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Friday 28 December 2001

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Brown and Mary-Charles Jones. 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 Skipping Christmas by John Grisham 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 Dancing Karaoke DKara or Dexter's Laboratory: Deesaster Strikes!.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

SAS: Are You Tough Enough?

Starring: Dermot O'Leary, Eddie Stone

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

99 Things to Do Before You Die

Starring: Alexandra Aitken, Rob Deering

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mostly True Stories: Urban Legends Revealed

Starring: Sean King

Country: United States

Recipe TV Featuring the World's Greatest Chefs

Starring: Wolfgang Puck

Country: United States

Industrial Revelations

Starring: Mark Williams, Ronald Top

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Sex and Lucia

Directed by: Julio Medem

Starring: Paz Vega, Tristn Ulloa, Najwa Nimri

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
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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 ?

Skipping Christmas

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERImagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip ...

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The Fellowship of the Ring

By: J.R.R. Tolkien

The first volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure THE LORD OF THE RINGS One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind themIn ancient times the Rings ...

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Violets Are Blue

By: James Patterson

D.C. Detective Alex Cross has seen a lot of crime scenes. But even he is appalled by the gruesome murders of two joggers in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park - killings that look more like the work of savage beasts ...

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Journey Through Heartsongs

By: Mattie J. T. Stepanek

The award winning poetry of 11-year-old Mattie Stepanek has touched the lives of many people. Mattie has written movingly and courageously about life and death, love and loss, faith and hope, innocence and joy.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

C-12: Final Resistance

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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Dancing Karaoke DKara

Dancing Karaoke DKara

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Music & Exercise

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

Dexter's Laboratory: Deesaster Strikes!

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: BAM! Entertainment

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Digimon Battle Spirit

Platform: WonderSwan Color, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Xbox, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: Ubisoft

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