Friday August 24, 2001

US date format: 8/24/2001, UK date format: 24/8/2001

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 24, 2001). 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. Monsoon Wedding, directed by Mira Nair, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Fatal Voyage by Kathy Reichs was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Being Eve. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fade or Army Men: Operation Green.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Monsoon Wedding

Monsoon Wedding

Directed by: Mira Nair

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Lillete Dubey, Shefali Shah, Vijay Raaz

He Died with a Felafel in His Hand

He Died with a Felafel in His Hand

Directed by: Richard Lowenstein

Starring: Noah Taylor, Emily Hamilton, Romane Bohringer, Alex Menglet

Lovely & Amazing

Lovely & Amazing

Directed by: Nicole Holofcener

Starring: Catherine Keener, Brenda Blethyn, Troy Ruptash, Emily Mortimer

Dust

Dust

Directed by: Milcho Manchevski

Starring: Joseph Fiennes, David Wenham, Adrian Lester, Anne Brochet

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Directed by: David Lister

Starring: Robert Davi, Kelly LeBrock, Byron Taylor, Greg Melvill-Smith

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 24, 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)
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Events

  • Film: Bubble Boy

Famous Birthday

Sport Games on August 24, 2001

Sport Games on August 24, 2001


Division 2

Football (France)
  • Strasbourg - Chateauroux : 2 - 0
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bradford - Coventry : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of August 24, 2001

Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Genoa - Napoli : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of August 24, 2001

Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Heerenveen - NAC Breda : 5 - 0
See all Football game results of August 24, 2001

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Being Eve

Being Eve

Manhunt

Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

All About Us

All About Us

Directed by: Christine Swanson

Cruel Summer

Cruel Summer

Directed by: Phillip Escott

Life as We Know It

Life as We Know It

Directed by: Greg Berlanti

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Fatal Voyage by Kathy Reichs

Fatal Voyage

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"Fans of TV's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation should be in heaven" (People) stepping into the world of forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan, star of Kathy Reichs' electrifyingly authentic bestsellers.

Suzanne'S Diary For Nicholas by James Patterson

Suzanne'S Diary For Nicholas

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Katie Wilkinson has finally found the perfect man - but one day he suddenly disappears, leaving behind only a diary written by a new mother named Suzanne for her baby, Nicholas.

John Adams by David McCullough

John Adams

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The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.In

The Map That Changed The World by Simon Winchester

The Map That Changed The World

By:

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

The Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clanc

The Bear and the Dragon

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President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis. (P, Berkley)

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Endonesia

Endonesia

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: adventure

Publisher: Enix

DarkSpace

DarkSpace

Platform: Windows

Genre: MMO, Real-time strategy

Publisher: Palestar, Got Game Entertainment

Fade

Fade

Platform: Windows Mobile (ARM, MIPS, SH3), iPhone OS

Genre: Adventure

Armagetron Advanced

Armagetron Advanced

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: 3D online multiplayer game, arcade

Publisher: ArmagetronAd.org

Army Men: Operation Green

Army Men: Operation Green

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: 3DO

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $41.14
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $18.00
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $59.60
  • General Electric GE: opens at $41.10
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $103.95

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 120.12 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5393 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6641 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 109.64 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6323 GBP

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