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Sunday 21 October 2001

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jake Globox . In that special week of October people in US were listening to I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez. In UK Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. K-PAX, directed by Iain Softley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Smoke Jumper by Nicholas Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sitting Ducks. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fear Effect 2: Retro Helix or 21-Two One-.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Iain Softley

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack, Alfre Woodard

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The Man Who Sued God

Directed by: Mark Joffe

Starring: Billy Connolly, Judy Davis, Colin Friels, Wendy Hughes

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My Best Friend's Wife

Directed by: Doug Finelli

Starring: John Stamos, Daniel London, Meredith Salenger, Tara Westwood

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Ricochet River

Directed by: Deborah Del Prete

Starring: John Cullum, Eddie Thiel, Tyler Miller, Jason James Richter

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I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

Directed by: John Shepphird

Starring: Connie Sellecca, Corbin Bernsen, Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse

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TV Series

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

Sitting Ducks

Directed by: Henry Jaglom

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Being Eve

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Directed by: Greg Barker

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All About Us

Directed by: Christine Swanson

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Cruel Summer

Directed by: Phillip Escott

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 2001 ?

  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
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  • What More Can I Give benefit concert held in Washington D.C., featuring performances by Michael Jackson, Aerosmith, Mariah Carey, James Brown, Al Green, Carole King, the Backstreet Boys, 'N Sync, P!nk, and others.

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Sport Games on 21 October 2001

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Udinese : 1 - 5
  • Chievo - Parma : 1 - 0
  • Fiorentina - Verona : 0 - 2
  • Inter - Milan : 2 - 4
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Beveren - St Truiden : 3 - 2
  • Club Brugge - Aalst : 3 - 0
  • Lierse - Gent : 1 - 2
  • Louvieroise - Standard : 3 - 1
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Freiburg : 0 - 2
  • Wolfsburg - Hamburg : 0 - 1
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Duisburg - Greuther Furth : 1 - 1
  • Ein Frankfurt - Aachen : 2 - 2
  • Saarbrucken - Unterhaching : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 21 October 2001

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2001 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Shakira - Suerte [Whenever, Wherever]
  2. Heroe - Enrique Iglesias
  3. Pueden Decir - Gilberto Santa Rosa
  4. Tantita Pena - Alejandro Fernandez
  5. Palomo - No Me Conoces Aun
  6. O Me Voy O Te Vas - Marco Antonio Solis
  7. Pepe Aguilar - Me Vas A Extranar
  8. Usted Se Me Llevo La Vida - Alexandre Pires
  9. Cada Vez Te Extrano Mas - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  10. Como Se Cura Una Herida - Jaci Velasquez


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

The Smoke Jumper

By: Nicholas Evans

In a searing novel of love and loyalty, guilt and honor, the acclaimed author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Horse Whisperer gives his millions of readers another hero...The

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A Bend in the Road

By: Nicholas Sparks

Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah ...

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By: Julie Garwood

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Heartbreaker comes a thrilling novel of passion and obsession featuring attorney Theo Buchanan.Like his FBI agent brother Nick, Theo Buchanan is devoted to his crime-fighting career.

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The Family

By: Carol Gino

“Dazzling, passionate, a masterwork that ranks with Puzo’s best.” —Nicholas Pileggi, author of Wiseguys“One of his most satisfying works….A thoroughly entertaining posthumous present from one of the masters of popular fiction.”

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ms. Pac-Man: Quest for the Golden Maze

Platform: PC

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Infogrames

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Fear Effect 2: Retro Helix

Fear Effect 2: Retro Helix

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Arctic Thunder

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Midway Games

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21-Two One-

Platform: Windows, Dreamcast

Genre: Romance, Mystery

Publisher: BasiL (Windows) PrincessSoft (DC)

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Spider-Man 2: The Sinister Six

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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Home videos

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

Hollow Man

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Air Bud

Studio: DVD release

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The Little Vampire

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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My Best Friend's Wedding

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: Special Edition DVD release

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Town & Country

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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