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Thursday 12 October 2000

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mia Treapleton and Jeffrey Miller. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You) by Christina Aguilera. In UK Against All Odds by Mariah Carey & Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Pay It Forward, directed by Mimi Leder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while Shattered by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Blue Planet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Animorphs or B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th.
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 ?

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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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 this week ?

Billy Elliot

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Starring: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood

Country: United States

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Pay It Forward

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Haley Joel Osment, Helen Hunt

Country: United States

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Directed by: Ang Lee

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

Country: United States

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Requiem for a Dream

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States

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Meet the Parents

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Teri Polo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 2000 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
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Facts:
  • In Aden, Yemen, the USS Cole is badly damaged by two suicide bombers, who placed a small boat laden with explosives along-side the United States Navy destroyer, killing 17 crew members and wounding at least 39.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Abortion pill RU 486
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.562
  • Time: Shawn Fanning, founder of the Internet music sharing technology called Napster. Inset: 15 year old c

Books

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

Shattered

By: Dick Francis

After his friend is killed in a horse-racing accident, up-and-coming glass artisan Gerard Logan finds himself embroiled in a deadly search for a stolen videotape--a videotape that just might destroy his

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The O'Reilly Factor

By: Bill O'Reilly

A hard-hitting and no-holds-barred broadside from the anchorman of the Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor--what's good about America (plenty), what's bad(plenty still), and what's completely ridiculous (most everything else).Every

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Nothing Like It In The World

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Nothing Like It in the World gives the account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage. It is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad—the investors

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The Blind Assassin

By: Margaret Atwood

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's TaleWINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZEIn The Blind Assassin, Margaret Atwood weaves together strands of gothic suspense, romance, and science fiction into one utterly spellbinding narrative.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Championship Surfer

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Dreamcast

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel

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Allegiance

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Space simulation/Real-time strategy/Action

Publisher: Microsoft

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Animorphs

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Adventure, Role-playing video game

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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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Evil Islands: Curse of the Lost Soul

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: role playing game, real-time strategy

Publisher: Nival Interactive

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