Friday March 23, 2001

US date format: 3/23/2001, UK date format: 23/3/2001

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see zodiac on March 23, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. 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 Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Texas Justice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Druuna: Morbus Gravis or Dexter's Laboratory: Deesaster Strikes!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2001, at March 23 across the years or at March 2001 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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).
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Events

  • 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.
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Movies

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Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne

Country: United States of America

Baran

Baran

Directed by: Majid Majidi

Starring: Hossein Abedini, Zahra Bahrami, Mohammad Amir Naji, Hossein Mahjoub

Das Experiment

Das Experiment

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Berkel, Oliver Stokowski, Wotan Wilke Möhring

Country: United States of America

Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Starring: Jude Law, Ed Harris, Joseph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz

Country: United States of America

Blow

Blow

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on March 23, 2001

Sport Games on March 23, 2001


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Toronto Raptors : 86 - 112
  • Charlotte Hornets - Chicago Bulls : 90 - 93
  • Denver Nuggets - Minnesota Timberwolves : 90 - 101
  • New Jersey Nets - New York Knicks : 95 - 86
  • Orlando Magic - Milwaukee Bucks : 103 - 115
See all Basketball game results of March 23, 2001

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Caen : 1 - 0
  • Angers - Laval : 1 - 0
  • Cannes - Wasquehal : 0 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Nimes : 1 - 1
  • Le Mans - Creteil : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of March 23, 2001

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Inverness C - Raith Rvs : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of March 23, 2001

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Notts County - Peterboro : 3 - 3
  • Oldham - Northampton : 2 - 1
  • Reading - Bristol City : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of March 23, 2001

TV Series

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Crossroads

Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

The Division

The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

Land of the Mammoth

Land of the Mammoth

Directed by: Emmanuel Mairesse

Delicious Proposal

Delicious Proposal

Directed by: Park Sung Soo

How old am I?

If March 23rd, 2001 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Fast Food Nation

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New York Times Bestseller, With a New Afterword“Schlosser has a flair for dazzling scene-setting and an arsenal of startling facts .

The First Counsel by Brad Meltzer

The First Counsel

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The runaway bestseller that takes us down the rabbit hole of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.John F. Jennedy, Jr., was Lark.Amy Carter was Dynamo.Chelsea

A Darkness More Than Night by Michael Connelly

A Darkness More Than Night

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Terry McCaleb, the retired FBI agent who starred in the bestseller "Blood Work," is asked by the LAPD to help them investigate aseries of murders that have them baffled.

From The Corner Of His Eye by Dean Koontz

From The Corner Of His Eye

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER This is the story of a boy who loses his sight, and then mysteriously regains it. It is the story of a courageous band of seekers and a relentless killer.

Scarlet Feather by Maeve Binchy

Scarlet Feather

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Forever Kingdom

Forever Kingdom

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; NA Agetec

Bomberman Kart

Bomberman Kart

Platform: PlayStation 2 Mobile Phone

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Hudson Soft

X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Activision

Druuna: Morbus Gravis

Druuna: Morbus Gravis

Publisher: Microïds

Dexter's Laboratory: Deesaster Strikes!

Dexter's Laboratory: Deesaster Strikes!

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: BAM! Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $76.75
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $22.06
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $54.94
  • General Electric GE: opens at $38.75
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $93.50

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 122.91 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.565 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.7215 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 109.22 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6228 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 23, 2001?

On March 23, 2001 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is March 23, 2001?

On March 23, 2001 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 23, 2001?

On March 23, 2001 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 23, 2001?

On March 23, 2001 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on March 23, 2001?

On March 23, 2001 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 23, 2001?

On March 23, 2001 several famous people were born including, Misslisibell .

Which famous people died on March 23, 2001?

Famous people died on March 23, 2001 include, Rowland Evans.

What was the number one song in March 23, 2001?

The number one song in the week of March 23, 2001 was Butterfly by Crazy Town in US and Whole Again by Atomic Kitten in UK.

What were the top hits on March 23, 2001?

The top hits on March 23, 2001 were Butterfly by Crazy Town, Angel by Shaggy, Stutter by Joe in US and Whole Again by Atomic Kitten, It Wasn't Me by Shaggy featuring Rikrok, Uptown Girl by Westlife in UK.


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