Thursday February 17, 2000

US date format: 2/17/2000, UK date format: 17/2/2000

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 17, 2000). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). 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 Sick Puppy by Carl Hiaasen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Max Steel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Disney's Dinosaur or Lego Alpha Team.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Wonder Boys

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

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

The Closer You Get

Directed by: Aileen Ritchie

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


Directed by: Mark L. Lester

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


Directed by: Kimble Rendall

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

Escape Under Pressure

Directed by: Jean Pellerin

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 17, 2000?


  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • See more


  • 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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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 17, 2000?

    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Mariah Carey - Thank God I Found You
  2. Savage Garden - I Knew I Loved You
  3. Christina Aguilera - What A Girl Wants
  4. Get It On.. Tonite - Montell Jordan
  5. Santana - Smooth
  6. Blink-182 - All The Small Things
  7. Missy Misdemeanor Elliott - Hot Boyz
  8. Maria, Maria - Santana
  9. Blaque - Bring It All To Me
  10. Show Me The Meaning Of Being Lonely - The Backstreet Boys

    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. Untitled (How Does It Feel) - D'Angelo
  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
Sport Games on February 17, 2000

Sport Games on February 17, 2000


    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
  • Sacramento Kings - Utah Jazz : 108 - 119
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Max Steel

Directed by: Stewart Hendler


Directed by: Christopher Menaul

Something in the Air

Directed by: Olivier Assayas

Higher Ground

Directed by: Vera Farmiga

Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Magazine Covers

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


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

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 …

The New New Thing

By: Michael Lewis

New York Times Bestseller. “A superb book. . . . [Lewis] makes Silicon Valley as thrilling and intelligible as he made Wall Street in his best-selling Liar’s Poker.”―Time

The Cat Who Robbed A Bank

By: Lilian Jackson Braun

In this new installment in the bestselling Cat Who... mystery series Qwilleran and his brilliant Siamese put their whisker-twitching crime solving talents to task to find a killer.The

The Lion'S Game

By: Nelson DeMille

"The Lion" will be landing. And at New York's JFK Airport, an elite American task force waits as the notorious Libyan terrorist prepares to defect to the West.

The Legend Of Luke

By: Brian Jacques

In this twelfth book in the masterful Redwall epic, storyteller Brian Jacques goes back in time to the days before Redwall, revealing with dramatic poignancy the legend of the first of the magnificent Redwall warriors--Luke, father of Martin.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dirt Track Racing (DTR)

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Fighting Mania: Fist of the North Star

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

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubi Soft Entertainment (GBC, PS, DC, PS2) Disney Interactive Studios (PC)

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Color

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Lego Media

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $67.13
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $37.50
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $54.00
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $128.00
  • Cisco Systems CSCO: opens at $128.90

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 JPY = 1.47 CHF
  • 1 JPY = 0.56 GBP

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