Friday January 26, 2001

US date format: 1/26/2001, UK date format: 26/1/2001

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on January 26, 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. 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 From The Corner Of His Eye by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Taina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deathmatch Classic or 21-Two One-.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2001, at January 26 across the years or at January 2001 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 26, 2001?


Holidays

  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
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Events

  • An earthquake hits Gujarat, India, causing more than 20,000 deaths.

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne

Country: United States of America

Baran

Baran

Directed by: Majid Majidi

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

Manic

Manic

Directed by: Jordan Melamed

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

Tape

Tape

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, Uma Thurman

The Believer

The Believer

Directed by: Henry Bean

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Summer Phoenix, Peter Meadows, Garret Dillahunt

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 26, 2001?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Touch Me
  2. - Can We Fix It
  3. - Everytime You Need Me
  4. - It's The Way You Make Me Feel / Too Busy Thinking About My Baby
  5. - Stan

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Danger (Been So Long)
  2. - Stutter
  3. - Ms. Jackson
  4. - Put It On Me
  5. - I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Abrazame Muy Fuerte
  2. - Te Quise Olvidar
  3. - Cuando Seas Mia
  4. - Infiel
  5. - Yo Te Amo
Sport Games on January 26, 2001

Sport Games on January 26, 2001


NBA

American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Philadelphia 76ers : 89 - 105
  • New Jersey Nets - Los Angeles Lakers : 101 - 113
  • Phoenix Suns - Boston Celtics : 83 - 99
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Golden State Warriors : 107 - 105
  • Vancouver Grizzlies - Houston Rockets : 89 - 106
See all Basketball game results of January 26, 2001

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Schalke 04 - Hansa Rostock : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of January 26, 2001

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Hannover - Chemnitz : 0 - 0
  • Mannheim - St Pauli : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of January 26, 2001

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Marseille : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of January 26, 2001

TV Series

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

Phoenix Nights

Phoenix Nights

How old am I?

If January 26th, 2001 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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

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

By:

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?

Bomberman Kart

Bomberman Kart

Platform: PlayStation 2 Mobile Phone

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds

Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: LucasArts, Disney Interactive Studios (since 2012)

Deathmatch Classic

Deathmatch Classic

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve L.L.C.

21-Two One-

21-Two One-

Platform: Windows, Dreamcast

Genre: Romance, Mystery

Publisher: BasiL (Windows) PrincessSoft (DC)

Lego Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge

Lego Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Lego Software

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.50
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $19.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $61.00
  • General Electric GE: opens at $46.44
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $109.62

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 117.35 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.506 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.651 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 108.42 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6329 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 26, 2001?

On January 26, 2001 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 26, 2001?

On January 26, 2001 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 26, 2001?

On January 26, 2001 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 26, 2001?

On January 26, 2001 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 26, 2001?

On January 26, 2001 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on January 26, 2001?

Famous people died on January 26, 2001 include, Al McGuire, Al McGuire.

What was the number one song in January 26, 2001?

The number one song in the week of January 26, 2001 was Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child in US and Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra in UK.

What were the top hits on January 26, 2001?

The top hits on January 26, 2001 were Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child, It Wasn't Me by Shaggy, He Loves U Not by Dream in US and Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra, Can We Fix It by Bob The Builder, Everytime You Need Me by Fragma featuring Maria Rubia in UK.


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