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Wednesday 31 January 2001

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to It Wasn't Me by Shaggy. In UK Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra was in the top 5 hits. In the Mood for Love, directed by Kar Wai Wong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while From The Corner Of His Eye by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rendevouz with Simi Garewal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman Online or Deadly Dozen.
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TV Series

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

The Private Life of a Masterpiece

Starring: Samuel West, Jonathan Jones, Richard Cork

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Music in High Places

Written by: Parvene Michaels

Starring: Ed Roland, Dean Roland, Ross Childress, Will Turpin

Country: United States

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Vids

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Curb Your Enthusiasm

Written by: Larry David

Starring: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Susie Essman

Country: United States

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Julia & Jacques Cooking at Home

Starring: Julia Child, Jacques Pepin

Country: United States

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Movies

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

In the Mood for Love

Directed by: Kar Wai Wong

Starring: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung, Ping Lam Siu

Country: United States

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Wet Hot American Summer

Directed by: David Wain

Starring: Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Michael Showalter

Country: United States

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Memento

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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Donnie Darko

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell

Country: United States

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Super Troopers

Directed by: Jay Chandrasekhar

Starring: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Andr Vippolis

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 2001 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • In the Netherlands, a Scottish court convicts Libyan Abdelbaset al-Megrahi and acquits another Libyan citizen for their part in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988.
  • Sega officially announces that they've discontinued their Dreamcast system. They also said that they vowed never to make another video game system ever again and to make only video games.

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Sport Games on 31 January 2001

NBA
American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Indiana Pacers : 102 - 96
  • Denver Nuggets - Milwaukee Bucks : 111 - 116
  • Detroit Pistons - New Jersey Nets : 112 - 103
  • Los Angeles Clippers - San Antonio Spurs : 70 - 92
See all Basketball game results of 31 January 2001
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • QPR - Fulham : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 31 January 2001
Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Chelsea - Newcastle : 3 - 1
  • Dundee - Dundee United : 2 - 3
  • Everton - Middlesbrough : 2 - 2
  • Hearts - St Mirren : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 31 January 2001
Eredivisie
Football (Netherlands)
  • For Sittard - Roda JC : 1 - 0
  • Heerenveen - Feyenoord : 1 - 0
  • Nijmegen - Roosendaal : 2 - 3
  • PSV Eindhoven - Groningen : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 31 January 2001

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A large electrical outlet representing the California power failure. Inset: George W. Bush. Photogr
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9777
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.579580

Books

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

From The Corner Of His Eye

By: Dean Koontz

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER This is the story of a boy who loses his sight, and then mysteriously regains it. It is the story of a courageous band of seekers and a relentless killer.

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Protect And Defend

By: Richard North Patterson

On a cold day in January President Kerry Kilcannon takes the oath of office-- and within days makes his first, most important move: appointing a new Chief Justice of the Supreme

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Nothing Like It In The World

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Nothing Like It in the World gives the account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage. It is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad—the investors

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Shadow Of The Hegemon

By: Orson Scott Card

The War is over, won by Ender Wiggin and his team of brilliant child-warriors. The enemy is destroyed, the human race is saved.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman Online

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Party, Maze

Publisher: Sega

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Deadly Dozen

Platform: Windows

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: Infogrames

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Diva Starz: Mall Mania

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: Vivendi Games

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ESPN X Games Skateboarding

Platform: PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

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X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Activision

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