Wednesday May 17, 2000

US date format: 5/17/2000, UK date format: 17/5/2000

The day of the week was Wednesday, under the astrological sign of Taurus (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on May 17, 2000).

The number one song in US was Maria, Maria by Santana. Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty) by Oxide & Neutrino was #1 song in the UK.

Magnolia, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2000 while Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching How Much Do You Love Me?. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colony Wars: Red Sun or Dimahoo.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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May 17, 2000 Events

What happened on May 17, 2000?


Historical Events

  • 13 people were injured by a bomb at Glorietta Mall, Makati City Philippines.

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What happened on May 17 in history? Find out the list of May 17th major events

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May 17, 2000 Famous Deaths


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Movies

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Magnolia

Magnolia

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States of America

The Hurricane

The Hurricane

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Denzel Washington, Vicellous Shannon, Deborah Kara Unger, Liev Schreiber

Country: United States of America

Anywhere But Here

Anywhere But Here

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Wayne Wang

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Natalie Portman, Hart Bochner, Eileen Ryan

Country: United States of America

High Fidelity

High Fidelity

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Jack Black, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Iben Hjejle, John Cusack

Country: United States of America

The Beach

The Beach

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Guillaume Canet, Tilda Swinton, Leonardo DiCaprio, Virginie Ledoyen, Helene De Fougerolles

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 17, 2000?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Maria, Maria
  2. - Breathe
  3. - Thong Song
  4. - He Wasn't Man Enough
  5. - I Try

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty)
  2. - Oops!... I Did It Again
  3. - Don't Call Me Baby
  4. - Toca's Miracle
  5. - The Bad Touch

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - He Wasn't Man Enough
  2. - Separated
  3. - I Wish
  4. - Maria Maria
  5. - I Wanna Know

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - A Puro Dolor
  2. - Solo Me Importas Tu [Be With You]
  3. - Quiereme
  4. - Te Hice Mal
  5. - Volver A Amar
Sport Games on May 17, 2000

Sport Games on May 17, 2000


NBA

American Basketball
  • New York Knicks - Miami Heat : 81 - 87
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TV Series

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How Much Do You Love Me?

How Much Do You Love Me?

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Gossip

Gossip

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Kasi Lemmons

Bruiser

Bruiser

Release year: 2000

Directed by: George A. Romero

Max Steel

Max Steel

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Stewart Hendler

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone

By:

Jim Kay, an award-winning illustrator, has fully illustrated the beloved Harry Potter book 1. J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books will now be available in lavishly illustrated, full-color editions.

The Heir by Johanna Lindsey

The Heir

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Johanna Lindsey's many wonderful gifts, including her fiery characters, her captivating stories, and her clever blending of Passion and wit, are all on full display.

He Shall Thunder In The Sky by Elizabeth Peters

He Shall Thunder In The Sky

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"Passion amongst the pyramids. Forged antiquities. A country at war. A camel in a garden. Lawrence of Arabia's cameo.

Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson

Who Moved My Cheese?

By:

The #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, WITH MORE THAN 10 MILLION PRINTS! A timeless business classic, "Who Moved My Cheese?" It uses a simple parabel that reveals profound truths about how to deal with change.

Back Roads by Tawni O'Dell

Back Roads

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"One day, you're the guy who is happy that he survived high school and got that piece of paper. And you think you might apply for a job at

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

Dimahoo

Dimahoo

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Bullet hell

Publisher: Capcom

Dokapon Millennium Quest

Dokapon Millennium Quest

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Asmik Ace Entertainment

Hitman

Hitman

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Xbox, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, iOS, Android, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows Phone

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (2000–2009) Square Enix (2009–present)

Animorphs

Animorphs

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Adventure, Role-playing video game

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $103.62
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $68.87
  • General Electric GE: opens at $53.75
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $107.50

Exchange Rates

  • 1 JPY = 0.61 GBP
  • 1 JPY = 1.58 CHF

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 17, 2000 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 17, 2000?

On May 17, 2000 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 17, 2000?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 17, 2000?

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

Which famous people died on May 17, 2000?

Famous people died on May 17, 2000 include, Donald Coggan.

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

The number one song in the week of May 17, 2000 was Maria, Maria by Santana in US and Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty) by Oxide & Neutrino in UK.

What were the top hits on May 17, 2000?

The top hits on May 17, 2000 were Maria, Maria by Santana, Breathe by Faith Hill, Thong Song by Sisqo in US and Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty) by Oxide & Neutrino, Oops!... I Did It Again by Britney Spears, Don't Call Me Baby by Madison Avenue in UK.