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Saturday 22 December 2001

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to How You Remind Me by Nickelback. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Best-Loved Poems Of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis by Caroline Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Black Books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Auxiliary Power's Demolition Derby and Figure 8 Race or Do You Like Horny Bunnies?.
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 ?

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States

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Black Hawk Down

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore

Country: United States

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A Beautiful Mind

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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Vanilla Sky

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Penlope Cruz, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Not Another Teen Movie

Directed by: Joel Gallen

Starring: Chyler Leigh, Jaime Pressly, Chris Evans

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Black Books

Written by: Dylan Moran

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Ken Ober, Lisa Dergan, Michael Bellavia, Ethan T. Berlin

Country: United States

The Living Century

Starring: Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

Nissene på låven

Starring: Espen Eckbo, Trond Fausa, Eivind Sander, Nikis Theophilakis

Country: Norway

Justice League

Written by: Bob Kane, William M. Marston, Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Gardner Fox, Christopher Keenan

Starring: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 2001 ?

  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 22 December
Famous Deaths:
  • A flight from Paris, France to Miami, Florida is diverted to Boston, Massachusetts after passenger Richard Reid attempts to set his shoe, filled with explosives, on fire.
  • Richard Reid attempts to destroy a passenger airliner by igniting explosives hidden in his shoes aboard American Airlines Flight 63.
  • Burhanuddin Rabbani, political leader of the Afghan Northern Alliance, hands over power in Afghanistan to the interim government headed by President Hamid Karzai.

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Sport Games on 22 December 2001

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Chievo - Roma : 0 - 3
  • Lazio - Bologna : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 22 December 2001
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Westerlo - Standard : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 22 December 2001
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Espanol - Barcelona : 2 - 0
  • La Coruna - Betis : 2 - 0
  • Sevilla - Celta : 0 - 1
  • Sociedad - Valladolid : 6 - 0
See all Football game results of 22 December 2001
La Liga Segunda Division
Football (Spain)
  • Albacete - Ferrol : 2 - 1
  • Ath Madrid - Santander : 2 - 0
  • Elche - Jaen : 1 - 3
  • Murcia - Burgos : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 22 December 2001

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.631632
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11142
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Taliban -- Dec. 17, 2001


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

The Best-Loved Poems Of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

By: Caroline Kennedy

Timed to the publication of the author+s new illustrated children+s book, A Family of Poems, the national bestseller is now available in a specially priced gift editionJacqueline Kennedy Onassis loved literature,

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The Lost Son

By: Bernard B. Kerik

An intimate portrait of the courageous and honorable fortieth Police Commissioner of New York City details his mission to fight the injustice around him and to solve the mystery of his own mother, who abandoned him forty-one years ago.

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When Character Was King

By: Peggy Noonan

No one has ever captured Ronald Reagan like Peggy Noonan. In When Character Was King, Noonan brings her own reflections on Reagan to bear as well as new stories—from Presidents George

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Black House

By: Stephen King and Peter Straub

From the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of The Talisman, “an intelligent…suspenseful page-turner” (The Wall Street Journal) from “two master craftsmen, each at the top of his game” (The Washington Post).Twenty

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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

Do You Like Horny Bunnies?

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Eroge

Publisher: JP ZyX; NA G-Collections

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AirForce Delta Storm

Platform: Xbox Game Boy Advance

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Konami

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Far Gate

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real time strategy

Publisher: Microïds

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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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