Wednesday December 13, 2000: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/13/2000, UK date format: 13/12/2000

December 13th, 2000 was the 348th day of the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Sagittarius. The day of the week was Wednesday.

The number one song in US was Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. Independent Women Part 1 by Destiny's Child was #1 song in the UK.

Magnolia, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2000 while Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Canada: A People's History. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aqua GT or Animorphs: Know the Secret.

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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December 13, 2000 Events

What happened on December 13, 2000?

Historical Events

  • Al Gore, the US Vice President, concedes defeat in the presidential election to George W. Bush, Texas Governor.
  • The Florida Presidential recount is stopped by the U.S. Supreme Court, giving George W. Bush the state and Presidency.
  • The "Texas 7" escape from John Connally Unit near Kenedy Texas and embark on a robbery spree during which Aubrey Hawkins, a police officer, is killed and shot.
  • Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel opens in Disneyland Resort
  • The Chernobyl Nuclear Energy Plant's third and final reactor has been shut down. The station is now completely shut down.
  • The Texas Seven escape their Kenedy prison cell and begin a criminal spree.

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December 13, 2000 Famous Birthdays

Other December 13th famous birthdays

  • Taylor Swift

    American singer-songwriter.

  • American economist, who was appointed Federal Reserve Chairman by President George W. Bush on October 24, 2005.

  • American singer/songwriter (Evanescence).

  • Jamie Foxx

    American actor who won Academy Award for his brilliant portrayal of Ray Charles in "Ray.

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How old am I?

If December 13, 2000 is your birthday you are 22 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on December 13.

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December 13, 2000 Famous Deaths

Who died on December 13, 2000?

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December 13, 2000 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Sagittarius personality

Who should a Sagittarius marry?

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn

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Chinese Zodiac

Dragon chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dragon

Element: Metal

Dragon personality

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December 13, 2000 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 13, 2000?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

December 13th marks the 347th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2000.

There are 18 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 13, 2000 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 13, 2000?


  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
  • Malta - Republic Day (since 1974)
  • St. Lucia's Day in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
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Music charts

What was the number one song on December 13, 2000? Which were the top hits on December 13, 2000?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Independent Women Part Iyoutube
  2. - Case Of The Ex (Whatcha Gonna Do)
  3. - With Arms Wide Openyoutube
  4. - It Wasn't Me
  5. - Kryptonite

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Independent Women Part 1
  2. - Can We Fix It
  3. - Never Had A Dream Come True
  4. - Can't Fight The Moonlight
  5. - Stan

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Ms. Jackson
  2. - I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)
  3. - I Wish
  4. - My First Love
  5. - Independent Women Part Iyoutube

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Yo Te Amo
  2. - A Puro Dolor
  3. - Por Amarte Asi
  4. - Cuando Seas Mia
  5. - She Bangs

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 2000

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States of America

The Hurricane

The Hurricane

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Denzel Washington, Vicellous Shannon, Deborah Kara Unger, Liev Schreiber

Country: United States of America

Finding Forrester

Finding Forrester

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: Sean Connery, Rob Brown, F. Murray Abraham, Anna Paquin

Country: United States of America

Anywhere But Here

Anywhere But Here

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Wayne Wang

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Natalie Portman, Hart Bochner, Eileen Ryan

Country: United States of America

High Fidelity

High Fidelity

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Jack Black, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Iben Hjejle, John Cusack

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Canada: A People's History

Canada: A People's History

Release year: 2000

Starring: Lorne Cardinal, Paule Baillargeon, Torri Higginson, Jeff Page

Country: Canada

Einsatz in Hamburg

Einsatz in Hamburg

Release year: 2000

Welcome to New York

Welcome to New York

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Steven Tylor O'Connor



Release year: 2000

Directed by: John Guillermin

Black Books

Black Books

Release year: 2000

Written by:

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver

Prodigal Summer


Barbara Kingsolver's fifth novel, Wildness, is a hymn of wildness that celebrates both the prodigal spirit in human nature and nature.

In Tuscany by Bob Krist

In Tuscany


The bestselling author of Under the Sun, Bella Tuscany, has written a lavishly illustrated tribute to the joys of Tuscany's people and food.

On Writing by Stephen King

On Writing


Entertainment Weekly declared, "Long Live the King," upon the publication of Stephen King’s On Writing. This superb volume is a memoir and master class from one of the most bestselling authors ever.

The Beatles Anthology by The Beatles

The Beatles Anthology


This remarkable project was possible because Paul McCartney and George Harrison have agreed to share their stories together for this book.

Maestro by Bob Woodward



Each Tuesday, Alan Greenspan, chairman of the Federal Reserve, convenes a small group to determine the short-term interest rates that will affect the American and global economies.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on December 13th, 2000 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aqua GT

Aqua GT

Platform: Dreamcast, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

Animorphs: Know the Secret

Animorphs: Know the Secret

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Role-playing video game

Publisher: GT Interactive



Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Digimon World 2

Digimon World 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Bandai Fox Kids

Bridge Builder

Bridge Builder

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, OnLive

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Alex Austin (2000); Chronic Logic (2001-2013); GarageGames (2002-2004); Cryptic Sea (2006); Halycon Media (2011-2012); bitComposer Games (2012)


December 13, 2000 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Full Moon

The moon phase for December 13, 2000 is Full Moon.

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Sport Games on December 13, 2000

Sport Games on December 13, 2000


American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Detroit Pistons : 69 - 92
  • Chicago Bulls - Boston Celtics : 104 - 86
  • Dallas Mavericks - Indiana Pacers : 92 - 97
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Portland Trail Blazers : 86 - 96
  • Miami Heat - Los Angeles Clippers : 94 - 88
See all Basketball game results of December 13, 2000

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Hamburg : 2 - 1
  • Bochum - Leverkusen : 3 - 2
  • Cottbus - Munich 1860 : 2 - 3
  • FC Koln - Dortmund : 0 - 0
  • Hansa Rostock - Werder Bremen : 5 - 2
See all Football game results of December 13, 2000

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Ahlen : 4 - 3
  • Chemnitz - M'gladbach : 0 - 3
  • Mainz - Mannheim : 0 - 1
  • Oberhausen - Reutlingen : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of December 13, 2000

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Chateauroux - Lorient : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of December 13, 2000

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $86.75
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $15.56
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $60.50
  • General Electric GE: opens at $52.81
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $94.87

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 112.41 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 98.44 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6018 GBP
  • 1 EUR = 1.6224 AUD
  • 1 EUR = 1.5032 CHF

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