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Thursday 23 August 2001

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Zaijan Jaranilla and Zaijian Jaranilla. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fallin' by Alicia Keys. In UK Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, directed by Kevin Smith, 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 Burger Quiz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal or Beatmania IIDX 6th Style.
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TV Series

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

Let's Bowl

Starring: Steve Sedahl, Rich Kronfeld, Drew Jansen, Amanda Brewer

Country: United States

Hard Knocks

Written by: Marty Callner

Starring: Liev Schreiber

Country: United States

Hell in the Pacific

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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State of Grace

Written by: Brenda Lilly, Hollis Rich

Starring: Mae Whitman, Faye Grant

Country: United States

Six Feet Under

Written by: Alan Ball

Starring: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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Original Sin

Directed by: Michael Cristofer

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane

Country: United States

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The Princess Diaries

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
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Books

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

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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The Bear and the Dragon

By: Tom Clanc

President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis. (P, Berkley)

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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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The Switch

By: Sandra Brown

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown comes another masterful creation, a riveting novel of suspense, revenge, and unpredictable twists and turns...When Melina suggests that her twin sister Gillian take her place as a media escort to an ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alien Front Online

Platform: Dreamcast, Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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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

Age of Sail II

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: TalonSoft

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Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Black Isle Studios Interplay Entertainment

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Beatmania IIDX 6th Style

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

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