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Thursday 17 February 2000

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aidan Alexander . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Thank God I Found You by Mariah Carey. In UK Rise by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. Wonder Boys, directed by Curtis Hanson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Max Steel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blues Brothers 2000 or Ferret Monogatari: Watashi no Okini Iri.
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What the sky looked like on 17 February 2000

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Movies

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

Wonder Boys

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Robert Downey Jr.

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The Closer You Get

Directed by: Aileen Ritchie

Starring: Ian Hart, Sean McGinley, Niamh Cusack, Ruth McCabe

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Blowback

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Mario Van Peebles, James Remar, Sharisse Baker-Bernard, Gladise Jiminez

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Cut

Directed by: Kimble Rendall

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Frank Roberts, Kylie Minogue, Geoff Revell

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Escape Under Pressure

Directed by: Jean Pellerin

Starring: Rob Lowe, Larisa Miller, Craig Wasson, Harry Van Gorkum

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TV Series

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

Max Steel

Directed by: Stewart Hendler

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Belonging

Directed by: Christopher Menaul

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Something in the Air

Directed by: Olivier Assayas

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Higher Ground

Directed by: Vera Farmiga

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Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 2000 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • In San Francisco, California, Microsoft unveils the Windows 2000 operating system. 1.5 million copies are sold in the first two months.

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Sport Games on 17 February 2000

NBA
American Basketball
  • Denver Nuggets - Cleveland Cavaliers : 101 - 119
  • Detroit Pistons - Dallas Mavericks : 97 - 106
  • Indiana Pacers - Milwaukee Bucks : 92 - 90
  • Miami Heat - Chicago Bulls : 76 - 83
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Guingamp - Toulouse : 2 - 0
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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Montell Jordan - Get It On Tonite
  2. Thank God I Found You - Mariah Carey Featuring Joe & 98 Degrees
  3. Hot Boyz - Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Featuring NAS, EVE & Q-Tip
  4. D'Angelo - Untitled (How Does It Feel)
  5. Jagged Edge - He Can't Love U
  6. Joe - I Wanna Know
  7. Sisqo - Thong Song
  8. Donell Jones - U Know What's Up
  9. One Night Stand - J-Shin Featuring LaTocha Scott
  10. Destiny's Child - Say My Name
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Desnuda - Ricardo Arjona
  2. Carlos Vives - Fruta Fresca
  3. Que Alguien Me Diga - Gilberto Santa Rosa
  4. Si No Te Hubieras Ido - Marco Antonio Solis
  5. Alguna Vez - Cristian
  6. El Liston De Tu Pelo - Los Angeles Azules
  7. Bajo La Lluvia - Grupo Mania
  8. Te Ofrezco Un Corazon - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  9. Conjunto Primavera - Morir De Amor
  10. Marc Anthony - Dimelo [I Need To Know]

Books

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

The Greatest Generation

By: Tom Brokaw

The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

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From This Day Forward

By: Cokie Roberts and Steve Roberts

When Cokie and Steve Roberts got married, some "friends" said it wouldn't last because she's Catholic and he's Jewish. In this book, Cokie and Steve discuss issues of their own marriage

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Timeline

By: Michael Crichton

In an Arizona desert a man wanders in a daze, speaking words that make no sense. Within twenty-four hours he is dead, his body swiftly cremated by his only known associates.

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Sick Puppy

By: Carl Hiaasen

Independently wealthy eco-terrorist Twilly Spree teaches a flagrant litterbug a lesson--and leaves the offender's precious Range Rover swarming with hungry dung beetles. When he discovers the litterer is one of the most powerful political fixers in Florida, the real Hiaasen-style ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future

Platform: Dreamcast PlayStation 2

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sega (Dreamcast) Acclaim (PS2 NTSC) Sony (PS2 PAL)

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Blues Brothers 2000

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platform game Music game

Publisher: Titus Software

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Daytona USA 2001

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Sega, Hasbro Interactive, Infogrames (Europe)

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The Bouncer

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Squaresoft; NA Square EA; EU SCEE

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Ferret Monogatari: Watashi no Okini Iri

Ferret Monogatari: Watashi no Okini Iri

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Simulation

Home videos

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

American Psycho

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Timecode

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Gossip

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Gladiator

Studio: DreamWorks

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: direct-to-video VHS and DVD release; part of the Warner Bros. Family Entertainment Collection

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