Friday 23 March 2001
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Misslisibell .
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Butterfly by Crazy Town.
In UK Whole Again by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits.
Blow, directed by Ted Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001
while 1st to Die by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching En l.U.N. aften med Golden og Antonsen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Commandos 2: Men of Courage or Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Force.
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- Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
- Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
- Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
- Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
- Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo (died 1606)
- Saint Ethelwald
- Saint Victorian
- Roman Empire - The fifth and final day of Quinquatria, held in honor of Minerva.
- Rowland Evans: White Marsh, Pennsylvania -- News reporter (CNN-Evans & Novak).
- The Russian Mir space station is disposed of, breaking up in the atmosphere before falling into the southern Pacific Ocean near Fiji.
- Hainan Island incident: A Chinese fighter jet bumps into a U.S. EP-3E surveillance aircraft, which is forced to make an emergency landing in Hainan, China. The U.S. crew is detained for 10 days and the F-8 Chinese pilot, Wang Wei, goes missing and is presumed dead.
- Former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia President Slobodan Milošević surrenders to police special forces, to be tried on charges of war crimes.
- In the Netherlands, the Act on the Opening up of Marriage goes into effect. The Act allows same-sex couples to marry legally for the first time in the world since the reign of Nero.
- The World Wrestling Federation purchases rival organization World Championship Wrestling for an estimated $7 million.
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