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Thursday 24 May 2001

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Darren Espanto . 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 Summerhouse by Jude Deveraux was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Battlefront. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aliens versus Predator 2 or Armored Core 2: Another Age.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Battlefront

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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

Movies

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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Shrek

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Mountain climbing: 15-year-old Sherpa Temba Tsheri becomes the youngest person to climb to the top of Mount Everest.

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Sport Games on 24 May 2001

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  • Milwaukee Bucks - Philadelphia 76ers : 92 - 78
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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Summerhouse

By: Jude Deveraux

Jude Deveraux's marvelous New York Times bestseller is a touching and delightful exploration of the longings that live deep inside every woman's heart, featuring three friends who get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to find out what might have been...Have

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The Last Time They Met

By: Anita Shreve

From the last time Linda and Thomas meet, at a charmless hotel in a distant city, to the moment, thirty-five years earlier, when a chance encounter on a rocky beach binds

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Cold Paradise

By: Stuart Woods

Palm Beach is the most glamorous scene-of-the-crime yet for cop-turned-investigator Stone Barrington, who becomes reacquainted with a case he thought was buried years ago and must settle romantic entanglements that haunt

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French Lessons

By: Peter Mayle

Peter Mayle, francophile phenomenon and author of A Year in Provence, brings another delightful (and delicious) account of the good life, this time exploring the gustatory pleasures to be found throughout

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aliens versus Predator 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS X

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Fox Interactive

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Battle Realms

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Crave Entertainment (US) Ubisoft (Europe)

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Spider-Man: Mysterio's Menace

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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Armored Core 2: Another Age

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; NA Agetec; EU Metro 3D

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Etherlords

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Card battle, turn-based strategy, turn-based tactics

Publisher: Fishtank Interactive, DreamCatcher Games, Strategy First

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