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Friday 8 December 2000

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. In UK Independent Women Part 1 by Destiny's Child was in the top 5 hits. Chocolat, directed by Lasse Hallstrm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while On Writing by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Music in High Places. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlezone: Rise of the Black Dogs or The Sims.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Music in High Places

Written by: Parvene Michaels

Starring: Ed Roland, Dean Roland, Ross Childress, Will Turpin

Country: United States

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Vids

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Curb Your Enthusiasm

Written by: Larry David

Starring: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Susie Essman

Country: United States

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Julia & Jacques Cooking at Home

Starring: Julia Child, Jacques Pepin

Country: United States

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People Like Us

Starring: Chris Langham

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

What Women Want

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

Starring: Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei

Country: United States

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The Emperor's New Groove

Directed by: Mark Dindal

Starring: David Spade, John Goodman, Eartha Kitt

Country: United States

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Dude, Where's My Car?

Directed by: Danny Leiner

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Garner

Country: United States

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Cast Away

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Paul Sanchez

Country: United States

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Snatch.

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Benicio Del Toro

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 2000 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • STS-97: The crew of Space Shuttle Endeavour pay their first visit to the Expedition 1 crew residing on board the International Space Station.
  • '''Died:''' Ionatana Ionatana, about 62, prime minister of Tuvalu (collapsed and died after speaking at a reception at the Vaiaku Lagi Hotel) Sachindra Lal Singh, 93, Indian politician

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Sport Games on 8 December 2000

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Miami Heat : 76 - 80
  • Chicago Bulls - Dallas Mavericks : 86 - 105
  • Houston Rockets - Sacramento Kings : 98 - 111
  • Indiana Pacers - Boston Celtics : 104 - 91
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Standard - Mouscron : 3 - 3
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Wolfsburg : 1 - 2
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Duisburg - Saarbrucken : 2 - 1
  • Reutlingen - Ulm : 2 - 2
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.572
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11202
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George W. Bush & Al Gore -- Dec. 4, 2000

Books

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

On Writing

By: Stephen King

“Long live the King” hailed Entertainment Weekly upon publication of Stephen King’s On Writing. Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume

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The Rescue

By: Nicholas Sparks

One of America's bestselling authors delivers a story about the greatest commitment of all: loving someone forever. When confronted by raging fires or deadly accidents, volunteer fireman Taylor McAden feels compelled to take terrifying risks to save lives.

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It'S Not About The Bike

By: Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins

The book was written shortly after Armstrong had won the 1999 Tour de France: he went on to win it six further times in successive years, establishing a record.

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Maestro

By: Bob Woodward

In eight Tuesdays each year, Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan convenes a small committee to set the short-term interest rate that can move through the American and world economies like an

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battlezone: Rise of the Black Dogs

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Crave Entertainment

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Bloody Roar 3

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox, PlayStation 3 (HD)

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Activision; EU Virgin Interactive; EU Activision (Primal Fury)

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Final Fantasy IX

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square

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Dirt Track Racing:Sprint Cars (DTRSC)

Dirt Track Racing:Sprint Cars (DTRSC)

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: WizardWorks Software

The Sims

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X iOS Android Windows Phone PlayStation 2 Xbox GameCube Game Boy Advance N-Gage Nintendo DS PlayStation Portable Xbox 360 PlayStation 3 Wii Nintendo 3DS PlayStation Vita Wii U

Genre: Life simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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