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Friday 24 August 2001

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jordan Aikman and Pierre-Antoine Clouzeau Nicolas. 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. Jeepers Creepers, directed by Victor Salva, 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 Alchemy or Flame of Recca.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

Jeepers Creepers

Directed by: Victor Salva

Starring: Gina Philips, Justin Long, Jonathan Breck

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jordan Aikman: American noted family member, first child and daughter of former Dallas Cowboys Troy Aikman and his wife Rhonda Aikman.
  • Pierre-Antoine Clouzeau Nicolas: French student, one of the youngest candidates at the 2015 French baccalaureat.
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Facts:
  • Film: Bubble Boy

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2001?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.610611
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11115
  • Time: American scientist James Thomson who pioneered stem cell research.

Books

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

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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Backyard Soccer MLS Edition

Platform: Macintosh, Windows, Game Boy Color (Cancelled)

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Europe S.A.S.U.

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Alchemy

Platform: Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Cabela's Ultimate Deer Hunt

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports (Hunting)

Publisher: Activision Publishing, Inc.

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Final Fantasy X

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Square; NA Squaresoft; PAL Sony Computer Entertainment

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Flame of Recca

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy, Romantic comedy

Publisher: Konami

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