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Sunday 2 January 2000

US date format: 1/2/2000, UK date format: 2/1/2000

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 2, 2000). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nightcap. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 or Star Wars: Force Commander.
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What the sky looked like on 2 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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TV Series

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


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

Which were the important events of 2 January 2000 ?

  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 02 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Nat Adderley: American jazz musician, brother of Cannonball and indicted into the Jazz Hall of Fame.
  • Patrick O'Brian: English author and translator (d. 2000).

Sport Games on 2 January 2000

American Basketball
  • Orlando Magic - Miami Heat : 103 - 111
See all Basketball game results of 2 January 2000
American Football
  • Arizona Cardinals - Green Bay Packers : 24 - 49
  • Baltimore Ravens - New England Patriots : 3 - 20
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Jacksonville Jaguars : 7 - 24
  • Detroit Lions - Minnesota Vikings : 17 - 24
See all American Football game results of 2 January 2000

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 02, 2000 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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 ?

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

By: J. K. Rowling

Award-winning artist Jim Kay illustrates year two of Harry Potter's adventures at Hogwarts, in a stunning, gift-ready format. The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School ...

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Hell To Pay

By: Barbara Olson

In Accomplice , Olson separates fact from fiction and shows us Hilllary's often disturbing complicity in her husband's affairs.

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Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to ...

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Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban

By: J. K. Rowling

The third book in the bestselling Harry Potter series, now illustrated in glorious full color by award-winning artist Jim Kay! For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Total War

Total War

Platform: Windows-based PCs, OS X

Publisher: Electronic Arts (2000-2001) Activision (2002-2004) Sega (2005-present)



Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Action Man: Operation Extreme

Action Man: Operation Extreme

Platform: PlayStation

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive

Star Wars: Force Commander

Star Wars: Force Commander

Platform: Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: LucasArts

Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: EA Games

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Home videos

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


Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Man on the Moon

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Tigger Movie

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Mask

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: direct-to-video VHS and DVD release; part of the Warner Bros. Family Entertainment Collection

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