Tuesday 22 May 2001

US date format: 5/22/2001, UK date format: 22/5/2001

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 22, 2001). 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. No Such Thing, directed by Hal Hartley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Last Time They Met by Anita Shreve was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blind Date. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hot Shots Golf 3 or Ace Attorney.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

No Such Thing

Directed by: Hal Hartley

Starring: Sarah Polley, Robert John Burke, Margrét Ákadóttir, Julie Anderson

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Phantom Love

Directed by: Madison Monroe

Starring: Griffin Drew, Michelle von Flotow, Jesse Johnson, David Christensen

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Very Annie Mary

Directed by: Sara Sugarman

Starring: Rachel Griffiths, Jonathan Pryce, Ioan Gruffudd, Matthew Rhys

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Pearl Harbor

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott

Country: United States of America

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Battle Queen 2020

Directed by: Daniel D'Or

Starring: Julie Strain, Jeff Wincott, Zehra Leverman, Brian Frank

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TV Series

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

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Directed by: Benjamin Arfmann

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Trailer Park Boys

Written by: Mike Clattenburg

Starring: John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, John Dunsworth

Country: Canada

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Dog Eat Dog

Directed by: Paul Schrader

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Directed by: Eduardo Maytorena

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 2001 ?

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
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  • 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.

Sport Games on 22 May 2001

American Basketball
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Philadelphia 76ers : 85 - 93
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Last Time They Met

By: Anita Shreve

From the last time Linda and Thomas meet, at a charmless hotel in a distant city, to the moment, thirty-five years earlier, when a chance encounter on a rocky beach binds

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Hollywood Moms

By: Joyce Ostin

Their names and faces are emblazoned across marquees and magazines—Susan Sarandon, Madonna, Melanie Griffith, Michelle Pfeiffer—and yet these famous women are not mere icons.

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French Lessons

By: Peter Mayle

Peter Mayle, francophile phenomenon and author of A Year in Provence, brings another delightful (and delicious) account of the good life, this time exploring the gustatory pleasures to be found throughout

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Flame of Recca

Flame of Recca

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy, Romantic comedy

Publisher: Konami

Commander Keen

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Side-scrolling platform

Publisher: Activision

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Hot Shots Golf 3

Hot Shots Golf 3

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Ace Attorney

Ace Attorney

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Windows, Wii, iOS, Nintendo 3DS, Android

Genre: Adventure, visual novel

Publisher: Capcom Nintendo Australia/THQ (Australia)

Boong-Ga Boong-Ga

Boong-Ga Boong-Ga

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: TaffSystem

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $59.66
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $60.44
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $85.80
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $31.00
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.9279 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.8093 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.5208 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.1991 CAD

Home videos

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


Studio: MGM

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Rugrats in Paris: The Movie

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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13 Ghosts

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: DVD release

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Blind Justice

Studio: HBO Films

Format: DVD release

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Woman on Top

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS and DVD release

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