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Tuesday 22 May 2001

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Molly O'Malia . In that special week of May people in US were listening to All For You by Janet. In UK Don't Stop Movin' by S Club 7 was in the top 5 hits. Pearl Harbor, directed by Michael Bay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Prayer of Jabez by Bruce Wilkinson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Battlefront. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Force or Stronghold.
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TV Series

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

Noble and Silver: Get Off Me!

Starring: Kim Noble, Stuart Silver

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Essentials

Starring: Robert Osborne

Country: United States

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Pets

Starring: Ian Angus Wilkie, Andrew Barclay, Sally Elsden, Petros Emanual

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

That's My Baby

Starring: Celeste Yarnall

Country: United States

A Very British Murder

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Pearl Harbor

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett

Country: United States

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Moulin Rouge!

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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The Mummy Returns

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah

Country: United States

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Shrek

Directed by: Andrew Adamson

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Joe Dirt

Directed by: Dennie Gordon

Starring: David Spade, Brittany Daniel, Dennis Miller

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
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Facts:
  • Sherpa Temba Tsheri, 16, becomes the youngest person to summit Mount Everest.
  • The Versailles wedding hall disaster kills 23 in Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Jim Jeffords, the United States Senator for Vermont, leaves the Republican Party and becomes an Independent. He joins the Democratic caucus, giving them a 51-49 majority for the remainder of 107th United States Congress.
  • Crown Prince Dipendra of Nepal kills his father, the king, his mother and other members of the royal family with an assault rifle and then shoots himself in the Nepalese royal massacre. Dipendra dies June 4, as King of Nepal. His uncle Gyanendra accedes to the throne.
  • A Hamas suicide bomber kills 21, mostly teenagers, in the Dolphinarium disco in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Timothy McVeigh -- May 21, 2001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10002
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.596

Books

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

The Prayer of Jabez

By: Bruce Wilkinson

Dr. Bruce Wilkinson, president of Walk Thru the Bible Ministries, takes readers to 1 Chronicles 4:10 to discover how they can release God's miraculous power and experience the blessings God longs to give each of us.

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Who Moved My Cheese?

By: Spencer Johnson

THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WITH OVER 10 MILLION COPIES IN PRINT!A timeless business classic, Who Moved My Cheese? uses a simple parabel to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success ...

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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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Atlantis Found

By: Clive Cussler

Marine explorer Dirk Pitt faces off against an elite army from an era gone-by in order to uncover the secrets of an ancient civilization in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Extreme sports

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Cube

Platform: Cross-platform

Genre: First-person shooter

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Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Force

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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Commandos 2: Men of Courage

Platform: Microsoft Windows Macintosh PlayStation 2 Xbox Mac OS X

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

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Stronghold

Platform: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Take 2 Interactive and God Games

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