Wednesday 13 December 2000US date format: 12/13/2000, UK date format: 13/12/2000
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 13, 2000). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
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 Flags Of Our Fathers by James Bradley with Ron Powers 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 Blaster Master: Enemy Below or Draconus: Cult of the Wyrm Dragon's Blood.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 13 December 2000
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- 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.
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 13 December
- 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.
- The third and final reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant is shut down and the station is shut down completely.
Sport Games on 13 December 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
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bayern Munich - Hamburg : 2 - 1
- Bochum - Leverkusen : 3 - 2
- Cottbus - Munich 1860 : 2 - 3
- FC Koln - Dortmund : 0 - 0
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
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2000 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- OutKast - Ms. Jackson
- JAY-Z - I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)
- R. Kelly - I Wish
- My First Love - Avant Featuring KeKe Wyatt
- Destiny's Child - Independent Women Part I
- Musiq - Just Friends (Sunny)
- 911 - Wyclef Jean Featuring Mary J. Blige
- Erykah Badu - Bag Lady
- Between Me And You - Ja Rule Featuring Christina Milian
- Nelly - E.I.
Top #10 Latin songs
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $86.19
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $48.00
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $74.38
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $35.13
- 1 AUD = 0.9243 CHF
- 1 GBP = 2.4963 CHF
- 1 GBP = 2.2125 CAD
- 1 GBP = 2.6944 AUD
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