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Wednesday 23 May 2001

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matthew Lintz . In that special week of May people in US were listening to All For You by Janet. In UK Don't Stop Movin' by S Club 7 was in the top 5 hits. Pearl Harbor, directed by Michael Bay, 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 Battlefront. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Manager: Season 01/02 or Emperor: Battle for Dune.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Pearl Harbor

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett

Country: United States

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Moulin Rouge!

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo

Country: United States

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The Mummy Returns

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah

Country: United States

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Directed by: Andrew Adamson

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Joe Dirt

Directed by: Dennie Gordon

Starring: David Spade, Brittany Daniel, Dennis Miller

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Noble and Silver: Get Off Me!

Starring: Kim Noble, Stuart Silver

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Incurable Collector

Starring: Gus Lopez, Joe Maddalena

Country: Canada

The Essentials

Starring: Robert Osborne

Country: United States

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Da zhai men

Starring: Baoguo Chen, Saifei He, Peiqi Liu, Gaowa Siqin

Country: China

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 2001 ?

  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 2001?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Timothy McVeigh -- May 21, 2001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10002
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.596


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

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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Atlantis Found

By: Clive Cussler

Marine explorer Dirk Pitt faces off against an elite army from an era gone-by in order to uncover the secrets of an ancient civilization in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series.

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Back When We Were Grownups

By: Anne Tyler

“A WONDERFUL NOVEL . . . Tyler’s eye and ear for familial give and take is unerring, her humanity irresistible. You’ll want to turn back to the first chapter the moment

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Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade, Linux, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Xicat Interactive (Microsoft Windows) Triotech (Arcade) Linux Game Publishing (Linux)

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Batman: Chaos in Gotham

Batman: Chaos in Gotham

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ubi Soft Entertainment

Championship Manager: Season 01/02

Platform: Windows, Mac OS, Xbox

Genre: Sport, Management

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Emperor: Battle for Dune

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: EA Games

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Spider-Man: Mysterio's Menace

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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