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Tuesday 26 December 2000

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

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 26, 2000). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Isac Elliot and Samuel Sevian. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. Sleepless, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while The Prometheus Deception by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kutumb. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Action Man: Operation Extreme or Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 December 2000

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


Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Max von Sydow, Stefano Dionisi, Chiara Caselli, Gabriele Lavia

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Delivering Milo

Directed by: Nick Castle

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

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The Body

Directed by: Jonas McCord

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Olivia Williams, John Shrapnel, Derek Jacobi

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An Everlasting Piece

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Barry McEvoy, Brían F. O'Byrne, Anna Friel, Pauline McLynn

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Finding Forrester

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: Sean Connery, Rob Brown, F. Murray Abraham, Anna Paquin

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TV Series

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


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Canada: A People's History

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

Country: Canada

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Einsatz in Hamburg

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Welcome to New York

Directed by: Steven Tylor O'Connor

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Directed by: John Guillermin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 2000 ?

  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jason Robards: American actor seen in some 170 films in a 40-year career, capped by Best Actor Oscars for "All the President's Men" and "Julia.
  • '''Died:''' Jason Robards, 78, US actor

Sport Games on 26 December 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
See all Basketball game results of 26 December 2000
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie - Alloa : 2 - 1
  • Barnsley - Burnley : 1 - 0
  • Blackburn - Birmingham : 2 - 1
  • Bolton - Sheffield Weds : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 December 2000
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Reading : 2 - 2
  • Cambridge - Wycombe : 1 - 0
  • Luton - Peterboro : 3 - 2
  • Millwall - Colchester : 6 - 1
See all Football game results of 26 December 2000
Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnet - Brighton : 0 - 1
  • Blackpool - Halifax : 0 - 1
  • Cheltenham - Shrewsbury : 1 - 1
  • Chesterfield - Darlington : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 26 December 2000

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 26, 2000 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Cuando Seas Mia - Son By Four
  2. Yo Te Amo - Chayanne
  3. A Puro Dolor - Son By Four
  4. Te Quise Olvidar - MDO
  5. Por Amarte Asi - Cristian
  6. Infiel - Rocio Durcal
  7. Juan Gabriel - Abrazame Muy Fuerte
  8. Sin Tu Amor - Pedro Fernandez
  9. Que Sepan Todos - Pepe Aguilar
  10. Eros Ramazzotti - Fuego En El Fuego


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

The Prometheus Deception

By: Robert Ludlum

After fifteen years as a brilliant master spy, Nick Bryson has disappeared into anonymity as a professor at an exclusive college in western Pennsylvania―until he's suddenly lured back into the game.Recruited

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Winter'S Heart

By: Robert Jordan

Millions of Robert Jordan fans will rejoice at the release of the ninth book in the phenomenally bestselling series The Wheel of Time.

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By: Danielle Steel

Everyone knows Madeleine and Jack Hunter. Maddy is an award-winning TV anchorwoman. Jack is the head of her network. To the world, theirs is a storybook marriage.

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The Bear And The Dragon

By: Tom Clancy

President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis unlike any he has ever known in Tom Clancy's extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller.A high-level assassination attempt in Russia has the newly elected Ryan sending his most trusted eyes and ears—including antiterrorism ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future

Platform: Dreamcast PlayStation 2

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sega (Dreamcast) Acclaim (PS2 NTSC) Sony (PS2 PAL)

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Action Man: Operation Extreme

Action Man: Operation Extreme

Platform: PlayStation

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive

Dracula: Resurrection

Dracula: Resurrection

Platform: Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation, iOS, OS X, Android

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive (PC, Mac OS) Microïds (PS, iOS, OS X, Android)

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

Platform: Game Boy Color, PlayStation, Nintendo 64

Genre: Scrolling beat 'em up

Publisher: Ubi Soft Entertainment

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Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes

Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes

Platform: Arcade Dreamcast iOS PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 Xbox Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom Virgin Interactive

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $73.06
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $51.06
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $76.00
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $32.19
Exchange Rates
  • 1 AUD = 0.9143 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.4185 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.2383 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.6528 AUD

Home videos

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


Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Omega Code

Studio: Good Times Video

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: Special Edition VHS and DVD release

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Return to Me

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS and DVD release

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