Wednesday December 13, 2000
US date format: 12/13/2000, UK date format: 13/12/2000
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 13, 2000). 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.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child.
In UK Independent Women Part 1 by Destiny's Child was in the top 5 hits.
Finding Forrester, directed by Gus Van Sant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000
while Nothing Like It In The World by Stephen E. Ambrose was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Canada: A People's History.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elasto Mania or Die Hard Trilogy 2: Viva Las Vegas.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of 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
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- US Vice President Al Gore concedes defeat to Texas Governor George W. Bush in the presidential election.
- The U.S. Supreme Court stops the Florida presidential recount, effectively giving the state, and the Presidency, to George W. Bush.
- The ''Texas 7'' escape from the John Connally Unit near Kenedy, Texas and go on a robbery spree, during which police officer Aubrey Hawkins is shot and killed.
- Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel opens at the Disneyland Resort.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 13, 2000?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- OutKast - Ms. Jackson
- JAY-Z - I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)
- R. Kelly - I Wish
- Avant Featuring KeKe Wyatt - My First Love
- Destiny's Child - Independent Women Part I
- Musiq - Just Friends (Sunny)
- Wyclef Jean Featuring Mary J. Blige - 911
- Erykah Badu - Bag Lady
- Ja Rule Featuring Christina Milian - Between Me And You
- Nelly - E.I.
Sport Games on December 13, 2000
- 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
Bundesliga 1Football (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
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Aachen - Ahlen : 4 - 3
- Chemnitz - M'gladbach : 0 - 3
- Mainz - Mannheim : 0 - 1
- Oberhausen - Reutlingen : 2 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Chateauroux - Lorient : 2 - 0
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