Wednesday April 26, 2000: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 4/26/2000, UK date format: 26/4/2000

April 26th, 2000 was the 117th day of the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Wednesday.

The number one song in US was Maria, Maria by Santana. Oops!... I Did It Again by Britney Spears was #1 song in the UK.

Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2000 while The Patient by Michael Palmer was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Gossip. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat Mission: Beyond Overlord or Pokémon Puzzle League.

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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April 26, 2000 Events

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April 26, 2000 Famous Birthdays

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April 26, 2000 Famous Deaths

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April 26, 2000 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Taurus personality

Who should a Taurus marry?

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus

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Chinese Zodiac

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Sign: Dragon

Element: Metal

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April 26, 2000 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was April 26, 2000?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

April 26th marks the 116th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2000.

There are 249 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


April 26, 2000 Holidays and Observances

What is special on April 26, 2000?


  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
  • Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
  • Lucidius (4th century)
  • Paschasius (d. 865)
  • Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)


  • International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
  • World Intellectual Property Day [WIPO]


  • Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
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Music charts

What was the number one song on April 26, 2000? Which were the top hits on April 26, 2000?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Maria, Maria
  2. - Breathe
  3. - He Wasn't Man Enough
  4. - Thong Song
  5. - Say My Nameyoutube

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Oops!... I Did It Again
  2. - Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty)
  3. - Heart Of Asia
  4. - Toca's Miracle
  5. - The Bad Touch

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - He Wasn't Man Enough
  2. - I Wish
  3. - Wobble Wobble
  4. - Maria Maria
  5. - I Wanna Know

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - A Puro Dolor
  2. - Te Hice Mal
  3. - Quiereme
  4. - Solo Me Importas Tu [Be With You]
  5. - Que Alguien Me Diga

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 2000

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2000

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States of America

The Hurricane

The Hurricane

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Denzel Washington, Vicellous Shannon, Deborah Kara Unger, Liev Schreiber

Country: United States of America

Anywhere But Here

Anywhere But Here

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Wayne Wang

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Natalie Portman, Hart Bochner, Eileen Ryan

Country: United States of America

High Fidelity

High Fidelity

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Jack Black, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Iben Hjejle, John Cusack

Country: United States of America

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Release year: 2000

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Kasi Lemmons



Release year: 2000

Directed by: George A. Romero

Max Steel

Max Steel

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Stewart Hendler



Release year: 2000

Directed by: Christopher Menaul

Magazine Covers

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The Patient by Michael Palmer

The Patient


Jessie Copeland, a neurosurgeon, works at the frontier of neurosurgery to develop technology that can revolutionize treatment for brain tumors. Her work has brought her to the attention an innumerable number of people.

Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson

Who Moved My Cheese?


The #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, WITH MORE THAN 10 MILLION PRINTS! A timeless business classic, "Who Moved My Cheese?" It uses a simple parabel that reveals profound truths about how to deal with change.

Horse Heaven by Jane Smiley

Horse Heaven



Black Friday by James Patterson

Black Friday


From Along Came a Spider to Cat & Mouse, a string of #1 blockbusters. Read James Patterson's BLACK Friday. The thrilling suspense of Kiss the Girls, and the authenticity that N.Y.P.D.

Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban


This is the third book in Harry Potter's bestselling series. It features stunning full-color illustrations by Jim Kay, an award-winning artist! Sirius Black was a notorious prisoner in Azkaban's dreadful fortress. He was held there for twelve long years.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Combat Mission: Beyond Overlord

Combat Mission: Beyond Overlord

Platform: PC, Mac

Genre: Turn-based tactics, Wargame

Publisher: CDV

Pokémon Puzzle League

Pokémon Puzzle League

Platform: Nintendo 64, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

Caesars Palace 2000

Caesars Palace 2000

Platform: PlayStation Dreamcast Microsoft Windows

Genre: Gambling simulation

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Disney's Beauty and the Beast Magical Ballroom

Disney's Beauty and the Beast Magical Ballroom

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action, Strategy

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

The ClueFinders Search and Solve Adventures

The ClueFinders Search and Solve Adventures

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/Mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company


April 26, 2000 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for April 26, 2000 is Last Quarter.

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Sport Games on April 26, 2000

Sport Games on April 26, 2000


American Basketball
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Portland Trail Blazers : 82 - 86
  • Toronto Raptors - New York Knicks : 83 - 84
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $81.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $126.62
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $70.00
  • General Electric GE: opens at $166.13
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $112.50

Exchange Rates

  • 1 JPY = 0.6 GBP
  • 1 JPY = 1.6 CHF

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