Friday 12 May 2000

US date format: 5/12/2000, UK date format: 12/5/2000

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 12, 2000). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Maria, Maria by Santana. In UK Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty) by Oxide & Neutrino was in the top 5 hits. Requiem for a Dream, directed by Darren Aronofsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while Beowulf by Seamus Heaney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching How Much Do You Love Me?. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dexter's Laboratory: Robot Rampage or Deus Ex.
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What the sky looked like on 12 May 2000

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Requiem for a Dream

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

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

Country: United States of America

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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

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Dancer in the Dark

Directed by: Lars von Trier

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

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Directed by: Ang Lee

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

Country: United States of America

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Billy Elliot

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

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

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

How Much Do You Love Me?

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

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Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

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Talk to Me

Directed by: Kasi Lemmons

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Then Came You

Directed by: Not specifed

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Bruiser

Directed by: George A. Romero

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 2000 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 12 May
Facts:
  • A fireworks factory disaster in Enschede, the Netherlands, kills 23.
  • Millennium Force opens at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio as the world's tallest and fastest roller coaster.
  • The Tate Modern opens in London.

Sport Games on 12 May 2000

NBA
American Basketball
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Phoenix Suns : 105 - 99
  • Miami Heat - New York Knicks : 77 - 76
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Oberhausen - Hannover : 2 - 1
  • St Pauli - Aachen : 2 - 1
  • TB Berlin - F Koln : 1 - 2
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Valence : 2 - 0
  • Amiens - Creteil : 0 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Cannes : 3 - 0
  • Guingamp - Lille : 1 - 1
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Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Pescara - Sampdoria : 4 - 0
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Planetary positions on May 12, 2000 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2000 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. A Puro Dolor - Son By Four
  2. Solo Me Importas Tu [Be With You] - Enrique Iglesias
  3. Te Hice Mal - Los Temerarios
  4. Quiereme - Alejandro Fernandez
  5. Volver A Amar - Cristian
  6. Luis Miguel - Amarte Es Un Placer
  7. Que Alguien Me Diga - Gilberto Santa Rosa
  8. Gloria Estefan - No Me Dejes De Querer
  9. Conjunto Primavera - Morir De Amor
  10. El Liston De Tu Pelo - Los Angeles Azules

Books

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

Beowulf

By: Seamus Heaney

New York Times bestseller and winner of the Whitbread Award. Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero

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Before I Say Good-Bye

By: Mary Higgins Clark

A young woman probing into the mysterious circumstances of her husband's death receives a message from a medium claiming to be his channel in Mary Higgins Clark's #1 bestselling thriller, Before I Say Goodbye.When

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Soul Stories

By: Gary Zukav

True Stories That Transform Lives Writing with profound psychological and spiritual insight, prize-winning author Gary Zukav has had a major impact on the consciousness of millions.

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The Greatest Generation

By: Tom Brokaw

The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

TOCA World Touring Cars

Platform: PlayStation Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

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Dexter's Laboratory: Robot Rampage

Dexter's Laboratory: Robot Rampage

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action, Side-scrolling, Platform game

Publisher: BAM! Entertainment

Digimon Adventure 02: Tag Tamers

Digimon Adventure 02: Tag Tamers

Platform: WonderSwan

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Bandai

Draconus: Cult of the Wyrm Dragon's Blood

Draconus: Cult of the Wyrm Dragon's Blood

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Hack and slash

Publisher: Crave Entertainment

Deus Ex

Platform: Mac OS; Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 2

Genre: Action role-playing, first-person shooter

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $61.94
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $43.63
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $63.63
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $132.50
Exchange Rates
  • 1 JPY = 1.56 CHF
  • 1 JPY = 0.61 GBP

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Anywhere but Here

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Replacements

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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All About My Mother

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Muse

Studio: USA Films

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Pitch Black

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS and DVD release

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