Friday August 25, 2000

US date format: 8/25/2000, UK date format: 25/8/2000

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 25, 2000). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Alexis Vera and Sophia Dall'aglio. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Doesn't Really Matter by Janet. In UK 7 Days by Craig David was in the top 5 hits. Quills, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Down to Earth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Blaze or Beatmania IIDX 4th Style.
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Movies

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Quills

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Caine

Maelstrom

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Marie-Josée Croze, Jean-Nicolas Verreault, Stephanie Morgenstern, Pierre Lebeau

100 Girls

Directed by: Michael Davis

Starring: Jonathan Tucker, Emmanuelle Chriqui, James DeBello, Katherine Heigl

Bait

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Jamie Foxx, David Morse, Robert Pastorelli, Doug Hutchison

State and Main

Directed by: David Mamet

Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy, Rebecca Pidgeon, Michael Higgins

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 25, 2000?


    Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.

    Famous Deaths

  • Jack Nitzsche: American singer-songwriter pianist and...
Sport Games on August 25, 2000

Sport Games on August 25, 2000


TV Series

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

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

Gillette Soccer Saturday

The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

Tinsel Town

Directed by: Unavailable

Mysterious Ways

Directed by: Dan Garcia

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

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.

The Alibi

By: Sandra Brown

Assistant DA Hammond Cross has his sights set on the DA's office. Prosecuting a high-profile murder case practically ensures him the job. But a Saturday night encounter with a mysterious woman is the start of a living nightmare.

Hot Six

By: Janet Evanovich

Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum and Trenton vice cop Joe Morelli join forces to find the madman killer who shot and barbecued the youngest son of international black-market arms dealer Alexander Ramos.Carlos

Stalker

By: Faye Kellerman

L.A. Homicide Detective Peter Decker never wanted the perils of his job to touch his family. But now his two worlds have collided.A

In A Sunburned Country

By: Bill Bryson

A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF ONE SUMMER Every time Bill Bryson walks out the door, memorable travel literature threatens to break out.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: Nintendo 64 PlayStation[1] Dreamcast Game Boy Color

Genre: Fighting Sports

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

Fighting Mania: Fist of the North Star

Beatmania IIDX 4th Style

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th

Platform: PC/DOS Platform with Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: MicroProse

Dragon Blaze

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psikyo

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $103.10
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $41.50
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $63.63
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $119.00
  • Cisco Systems CSCO: opens at $66.38

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 JPY = 1.6 CHF
  • 1 JPY = 0.63 GBP

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