Tuesday October 24, 2000

US date format: 10/24/2000, UK date format: 24/10/2000

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 24, 2000). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You) by Christina Aguilera. In UK Against All Odds by Mariah Carey & Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Battle Royale, directed by Kinji Fukasaku, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while Flags Of Our Fathers by James Bradley with Ron Powers 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 Call to Power II or Caesars Palace 2000.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Battle Royale

Directed by: Kinji Fukasaku

Starring: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tarô Yamamoto, Takeshi Kitano

Country: United States of America

Godzilla vs. Megaguirus

Directed by: Masaaki Tezuka

Starring: Misato Tanaka, Shôsuke Tanihara, Masatô Ibu, Yuriko Hoshi

Jericho

Directed by: Merlin Miller

Starring: Mark Valley, Leon Coffee, R. Lee Ermey, Lisa Stewart

Ed Gein

Directed by: Chuck Parello

Starring: Steve Railsback, Carrie Snodgress, Carol Mansell, Sally Champlin

Little Nicky

Directed by: Steven Brill

Starring: Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette, Harvey Keitel, Rhys Ifans

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 24, 2000?


    Holidays

  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 24, 2000?


    Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. Against All Odds - Mariah Carey & Westlife
  2. All Saints - Black Coffee
  3. The Architechs featuring Nana - Body Groove
  4. Zombie Nation - Kernkraft 400
  5. Silence (Remixes) - Delerium featuring Sarah McLachlan

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Erykah Badu - Bag Lady
  2. Profyle - Liar
  3. Mystikal - Shake Ya Ass
  4. Sisqo - Incomplete
  5. Between Me And You - Ja Rule Featuring Christina Milian
  6. R. Kelly - I Wish
  7. Bounce With Me - Lil Bow Wow Featuring Xscape
  8. Destiny's Child - Independent Women Part I
  9. Bad Boyz - Shyne Featuring Barrington Levy
  10. Yolanda Adams - Open My Heart
Sport Games on October 24, 2000

Sport Games on October 24, 2000


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Canada: A People's History

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

Country: Canada

Einsatz in Hamburg

Welcome to New York

Directed by: Steven Tylor O'Connor

Sheena

Directed by: John Guillermin

Brand Spanking New Show

Directed by: Dewi Humphreys

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Flags Of Our Fathers

By: James Bradley with Ron Powers

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERTHE TRUE STORY BEHIND THE IMMORTAL PHOTOGRAPH THAT HAS COME TO SYMBOLIZE THE COURAGE AND INDOMITABLE WILL OF AMERICAIn February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima—and into history.

On Writing

By: Stephen King

“Long live the King” hailed Entertainment Weekly upon publication of Stephen King’s On Writing. Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume

Four Blondes

By: Candace Bushnell

FOUR BLONDES charts the romantic intrigues, liaisons, betrayals and victories of four modern women: a beautiful B-list model finagles rent-free summerhouses in the Hamptons from her lovers until she discovers she

Winter Solstice

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

In Winter Solstice Rosamunde Pilcher brings her readers into the lives of five very different people....Elfrida Phipps, once of London's stage, moved to the English village of Dibton in hopes of making a new life for herself.

Shopgirl

By: Steve Martin

With more than 340,000 copies in print, Steve Martin's Shopgirl has landed on bestseller lists nationwide, including: New York Times, Publishers Weekly, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Alien: Resurrection

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror

Publisher: Fox Interactive

Call to Power II

Platform: Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy game

Publisher: Activision

Hitman

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Xbox, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, iOS, Android, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows Phone

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (2000–2009) Square Enix (2009–present)

Caesars Palace 2000

Platform: PlayStation Dreamcast Microsoft Windows

Genre: Gambling simulation

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

ATV Quad Power Racing

Platform: PlayStation, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Acclaim Sports (PS1) AKA Acclaim (GBA)

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $98.25
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $41.50
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $64.00
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $98.50
  • Cisco Systems CSCO: opens at $56.56

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 GBP = 2.6029 CHF
  • 1 JPY = 1.66 CHF
  • 1 JPY = 0.64 GBP
  • 1 EUR = 1.5036 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 0.5772 GBP

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