Saturday April 22, 2000: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 4/22/2000, UK date format: 22/4/2000

April 22nd, 2000 was the 113th day of the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Saturday.

The number one song in US was Maria, Maria by Santana. Fill Me In by Craig David was #1 song in the UK.

Magnolia, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2000 while Get Happy by Gerald Clarke was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Gossip. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bloody Roar 3 or Carmageddon TDR 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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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April 22, 2000 Events

What happened on April 22, 2000?

Historical Events

  • Federal agents raid Elian Gonzalez's Miami home before dawn.
  • Second Battle of Elephant Pass: The Tamil Tigers seize a strategically important Sri Lankan Army base, and keep it for eight years.
  • Federal agents raid Elian Gonzalez's Miami home at 6 a.m. and take him to Washington DC. This ends one of the most famous custody battles in American history.

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See also

What happened on April 22 in history? Find out the list of April 22nd major events

What was 2000 famous for? Discover everything about 2000


April 22, 2000 Famous Birthdays

Other April 22nd famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If April 22, 2000 is your birthday you are 23 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on April 22.

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April 22, 2000 Famous Deaths

Who died on April 22, 2000?

Other April 22nd famous deaths

  • Richard Nixon

    American lawyer, who became a U.S.

  • American actress, best known for her porno film "Deep Throat" in 1972.

  • American activist and political leader who founded the Black Panther Party, which became a symbol for black militancy between the 1970's and...

  • Alida Valli

    Internationally recognized Italian actress.

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April 22, 2000 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Taurus personality

Who should a Taurus marry?

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus

Personality of April born

Chinese Zodiac

Dragon chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dragon

Element: Metal

Dragon personality

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April 22, 2000 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was April 22, 2000?

The day of the week was Saturday.

April 22nd marks the 112th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2000.

There are 253 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


April 22, 2000 Holidays and Observances

What is special on April 22, 2000?


  • Brazil - Discovery Day.


  • International Mother Earth Day


  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
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Music charts

What was the number one song on April 22, 2000? Which were the top hits on April 22, 2000?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Maria, Maria
  2. - Breathe
  3. - Say My Nameyoutube
  4. - Bye Bye Bye
  5. - Thong Song

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Fill Me In
  2. - Never Be The Same Again
  3. - Toca's Miracle
  4. - The Time Is Now
  5. - Flowers

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Maria Maria
  2. - I Wanna Know
  3. - I Wish
  4. - Thong Song
  5. - Wobble Wobble

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - A Puro Dolor
  2. - Te Hice Mal
  3. - Que Alguien Me Diga
  4. - Volver A Amar
  5. - Quiereme

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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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

TV Series

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Release year: 2000

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Kasi Lemmons



Release year: 2000

Directed by: George A. Romero

Max Steel

Max Steel

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Stewart Hendler



Release year: 2000

Directed by: Christopher Menaul

Magazine Covers

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Get Happy by Gerald Clarke

Get Happy


She was a full-throttle performer on screen and stage. Her highs made history, but her lows brought down the curtain at forty-seven.

Hugger Mugger by Robert B. Parker

Hugger Mugger


"It's clear to see why Parker has kept his fans turning pages for over 25 years with his snappy bantering and cynical eye. .

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets


Jim Kay, an award-winning artist, illustrates year two of Harry Potter’s adventures at Hogwarts in stunning, gift-ready format. Harry Potter was so disgusted by the Dursleys that summer, he wanted to return to Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson

Who Moved My Cheese?


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.

Gap Creek by Robert Morgan

Gap Creek


New York Times Bestseller and Oprah's Book Club PickYoung Julie Harmon is "hard as a man," they claim. At times, she doesn't know if she can stop.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bloody Roar 3

Bloody Roar 3

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox, PlayStation 3 (HD)

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Activision; EU Virgin Interactive; EU Activision (Primal Fury)

Carmageddon TDR 2000

Carmageddon TDR 2000

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: SCi (EU), Xicat Interactive (NA)

Destruction Derby Raw

Destruction Derby Raw

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: EU Sony Computer Entertainment Europe; NA Midway Games



Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Midway

1944: The Loop Master

1944: The Loop Master

Platform: Arcade, GameTap

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom


April 22, 2000 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on April 22, 2000

Sport Games on April 22, 2000


American Basketball
  • 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
See all Basketball game results of April 22, 2000

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Bologna - Perugia : 2 - 1
  • Inter - Bari : 3 - 0
  • Juventus - Fiorentina : 1 - 0
  • Lecce - Cagliari : 2 - 1
  • Piacenza - Lazio : 0 - 2
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Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Beveren - St Truiden : 3 - 4
  • Charleroi - Germinal : 3 - 0
  • Genk - Anderlecht : 1 - 4
  • Gent - Harelbeke : 4 - 2
  • Lommel - Geel : 1 - 1
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Bundesliga 1

Football (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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