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). 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 Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Higher Ground. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Driver 2: Back on the Streets or Star Wars Episode I: Battle for Naboo.
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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Next Friday

Directed by: Steve Carr

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

The Simian Line

Directed by: Linda Yellen

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

Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge

Directed by: David Dhawan

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


Directed by: Walter Hill

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

Wo de fu qin mu qin

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 07, 2000?


  • 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.


  • Microsoft Corporation acquires Visio Corporation in a stock swap.

    Famous Deaths

  • Gary Albright: American professional wrestler (Born...
Sport Games on January 07, 2000

Sport Games on January 07, 2000


    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

TV Series

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

Higher Ground

Directed by: Vera Farmiga

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

Casting Couch

Directed by: Christopher Clam

Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant


Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Magazine Covers

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


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 …

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 …

Pop Goes the Weasel

By: James Patterson

Detective Alex Cross is back-and he's in love. But his happiness is threatened by a series of chilling murders in Washington, D.C., murders with a pattern so twisted they leave investigators reeling.

Personal Injuries

By: Scott Turow

To Robbie Feaver the law is all about making a play-to a client, a jury, or a judge. But when the flashy, womanizing, multimillion-dollar personal injury lawyer is caught offering bribes,

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.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Driver 2: Back on the Streets

Platform: PlayStation, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Driving, action

Publisher: Infogrames

Azumanga Daioh

Genre: Comedy, Slice of Life

Star Wars Episode I: Battle for Naboo

Platform: Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, Shooter

Publisher: Nintendo 64 NA LucasArts EU THQ Windows NA LucasArts EU LucasArts; NA LucasArts; EU THQ; NA LucasArts; EU LucasArts

The Crystal Key

Platform: Windows 95/Windows 98, Mac OS

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive/The Adventure Company

Platform: Dreamcast, PlayStation, Microsoft Windows 95/98, Game Boy Color

Genre: Action-adventure, platform

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $57.50
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $45.63
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $61.56
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $104.90
  • Cisco Systems CSCO: opens at $99.38

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