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  • Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
    Thursday Nov 1, 2001

    Dwayne Johnson

    The Rock and Jericho Lost the Tag Titles

    Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
    Thursday Nov 1, 2001

    The Rock and Jericho lost the tag titles to Booker T and Test on the November 1, 2001 episode of SmackDown!.




  • Uniondale, New York, U.S.
    Monday Nov 5, 2001

    Dwayne Johnson

    Second WCW Championship

    Uniondale, New York, U.S.
    Monday Nov 5, 2001

    The Rock defeated Jericho on the November 5 episode of Raw for his second WCW Championship.




  • U.S.
    Saturday Nov 10, 2001

    Apple Inc.

    The iPod was first sold

    U.S.
    Saturday Nov 10, 2001

    The product (iPod), which was first sold on November 10, 2001, was phenomenally successful with over 100 million units sold within six years.




  • Queens, New York, U.S.
    Monday Nov 12, 2001

    Plane Accidents

    American Airlines Flight 587

    Queens, New York, U.S.
    Monday Nov 12, 2001

    American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A300, crashed on November 12, 2001, in the Belle Harbor neighborhood of Queens, New York, just after departing John F. Kennedy International Airport bound for Las Américas International Airport, Santo Domingo. The first officer's overuse of the rudder in response to wake turbulence from a Japan Airlines 747 was cited as a cause. All 260 people on board, as well as five people on the ground, died from the crash. It is the second-deadliest aviation accident on U.S. soil, after American Airlines Flight 191.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 13, 2001

    Shakira

    Shakira's First English Language Album

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 13, 2001

    Shakira's fifth studio album and first English language album, titled Laundry Service in English-speaking countries and Servicio De Lavanderia in Latin America and Spain, was released on 13 November 2001.




  • Redmond, Washington, United States
    Friday Nov 16, 2001

    X-box

    Xbox release

    Redmond, Washington, United States
    Friday Nov 16, 2001

    The original Xbox was released on November 15, 2001, in North America, February 22, 2002, in Japan, and March 14, 2002, in Australia and Europe. It was Microsoft's first foray into the gaming console market. As part of the sixth-generation of gaming, the Xbox competed with Sony's PlayStation 2, Sega's Dreamcast (which stopped American sales before the Xbox went on sale), and Nintendo's GameCube. The Xbox was the first console offered by an American company after the Atari Jaguar stopped sales in 1996. The name Xbox was derived from a contraction of DirectX Box, a reference to Microsoft's graphics API, DirectX.




  • Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
    Sunday Nov 18, 2001

    Dwayne Johnson

    Survivor Series (2001)

    Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
    Sunday Nov 18, 2001

    As part of the WWF's battle against The Alliance, The Rock wrestled in a "winner takes all" five-on-five elimination tag team match at Survivor Series where the losing team's company would be dissolved in storyline. He was a member of Team WWF along with Chris Jericho, The Undertaker, Kane, and Big Show. The Alliance's team consisted of Stone Cold Steve Austin, Kurt Angle, Booker T, Rob Van Dam, and Shane McMahon. In the end, it came down to a one-on-one between The Rock and Stone Cold Steve Austin. The Rock's WCW Championship was renamed the unbranded "World Championship" following the Alliance's loss.


  • Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 21, 2001

    Microsoft

    Xbox Release

    Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 21, 2001

    The company released the Xbox later that year, entering the video game console market dominated by Sony and Nintendo.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Thursday Nov 29, 2001

    The Beatles

    Harrison's Death

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Thursday Nov 29, 2001

    Harrison died from metastatic lung cancer in November 2001.


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