Tuesday December 26, 2000: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/26/2000, UK date format: 26/12/2000

December 26th, 2000 was the 361st day of the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Capricorn. The day of the week was Tuesday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Isac Elliot and Samuel Sevian.

The number one song in US was Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child.

Magnolia, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2000 while The Bear And The Dragon by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Kutumb. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dance Dance Revolution Disney Mix or All Star Pro-Wrestling.

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.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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December 26, 2000 Events

What happened on December 26, 2000?

Historical Events

  • '''Died:''' Jason Robards, 78, US actor

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What happened on December 26 in history? Find out the list of December 26th major events

What was 2000 famous for? Discover everything about 2000


December 26, 2000 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on December 26, 2000?

Other December 26th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If December 26, 2000 is your birthday you are 22 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on December 26.

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December 26, 2000 Famous Deaths

Who died on December 26, 2000?

  • Jason Robards

    American actor who appeared in more than 170 films over a forty-year career.

Other December 26th famous deaths

  • Gerald Ford

    American politician, lawyer, congressman, and Vice-President under Richard Nixon, 1969, and the 38th President the United States.

  • At 53, Zoologist (Gorillas In The Mist) was murdered.

  • Teena Marie

    American composer and singer (Born 1956).

  • Elsa Lanchester

    London, England -- Actress (Bride of Frankenstien), Lewisham London.

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December 26, 2000 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Capricorn personality

Who should a Capricorn marry?

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn

Personality of December born

Chinese Zodiac

Dragon chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dragon

Element: Metal

Dragon personality

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December 26, 2000 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 26, 2000?

The day of the week was Tuesday.

December 26th marks the 360th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2000.

There are 5 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 26, 2000 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 26, 2000?


  • The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
  • Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
  • First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
  • Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Independent Women Part Iyoutube
  2. - He Loves U Not
  3. - It Wasn't Me
  4. - Case Of The Ex (Whatcha Gonna Do)
  5. - With Arms Wide Openyoutube

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Independent Women Part Iyoutube
  2. - Ms. Jackson
  3. - I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)
  4. - I Wish
  5. - My First Love

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Cuando Seas Mia
  2. - Yo Te Amo
  3. - A Puro Dolor
  4. - Te Quise Olvidar
  5. - Por Amarte Asi

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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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

Delivering Milo

Delivering Milo

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Anton Yelchin, Albert Finney, Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott

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

TV Series

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

Canada: A People's History

Canada: A People's History

Release year: 2000

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

Country: Canada

Einsatz in Hamburg

Einsatz in Hamburg

Release year: 2000

Welcome to New York

Welcome to New York

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Steven Tylor O'Connor



Release year: 2000

Directed by: John Guillermin

Magazine Covers

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Bear And The Dragon by Tom Clancy

The Bear And The Dragon


President Jack Ryan is facing a crisis like none he's ever faced in Tom Clancy’s remarkable #1 New York Times bestseller. Ryan sent his most trusted eyes and ears to Moscow--including John Clark, antiterrorism specialist--because he fears that the worst …

Roses Are Red by James Patterson

Roses Are Red


This thrilling thriller features Detective Alex Cross as he pursues the Mastermind, the most brilliant criminal he has ever encountered. Washington, D.C. has been stunned by a series crime sprees.

Nothing Like It In The World by Stephen E. Ambrose

Nothing Like It In The World


Nothing Like It in the World tells the story of an extraordinary feat of engineering, vision and courage. It tells the story of the investors, the men who built the transcontinental railway.

In Tuscany by Bob Krist

In Tuscany


The bestselling author of Under the Sun, Bella Tuscany, has written a lavishly illustrated tribute to the joys of Tuscany's people and food.

An Invitation To The White House by Hillary Rodham Clinton

An Invitation To The White House


This book is about the White House's cultural and political history, and its significance to Americans.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dance Dance Revolution Disney Mix

Dance Dance Revolution Disney Mix

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

All Star Pro-Wrestling

All Star Pro-Wrestling

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Professional wrestling

Publisher: Square

ECW Anarchy Rulz

ECW Anarchy Rulz

Platform: PlayStation Dreamcast

Genre: Fighting Sports

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

The ClueFinders Search and Solve Adventures

The ClueFinders Search and Solve Adventures

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/Mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

Bang! Gunship Elite

Bang! Gunship Elite

Platform: Dreamcast, Windows

Genre: Space combat simulator

Publisher: Red Storm Entertainment


December 26, 2000 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on December 26, 2000

Sport Games on December 26, 2000


American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - New Jersey Nets : 81 - 76
  • Boston Celtics - Detroit Pistons : 96 - 101
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Charlotte Hornets : 110 - 115
  • Houston Rockets - San Antonio Spurs : 95 - 103
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Denver Nuggets : 108 - 109
See all Basketball game results of December 26, 2000

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie - Alloa : 2 - 1
  • Barnsley - Burnley : 1 - 0
  • Blackburn - Birmingham : 2 - 1
  • Bolton - Sheffield Weds : 2 - 0
  • Fulham - Watford : 5 - 0
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Reading : 2 - 2
  • Cambridge - Wycombe : 1 - 0
  • Luton - Peterboro : 3 - 2
  • Millwall - Colchester : 6 - 1
  • Northampton - Bristol City : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of December 26, 2000

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnet - Brighton : 0 - 1
  • Blackpool - Halifax : 0 - 1
  • Cheltenham - Shrewsbury : 1 - 1
  • Chesterfield - Darlington : 2 - 0
  • East Fife - East Stirling : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of December 26, 2000

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $86.81
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $14.88
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $46.88
  • General Electric GE: opens at $48.63
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $89.00

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 113.61 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.6299 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 105.64 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6264 GBP
  • 1 EUR = 1.6634 AUD

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