Friday May 05, 2000

US date format: 5/5/2000, UK date format: 5/5/2000

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 5, 2000). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Kalama Epstein . 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. Center Stage, directed by Nicholas Hytner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gossip. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bust-A-Move Millennium or Pokémon Puzzle Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Center Stage

Center Stage

Directed by: Nicholas Hytner

Starring: Amanda Schull, Ethan Stiefel, Sascha Radetsky, Christine Dunham

Road Trip

Road Trip

Directed by: Todd Phillips

Starring: Breckin Meyer, Seann William Scott, Amy Smart, Paulo Costanzo

Country: United States of America

Under Suspicion

Under Suspicion

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman, Thomas Jane, Monica Bellucci

Nurse Betty

Nurse Betty

Directed by: Neil LaBute

Starring: Renée Zellweger, Morgan Freeman, Chris Rock, Greg Kinnear

Battlefield Earth

Battlefield Earth

Directed by: Roger Christian

Starring: John Travolta, Forest Whitaker, Barry Pepper, Kim Coates


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 05, 2000?


  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
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  • A rare conjunction occurs on the New Moon including all seven of the traditional celestial bodies known from ancient times up until 1781 with the discovery of Uranus. The conjunction consists of the Sun and Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn.( NASA)

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Sport Games on May 05, 2000

Sport Games on May 05, 2000


American Basketball
  • Sacramento Kings - Los Angeles Lakers : 86 - 113
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Utah Jazz : 93 - 96
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Cottbus : 1 - 0
  • Karlsruhe - St Pauli : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of May 05, 2000

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Caen - Chateauroux : 4 - 1
  • Cannes - Ajaccio : 2 - 0
  • Creteil - Wasquehal : 1 - 1
  • Gueugnon - Laval : 1 - 1
  • Le Mans - Louhans-Cuis. : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of May 05, 2000

Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Pistoiese - Ternana : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of May 05, 2000

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Directed by: Kasi Lemmons



Directed by: George A. Romero

Max Steel

Max Steel

Directed by: Stewart Hendler



Starring: Jack Davenport, Gina Bellman, Sarah Alexander, Kate Isitt

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius


National Bestseller The literary sensation of the year, a book that redefines both family and narrative for the twenty-first century.

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye


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 …

Failure Is Not An Option by Gene Kranz

Failure Is Not An Option


This memoir of a veteran NASA flight director tells riveting stories from the early days of the Mercury program through Apollo 11 (the moon landing) and Apollo 13, for both of

Wicked Widow by Amanda Quick

Wicked Widow


Madeline Deveridge is aware of the whispers behind her back, the rumors that she dispatched her husband to the next world and concealed her crime.

Horse Heaven by Jane Smiley

Horse Heaven




What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dracula 2: The Last Sanctuary

Platform: Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation, iOS, OS X, Android

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive (PC, Mac OS, PS) Microïds (iOS, OS X, Android)

Bust-A-Move Millennium

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Club Acclaim

Pokémon Puzzle Challenge

Platform: Game Boy Color, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

7 Blades

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Chaos Break

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Survival horror, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Taito Corporation; EU EON Digital Entertainment


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $60.56
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $40.63
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $62.00
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $132.00
  • Cisco Systems CSCO: opens at $63.81

Exchange Rates

  • 1 JPY = 1.59 CHF
  • 1 JPY = 0.6 GBP

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