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Saturday 16 December 2000

It was Saturday, 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. O Brother, Where Art Thou?, directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while The Bear And The Dragon by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Music in High Places. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aces High or Allegiance.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson

Country: United States

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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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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 2000 ?

  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
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  • ''Godzilla vs. Megaguirus'' is released in Japan.

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Sport Games on 16 December 2000

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Charlotte Hornets : 87 - 99
  • Denver Nuggets - Houston Rockets : 102 - 100
  • Indiana Pacers - Minnesota Timberwolves : 110 - 113
  • Miami Heat - Golden State Warriors : 93 - 85
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American Football
  • Oakland Raiders - Seattle Seahawks : 24 - 27
  • Washington Redskins - Pittsburgh Steelers : 3 - 24
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Napoli - Reggina : 6 - 2
  • Perugia - Bari : 4 - 1
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Aalst : 3 - 0
  • Antwerp - St Truiden : 2 - 0
  • Beveren - Harelbeke : 2 - 1
  • Gent - Germinal : 3 - 1
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2000?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.573
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11211
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George W. Bush & Al Gore -- Dec. 11, 2000


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

The Bear And The Dragon

By: Tom Clancy

President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis unlike any he has ever known in Tom Clancy's extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller.A high-level assassination attempt in Russia has the newly elected Ryan sending his most trusted eyes and ears—including antiterrorism ...

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The Darwin Awards

By: Wendy Northcutt

With over a quarter million copies in print and six months on The New York Times bestseller list, The Darwin Awards shows that readers crave humor.

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Nothing Like It In The World

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Nothing Like It in the World gives the account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage. It is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad—the investors

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In Tuscany

By: Bob Krist

From the bestselling author whose memoirs Under the Sun and Bella Tuscany have captured the voluptuousness of Italian life comes a lavishly illustrated ode to the joys of Tuscany's people, food,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Austin Powers: Welcome to My Underground Lair!

Platform: Game Boy Color

Publisher: Rockstar Games

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Final Fantasy IX

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square

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Aces High

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Space simulation/Real-time strategy/Action

Publisher: Microsoft

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Test Drive Le Mans

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Color, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Sega

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