Wednesday January 26, 2000

US date format: 1/26/2000, UK date format: 26/1/2000

The day of the week was Wednesday, under the astrological sign of Aquarius (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on January 26, 2000).

Famous birthdays on this day include Tatiana Ringsby and Emma Victoria.

The number one song in US was I Knew I Loved You by Savage Garden. I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun by Westlife was #1 song in the UK.

Magnolia, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2000 while A Man Named Dave by Dave Pelzer was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Belonging. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dino Crisis 2 or Dexter's Laboratory: Robot Rampage.

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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January 26, 2000 Events

What happened on January 26, 2000?


Historical Events

  • Cynthia Jay-Brennan, a player at the Desert Inn Las Vegas casino, wins $34,959,458.56 from Megabucks, the largest payout in the world. Her total winnings were $27.

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January 26, 2000 Famous Birthdays


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How old am I?

If January 26, 2000 is your birthday you are 23 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on January 26.

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January 26, 2000 Famous Deaths


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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Magnolia

Magnolia

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

Boiler Room

Boiler Room

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Ben Younger

Starring: Giovanni Ribisi, Vin Diesel, Nia Long, Nicky Katt

Country: United States of America

The Beach

The Beach

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel York, Patcharawan Patarakijjanon, Virginie Ledoyen

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 26, 2000?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - I Knew I Loved Youyoutube
  2. - What A Girl Wants
  3. - Smooth
  4. - Back At One
  5. - Bring It All To Me

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun
  2. - Re-Rewind The Crowd Say Bo Selecta
  3. - Two In A Million / You're My Number One
  4. - U Know What's Up
  5. - Back In My Life

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Hot Boyz
  2. - U Know What's Up
  3. - He Can't Love U
  4. - Get It On Tonite
  5. - Say My Nameyoutube

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Fruta Fresca
  2. - Desnuda
  3. - Bajo La Lluvia
  4. - Que Alguien Me Diga
  5. - El Liston De Tu Pelo
Sport Games on January 26, 2000

Sport Games on January 26, 2000


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Orlando Magic : 89 - 111
  • New Jersey Nets - Seattle SuperSonics : 92 - 95
  • Phoenix Suns - Philadelphia 76ers : 93 - 87
  • Sacramento Kings - Milwaukee Bucks : 104 - 112
  • Vancouver Grizzlies - Utah Jazz : 116 - 99
See all Basketball game results of January 26, 2000

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Real Madrid - Betis : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of January 26, 2000

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Guingamp : 1 - 0
  • Caen - Cannes : 1 - 1
  • Chateauroux - Amiens : 0 - 0
  • Creteil - Nimes : 3 - 2
  • Le Mans - Valence : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of January 26, 2000

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Bastia - Sedan : 1 - 0
  • Lens - Le Havre : 4 - 0
  • Lyon - Bordeaux : 1 - 1
  • Montpellier - Nancy : 1 - 0
  • Paris SG - Strasbourg : 4 - 2
See all Football game results of January 26, 2000

TV Series

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

Belonging

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Christopher Menaul

Something in the Air

Something in the Air

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Olivier Assayas

Higher Ground

Higher Ground

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Vera Farmiga

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

Release year: 1999

Casting Couch

Casting Couch

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Christopher Clam

How old am I?

If January 26, 2000 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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A Man Named Dave by Dave Pelzer

A Man Named Dave

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A Man Named Dave is the thrilling conclusion to Dave Pelzer’s New York Times bestseller trilogy, which began with A Man Named Dave.

Galileo'S Daughter by Dava Sobel

Galileo'S Daughter

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Dava Sobel's long fascination with Galileo and the extraordinary surviving letters of Maria Celeste, a Cloistered Nun, inspired him to create a biography that vividly recolors it

The Lion'S Game by Nelson DeMille

The Lion'S Game

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"The Lion" will land. A special American task force is waiting at New York's JFK Airport as the terrorist from Libya prepares to flee to the West.

A Walk To Remember by Nicholas Sparks

A Walk To Remember

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There was a time in history when the world was more sweet ....when Beaufort's women wore dresses and Beaufort's men wore hats ..... Every April, Landon Carter recalls 1958, his final year at Beaufort High.

A Vast Conspiracy by Jeffrey Toobin

A Vast Conspiracy

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The best-selling author of The Run of His Life, A Vast Conspiracy, offers an objective, impartial view of the most remarkable public saga of all time: the Clinton sex scandal

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dino Crisis 2

Dino Crisis 2

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: EU Virgin Interactive

Dexter's Laboratory: Robot Rampage

Dexter's Laboratory: Robot Rampage

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action, Side-scrolling, Platform game

Publisher: BAM! Entertainment

Animorphs: Know the Secret

Animorphs: Know the Secret

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Role-playing video game

Publisher: GT Interactive

Midnight Club

Midnight Club

Platform: PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, Xbox, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Rockstar Games

Evil Dead: Hail to the King

Evil Dead: Hail to the King

Platform: PlayStation, Dreamcast, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: THQ

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $84.06
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $110.00
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $102.44
  • General Electric GE: opens at $140.50
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $119.06

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 26, 2000?

On January 26, 2000 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 26, 2000?

On January 26, 2000 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 26, 2000?

On January 26, 2000 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 26, 2000?

On January 26, 2000 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 26, 2000?

On January 26, 2000 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 26, 2000?

On January 26, 2000 several famous people were born including, Tatiana Ringsby, Emma Victoria.

Which famous people died on January 26, 2000?

Famous people died on January 26, 2000 include, A E van Vogt, Jean-Claude Izzo, A. E. van Vogt.

What was the number one song in January 26, 2000?

The number one song in the week of January 26, 2000 was I Knew I Loved You by Savage Garden in US and I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun by Westlife in UK.

What were the top hits on January 26, 2000?

The top hits on January 26, 2000 were I Knew I Loved You by Savage Garden, What A Girl Wants by Christina Aguilera, Smooth by Santana in US and I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun by Westlife, Re-Rewind The Crowd Say Bo Selecta by Artful Dodger featuring Craig David, Two In A Million / You're My Number One by S Club 7 in UK.