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..
Which were the important events of August 08, 2000?
- 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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- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 08, 2000?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
Top #5 Latin songs
- Gisselle - Jurame
- Son By Four - A Puro Dolor
- Marc Anthony - Muy Dentro De Mi [You Sang To Me]
- Joan Sebastian - Secreto de Amor
- Luis Fonsi - Imaginame Sin Ti [Imagine Me Without You]
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 2000?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- 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
- 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.