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Friday 21 September 2001

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez. In UK Let's Dance by Five was in the top 5 hits. Zoolander, directed by Ben Stiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Ava'S Man by Rick Bragg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Isaac Mizrahi Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Flower, Sun, and Rain or CT Special Forces.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor

Country: United States

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Jeepers Creepers

Directed by: Victor Salva

Starring: Gina Philips, Justin Long, Jonathan Breck

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

The Isaac Mizrahi Show

Starring: John Leguizamo

Country: United States

Escape of the Artful Dodger

Written by: Roger Mirams

Starring: Rowan Witt, Luke O'Loughlin, Brittany Byrnes, Mathew Waters

Country: Australia


Starring: Paul Jambers

Country: Belgium

Cowboy Bebop

Written by: Hajime Yatate

Starring: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Kevin Seymour, Steve Blum

Country: Japan

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Next Big Star

Starring: Malese Jow, Ed McMahon, Joseph Neibich

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 September 2001 ?

  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
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  • Deep Space 1 flies within 2,200 km of Comet Borrelly.
  • AZF chemical plant explodes in Toulouse, France, killing 31 people
  • America: A Tribute to Heroes is broadcast by over 35 network and cable channels, raising over $200 million for the September 11 attack victims.
  • In Toulouse, France, the AZote Fertilisant chemical factory explodes, killing 29 and seriously wounding over 2,500.
  • White English teenager Ross Parker stabbed to death in racially motivated attack by a gang of Muslim Asians in Peterborough, England. Racial tensions in the area had been raised following the September 11th attacks

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Sport Games on 21 September 2001

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Hannover - Oberhausen : 2 - 0
  • Karlsruhe - Bielefeld : 0 - 1
  • Unterhaching - Reutlingen : 3 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Istres - Caen : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of 21 September 2001
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Paris SG - Montpellier : 0 - 0
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Walsall - Wolves : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of 21 September 2001

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What news were making the headlines those days in September 2001?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.616
  • Time: Evangelist preacher T. D. Jakes.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9809


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

Ava'S Man

By: Rick Bragg

With the same emotional generosity and effortlessly compelling storytelling that made All Over But the Shoutin’ a national bestseller, Rick Bragg continues his personal history of the Deep South.

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Living A Life That Matters

By: Harold S. Kushner

Most of us need to feel that we matter in some way; perhaps this explains the high value placed on titles, corner offices, and even fleeting celebrity.

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The Surgeon

By: Tess Gerritsen

“A briskly paced, terrifically suspenseful work that steadily builds toward a tense and terrifying climax.”—People (Page-turner of the week) He slips into homes at night and walks silently into bedrooms

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Call Me Crazy

By: Anne Heche

THE NATIONAL AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER As an actress, she lives in the world of illusion made to seem real.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: adventure

Publisher: Enix

Flower, Sun, and Rain

Platform: PlayStation 2 Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; JP Marvelous Entertainment; EU Rising Star Games; NA Marvelous Entertainment USA

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CT Special Forces

Platform: Game Boy Advance, PlayStation

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Hip Interactive

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Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles

Platform: Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Windows

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Ubisoft (PS2, Windows) BigBen Interactive (DC)

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Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader

Platform: GameCube

Genre: Action, shooter

Publisher: NA LucasArts; JP LucasArts; EU Activision

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