Thursday January 25, 2001

US date format: 1/25/2001, UK date format: 25/1/2001

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 25, 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 René-Charles Angélil Dion and René-Charles Angélil. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. In UK Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra was in the top 5 hits. Baran, directed by Majid Majidi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Hannibal by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Taina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing X-Men: Mutant Academy 2 or Bomberman Tournament.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
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Movies

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Baran

Baran

Directed by: Majid Majidi

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

My Brother Tom

My Brother Tom

Directed by: Dom Rotheroe

Starring: Jenna Harrison, Ben Whishaw, Honeysuckle Weeks, Michael Erskine

Blow Dry

Blow Dry

Directed by: Paddy Breathnach

Starring: Alan Rickman, Natasha Richardson, Rachel Griffiths, Rachael Leigh Cook

Valentine

Valentine

Directed by: Jamie Blanks

Starring: Denise Richards, David Boreanaz, Marley Shelton, Jessica Capshaw

Manic

Manic

Directed by: Jordan Melamed

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Bacall, Zooey Deschanel, Don Cheadle

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Music charts

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Sport Games on January 25, 2001

Sport Games on January 25, 2001


NBA

American Basketball
  • Denver Nuggets - Utah Jazz : 96 - 98
  • Orlando Magic - Minnesota Timberwolves : 100 - 109
  • Portland Trail Blazers - Indiana Pacers : 92 - 82
  • San Antonio Spurs - Sacramento Kings : 97 - 91
  • Vancouver Grizzlies - Dallas Mavericks : 83 - 120
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TV Series

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The Division

The Division

Directed by: Eric Won

Kutumb

Kutumb

Holmes on Homes

Holmes on Homes

Starring: Mike Holmes

Country: Canada

Kamen Raidâ Agito

Kamen Raidâ Agito

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Hannibal by Thomas Harris

Hannibal

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You remember Hannibal Lecter: gentleman, genius, cannibal. Seven years have passed since Dr. Lecter escaped from custody. And for seven years he's been at large, free to savor the scents, the essences, of an unguarded world.

Roses Are Red by James Patterson

Roses Are Red

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In this heart-pounding new thriller, Detective Alex Cross pursues the most brilliant killer he's ever confronted, a mysterious criminal who calls himself the Mastermind. In a series of crimes that has stunned Washington, D.C.,

The Brethren by John Grisham

The Brethren

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey call themselves the Brethren: three disgraced former judges doing time in a Florida federal prison. One was sent up for tax evasion.

The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

The Greatest Generation

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The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

The Kill Artist by Daniel Silva

The Kill Artist

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Tightly written thrillers like The Marching Season have made bestselling novelist Daniel Silva a favorite of readers everywhere. In The Kill Artist, he paints an absorbing portrait of a reluctant hero’s

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Conquest: Frontier Wars

Conquest: Frontier Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft Entertainment

X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Activision

Extermination

Extermination

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Bomberman Tournament

Bomberman Tournament

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action, action role-playing

Publisher: Hudson Soft Activision

Army Men: Operation Green

Army Men: Operation Green

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: 3DO

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.31
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $20.56
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $62.75
  • General Electric GE: opens at $46.38
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $110.12

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 116.55 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5058 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6546 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 107.34 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6303 GBP

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