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Sunday 24 December 2000, Christmas Eve

US 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..

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What the sky looked like on 24 December 2000

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

An Everlasting Piece

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Barry McEvoy, Brían F. O'Byrne, Anna Friel, Pauline McLynn

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Finding Forrester

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: Sean Connery, Rob Brown, F. Murray Abraham, Anna Paquin

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The Gift

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Katie Holmes, Keanu Reeves, Giovanni Ribisi

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Second Skin

Directed by: Darrell Roodt

Starring: Natasha Henstridge, Angus Macfadyen, Liam Waite, Norman Anstey

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Raju Chacha

Directed by: Anil Devgan

Starring: Kajol, Ajay Devgn, Rishi Kapoor, Tiku Talsania

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TV Series

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

Canada: A People's History

Starring: Lorne Cardinal, Paule Baillargeon, Torri Higginson, Jeff Page

Country: Canada

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Einsatz in Hamburg

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Welcome to New York

Directed by: Steven Tylor O'Connor

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Sheena

Directed by: John Guillermin

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Derren Brown: Mind Control

Starring: Giada Dobrzenska

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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:
See other famous people born on 24 December
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.

Sport Games on 24 December 2000

NFL
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
See all American Football game results of 24 December 2000

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 24, 2000 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 2000 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Yo Te Amo - Chayanne
  2. Cuando Seas Mia - Son By Four
  3. A Puro Dolor - Son By Four
  4. Por Amarte Asi - Cristian
  5. Te Quise Olvidar - MDO
  6. Infiel - Rocio Durcal
  7. Ricky Martin - She Bangs
  8. Juan Gabriel - Abrazame Muy Fuerte
  9. Cuando - Ricardo Arjona
  10. Poema De Amor - Renan Almendarez Coello

Books

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

Roses Are Red

By: James Patterson

In this heart-pounding new thriller, Detective Alex Cross pursues the most brilliant killer he's ever confronted, a mysterious criminal who calls himself the Mastermind. In a series of crimes that has stunned Washington, D.C.,

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An Invitation To The White House

By: Hillary Rodham Clinton

This is a book about the life of the White House, its cultural and political history and its importance to Americans.

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The Last Precinct

By: Patricia Cornwell

The new era of Scarpetta begins…In this #1 New York Times bestselling novel, Patricia Cornwell takes her readers deeper into Kay Scarpetta’s heart and soul than ever before….Thwarting

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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 ?

Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000

Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation

Genre: 2D versus fighting

Publisher: Capcom

Cool Cool Toon

Cool Cool Toon

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Music

Publisher: SNK

Evil Dead: Hail to the King

Platform: PlayStation, Dreamcast, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: THQ

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Dirt Track Racing:Sprint Cars (DTRSC)

Dirt Track Racing:Sprint Cars (DTRSC)

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: WizardWorks Software

Evolva

Evolva

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Make Mine Music

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS and DVD release; part of the Walt Disney Gold Classic Collection

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All I Want for Christmas

Studio: VHS and DVD release

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Hercules

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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS and DVD release

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