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Wednesday 13 December 2000

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. 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. Chocolat, directed by Lasse Hallstrm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Music in High Places. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Adventures of Cookie & Cream or Crime Cities.
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TV Series

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

Music in High Places

Written by: Parvene Michaels

Starring: Ed Roland, Dean Roland, Ross Childress, Will Turpin

Country: United States

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Vids

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Chocolat

Directed by: Lasse Hallstrm

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina

Country: United States

What Women Want

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

Starring: Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei

Country: United States

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Dude, Where's My Car?

Directed by: Danny Leiner

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Garner

Country: United States

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The Emperor's New Groove

Directed by: Mark Dindal

Starring: David Spade, John Goodman, Eartha Kitt

Country: United States

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Cast Away

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Paul Sanchez

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 December 2000 ?

Holidays:
  • 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.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 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.

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Books

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

Roses Are Red

By: James Patterson

In this heart-pounding new thriller, Detective Alex Cross pursues the most brilliant killer he's ever confronted, a mysterious criminal who calls himself the Mastermind. In a series of crimes that has stunned Washington, D.C.,

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The Mark

By: Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

His Excellency Global Community Potentate Nicolae Carpathia is back, this time as Satan. Resurrected and indwelt by the devil himself, the beast tightens his grip as ruler of the world.

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Who Moved My Cheese?

By: Spencer Johnson

THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WITH OVER 10 MILLION COPIES IN PRINT!A timeless business classic, Who Moved My Cheese? uses a simple parabel to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success ...

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Flags Of Our Fathers

By: James Bradley with Ron Powers

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERTHE TRUE STORY BEHIND THE IMMORTAL PHOTOGRAPH THAT HAS COME TO SYMBOLIZE THE COURAGE AND INDOMITABLE WILL OF AMERICAIn February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima—and into history.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Adventures of Cookie & Cream

Platform: PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP From Software; NA Agetec; EU Empire Interactive

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Asura Buster: Eternal Warriors

Asura Buster: Eternal Warriors

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Fuuki

Crime Cities

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: EON Digital Entertainment

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Dimahoo

Dimahoo

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Bullet hell

Publisher: Capcom

Cool Boarders 2001

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation 2

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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