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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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TV Series

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

Judgment Day

Starring: Hallie Bird

Country: United States

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The Ark

Starring: Sheila Clark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Black Books

Written by: Dylan Moran

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Justice League

Written by: Bob Kane, William M. Marston, Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Gardner Fox, Christopher Keenan

Starring: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Country: United States

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Coupling

Starring: Jack Davenport, Gina Bellman, Sarah Alexander, Kate Isitt

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States

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Black Hawk Down

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore

Country: United States

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A Beautiful Mind

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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Vanilla Sky

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Tom Cruise, Penlope Cruz, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Not Another Teen Movie

Directed by: Joel Gallen

Starring: Chyler Leigh, Jaime Pressly, Chris Evans

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
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Sport Games on 26 December 2001

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bradford - Sheffield United : 1 - 2
  • Gillingham - Portsmouth : 2 - 0
  • Grimsby - Coventry : 0 - 1
  • Man City - West Brom : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 December 2001
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackpool - Oldham : 0 - 2
  • Cambridge - Brentford : 2 - 1
  • Cardiff - Reading : 2 - 2
  • Huddersfield - Peterboro : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 December 2001
Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Leyton Orient : 5 - 3
  • Cheltenham - Shrewsbury : 1 - 0
  • Exeter - Swansea : 0 - 3
  • Kidderminster - Rochdale : 4 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 December 2001
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Arsenal - Chelsea : 2 - 1
  • Aston Villa - Liverpool : 1 - 2
  • Blackburn - Sunderland : 0 - 3
  • Bolton - Leeds : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of 26 December 2001

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Closing In -- Dec. 24, 2001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9823
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.631632

Books

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

Bias

By: Bernard Goldberg

In his nearly thirty years at CBS News, Emmy Award–winner Bernard Goldberg earned a reputation as one of the preeminent reporters in the television news business.

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The Mitford Snowmen

By: Jan Karon

It's Christmastime in Mitford, and everyone's favorite characters are filled with holiday spirit. In The Mitford Snowmen, a swirling snowfall brings them to Main Street for a snowman-building contest complete with

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The Kiss

By: Danielle Steel

In her 53rd bestselling novel, Danielle Steel explores how a single shattering moment can change lives forever. The Kiss is at once a moving testament to the fragility of life and a breathtaking story about the power of love to ...

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Journey Through Heartsongs

By: Mattie J. T. Stepanek

Mattie J.T. Stepanek takes us on a Journey Through Heartsongs with more of his moving poems. These poems share the rare wisdom that Mattie has acquired through his struggle with a rare form of muscular dystrophy and the death of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Black & White

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Simulation, god game

Publisher: EA Games, Feral Interactive (Mac), Sold-Out Software

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Crescendo

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Eroge, Visual novel

Publisher: Yūto Group G-Collections

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Digimon Battle Spirit

Platform: WonderSwan Color, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai

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Europa Universalis II

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Mac OS X

Genre: Grand strategy

Publisher: Strategy First

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Ms. Pac-Man: Quest for the Golden Maze

Platform: PC

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Infogrames

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