Saturday April 01, 2000: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 4/1/2000, UK date format: 1/4/2000

April 1st, 2000 was the 92nd day of the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aries. The day of the week was Saturday.

The number one song in US was Say My Name by Destiny's Child. Fill Me In by Craig David was #1 song in the UK.

Magnolia, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2000 while The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Bruiser. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dance Maniax or El Dorado Gate.

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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April 01, 2000 Events

What happened on April 01, 2000?

Historical Events

  • Obuchi Keizo, the Japanese prime minister, suffers a stroke that causes him to fall into a coma.
  • Boomerang's first broadcast on American television.
  • Singapore Airlines joins Star Alliance
  • Microsoft Vizact was a program that enabled interactive documents to be created, but it has been discontinued by Microsoft because of its unpopularity.
  • Official launch of Rotten Tomatoes website on a full-time basis.
  • The 2000 United States Census was conducted.

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What happened on April 01 in history? Find out the list of April 1st major events

What was 2000 famous for? Discover everything about 2000


April 01, 2000 Famous Birthdays

Other April 1st famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If April 01, 2000 is your birthday you are 23 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on April 01.

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April 01, 2000 Famous Deaths

Who died on April 01, 2000?

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April 01, 2000 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

 zodiac sign


Aries personality

Who should a Aries marry?

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus

Personality of April born

Chinese Zodiac

Dragon chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dragon

Element: Metal

Dragon personality

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April 01, 2000 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was April 01, 2000?

The day of the week was Saturday.

April 1st marks the 91st day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2000.

There are 274 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


April 01, 2000 Holidays and Observances

What is special on April 01, 2000?


  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
  • Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
  • Japan - The official start of school years in most universities and schools. Also, the official First Day of Work at companies and offices for new university graduates hires, marked by welcoming ceremonies and speeches.
  • April 1 is known as April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day in many countries.
  • Roman Empire - Veneralia celebrated to honor Venus.
  • In San Marino, two Captains Regent, elected by Parliament, take office for six months.
  • Last day of the Assyrian New Year Celebration
  • International Day of the Birds.
  • In England and Wales, local government reorganisations traditionally happen on April 1.


  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Saint Jacoba
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Music charts

What was the number one song on April 01, 2000? Which were the top hits on April 01, 2000?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Say My Nameyoutube
  2. - Maria, Maria
  3. - Breathe
  4. - Amazed
  5. - Bye Bye Bye

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Fill Me In
  2. - Never Be The Same Again
  3. - Toca's Miracle
  4. - The Time Is Now
  5. - Flowers

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Say My Nameyoutube
  2. - Maria Maria
  3. - Thong Song
  4. - I Wanna Know
  5. - Untitled (How Does It Feel)

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - A Puro Dolor
  2. - Que Alguien Me Diga
  3. - Donde Esta El Amor
  4. - El Liston De Tu Pelo
  5. - Morir De Amor

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 2000

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States of America

The Hurricane

The Hurricane

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Denzel Washington, Vicellous Shannon, Deborah Kara Unger, Liev Schreiber

Country: United States of America

Anywhere But Here

Anywhere But Here

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Wayne Wang

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Natalie Portman, Hart Bochner, Eileen Ryan

Country: United States of America

Ready to Rumble

Ready to Rumble

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: David Arquette, Oliver Platt, Scott Caan, Bill Goldberg

Country: United States of America

High Fidelity

High Fidelity

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Jack Black, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Iben Hjejle, John Cusack

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Release year: 2000

Directed by: George A. Romero

Max Steel

Max Steel

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Stewart Hendler



Release year: 2000

Directed by: Christopher Menaul

Something in the Air

Something in the Air

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Olivier Assayas

Higher Ground

Higher Ground

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Vera Farmiga

Magazine Covers

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


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

The Greatest Generation


This is the instant bestseller and instant classic that has changed how we see World War II. It was written by the beloved journalist, whose iconic career lasted over fifty years.

Daughter Of Fortune by Isabel Allende

Daughter Of Fortune


A Chilean orphan, Eliza Sommers was raised by her strict brother and a Victorian spinster in Valparaiso.

Day Of Reckoning by Jack Higgins

Day Of Reckoning


Jack Higgins's "battalions loyal fans" (People), have enjoyed Jack Higgins "rip-roaring," (Associated Press), novels of honor, bravery, and irresistible intrigue for years.

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets


Jim Kay, an award-winning artist, illustrates year two of Harry Potter’s adventures at Hogwarts in stunning, gift-ready format. Harry Potter was so disgusted by the Dursleys that summer, he wanted to return to Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.

The Death Of Innocence by John and Patsy Ramsey

The Death Of Innocence


John and Patsy Ramsey's nightmare has been one of fear, grief, and persecution since the 1996 murder of their daughter Christmas Eve.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on April 1st, 2000 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dance Maniax

Dance Maniax

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami

El Dorado Gate

El Dorado Gate

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Capcom

BCV: Battle Construction Vehicles

BCV: Battle Construction Vehicles

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Midas Interactive Entertainment

Bridge Builder

Bridge Builder

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, OnLive

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Alex Austin (2000); Chronic Logic (2001-2013); GarageGames (2002-2004); Cryptic Sea (2006); Halycon Media (2011-2012); bitComposer Games (2012)

Beatmania IIDX 3rd Style

Beatmania IIDX 3rd Style

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo


April 01, 2000 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on April 01, 2000

Sport Games on April 01, 2000


American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Houston Rockets : 93 - 115
  • Boston Celtics - Cleveland Cavaliers : 103 - 109
  • Charlotte Hornets - Chicago Bulls : 90 - 87
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Portland Trail Blazers : 79 - 113
  • Utah Jazz - Denver Nuggets : 92 - 112
See all Basketball game results of April 01, 2000

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Fiorentina - Bologna : 2 - 2
  • Juventus - Lazio : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of April 01, 2000

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Westerlo : 1 - 1
  • Anderlecht - Mechelen : 5 - 0
  • Club Brugge - Charleroi : 3 - 1
  • Germinal - Gent : 2 - 0
  • Lierse - Beveren : 1 - 3
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Hamburg : 0 - 1
  • Ein Frankfurt - Bielefeld : 2 - 1
  • Hertha - Schalke 04 : 2 - 1
  • Munich 1860 - Leverkusen : 1 - 2
  • Wolfsburg - Bayern Munich : 1 - 1
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