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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 Justice by Dominick Dunne was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Burger Quiz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Codename: Outbreak or Zoo Tycoon.
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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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Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Burger Quiz

Written by: Kader Aoun, Alain Chabat

Starring: Alain Chabat, Laurent Baffie, Olivier Baroux, Anne Depétrini

Country: France

Life Support

Starring: Rachael Coopes, Simon Van Der Stap, Alison Barnes, Brendan Cowell

Country: Australia

Let's Bowl

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

Country: United States

Long Way to the Top

Starring: Chris Winter, Lobby Loyde, Kylie Minogue

Country: Australia

Hard Knocks

Written by: Marty Callner

Starring: Liev Schreiber

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 2001 ?

  • 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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Sport Games on 23 August 2001

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Rotherham - Sheffield United : 1 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Dominick Dunne

For more than two decades, Vanity Fair has published Dominick Dunne’s brilliant, revelatory chronicles of the most famous crimes, trials, and punishments of our time.

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The Map That Changed The World

By: Simon Winchester

In 1793, a canal digger named William Smith made a startling discovery. He found that by tracing the placement of fossils, which he uncovered in his excavations, one could follow layers

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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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Any Way The Wind Blows

By: E. Lynn Harris

When her wedding to John “Basil” Henderson didn’t come off as planned, Yancey Harrington Braxton flew off to L.A. and remade herself as mega-diva Yancey B.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Codename: Outbreak

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Card battle, turn-based strategy, turn-based tactics

Publisher: Fishtank Interactive, DreamCatcher Games, Strategy First

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Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles

Platform: Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Windows

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Ubisoft (PS2, Windows) BigBen Interactive (DC)

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Castrol Honda VTR

Castrol Honda VTR

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: EU Midas Games Jap Success

Zoo Tycoon

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Windows Phone

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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