Friday 15 September 2000
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Music by Madonna.
Best in Show, directed by Christopher Guest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000
while The Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Dream with Roy & H.G..
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cool Cool Toon or Star Wars Episode I: Battle for Naboo.
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- Bulgaria - The first day of school.
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
- The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
- Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
- Independence Day from Spain (1821) for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, celebrated everywhere with marches from schoolchildren.
- In ancient Greece, the second day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the priests of Demeter declared the public start of the rites.
- In Slovakia - Holyday of the Seven sorrows of Virgin Maria
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- Vincent Canby: American historian and critic (d. 2000).
- Ukrainian journalist Georgiy Gongadze is last seen alive this day is taken as the commemoration date of his death.
- Peru's president Alberto Fujimori calls for new elections in which he will not run.
- The Greek ferry ''Express Samina'' sinks off the coast of the island of Paros 80 out of a total of over 500 passengers perish in one of Greece's worst sea disasters.
- Anti-globalization protests in Prague (some 15,000 protesters) turn violent during the IMF and World Bank summits.
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