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Wednesday 16 August 2000

US date format: 8/16/2000, UK date format: 16/8/2000

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 16, 2000). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Felicite Tomlinson . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Incomplete by Sisqo. In UK 7 Days by Craig David was in the top 5 hits. State and Main, directed by David Mamet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while The River King by Alice Hoffman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gillette Soccer Saturday. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colony Wars: Red Sun or Daria's Inferno.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 16 August 2000

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Movies

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

State and Main

Directed by: David Mamet

Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy, Rebecca Pidgeon, Michael Higgins

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Bring It On

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Jesse Bradford, Gabrielle Union

Country: United States

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The Art of War

Directed by: Christian Duguay

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Anne Archer, Maury Chaykin, Marie Matiko

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The Crew

Directed by: Michael Dinner

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Burt Reynolds, Dan Hedaya, Seymour Cassel

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Sunset Strip

Directed by: Adam Collis

Starring: Simon Baker, Anna Friel, Nick Stahl, Rory Cochrane

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TV Series

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

Gillette Soccer Saturday

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The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

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Tinsel Town

Directed by: Unavailable

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Mysterious Ways

Directed by: Dan Garcia

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Baby Blues

Directed by: Dylan Pearce

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 2000 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Famous Birthdays:
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Sport Games on 16 August 2000

Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Kilmarnock - Hibernian : 0 - 1
  • Motherwell - Dunfermline : 0 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 16, 2000 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. A Puro Dolor - Son By Four
  2. Jurame - Gisselle
  3. Muy Dentro De Mi [You Sang To Me] - Marc Anthony
  4. Joan Sebastian - Secreto de Amor
  5. Si Te Vas - Alejandro Fernandez
  6. Por Siempre Tu [I Turn To You] - Christina Aguilera
  7. Imaginame Sin Ti [Imagine Me Without You] - Luis Fonsi
  8. Yo Se Que Te Acordaras - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  9. Gloria Estefan - Como Me Duele Perderte
  10. Francisco Cespedes - Donde Esta La Vida

Books

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

The River King

By: Alice Hoffman

From the best-selling author of The Dovekeepers, The River King confirms Alice Hoffman as "one of our quirkiest and most interesting novelists" (Jane Smiley, USA Today).People

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The Brethren

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey call themselves the Brethren: three disgraced former judges doing time in a Florida federal prison. One was sent up for tax evasion.

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Deadly Decisions

By: Kathy Reichs

"Fans of TV's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation should be in heaven" (People) stepping into the world of forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan, star of Kathy Reichs' electrifyingly authentic bestsellers.

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Dust to Dust

By: Tami Hoag

“[Tami Hoag] demonstrates just why she has become one of the hottest names in the suspense game. Bottom line: Leaves competition in the dust.”—People Sorry.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Colony Wars: Red Sun

Colony Wars: Red Sun

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Psygnosis

Beatmania IIDX 4th Style

Beatmania IIDX 4th Style

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

Digimon Adventure 02: Tag Tamers

Digimon Adventure 02: Tag Tamers

Platform: WonderSwan

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Bandai

Daria's Inferno

Platform: Windows, Mac

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Interactive

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Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000

Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation

Genre: 2D versus fighting

Publisher: Capcom

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $86.13
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $43.56
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $61.00
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $111.50
Exchange Rates
  • 1 JPY = 1.57 CHF
  • 1 JPY = 0.61 GBP

Home videos

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

The Hurricane

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Fox and the Hound

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Eyes Wide Shut

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Stir of Echoes

Studio: Artisan

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins

Studio: Disney

Format: direct-to-video VHS and DVD release

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