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Thursday 21 June 2001

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eleanor Cox and Alexandra Obolentseva. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Lady Marmalade by Christina Aguilera. In UK Angel by Shaggy featuring Rayvon was in the top 5 hits. A.I. Artificial Intelligence, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching State of Grace. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dancing Karaoke DKara or Lego Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge.
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TV Series

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

State of Grace

Written by: Brenda Lilly, Hollis Rich

Starring: Mae Whitman, Faye Grant

Country: United States

Dragon Ball

Starring: Brice Armstrong, Victor Atelevich, Masako Nozawa, Jôji Yanami

Country: Japan

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Six Feet Under

Written by: Alan Ball

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

Country: United States

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Battlefront

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Noble and Silver: Get Off Me!

Starring: Kim Noble, Stuart Silver

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Legally Blonde

Directed by: Robert Luketic

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair

Country: United States

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A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor

Country: United States

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The Fast and the Furious

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez

Country: United States

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Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight, Iain Glen

Country: United States

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Swordfish

Directed by: Dominic Sena

Starring: John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 June 2001 ?

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Facts:
  • A federal grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia, indicts 13 Saudis and a Lebanese in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia that killed 19 American servicemen.
  • The world's longest train is set up by BHP Iron Ore and is recorded going between Newman and Port Hedland in Western Australia (a distance of 275ampnbspkm, or 170ampnbspmiles) and the train consists of 682 loaded iron ore wagons and 8 GE AC6000CW locomotives, giving a gross weight of almost 100,000 tonnes and moves 82,262 tonnes of ore the train is long.
  • Total solar eclipse
  • Died: Actor Carroll O'Connor dies aged 76.

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  • Time: Blind mountain climber Erik Weihenmayer climbing Mt. Everest
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9797
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.600

Books

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

Seabiscuit: An American Legend

By: Laura Hillenbrand

Laura Hillenbrand, author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken, brilliantly re-creates a universal underdog story in this #1 New York Times bestseller.Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the ...

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Napalm & Silly Putty

By: George Carlin

The #1 New York Times bestseller with more than 450,000 copies in print offers up a hilarious and "entertaining" [Chicago Sun-Times] collection of razor-sharp observations--now available in paperback! Spending more than

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On the Street Where You Live

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In the gripping new novel from the Queen of Suspense, a woman is haunted by two grisly murders separated by more than a century, yet somehow, inextricably linked...Following

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Dance Upon the Air

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts—hailed by Publishers Weekly as “a storyteller of immeasurable diversity and talent”—presents the first book in her Three Sisters Island trilogy.When

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Auxiliary Power's Demolition Derby and Figure 8 Race

Auxiliary Power's Demolition Derby and Figure 8 Race

Platform: Windows

Genre: Racing, Demolition Derby

Publisher: Auxiliary Power

Dancing Karaoke DKara

Dancing Karaoke DKara

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Music & Exercise

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

Diva Starz: Mall Mania

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: Vivendi Games

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Star Wars: Starfighter

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows, arcade, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action

Publisher: LucasArts

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Lego Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Lego Software

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