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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

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

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo

Country: United States of America

The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Country: United States of America

Fargo

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Country: United States of America

All the President's Men

All the President's Men

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 2001?
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A Painted House by John Grisham

A Painted House

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Until that September of 1952, Luke Chandler had never kept a secret or told a single lie. But in the long, hot summer of his seventh year, two groups of migrant workers — and two very dangerous men — came …

Special Ops by W. E. B. Griffin

Special Ops

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W.E.B. Griffin returns to the series that launched his phenomenal career-- in an explosive new novel that pits a team of Special Forces warriors against the legendary revolutionary Che Guevara.

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.

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 …

A Darkness More Than Night by Michael Connelly

A Darkness More Than Night

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Terry McCaleb, the retired FBI agent who starred in the bestseller "Blood Work," is asked by the LAPD to help them investigate aseries of murders that have them baffled.