Friday 26 January 2001
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
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.
In the Mood for Love, directed by Kar Wai Wong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001
while The Brethren by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rendevouz with Simi Garewal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Columns Crown or Far Gate.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 January 2001 ?
- 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
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
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- Al McGuire: American athlete, a pro basketball player for the New York Knicks and the Baltimore Bullets.
- An earthquake hits Gujarat, India, causing more than 20,000 deaths.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2001 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Destiny's Child - Independent Women Part I
- Shaggy - It Wasn't Me
- Dream - He Loves U Not
- Jennifer Lopez - Love Don't Cost A Thing
- matchbox twenty - If You're Gone
- Lenny Kravitz - Again
- OutKast - Ms. Jackson
- Mya - Case Of The Ex (Whatcha Gonna Do)
- Creed - With Arms Wide Open
- Faith Hill - The Way You Love Me
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra - Touch Me
- Bob The Builder - Can We Fix It
- Fragma featuring Maria Rubia - Everytime You Need Me
- It's The Way You Make Me Feel / Too Busy Thinking About My Baby - Steps
- Eminem - Stan
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