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Saturday 1 January 2000, NewYear’s Day

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

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 1, 2000). 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 I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. My Dog Skip, directed by Jay Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while When Pride Still Mattered by David Maraniss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nightcap. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Delta Force: Land Warrior or Lego Alpha Team.
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What the sky looked like on 1 January 2000

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

My Dog Skip

Directed by: Jay Russell

Starring: Frankie Muniz, Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson

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Ordinary Decent Criminal

Directed by: Thaddeus O'Sullivan

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Linda Fiorentino, Peter Mullan, Stephen Dillane

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Passion of Mind

Directed by: Alain Berliner

Starring: Demi Moore, Eloise Eonnet, Hadrian Dagannaud-Brouard, Chaya Cuénot

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Drowning Mona

Directed by: Nick Gomez

Starring: Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Neve Campbell, Jamie Lee Curtis

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Directed by: David Michael Latt

Starring: C.C. Costigan, Kim Little, Chris Hoffman, Dean Stapleton

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Directed by: Claude Chabrol

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Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

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Casting Couch

Directed by: Christopher Clam

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Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

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Directed by: Mohan Segal?

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Historical Events

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  • 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.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 01, 2000 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2000 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ritmo Total [Rhythm Divine] - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Alguna Vez - Cristian
  3. Pero Dile - Victor Manuelle
  4. Te Ofrezco Un Corazon - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  5. Carlos Vives - Fruta Fresca
  6. Te Quiero Mucho - Los Rieleros del Norte
  7. Dimelo [I Need To Know] - Marc Anthony
  8. Escuchame - Carlos Ponce
  9. Desnuda - Ricardo Arjona
  10. Si No Te Hubieras Ido - Marco Antonio Solis
Top #10 songs in the UK
  1. Westlife - I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun
  2. Fatboy Slim - Praise You
  3. Steps - Heartbeat / Tragedy
  4. Re-Rewind The Crowd Say Bo Selecta - Artful Dodger featuring Craig David
  5. S Club 7 - Two In A Million / You're My Number One
  6. You Should Be... - Blockster
  7. Donell Jones - U Know What's Up
  8. Chocolate Salty Balls (PS I Love You) - Chef
  9. Goodbye - The Spice Girls
  10. Alice Deejay - Back In My Life


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

When Pride Still Mattered

By: David Maraniss

In this groundbreaking biography, David Maraniss captures all of football great Vince Lombardi: the myth, the man, his game, and his God.More than any other sports figure, Vince Lombardi transformed football into a metaphor of the American experience.

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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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We Interrupt This Broadcast

By: Joe Garner

The New York Times Bestseller The USA Today Bestseller The Wall Street Journal Bestseller Where Were You When…? Few phrases garner as much attention as "We Interrupt This Broadcast…" Wherever

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By: Jonathan Kellerman

Alex Delaware is back! And in Jonathan Kellerman's riveting and ingenious new novel, Monster, he faces one of the most grisly and baffling mysteries of his career: How can a nonfunctional

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Star Wars: Demolition

Star Wars: Demolition

Platform: Dreamcast, PlayStation

Genre: Action, vehicular combat

Publisher: LucasArts, Activision

Delta Force: Land Warrior

Delta Force: Land Warrior

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical first-person shooter

Publisher: NovaLogic (U.S.)

Cue Club

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports simulation

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Lego Alpha Team

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Color

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Lego Media

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ESPN MLS GameNight

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Football/Soccer

Publisher: Konami

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Beautiful People

Studio: Trimark

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Studio: DreamWorks

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Romeo Must Die

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Addams Family

Studio: Paramount

Format: DVD release

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Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins

Studio: Disney

Format: direct-to-video VHS and DVD release

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