Thursday August 30, 2001

US date format: 8/30/2001, UK date format: 30/8/2001

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 30, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Emily Bear and Sean Fox. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fallin' by Alicia Keys. In UK Let's Dance by Five was in the top 5 hits. Training Day, directed by Antoine Fuqua, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while Diana'S Boys by Christopher Andersen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Being Eve. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 90 Minutes or Army Men: Operation Green.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day

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Famous Deaths

Movies

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Training Day

Training Day

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn, Tom Berenger

Country: United States of America

To End All Wars

To End All Wars

Directed by: David L. Cunningham

Starring: Robert Carlyle, Kiefer Sutherland, Ciarán McMenamin, Mark Strong

Hearts in Atlantis

Hearts in Atlantis

Directed by: Scott Hicks

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Anton Yelchin, Hope Davis, Mika Boorem

Buffalo Soldiers

Buffalo Soldiers

Directed by: Gregor Jordan

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Anna Paquin, Ed Harris, Scott Glenn

Rock Star

Rock Star

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Aniston, Dominic West, Jason Bonham

Sport Games on August 30, 2001

Sport Games on August 30, 2001


Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • QPR - Bristol City : 0 - 0
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TV Series

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Being Eve

Being Eve

Manhunt

Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

All About Us

All About Us

Directed by: Christine Swanson

Cruel Summer

Cruel Summer

Directed by: Phillip Escott

Life as We Know It

Life as We Know It

Directed by: Greg Berlanti

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Diana'S Boys by Christopher Andersen

Diana'S Boys

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That the beautiful, complicated Princess of Wales -- arguably the most celebrated woman of the twentieth century -- died so violently and so young was tragic.

Leap Of Faith by Danielle Steel

Leap Of Faith

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In her fifty-second bestselling novel, Danielle Steel weaves a compelling story of the power of lies, the misuse of trust--and of one woman's triumph over a devastating betrayal.Marie-Ange

Paradise Lost by J. A. Jance

Paradise Lost

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The New York Times bestselling J.A. Jance is back! Cochise County, Arizona, and Sheriff Joanna Brady faces her most personal and dangerous case when her daughter discovers a body in the

Ghost Soldiers by Hampton Sides

Ghost Soldiers

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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

The Wild Blue by Stephen E. Ambrose

The Wild Blue

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Stephen E. Ambrose, acclaimed author of Band of Brothers and Undaunted Courage, carries us along in the crowded and dangerous B-24s as their crews fought to destroy the German war machine

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Backyard Soccer MLS Edition

Backyard Soccer MLS Edition

Platform: Macintosh, Windows, Game Boy Color (Cancelled)

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Europe S.A.S.U.

Druuna: Morbus Gravis

Druuna: Morbus Gravis

Publisher: Microïds

Extermination

Extermination

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

90 Minutes

90 Minutes

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sega

Army Men: Operation Green

Army Men: Operation Green

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: 3DO

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $40.79
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $17.74
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $59.04
  • General Electric GE: opens at $40.70
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $102.75

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 119.33 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5464 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6508 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 109.41 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6287 GBP

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