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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 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 March 2001: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 2001?


Events

  • 02 Mar 2001 The Taliban begins destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas.
  • 03 Mar 2001 It is the last day on the Howard Stern Show for Jackie Martling.
  • 04 Mar 2001 Hintze Ribeiro disaster: A bridge collapses in northern Portugal, killing up to 70 people.
  • 07 Mar 2001 The ''SpongeBob SquarePants You Wish'' TV special airs on Nickelodeon. Also, the episode of Dragonball Z called The Doomsday Broadcast was almost banned by the government, and that episode had viewers.
  • 08 Mar 2001 Died: Ninette de Valoisnbsp– founder of Royal Ballet, London
  • 09 Mar 2001 At an auction in Salt Lake City, Utah, Superior Galleries sells a US 1913 Liberty Head 5-cent coin to Dwight Manley for US$1.84 million.
  • 12 Mar 2001 The US Mint releases the North Carolina quarter dollar to circulation.
  • 14 Mar 2001 This day is the 686th term of the Leibniz series at 3:49:28. This term in both sequences are 0.785033732 and 3.140134928 respectively.
  • 18 Mar 2001 Died: John Phillipsnbsp– singer and songwriter
  • 22 Mar 2001 Died: William Hannanbsp– animator, director, producer, and co-founder of Hanna-Barbera Productions
  • 23 Mar 2001 The Russian Mir space station is disposed of, breaking up in the atmosphere before falling into the southern Pacific Ocean near Fiji.
  • 24 Mar 2001 Apple Computer releases Mac OS X version 10.0.
  • 29 Mar 2001 A chartered Gulfstream III jet crashes into a hillside during approach into Aspen, Colorado, killing 18 people.
  • 30 Mar 2001 Release of the game ''Tribes 2'' for the PC (Note that the video game was released two days earlier.)
  • 31 Mar 2001 Animated television series ''Invader Zim'' premieres.

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Movies

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Das Experiment

Das Experiment

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Berkel, Oliver Stokowski, Wotan Wilke Möhring

Country: United States of America

Blow

Blow

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths

Country: United States of America

Elling

Elling

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Petter Næss

Starring: Per Christian Ellefsen, Sven Nordin, Marit Pia Jacobsen, Jørgen Langhelle

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 2001?
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Constantine'S Sword by James Carroll

Constantine'S Sword

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“A rare book that combines searing passion with a subject that has affected all of our lives.”—Chicago Tribune Novelist, cultural critic, and former priest James Carroll marries history

The Villa by Nora Roberts

The Villa

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts exposes a proud family’s deadly secrets in this passionate tale of two Napa Valley rivals...PR executive Sophia Giambelli loves her job and has never worried about competition.

Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand

Seabiscuit: An American Legend

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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 …

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

The Devil'S Own by Sandra Brown

The Devil'S Own

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From the start, Kerry Bishop anticipated danger: She expected unimaginable fear. In a terrifying race to save nine children, she prepared for the fight of her life.