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Wednesday 24 May 2000

2000-05-24

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Maria, Maria by Santana. In UK Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty) by Oxide & Neutrino was in the top 5 hits. Mission: Impossible II, directed by John Woo, 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mission: Impossible II

Directed by: John Woo

Starring: Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton

Country: United States

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Road Trip

Directed by: Todd Phillips

Starring: Breckin Meyer, Seann William Scott, Amy Smart

Country: United States

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Gladiator

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen

Country: United States

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Romeo Must Die

Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak

Starring: Jet Li, Aaliyah, Isaiah Washington

Country: United States

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High Fidelity

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Todd Louiso

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Rough Science

Starring: Kate Humble, Mike Bullivant, Jonathan Hare, Ellen McCallie

Country: United Kingdom

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We Are History

Starring: Marcus Brigstocke, Danny Robins, Dan Tetsell

Country: United Kingdom

Jam

Starring: Christopher Morris, Amelia Bullmore, David Cann, Julia Davis

Country: United Kingdom

Perfect World

Starring: Paul Kaye, Derren Litten, Nina Wadia, Michael Cochrane

Country: United Kingdom

First Person

Starring: Errol Morris

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 2000 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Israeli troops withdraw from southern Lebanon after 22 years of occupation.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jobs of the Future -- May 22, 2000
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.541
  • Time: Credit: Joe Lertola & Dr. Jeremy Burgess/SPL-PhotoResearchers Inc.

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 Bluest Eye

By: Toni Morrison

Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl, prays every day for beauty. Mocked by other children for the dark skin, curly hair, and brown eyes that set her apart, she yearns for normalcy, for the blond hair and blue eyes that ...

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River's End

By: Nora Roberts

The #1 New York Times bestselling author presents a seductively suspenseful tale of one woman’s shattered innocence, the terrifying search for truth and a heart’s journey toward healing… Olivia’s parents were among Hollywood’s golden couples…until the night a monster came ...

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Rich Dad, Poor Dad

By: Robert T. Kiyosaki with Sharon L. Lechter

Excellent condition!! No marking, torn pages, near perfect quality. Perfect binding!!!

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4x4 EVO

Platform: Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Macintosh, Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gathering of Developers

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7 Blades

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

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Chicken Run

Platform: Game Boy Color Dreamcast PlayStation Microsoft Windows Nintendo 64 (cancelled)

Genre: Platform, stealth

Publisher: Eidos Interactive THQ (GBC) Activision (PC)

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Crime Cities

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: EON Digital Entertainment

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Evil Dead: Hail to the King

Platform: PlayStation, Dreamcast, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: THQ

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