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Thursday 12 October 2000

US date format: 10/12/2000, UK date format: 12/10/2000

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 12, 2000). 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. Bedazzled, directed by Harold Ramis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while In A Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Welcome to New York. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dance Maniax or Combat Flight Simulator 2.
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What the sky looked like on 12 October 2000

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Movies

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

Bedazzled

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Elizabeth Hurley, Frances O'Connor, Miriam Shor

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Pay It Forward

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Haley Joel Osment, Helen Hunt, Jay Mohr

Country: United States

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Maze

Directed by: Rob Morrow

Starring: Rob Morrow, Laura Linney, Craig Sheffer, Rose Gregorio

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We All Fall Down

Directed by: Martin Cummins

Starring: Darcy Belsher, Martin Cummins, Françoise Robertson, Helen Shaver

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Lost Souls

Directed by: Janusz Kaminski

Starring: Winona Ryder, Ben Chaplin, Sarah Wynter, Philip Baker Hall

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TV Series

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

Welcome to New York

Directed by: Steven Tylor O'Connor

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Sheena

Directed by: John Guillermin

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Brand Spanking New Show

Directed by: Dewi Humphreys

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Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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Gillette Soccer Saturday

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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.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 12, 2000 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ven Conmigo (Solamente Tu) [Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)] - Christina Aguilera
  2. Cuando - Ricardo Arjona
  3. Ven A Mi [Run To Me] - Oscar De La Hoya
  4. Gloria Estefan - Como Me Duele Perderte
  5. A Puro Dolor - Son By Four
  6. Ricky Martin - She Bangs
  7. Imaginame Sin Ti [Imagine Me Without You] - Luis Fonsi
  8. Cuando Una Mujer - Melina Leon
  9. Por Amarte Asi - Cristian
  10. Joan Sebastian - Secreto de Amor
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Against All Odds - Mariah Carey & Westlife
  2. All Saints - Black Coffee
  3. The Architechs featuring Nana - Body Groove
  4. Zombie Nation - Kernkraft 400
  5. Silence (Remixes) - Delerium featuring Sarah McLachlan

Books

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

In A Sunburned Country

By: Bill Bryson

A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF ONE SUMMER Every time Bill Bryson walks out the door, memorable travel literature threatens to break out.

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Open House

By: Elizabeth Berg

In this superb novel by the beloved author of Talk Before Sleep, The Pull of the Moon, and Until the Real Thing Comes Along, a woman re-creates her life after divorce

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The Art Of Happiness

By: the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

From the authors who brought you the million-copy bestseller The Art of Happiness comes an exploration of job, career, and finding the ultimate happiness at work.It

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Four Blondes

By: Candace Bushnell

FOUR BLONDES charts the romantic intrigues, liaisons, betrayals and victories of four modern women: a beautiful B-list model finagles rent-free summerhouses in the Hamptons from her lovers until she discovers she

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge

Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Disney Interactive (PC) Sony Computer Entertainment (PS)

The Bouncer

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Squaresoft; NA Square EA; EU SCEE

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Dance Maniax

Dance Maniax

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami

Army Men: Air Tactics

Army Men: Air Tactics

Platform: Windows

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: The 3DO Company

Combat Flight Simulator 2

Combat Flight Simulator 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Microsoft

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $98.94
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $41.00
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $71.38
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $88.50
Exchange Rates
  • 1 GBP = 2.5618 CHF
  • 1 JPY = 1.62 CHF
  • 1 JPY = 0.63 GBP
  • 1 EUR = 1.5038 CHF

Home videos

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

Robin Hood

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Pitch Black

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Toy Story

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS and DVD release; part of the Walt Disney Gold Classic Collection

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American Psycho

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: VHS and DVD release

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South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

Studio: Paramount

Format: Laserdisc release

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