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Friday 31 August 2001

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). 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 Any Way The Wind Blows by E. Lynn Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jambers.doc. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fade or Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Jambers.doc

Starring: Paul Jambers

Country: Belgium

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

Coupling

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Burger Quiz

Written by: Kader Aoun, Alain Chabat

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

Country: France

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Facts:
  • September 1 - The 2001 Vancouver TV realignment occurs in British Columbia, Canada.
  • September 08 - World Conference against Racism 2001

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Sport Games on 31 August 2001

Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Northampton - Brighton : 2 - 0
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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

Books

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

Any Way The Wind Blows

By: E. Lynn Harris

When her wedding to John “Basil” Henderson didn’t come off as planned, Yancey Harrington Braxton flew off to L.A. and remade herself as mega-diva Yancey B.

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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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Blue Diary

By: Alice Hoffman

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Dovekeepers, a New York Times Bestseller and Notable Book. The courage to face the unthinkable is at the core of this magnificent new

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Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman

By: Dav Pilke

Children: Capt. Underpants must stop Wedgie Woman from taking over the planet. (P, Scholastic)

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bejeweled

Platform: Windows Mac OS X Flash HTML5 Palm OS Windows Mobile BlackBerry 10 Java ME iOS Android Windows Phone Xbox Facebook Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Fade

Platform: Windows Mobile (ARM, MIPS, SH3), iPhone OS

Genre: Adventure

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Stronghold

Platform: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Take 2 Interactive and God Games

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Lego Bionicle

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Lego Software

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Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: LucasArts, Disney Interactive Studios (since 2012)

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