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Saturday 1 January 2000, NewYear’s Day

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Holly Ramsay and Jack Ramsay. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Virgin Suicides, directed by Sofia Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while Galileo'S Daughter by Dava Sobel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Child of Our Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cool Boarders Pocket or FantaVision.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

America's Test Kitchen

Starring: Christopher Kimball, Julia Collin Davison, Bridget Lancaster, Adam Ried

Country: United States

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BloodHounds, Inc

Starring: Craig Hauer, Antonia Jones, Kendra Thomas, Richard Thomas

Country: United States

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Rick Steves' Europe

Starring: Rick Steves

Country: United States

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Universe

Starring: John Hurt

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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New York: A Documentary Film

Starring: David Ogden Stiers

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Virgin Suicides

Directed by: Sofia Coppola

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, James Woods

Country: United States

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Galaxy Quest

Directed by: Dean Parisot

Starring: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman

Country: United States

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The Ninth Gate

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin

Country: United States

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Man on the Moon

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Gerry Becker

Country: United States

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Any Given Sunday

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Al Pacino, Dennis Quaid, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 2000 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Y2K passes without serious, widespread computer failures, as many experts and businesses had feared.
  • New Zealand broadcasting on Chatham Island is watched worldwide to start millennium celebrations and the Year 2000 problem begins.
  • Despite the fact that the 2nd millennium will not end until December 31, 2000, premature millennium celebrations take place all over the world. Y2K passes without the serious, widespread computer failures and malfunctions that had been predicted.
  • Szeged's universities are unified into a single institution called the University of Szeged.
  • Sweden disestablishes the Church of Sweden as the official state religion.

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

  • Time: Millennium New Year's celebration in Times Square
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  • Wired: Wired - January, 2000

Books

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

Galileo'S Daughter

By: Dava Sobel

Inspired by a long fascination with Galileo, and by the remarkable surviving letters of his daughter Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, Dava Sobel has crafted a biography that dramatically recolors the

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The Greatest Generation Speaks

By: Tom Brokaw

"I first began to appreciate fully all we owed the World War II generation while I was covering the fortieth and fiftieth anniversaries of D-Day for NBC News.

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Atlantis Found

By: Clive Cussler

Marine explorer Dirk Pitt faces off against an elite army from an era gone-by in order to uncover the secrets of an ancient civilization in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series.

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Plainsong

By: Kent Haruf

"Ambitious, but never seeming so, Kent Haruf reveals a whole community as he interweaves the stories of a pregnant high school girl, a lonely teacher, a pair of boys abandoned by

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Caesars Palace 2000

Platform: PlayStation Dreamcast Microsoft Windows

Genre: Gambling simulation

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Cool Boarders Pocket

Cool Boarders Pocket

Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Sports

Publisher: SNK Playmore

Dokapon Millennium Quest

Dokapon Millennium Quest

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Asmik Ace Entertainment

FantaVision

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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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)


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