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Friday 12 May 2000

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Road Trip, directed by Todd Phillips, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while Eating Well for Optimum Health by Andrew Weil was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Walking with Dinosaurs. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cabela's GrandSlam Hunting: North American 29 or Covert Ops: Nuclear Dawn.
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TV Series

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

We Are History

Starring: Marcus Brigstocke, Danny Robins, Dan Tetsell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Jam

Starring: Christopher Morris, Amelia Bullmore, David Cann, Julia Davis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Perfect World

Starring: Paul Kaye, Derren Litten, Nina Wadia, Michael Cochrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

First Person

Starring: Errol Morris

Country: United States

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Rotten TV

Written by: Rob Barnett, George Gimarc

Starring: John Lydon

Country: United States

Movies

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

Road Trip

Directed by: Todd Phillips

Starring: Breckin Meyer, Seann William Scott, Amy Smart

Country: United States

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Gladiator

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen

Country: United States

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Romeo Must Die

Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak

Starring: Jet Li, Aaliyah, Isaiah Washington

Country: United States

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High Fidelity

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Todd Louiso

Country: United States

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Final Destination

Directed by: James Wong

Starring: Devon Sawa, Ali Larter, Kerr Smith

Country: United States

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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
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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.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.539
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Untold Saga of the Vikings -- May 8, 2000
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9740

Books

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

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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Eating Well for Optimum Health

By: Andrew Weil

At last, a book about eating (and eating well) for health -- from Dr. Andrew Weil, the brilliantly innovative and greatly respected doctor who has been instrumental in transforming the way Americans think about health.

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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 Bluest Eye

By: Toni Morrison

Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl, prays every day for beauty. Mocked by other children for the dark skin, curly hair, and brown eyes that set her apart, she yearns for normalcy, for the blond hair and blue eyes that ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th

Platform: PC/DOS Platform with Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: MicroProse

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Cyber Groove

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Dance game

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Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past

Platform: PlayStation, Nintendo 3DS, Android, iOS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Square Enix (3DS); NA/PAL Nintendo (3DS)

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Cabela's GrandSlam Hunting: North American 29

Cabela's GrandSlam Hunting: North American 29

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision Publishing, Inc.

Covert Ops: Nuclear Dawn

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA Activision; EU SCEE

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