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Saturday 28 July 2001

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to U Remind Me by Usher. In UK Eternity / The Road To Mandalay by Robbie Williams was in the top 5 hits. The Others, directed by Alejandro Amenbar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hard Knocks. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dead or Alive 3 or Burnout.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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The Princess Diaries

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Roth

Country: United States

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Jurassic Park III

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Ta Leoni

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Hard Knocks

Written by: Marty Callner

Starring: Liev Schreiber

Country: United States

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Mobile Suit Gundam

Written by: Yoshiyuki Tomino, Hajime Yatate

Starring: Tôru Furuya, Eric Schneider

Country: Japan

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Hell in the Pacific

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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State of Grace

Written by: Brenda Lilly, Hollis Rich

Starring: Mae Whitman, Faye Grant

Country: United States

Dragon Ball

Starring: Brice Armstrong, Victor Atelevich, Masako Nozawa, Jôji Yanami

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 July 2001 ?

  • St. Celsus
  • St. Victor
  • St. Innocent
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
  • San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
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  • Australian Ian Thorpe becomes the first swimmer to win six gold medals at a single World Championships.
  • U.S. President George W. Bush announces his limited support for federal funding of research on embryonic stem cells.
  • In the Comoros, the ampquotMilitary Committeeampquot of Major Mohamad Bacar seizes power in the island of Anjouan, which had declared independence. They plan to rejoin the Comoros.
  • Sbarro Restaurant in Jerusalem is attacked by a Palestinian Terrorist, killing 15 civilians and wounding 130

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Sport Games on 28 July 2001

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Cottbus - Hamburg : 1 - 0
  • Dortmund - Nurnberg : 2 - 0
  • Freiburg - Werder Bremen : 3 - 0
  • Leverkusen - Wolfsburg : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Babelsberg : 0 - 1
  • Ein Frankfurt - Reutlingen : 3 - 1
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Nancy : 4 - 2
  • Amiens - Beauvais : 0 - 1
  • Grenoble - Caen : 4 - 3
  • Gueugnon - Nimes : 4 - 3
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bastia - Sedan : 1 - 1
  • Lens - Lyon : 2 - 0
  • Lorient - Metz : 1 - 0
  • Monaco - Sochaux : 0 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.606
  • Time: Prehistoric apeman called Ardipithecus ramidus kadabba. Evolution of simians to humans. Inset: photo
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9801


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

Seabiscuit: An American Legend

By: Laura Hillenbrand

Laura Hillenbrand, author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken, brilliantly re-creates a universal underdog story in this #1 New York Times bestseller.Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the ...

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Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to ...

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Rise To Rebellion

By: Jeff Shaara

Jeff Shaara dazzled readers with his bestselling novels Gods and Generals, The Last Full Measure, and Gone for Soldiers. Now the acclaimed author who illuminated the Civil War and the Mexican-American

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Back When We Were Grownups

By: Anne Tyler

“A WONDERFUL NOVEL . . . Tyler’s eye and ear for familial give and take is unerring, her humanity irresistible. You’ll want to turn back to the first chapter the moment

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dead or Alive 3

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Tecmo

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X-Men: Wolverine's Rage

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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Ape Escape 2

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP / EU Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Ubisoft

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Platform: PlayStation 2 GameCube Xbox

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

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X-Men: Wolverine's Rage

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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