Saturday April 22, 2000
US date format: 4/22/2000, UK date format: 22/4/2000
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 22, 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 April people in US were listening to Maria, Maria by Santana.
In UK Fill Me In by Craig David was in the top 5 hits.
Frequency, directed by Gregory Hoblit, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000
while The Lion'S Game by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gossip.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dimahoo or Battlezone: Rise of the Black Dogs.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 22, 2000?
- Saints Soter and Caius
- Saint Leonidas (died 202)
- Brazil - Discovery Day.
- Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
- In a pre-dawn raid, federal agents seize six-year-old Elian Gonzalez from his relatives' home in Miami, Florida.
- Second Battle of Elephant Pass: Tamil Tigers capture a strategic Sri Lankan Army base and hold it for 8 years.
- In a predawn raid, federal agents seize six-year-old Elián González from his relatives' home in Miami, Florida, and fly him to his Cuban father in Washington, DC, ending one of the most publicized custody battles in US history.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 22, 2000?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on April 22, 2000
- Detroit Pistons - Miami Heat : 85 - 95
- Philadelphia 76ers - Charlotte Hornets : 92 - 82
- Phoenix Suns - San Antonio Spurs : 72 - 70
- Seattle SuperSonics - Utah Jazz : 93 - 104
Serie AItalian Football
- Bologna - Perugia : 2 - 1
- Inter - Bari : 3 - 0
- Juventus - Fiorentina : 1 - 0
- Lecce - Cagliari : 2 - 1
- Piacenza - Lazio : 0 - 2
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Beveren - St Truiden : 3 - 4
- Charleroi - Germinal : 3 - 0
- Genk - Anderlecht : 1 - 4
- Gent - Harelbeke : 4 - 2
- Lommel - Geel : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Freiburg - Schalke 04 : 2 - 1
- Hansa Rostock - Duisburg : 3 - 1
- Munich 1860 - Stuttgart : 1 - 1
- Ulm - Hertha : 0 - 1
- Wolfsburg - Kaiserslautern : 3 - 2
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?