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Tuesday 28 August 2001

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anna Trincher . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fallin' by Alicia Keys. In UK Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Jeepers Creepers, directed by Victor Salva, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while John Adams by David McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cowboy Bebop. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pac-Man Collection or Army Men: Operation Green.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Jeepers Creepers

Directed by: Victor Salva

Starring: Gina Philips, Justin Long, Jonathan Breck

Country: United States

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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Ben Affleck

Country: United States

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American Pie 2

Directed by: J.B. Rogers

Starring: Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Shannon Elizabeth

Country: United States

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The Others

Directed by: Alejandro Amenbar

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan

Country: United States

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Original Sin

Directed by: Michael Cristofer

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Cowboy Bebop

Written by: Hajime Yatate

Starring: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Kevin Seymour, Steve Blum

Country: Japan

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Next Big Star

Starring: Malese Jow, Ed McMahon, Joseph Neibich

Country: United States


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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Life Support

Starring: Rachael Coopes, Simon Van Der Stap, Alison Barnes, Brendan Cowell

Country: Australia

Burger Quiz

Written by: Kader Aoun, Alain Chabat

Starring: Alain Chabat, Laurent Baffie, Olivier Baroux, Anne Depétrini

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 2001 ?

  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
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Sport Games on 28 August 2001

Division 2
Football (France)
  • St Etienne - Ajaccio : 1 - 0
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Crewe - Millwall : 1 - 0
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Oldham - Northampton : 4 - 2
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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Shrewsbury - York : 3 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Home Schooling -- Aug. 27, 2001
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9806
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.610611


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

John Adams

By: David McCullough

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.In

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The Bear and the Dragon

By: Tom Clanc

President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis. (P, Berkley)

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The Map That Changed The World

By: Simon Winchester

In 1793, a canal digger named William Smith made a startling discovery. He found that by tracing the placement of fossils, which he uncovered in his excavations, one could follow layers

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Ghost Soldiers

By: Hampton Sides

On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Pac-Man Collection

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Arcade, Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

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Army Men: Operation Green

Army Men: Operation Green

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: 3DO


Platform: Windows PC

Genre: Action / Simulation

Publisher: CIS Buka Entertainment; INT Bethesda Softworks

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Card battle, turn-based strategy, turn-based tactics

Publisher: Fishtank Interactive, DreamCatcher Games, Strategy First

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Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles

Platform: Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Windows

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Ubisoft (PS2, Windows) BigBen Interactive (DC)

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