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Tuesday 17 October 2000

2000-10-17

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You) by Christina Aguilera. In UK Against All Odds by Mariah Carey & Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Charlie's Angels, directed by McG, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Charlie's Angels

Directed by: McG

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu

Country: United States

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The Legend of Drunken Master

Directed by: Chia-Liang Liu

Starring: Jackie Chan, Ho-Sung Pak, Lung Ti

Country: United States

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Billy Elliot

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Starring: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood

Country: United States

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Pay It Forward

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Haley Joel Osment, Helen Hunt

Country: United States

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Directed by: Ang Lee

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Written by: Larry David

Starring: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Susie Essman

Country: United States

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Julia & Jacques Cooking at Home

Starring: Julia Child, Jacques Pepin

Country: United States

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People Like Us

Starring: Chris Langham

Country: United Kingdom

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Glasgow Kiss

Starring: Iain Glen, Sharon Small, Robert Greenhalgh, Caroline Guthrie

Country: United Kingdom

SG

Written by: Michael Gans, Richard Register, Kevin Thomsen

Starring: Dean Wein

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 2000 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Leo Nomellini: Italian-American football player and wrestler (d. 2000).
  • Joachim Nielsen: Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Jokke & Valentinerne) (d. 2000).
Facts:
  • In Hollywood, Don Rickles receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • Train crash at Hatfield, north of London, leading to collapse of Railtrack.
  • Hatfield rail crash, United Kingdom: Part of a rail shatters as a passenger train passes over it four people are killed, 70 are injured.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2000?

  • Time: Mud spattered portrait of deposed Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic, from Sygma-Corbis. Inset: Al Go
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.563
  • Time: Abortion pill RU 486

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Who Moved My Cheese?

By: Spencer Johnson

THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WITH OVER 10 MILLION COPIES IN PRINT!A timeless business classic, Who Moved My Cheese? uses a simple parabel to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success ...

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The Rescue

By: Nicholas Sparks

One of America's bestselling authors delivers a story about the greatest commitment of all: loving someone forever. When confronted by raging fires or deadly accidents, volunteer fireman Taylor McAden feels compelled to take terrifying risks to save lives.

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The Bear And The Dragon

By: Tom Clancy

President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis unlike any he has ever known in Tom Clancy's extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller.A high-level assassination attempt in Russia has the newly elected Ryan sending his most trusted eyes and ears—including antiterrorism ...

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The Sky Is Falling

By: Sidney Sheldon

The Winthrops are America's royal family, and its Prince Charming is the sexy, charismatic Gary Winthrop. Now the man on his way to becoming the Senate's brightest new star is found murdered in his home-the latest in a series of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arthur's Knights

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing video game Adventure

Publisher: Cryo Interactive DreamCatcher Interactive

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The Bouncer

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Squaresoft; NA Square EA; EU SCEE

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The ClueFinders Search and Solve Adventures

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/Mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

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F1 2000

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: EA Sports

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Hitman

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Xbox, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, iOS, Android, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows Phone

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (2000–2009) Square Enix (2009–present)

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