Sunday December 17, 2000

US date format: 12/17/2000, UK date format: 17/12/2000

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 17, 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 Driving Emotion Type-S or Asura Buster: Eternal Warriors.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2000, at December 17 across the years or at December 2000 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Events

  • The Australian Railroad Group begins operating, following its purchase of the Westrail freight business.

Movies

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Cast Away

Cast Away

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Paul Sanchez, Lari White

Country: United States of America

Battle Royale

Battle Royale

Directed by: Kinji Fukasaku

Starring: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tarô Yamamoto, Takeshi Kitano

Country: United States of America

Traffic

Traffic

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: Michael Douglas, Benicio Del Toro, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jacob Vargas

Country: United States of America

The Emperor's New Groove

The Emperor's New Groove

Directed by: Mark Dindal

Starring: David Spade, John Goodman, Eartha Kitt, Patrick Warburton

Country: United States of America

Chocolat

Chocolat

Directed by: Lasse Hallström

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on December 17, 2000

Sport Games on December 17, 2000


NBA

American Basketball
  • Dallas Mavericks - Detroit Pistons : 99 - 90
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Toronto Raptors : 104 - 101
  • Milwaukee Bucks - New York Knicks : 97 - 100
  • Orlando Magic - Vancouver Grizzlies : 101 - 91
  • Sacramento Kings - New Jersey Nets : 95 - 79
See all Basketball game results of December 17, 2000

NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 7 - 23
  • Baltimore Ravens - Arizona Cardinals : 13 - 7
  • Chicago Bears - San Francisco 49ers : 0 - 17
  • Denver Broncos - Kansas City Chiefs : 7 - 20
  • Detroit Lions - New York Jets : 10 - 7
See all American Football game results of December 17, 2000

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Bologna - Atalanta : 0 - 1
  • Inter - Brescia : 0 - 0
  • Lazio - Roma : 0 - 1
  • Lecce - Juventus : 1 - 4
  • Parma - Vicenza : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of December 17, 2000

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Genk - Club Brugge : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of December 17, 2000

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Canada: A People's History

Canada: A People's History

Starring: Lorne Cardinal, Paule Baillargeon, Torri Higginson, Jeff Page

Country: Canada

Black Books

Black Books

Written by:

Starring: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Einsatz in Hamburg

Einsatz in Hamburg

Welcome to New York

Welcome to New York

Directed by: Steven Tylor O'Connor

Sheena

Sheena

Directed by: John Guillermin

How old am I?

If December 17, 2000 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Nothing Like It In The World by Stephen E. Ambrose

Nothing Like It In The World

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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

The O'Reilly Factor by Bill O'Reilly

The O'Reilly Factor

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A hard-hitting and no-holds-barred broadside from the anchorman of the Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor--what's good about America (plenty), what's bad(plenty still), and what's completely ridiculous (most everything else).Every

Journey by Danielle Steel

Journey

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Everyone knows Madeleine and Jack Hunter. Maddy is an award-winning TV anchorwoman. Jack is the head of her network. To the world, theirs is a storybook marriage.

Wish You Well by David Baldacci

Wish You Well

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David Baldacci's million-copy-plus bestseller is now a feature film available on DVD and video on demand! Precocious 12-year-old Louisa Mae Cardinal lives in the hectic New York City of 1940

The Beatles Anthology by The Beatles

The Beatles Anthology

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This extraordinary project has been made possible because Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr have agreed to tell their combined story especially for this book.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Driving Emotion Type-S

Driving Emotion Type-S

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP / EU Square; NA Square Electronic Arts

Asura Buster: Eternal Warriors

Asura Buster: Eternal Warriors

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Fuuki

BattleSphere

BattleSphere

Platform: Atari Jaguar

Genre: 3D Space Combat

Publisher: 4 Play/ScatoLOGIC inc.

Animastar

Animastar

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Life Simulation

Publisher: AKI Corporation

Star Wars Episode I: Jedi Power Battles

Star Wars Episode I: Jedi Power Battles

Platform: PlayStation, Dreamcast, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action, Beat 'em up, Platformer

Publisher: LucasArts

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 17, 2000?

On December 17, 2000 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is December 17, 2000?

On December 17, 2000 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 17, 2000?

On December 17, 2000 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 17, 2000?

On December 17, 2000 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 17, 2000?

On December 17, 2000 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

What was the number one song in December 17, 2000?

The number one song in the week of December 17, 2000 was Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child in US and Independent Women Part 1 by Destiny's Child in UK.

What were the top hits on December 17, 2000?

The top hits on December 17, 2000 were Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child, Case Of The Ex (Whatcha Gonna Do) by Mya, With Arms Wide Open by Creed in US and Independent Women Part 1 by Destiny's Child, Can We Fix It by Bob The Builder, Never Had A Dream Come True by S Club 7 in UK.


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