Wednesday 6 December 2000
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pablo Urdangarin and Kieran Marsh.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child.
In UK Independent Women Part 1 by Destiny's Child was in the top 5 hits.
What Women Want, directed by Nancy Meyers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000
while Roses Are Red by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Music in High Places.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge or Lego Creator: Knights' Kingdom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 December 2000 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- Pablo Urdangarin: Spanish royalty the second son of Infanta Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarín, born at the Clinica Teknon in Barcelona.
- Kieran Marsh: Pop Singer.
- Infogrames of France acquires Hasbro Interactive of the USA for US$5 million cash and US$95 million in stock.
- '''Died:''' Gershom Browne, 102, last Guyanese veteran of World War I.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2000 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Destiny's Child - Independent Women Part I
- Mya - Case Of The Ex (Whatcha Gonna Do)
- Creed - With Arms Wide Open
- Samantha Mumba - Gotta Tell You
- 3 Doors Down - Kryptonite
- N'Sync - This I Promise You
- Shaggy - It Wasn't Me
- Pink - Most Girls
- Faith Hill - The Way You Love Me
- The Backstreet Boys - Shape Of My Heart
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