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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 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.

But much more happened on April 2001: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 2001?


Events

  • 01 Apr 2001 An EP-3E United States Navy surveillance aircraft collides with a Chinese People's Liberation Army Shenyang J-8 fighter jet. The Navy crew makes an emergency landing in Hainan, People's Republic of China and is detained.
  • 06 Apr 2001 Film: ''Along Came a Spider'' starring Morgan Freeman
  • 07 Apr 2001 Timothy Thomas, a 19-year-old African-American, is shot by a police officer in Cincinnati, Ohio, sparking riots in downtown Cincinnati from April 10 to April 12.
  • 08 Apr 2001 Tiger Woods wins the 2001 Masters Tournament, completing the "Tiger Slam", with Woods becoming the first golfer to hold all four professional major titles simultaneously, having won the U.S. Open, Open Championship, and PGA Championship in 2000.
  • 11 Apr 2001 Film: ''Joe Dirt'' starring David Spade
  • 15 Apr 2001 Easter day (not again until 2063).
  • 16 Apr 2001 India and Bangladesh begin a five-day border conflict, but are unable to resolve the disputes about their border.
  • 20 Apr 2001 The anti-globalization movement holds a People's Summit and large protest marches, some of which are forcibly put down by police, against the FTAA summit in Quebec City, Quebec.
  • 21 Apr 2001 12th Annual Thunder Over Louisville is held in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • 22 Apr 2001 Gentry Underwood and Michelle Stevens are married in Carmel Valley, California
  • 28 Apr 2001 Soyuz TM-32 lifts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, carrying the first space tourist, American Dennis Tito.
  • 30 Apr 2001 Dennis Tito, the first 'space tourist' in space lifts off in a Russian rocket heading for the International Space Station.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Amélie

Amélie

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Country: United States of America

Shrek

Shrek

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow

Country: United States of America

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Failan

Failan

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Hae-sung Song

Starring: Min-sik Choi, Cecilia Cheung, Dae-Hoon Jeong, Hyeong-jin Kong

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 2001?
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The Last Time They Met by Anita Shreve

The Last Time They Met

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From the last time Linda and Thomas meet, at a charmless hotel in a distant city, to the moment, thirty-five years earlier, when a chance encounter on a rocky beach binds

The Mark by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

The Mark

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His Excellency Global Community Potentate Nicolae Carpathia is back, this time as Satan. Resurrected and indwelt by the devil himself, the beast tightens his grip as ruler of the world.

Plain Jane by Fern Michaels

Plain Jane

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Back in college, Jane Lewis would have given anything to be like homecoming queen Connie Bryan. Instead, she was just Plain Jane--overweight, frumpy, and painfully shy.

The Triumph Of Katie Byrne by Barbara Taylor Bradford

The Triumph Of Katie Byrne

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Barbara Taylor Bradford has enthralled millions of readers with her New York Times bestsellers, unforgettable tales that explore the rich tapestry of the human heart.

A Common Life by Jan Karon

A Common Life

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The sixth novel in the beloved Mitford series, by the bestselling author of At Home in Mitford and Somebody Safe with Somebody Good Laughter and wedding bells ring as Jan Karon takes her millions