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Saturday 26 August 2000

US date format: 8/26/2000, UK date format: 26/8/2000

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 26, 2000). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Malak Watson and Brady Reiter. 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 Winter Solstice by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Down to Earth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fast Food Tycoon or Digimon Digital Card Battle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 August 2000

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Movies

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

Quills

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

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

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Maelstrom

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

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

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100 Girls

Directed by: Michael Davis

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

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Bait

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

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

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State and Main

Directed by: David Mamet

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

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TV Series

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

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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Gillette Soccer Saturday

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The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

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Tinsel Town

Directed by: Unavailable

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Mysterious Ways

Directed by: Dan Garcia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 2000 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 26 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Akbar Adibi: Iranian engineer and academic (d. 2000).

Sport Games on 26 August 2000

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Beveren : 4 - 0
  • Mechelen - Mouscron : 1 - 5
  • St Truiden - Genk : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 26 August 2000
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Montpellier : 0 - 2
  • Beauvais - Wasquehal : 0 - 0
  • Caen - Lorient : 1 - 2
  • Chateauroux - Angers : 3 - 2
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Lens : 1 - 1
  • Lille - Metz : 2 - 1
  • Lyon - Troyes : 1 - 0
  • Marseille - Guingamp : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 August 2000
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Alloa - Livingston : 0 - 6
  • Ayr - Falkirk : 5 - 2
  • Barnsley - West Brom : 4 - 1
  • Blackburn - Norwich : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 26 August 2000

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 26, 2000 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. A Puro Dolor - Son By Four
  2. Jurame - Gisselle
  3. Imaginame Sin Ti [Imagine Me Without You] - Luis Fonsi
  4. Si Te Vas - Alejandro Fernandez
  5. Joan Sebastian - Secreto de Amor
  6. Muy Dentro De Mi [You Sang To Me] - Marc Anthony
  7. Por Siempre Tu [I Turn To You] - Christina Aguilera
  8. Julio Iglesias - Gozar La Vida
  9. Gloria Estefan - Como Me Duele Perderte
  10. Yo Se Que Te Acordaras - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga

Books

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

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.

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American Rhapsody

By: Joe Eszterhas

The setting . . .Washington, Hollywood, and the landscape of the American Republic.The writer . . . Joe Eszterhas, ex-Rolling Stone reporter, National Book Award nominee for Charlie Simpson's Apocalypse, and

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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.

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Me Talk Pretty One Day

By: David Sedaris

A recent transplant to Paris, humorist David Sedaris, bestselling author of "Naked", presents a collection of his strongest work yet, including the title story about his hilarious attempt to learn French.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4 Wheel Thunder

4 Wheel Thunder

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Midway Games

Cool Cool Jam

Cool Cool Jam

Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Music

Publisher: JP SNK Playmore

Cannon Spike

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Fast Food Tycoon

Fast Food Tycoon

Platform: PC

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Activision Value Publishing

Digimon Digital Card Battle

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Video card game, Strategy

Publisher: Bandai Fox Kids

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Home videos

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

Breakfast of Champions

Studio: Hollywood

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Galaxy Quest

Studio: DreamWorks

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Nightmare Before Christmas

Studio: Special Edition VHS and DVD release

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Mission: Impossible 2

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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American Beauty

Studio: DreamWorks

Format: VHS release

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