Friday January 07, 2000, Orthodox Christmas

US date format: 1/7/2000, UK date format: 7/1/2000

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 7, 2000). 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. Famous people born on this day include Lauryn Shannon and Marcus Scribner. 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. Next Friday, directed by Steve Carr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while The Brethren by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Higher Ground. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cool Cool Jam or Championship Rally.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 07, 2000?


Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.

Events

  • Microsoft Corporation acquires Visio Corporation in a stock swap.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Next Friday

Next Friday

Directed by: Steve Carr

Starring: Ice Cube, Mike Epps, Justin Pierce, John Witherspoon

The Simian Line

The Simian Line

Directed by: Linda Yellen

Starring: Lynn Redgrave, Jamey Sheridan, Harry Connick Jr., Cindy Crawford

Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge

Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge

Directed by: David Dhawan

Starring: Salman Khan, Om Puri, Paresh Rawal, Anupam Kher

Supernova

Supernova

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: James Spader, Peter Facinelli, Robin Tunney, Angela Bassett

Wo de fu qin mu qin

Wo de fu qin mu qin

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Ziyi Zhang, Honglei Sun, Hao Zheng, Yulian Zhao

Sport Games on January 07, 2000

Sport Games on January 07, 2000


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Los Angeles Lakers : 83 - 87
  • Chicago Bulls - Washington Wizards : 110 - 103
  • New York Knicks - Orlando Magic : 94 - 86
  • Sacramento Kings - Boston Celtics : 93 - 101
  • San Antonio Spurs - Phoenix Suns : 102 - 83
See all Basketball game results of January 07, 2000

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Wigan - Oldham : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of January 07, 2000

Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Salgueiros - Guimaraes : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of January 07, 2000

Futbol Ligi 1

Football (Turkey)
  • Besiktas - Goztep : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of January 07, 2000

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Higher Ground

Higher Ground

Directed by: Vera Farmiga

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

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

Casting Couch

Casting Couch

Directed by: Christopher Clam

Anna and the King

Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Nightcap

Nightcap

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

The Greatest Generation

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The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone

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The beloved first book of the Harry Potter series, now fully illustrated by award-winning artist Jim Kay. For the first time, J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions.

The Greatest Generation Speaks by Tom Brokaw

The Greatest Generation Speaks

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"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.

The Indwelling: The Beast Takes Possession by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye

The Indwelling: The Beast Takes Possession

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The members of the Tribulation Force face their most dangerous challenges. Following the assassination of the Antichrist, some are murder suspects; others test the precarious line between subversion and being revealed.

Monster by Jonathan Kellerman

Monster

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aqua Aqua

Aqua Aqua

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Imagineer; NA 3DO; EU SCi

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

Platform: Game Boy Color, PlayStation, Nintendo 64

Genre: Scrolling beat 'em up

Publisher: Ubi Soft Entertainment

Draconus: Cult of the Wyrm Dragon's Blood

Draconus: Cult of the Wyrm Dragon's Blood

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Hack and slash

Publisher: Crave Entertainment

Cool Cool Jam

Cool Cool Jam

Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Music

Publisher: JP SNK Playmore

Championship Rally

Championship Rally

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Racing video game

Publisher: Songbird Productions

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $85.94
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $96.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $108.62
  • General Electric GE: opens at $148.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $117.25

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