Tuesday October 30, 2001

US date format: 10/30/2001, UK date format: 30/10/2001

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Jaheem Toombs . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. In UK Because I Got High by Afroman was in the top 5 hits. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, directed by Chris Columbus, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Mitford Snowmen by Jan Karon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sitting Ducks. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Endonesia or Chee-Chai Alien.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Marcel
  • Bl. John Slade
  • St. Theonestus
  • St. Talacrian
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Events

  • Died: Famous Arab encyclopedist M. A. Benyounis died.
  • October 4 – ''Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone
  • October 5 – ''Joy Ride''
  • October 19 – ''From Hell''
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Movies

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith

Country: United States of America

Gosford Park

Gosford Park

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Maggie Smith, Ryan Phillippe, Michael Gambon, Kristin Scott Thomas

Tera Mera Saath Rahen

Tera Mera Saath Rahen

Directed by: Mahesh Manjrekar

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Sonali Bendre, Namrata Shirodkar, Prem Chopra

Festival in Cannes

Festival in Cannes

Directed by: Henry Jaglom

Starring: Anouk Aimée, Rachel Bailit, Greta Scacchi, Maximilian Schell

The One

The One

Directed by: James Wong

Starring: Jet Li, Carla Gugino, Delroy Lindo, Jason Statham

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on October 30, 2001

Sport Games on October 30, 2001


Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bradford - Wimbledon : 3 - 3
  • Gillingham - Burnley : 2 - 2
  • Grimsby - Norwich : 0 - 2
  • Portsmouth - Birmingham : 1 - 1
  • Rotherham - Crewe : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of October 30, 2001

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Dundee - Motherwell : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of October 30, 2001

Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Sparta - NAC Breda : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of October 30, 2001

TV Series

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Sitting Ducks

Sitting Ducks

Directed by: Henry Jaglom

Being Eve

Being Eve

Manhunt

Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

24

24

Night & Day

Night & Day

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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The Mitford Snowmen by Jan Karon

The Mitford Snowmen

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It's Christmastime in Mitford, and everyone's favorite characters are filled with holiday spirit. In The Mitford Snowmen, a swirling snowfall brings them to Main Street for a snowman-building contest complete with

The No Spin Zone by Bill O'Reilly

The No Spin Zone

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Bill O’Reilly is even madder today than when he wrote his last book, The O’Reilly Factor, and his fans love him even more.

Islam by Karen Armstrong

Islam

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No religion in the modern world is as feared and misunderstood as Islam. It haunts the popular imagination as an extreme faith that promotes terrorism, authoritarian government, female oppression, and civil

A Bend In The Road by Nicholas Sparks

A Bend In The Road

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Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves

Blood And Gold by Anne Rice

Blood And Gold

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“RICE WRITES WITH HER USUAL EROTIC AND HISTORICALLY EVOCATIVE FLAIR.”–PeopleOnce a proud Senator in Imperial Rome, Marius is kidnapped and forced into that dark realm of blood, where he is made

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Endonesia

Endonesia

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: adventure

Publisher: Enix

Boxing Fever

Boxing Fever

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Boxing

Publisher: Majesco

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon

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

Chee-Chai Alien

Chee-Chai Alien

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: Creatures, Inc.

Armagetron Advanced

Armagetron Advanced

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: 3D online multiplayer game, arcade

Publisher: ArmagetronAd.org

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $40.07
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $17.38
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $58.92
  • General Electric GE: opens at $36.75
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $107.80

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 121.99 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5775 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6234 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 110.43 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6226 GBP

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