Tuesday August 08, 2000

US date format: 8/8/2000, UK date format: 8/8/2000

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 8, 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 Dylan Douglas and Conjoined Twins. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Incomplete by Sisqo. In UK 7 Days by Craig David was in the top 5 hits. Sunset Strip, directed by Adam Collis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while Nora by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gillette Soccer Saturday. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Freefall 3050 A.D. or 102 Dalmatians: Puppies to the Rescue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
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Events

  • An unknown ship dumps oil off the South Florida coast, creating an oil slick covering 24km of beaches.
  • Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley is raised to the surface after 136 years on the ocean floor and 30 years after its discovery by undersea explorer E. Lee Spence and 5 years after being filmed by a dive team funded by novelist Clive Cussler.
  • The Confederate submarine ''H.L. Hunley'' is raised to the surface after 136 years on the ocean floor.
  • A coalition of 28 U.S. states file a lawsuit against the major record labels, accusing them of keeping the prices of CDs fixed at artificially high prices since 1995.

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Movies

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Requiem for a Dream

Requiem for a Dream

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans

Country: United States of America

In the Mood for Love

In the Mood for Love

Directed by: Kar-Wai Wong

Starring: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Maggie Cheung, Ping Lam Siu, Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung

Country: United States of America

Dancer in the Dark

Dancer in the Dark

Directed by: Lars von Trier

Starring: Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Peter Stormare

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Directed by: Ang Lee

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang

Country: United States of America

Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Starring: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Gillette Soccer Saturday

Gillette Soccer Saturday

Mysterious Ways

Mysterious Ways

Directed by: Dan Garcia

Young Americans

Young Americans

Directed by: Danny Cannon

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

The Little Vampire

The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Nora by Anne Rivers Siddons

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“A treat to be savored.”—Houston Chronicle A classic from New York Times bestselling author Anne Rivers Siddons, Nora, Nora tells the story of free-thinking Cousin Nora Findlay who turns tiny Lytton, Georgia,

Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Me Talk Pretty One Day

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A recent transplant to Paris, humorist David Sedaris, bestselling author of "Naked", presents a collection of his strongest work yet, including the title story about his hilarious attempt to learn French.

Hot Six by Janet Evanovich

Hot Six

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Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum and Trenton vice cop Joe Morelli join forces to find the madman killer who shot and barbecued the youngest son of international black-market arms dealer Alexander Ramos.Carlos

American Rhapsody by Joe Eszterhas

American Rhapsody

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The setting . . .Washington, Hollywood, and the landscape of the American Republic.The writer . . . Joe Eszterhas, ex-Rolling Stone reporter, National Book Award nominee for Charlie Simpson's Apocalypse, and

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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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 …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Empire of the Ants (video game)

Empire of the Ants (video game)

Platform: Windows PC

Publisher: Microïds

Freefall 3050 A.D.

Freefall 3050 A.D.

Platform: Nuon

Genre: Action game

Publisher: DVD International

FantaVision

FantaVision

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Bust-A-Move Millennium

Bust-A-Move Millennium

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Club Acclaim

102 Dalmatians: Puppies to the Rescue

102 Dalmatians: Puppies to the Rescue

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

Genre: Action-adventure, platform

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $80.88
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $47.94
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $70.06
  • General Electric GE: opens at $53.06
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $115.69

Exchange Rates

  • 1 JPY = 0.61 GBP
  • 1 JPY = 1.57 CHF

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 08, 2000?

On August 08, 2000 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is August 08, 2000?

On August 08, 2000 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 08, 2000?

On August 08, 2000 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 08, 2000?

On August 08, 2000 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 08, 2000?

On August 08, 2000 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 08, 2000?

On August 08, 2000 several famous people were born including, Dylan Douglas, Conjoined Twins.

What was the number one song in August 08, 2000?

The number one song in the week of August 08, 2000 was Incomplete by Sisqo in US and 7 Days by Craig David in UK.

What were the top hits on August 08, 2000?

The top hits on August 08, 2000 were Incomplete by Sisqo, Bent by matchbox twenty, It's Gonna Be Me by N'Sync in US and 7 Days by Craig David, Rock DJ by Robbie Williams, Freestyler by Bomfunk MC's in UK.


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