Wednesday 26 December 2001
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of December people in US were listening to How You Remind Me by Nickelback.
In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits.
Sex and Lucia, directed by Julio Medem, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001
while Bias by Bernard Goldberg was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching SAS: Are You Tough Enough?.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Digimon Battle Spirit or Europa Universalis II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 December 2001 ?
- First day of Kwanzaa
- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
- Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
- Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
- Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
- Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
- First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
- Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- St. Stephen's Day, a public holiday in Catalonia, Croatia, Czech Republic, and the Republic of Ireland.
- R.C. Saints - Saint Stephen
- South Africa - Day of Goodwill, a public holiday
- Slovenia - Independence and Unity Day (1990)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2001 ?
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Sport Games on 26 December 2001
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Bradford - Sheffield United : 1 - 2
- Gillingham - Portsmouth : 2 - 0
- Grimsby - Coventry : 0 - 1
- Man City - West Brom : 0 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Blackpool - Oldham : 0 - 2
- Cambridge - Brentford : 2 - 1
- Cardiff - Reading : 2 - 2
- Huddersfield - Peterboro : 3 - 1
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Bristol Rvs - Leyton Orient : 5 - 3
- Cheltenham - Shrewsbury : 1 - 0
- Exeter - Swansea : 0 - 3
- Kidderminster - Rochdale : 4 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Arsenal - Chelsea : 2 - 1
- Aston Villa - Liverpool : 1 - 2
- Blackburn - Sunderland : 0 - 3
- Bolton - Leeds : 0 - 3
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