  • Celta - Zaragoza : 1 - 1
  • Espanol - Villarreal : 2 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 21, 2001 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Top #10 R&B songs
  1. JAY-Z - I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)
  2. OutKast - Ms. Jackson
  3. Danger (Been So Long) - Mystikal Featuring Nivea
  4. R. Kelly - I Wish
  5. My First Love - Avant Featuring KeKe Wyatt
  6. Musiq - Just Friends (Sunny)
  7. It Wasn't Me - Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent
  8. Carl Thomas - Emotional
  9. Dave Hollister - One Woman Man
  10. Stutter - Joe Featuring Mystikal
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Te Quise Olvidar - MDO
  2. Yo Te Amo - Chayanne
  3. Juan Gabriel - Abrazame Muy Fuerte
  4. Infiel - Rocio Durcal
  5. Por Amarte Asi - Cristian
  6. Cuando Seas Mia - Son By Four
  7. A Puro Dolor - Son By Four
  8. Que Sepan Todos - Pepe Aguilar
  9. Cuando - Ricardo Arjona
  10. Sin Tu Amor - Pedro Fernandez
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra - Touch Me
  2. Bob The Builder - Can We Fix It
  3. Fragma featuring Maria Rubia - Everytime You Need Me
  4. It's The Way You Make Me Feel / Too Busy Thinking About My Baby - Steps
  5. Eminem - Stan


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

Code To Zero

By: Ken Follett

January, 1958—the darkest hour of the cold war and the early dawn of the space race. On the launch pad at Cape Canaveral sits America’s best hope to catch up with

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The Greatest Generation

By: Tom Brokaw

The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

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The Beatles Anthology

By: The Beatles

This extraordinary project has been made possible because Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr have agreed to tell their combined story especially for this book.

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O Is for Outlaw

By: Sue Grafton

“Grafton keeps pulling out surprises- and pulling us in.” ―Entertainment Weekly on "O" is for OutlawThrough fourteen books, fans have been fed short rations when it comes to Kinsey Millhone's past: a morsel here, a dollop there.

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Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: adventure

Publisher: Enix

F1 World Grand Prix 2000

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance

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

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: Black Isle Studios Destination Software (GBA)

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X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Activision

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Max Payne

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 2 Xbox Mac OS Game Boy Advance PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 iOS Android

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Rockstar Games

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Way of the Gun

Studio: Artisan

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Rear Window

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS re-release and DVD release

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Studio: Miramax

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Finding Forrester

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Sugar & Spice

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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