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Sunday 24 December 2000, Christmas Eve

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ethan Bortnick . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. In UK Independent Women Part 1 by Destiny's Child was in the top 5 hits. Traffic, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fantastic Voyages. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bang! Gunship Elite or Carrier.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Music in High Places

Written by: Parvene Michaels

Starring: Ed Roland, Dean Roland, Ross Childress, Will Turpin

Country: United States

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Vids

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Curb Your Enthusiasm

Written by: Larry David

Starring: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Susie Essman

Country: United States

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Julia & Jacques Cooking at Home

Starring: Julia Child, Jacques Pepin

Country: United States

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People Like Us

Starring: Chris Langham

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Traffic

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: Michael Douglas, Benicio Del Toro, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Country: United States

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Malèna

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Starring: Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Sulfaro, Luciano Federico

Country: United States

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O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson

Country: United States

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What Women Want

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

Starring: Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei

Country: United States

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Dude, Where's My Car?

Directed by: Danny Leiner

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Garner

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 2000 ?

Holidays:
  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Cooper: English race car designer (Born 1923).
  • Nick Massi: American singer and bass player (The Four Seasons and Four Lovers) (d. 2000).
Facts:
  • The Texas 7 hold up a sports store in Irving, Texas. Police officer Aubrey Hawkins is murdered during the robbery.
  • Christmas Eve 2000 Indonesia bombings: 18 people are killed in multiple Islamist bomb attacks on churches across Indonesia.

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Sport Games on 24 December 2000

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American Football
  • Arizona Cardinals - Washington Redskins : 3 - 20
  • Carolina Panthers - Oakland Raiders : 9 - 52
  • Chicago Bears - Detroit Lions : 23 - 20
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Philadelphia Eagles : 7 - 16
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.574575
  • Time: U.S. voting system features Preamble to the U.S. Constitution as background.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9772

Books

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

Prodigal Summer

By: Barbara Kingsolver

Barbara Kingsolver's fifth novel is a hymn to wildness that celebrates the prodigal spirit of human nature, and of nature itself.

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Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to ...

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The Bear And The Dragon

By: Tom Clancy

President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis unlike any he has ever known in Tom Clancy's extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller.A high-level assassination attempt in Russia has the newly elected Ryan sending his most trusted eyes and ears—including antiterrorism ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bang! Gunship Elite

Platform: Dreamcast, Windows

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Red Storm Entertainment

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Blair Witch Volume 1: Rustin Parr

Blair Witch Volume 1: Rustin Parr

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure game, psychological horror

Publisher: Gathering of Developers

Championship Rally

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Racing video game

Publisher: Songbird Productions

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Carrier

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: EU Xicat Interactive

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Cool Boarders: Code Alien

Cool Boarders: Code Alien

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: UEP Systems


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