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Tuesday 8 August 2000

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Hollow Man, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching People Like Us. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn or Excitebike 64.
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TV Series

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

People Like Us

Starring: Chris Langham

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Glasgow Kiss

Starring: Iain Glen, Sharon Small, Robert Greenhalgh, Caroline Guthrie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

SG

Written by: Michael Gans, Richard Register, Kevin Thomsen

Starring: Dean Wein

Country: United States

The League of Gentlemen

Starring: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Rough Science

Starring: Kate Humble, Mike Bullivant, Jonathan Hare, Ellen McCallie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Hollow Man

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue, Josh Brolin

Country: United States

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Coyote Ugly

Directed by: David McNally

Starring: Piper Perabo, Adam Garcia, John Goodman

Country: United States

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What Lies Beneath

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Katharine Towne

Country: United States

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Loser

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Jason Biggs, Mena Suvari, Zak Orth

Country: United States

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X-Men

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 2000 ?

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
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dylan Douglas: American noted family, the son of Catherine Zeta-Jones, 30, her first child, 7 lbs.
  • Conjoined Twins: British-born conjoined twins delivered by Caesarean section and joined at the abdomen with their spines fused.
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Facts:
  • 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.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Bush Dynasty -- Aug. 7, 2000
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.553
  • Esquire

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Not A Day Goes By

By: E. Lynn Harris

Welcome to the irresistible world of E. Lynn Harris...He is a devilish and handsome ex-football player, now a rising sports agent at one of the hottest firms in the country.

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Who Moved My Cheese?

By: Spencer Johnson

THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WITH OVER 10 MILLION COPIES IN PRINT!A timeless business classic, Who Moved My Cheese? uses a simple parabel to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success ...

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The House On Hope Street

By: Danielle Steel

In eighteen years of marriage, Liz and Jack Sutherland had built a family, a successful law practice, and a happy home near San Francisco, on Hope Street.

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Omerta

By: Mario Puzo

To Don Raymonde Aprile's children he was a loyal family member, their father's adopted "nephew." To the FBI he was a man who would rather ride his horses than do Mob business.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Black Isle Studios Interplay Entertainment

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The Crystal Key

Platform: Windows 95/Windows 98, Mac OS

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive/The Adventure Company

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Donald Duck: Goin' Qu@ckers

Donald Duck: Goin' [email protected]

Platform: Game Boy Color Game Boy Advance Windows PlayStation Nintendo 64 Dreamcast PlayStation 2 GameCube

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Ubi Soft Entertainment

Excitebike 64

Platform: Nintendo 64, iQue Player

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo

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X-Men: Mutant Academy

Platform: PlayStation; Game Boy Color

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Activision

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