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Monday 23 April 2001

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 23, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Talia Seitel and Cleo Demetriou. In that special week of April people in US were listening to All For You by Janet. In UK It Wasn't Me by Shaggy featuring Rikrok was in the top 5 hits. Mockingbird Don't Sing, directed by Harry Bromley Davenport, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Carolina Moon by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dismissed. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Death Crimson OX or Hot Shots Golf 3.
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What the sky looked like on 23 April 2001

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

Mockingbird Don't Sing

Directed by: Harry Bromley Davenport

Starring: Melissa Errico, Michael Lerner, Joe Regalbuto, Sean Young

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The Mummy Returns

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo

Country: United States

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Directed by: Hector Barron

Starring: Todd Bosley, Brendon Ryan Barrett, Mary Mara, Sammy Elliott

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Texas Rangers

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: James Van Der Beek, Rachael Leigh Cook, Ashton Kutcher, Dylan McDermott

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Pleasures of Sin

Directed by: Eric Gibson

Starring: Chloe, Dru Berrymore, David Christensen, McKayla

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Directed by: Benjamin Arfmann

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Dog Eat Dog

Directed by: Paul Schrader

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Directed by: Eduardo Maytorena

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Texas Justice

Directed by: Dick Lowry

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Der Ermittler

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 2001 ?

  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
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Sport Games on 23 April 2001

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Miami Heat : 102 - 76
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - San Antonio Spurs : 69 - 86
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Duisburg - M'gladbach : 0 - 2
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bournemouth - Wycombe : 2 - 0
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Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Rochdale - Lincoln : 3 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 23, 2001 - Geocentric view

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

Carolina Moon

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents a novel of redemption and suspense, as a woman haunted by the unsolved murder of her childhood friend returns to her small South Carolina hometown...Tory

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Scarlet Feather

By: Maeve Binchy

They met in cooking school—and became fast friends with a common dream. Now, Cathy Scarlet and Tom Feather hope to take Dublin by storm with their newly formed catering company, aptly

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend

By: Laura Hillenbrand

Laura Hillenbrand, author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken, brilliantly re-creates a universal underdog story in this #1 New York Times bestseller.Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the ...

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The Villa

By: Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts exposes a proud family’s deadly secrets in this passionate tale of two Napa Valley rivals...PR executive Sophia Giambelli loves her job and has never worried about competition.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Death Crimson OX

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action, Shooter

Publisher: Ecole (JPN) Sammy (Dreamcast US) Play It (PS2 EUR)

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Asterix: Mega Madness

Asterix: Mega Madness

Platform: Microsoft Windows,[1] PlayStation

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Infogrames (SA)

Europe Racer

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames Xplosiv

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Dark Summit

Platform: Xbox, PlayStation 2, GameCube

Genre: Sports (snowboarding)

Publisher: THQ

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Hot Shots Golf 3

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Home videos

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

Rear Window

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS re-release and DVD release

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

Format: 30th Anniversary Edition VHS and DVD release; part of the Walt Disney Gold Classic Collection

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Studio: Fox

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Say It Isn't So

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Legally Blonde

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS and DVD release

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