Saturday 1 January 2000, NewYear’s Day
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Holly Ramsay and Jack Ramsay.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana.
In UK The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
The Virgin Suicides, directed by Sofia Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000
while Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Child of Our Time.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dance Dance Revolution Disney Mix or Deep Fighter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 January 2000 ?
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- Y2K passes without serious, widespread computer failures, as many experts and businesses had feared.
- New Zealand broadcasting on Chatham Island is watched worldwide to start millennium celebrations and the Year 2000 problem begins.
- Despite the fact that the 2nd millennium will not end until December 31, 2000, premature millennium celebrations take place all over the world. Y2K passes without the serious, widespread computer failures and malfunctions that had been predicted.
- Szeged's universities are unified into a single institution called the University of Szeged.
- Sweden disestablishes the Church of Sweden as the official state religion.
- The hostages of Indian Airlines flight IC 814 return home after the Indian Government releases the prisoners demanded by the hijackers.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2000 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Santana - Smooth
- Brian McKnight - Back At One
- Jessica Simpson - I Wanna Love You Forever
- Savage Garden - I Knew I Loved You
- Whitney Houston - My Love Is Your Love
- Marc Anthony - I Need To Know
- Missy Misdemeanor Elliott - Hot Boyz
- Donell Jones - U Know What's Up
- Blaque - Bring It All To Me
- LFO - Girl On TV
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