34 Number of fatal multiengine-airliner crashes worldwide in 2001, including Sept. 11. That's the lowest figure since 1946
1,118 Number of airplane occupants worldwide who died in those crashes in 2001; the 30-year average is 1,451 fatalities
75 Estimated percentage of purchases made using the new euro currency in the Netherlands (with the highest rate in Europe) in its first three days of circulation
25 Estimated percentage of purchases made using the euro in Italy during the same period
1.49 billion Number of U.S. movie tickets sold in 2001
8.4% Percentage increase in movie revenues in 2001, compared with...