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Saturday 28 April 2001

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to All For You by Janet. In UK It Wasn't Me by Shaggy featuring Rikrok was in the top 5 hits. The Mummy Returns, directed by Stephen Sommers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Skies Of Pern by Anne McCaffrey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Battlefront. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island or Floigan Bros..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Mummy Returns

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah

Country: United States

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Directed by: Andrew Adamson

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Joe Dirt

Directed by: Dennie Gordon

Starring: David Spade, Brittany Daniel, Dennis Miller

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Johnny Depp, Penlope Cruz, Franka Potente

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Mirkin

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Noble and Silver: Get Off Me!

Starring: Kim Noble, Stuart Silver

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Incurable Collector

Starring: Gus Lopez, Joe Maddalena

Country: Canada

The Essentials

Starring: Robert Osborne

Country: United States

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Da zhai men

Starring: Baoguo Chen, Saifei He, Peiqi Liu, Gaowa Siqin

Country: China

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 April 2001 ?

  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
  • Luchesius
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  • Soyuz TM-32 lifts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, carrying the first space tourist, American Dennis Tito.
  • Millionaire Dennis Tito becomes the world's first space tourist.

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Sport Games on 28 April 2001

American Basketball
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Orlando Magic : 116 - 121
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Indiana Pacers : 92 - 87
  • San Antonio Spurs - Minnesota Timberwolves : 84 - 93
  • Utah Jazz - Dallas Mavericks : 91 - 94
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Reggina - Napoli : 3 - 1
  • Vicenza - Parma : 0 - 1
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Germinal : 7 - 0
  • Beveren - Aalst : 1 - 0
  • Charleroi - Mechelen : 4 - 1
  • Genk - Standard : 2 - 2
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Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Freiburg : 1 - 0
  • Bochum - Schalke 04 : 1 - 1
  • FC Koln - Cottbus : 4 - 0
  • Hertha - Ein Frankfurt : 3 - 0
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What news were making the headlines those days in April 2001?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.593
  • Time: Model Christy Turlington demonstrating yoga position in photo. Inset: of submarine commander Scott W
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9789


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

The Skies Of Pern

By: Anne McCaffrey

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Scores of dragons are dead after plague swept across the world of Pern, and now the Weyrs are struggling to rebuild before Threadfall destroys everything—and everyone—left

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Slightly Shady

By: Amanda Quick

Amanda Quick's bestselling trademark is a combination of suspense and passion in historical tales alight with sparkling wit and brimming with dangerous intrigue.

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The Bonesetter'S Daughter

By: Amy Tan

““As compelling as Tan’s first bestseller, The Joy Luck Club. . . No one writes about mothers and daughters with more empathy than Amy Tan.”–The

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Fast Food Nation

By: Eric Schlosser

New York Times Bestseller, With a New Afterword“Schlosser has a flair for dazzling scene-setting and an arsenal of startling facts .

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Windows Mac OS X Flash HTML5 Palm OS Windows Mobile BlackBerry 10 Java ME iOS Android Windows Phone Xbox Facebook Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Conker's Bad Fur Day

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action, platforming

Publisher: NA / AUS Rare; EU THQ

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Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure, Arcade, Puzzle

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Floigan Bros.

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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Flower, Sun, and Rain

Platform: PlayStation 2 Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; JP Marvelous Entertainment; EU Rising Star Games; NA Marvelous Entertainment USA

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