Sunday 24 December 2000, Christmas EveUS date format: 12/24/2000, UK date format: 24/12/2000
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 24, 2000). 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 I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun by Westlife was in the top 5 hits.
An Everlasting Piece, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000
while Roses Are Red by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Canada: A People's History.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Evil Dead: Hail to the King or Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 December 2000
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Which were the important events of 24 December 2000 ?
- 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.
- 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.
Sport Games on 24 December 2000
- Arizona Cardinals - Washington Redskins : 3 - 20
- Carolina Panthers - Oakland Raiders : 9 - 52
- Chicago Bears - Detroit Lions : 23 - 20
- Cincinnati Bengals - Philadelphia Eagles : 7 - 16
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2000 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Destiny's Child - Independent Women Part I
- OutKast - Ms. Jackson
- JAY-Z - I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)
- R. Kelly - I Wish
- My First Love - Avant Featuring KeKe Wyatt
- Musiq - Just Friends (Sunny)
- Public Announcement - Mamacita
- 911 - Wyclef Jean Featuring Mary J. Blige
- Carl Thomas - Emotional
- Danger (Been So Long) - Mystikal Featuring Nivea
Top #10 Latin songs
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Destiny's Child - Independent Women Part 1
- Westlife - I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun
- Re-Rewind The Crowd Say Bo Selecta - Artful Dodger featuring Craig David
- Bob The Builder - Can We Fix It
- S Club 7 - Never Had A Dream Come True
- S Club 7 - Two In A Million / You're My Number One
- LeAnn Rimes - Can't Fight The Moonlight
- Steps - Say You'll Be Mine / Better The Devil You Know
- Eminem - Stan
- Kiss (When The Sun Don't Shine) - The Vengaboys
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?