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Thursday 26 October 2000

US date format: 10/26/2000, UK date format: 26/10/2000

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 26, 2000). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Makeupmonster and Chazz Nittolo. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You) by Christina Aguilera. In UK Against All Odds by Mariah Carey & Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Godzilla vs. Megaguirus, directed by Masaaki Tezuka, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while Natural Blonde by Liz Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Canada: A People's History. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Catechumen or Blues Brothers 2000.
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What the sky looked like on 26 October 2000

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Movies

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

Godzilla vs. Megaguirus

Directed by: Masaaki Tezuka

Starring: Misato Tanaka, Shôsuke Tanihara, Masatô Ibu, Yuriko Hoshi

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Jericho

Directed by: Merlin Miller

Starring: Mark Valley, Leon Coffee, R. Lee Ermey, Lisa Stewart

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Ed Gein

Directed by: Chuck Parello

Starring: Steve Railsback, Carrie Snodgress, Carol Mansell, Sally Champlin

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Little Nicky

Directed by: Steven Brill

Starring: Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette, Harvey Keitel, Rhys Ifans

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Mohabbatein

Directed by: Aditya Chopra

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Uday Chopra, Jugal Hansraj

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TV Series

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

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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Sheena

Directed by: John Guillermin

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Brand Spanking New Show

Directed by: Dewi Humphreys

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 2000 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 26 October
Facts:
  • Sony Computer Entertainment introduces the Sony PlayStation 2 in the USA. The system can also play PlayStation games, and supports DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, CD-ROM, and Dolby Digital media. Price is about US$300. Sales during the first week: 681,855.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 26, 2000 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ven A Mi [Run To Me] - Oscar De La Hoya
  2. Ricky Martin - She Bangs
  3. Ven Conmigo (Solamente Tu) [Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)] - Christina Aguilera
  4. La Bikina - Luis Miguel
  5. Cuando - Ricardo Arjona
  6. A Puro Dolor - Son By Four
  7. Cuando Una Mujer - Melina Leon
  8. Joan Sebastian - Secreto de Amor
  9. Yo Te Amo - Chayanne
  10. Y Sigues Siendo Tu [You're Still The One] - Rogelio Martinez "EL RM"
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Against All Odds - Mariah Carey & Westlife
  2. All Saints - Black Coffee
  3. The Architechs featuring Nana - Body Groove
  4. Zombie Nation - Kernkraft 400
  5. Silence (Remixes) - Delerium featuring Sarah McLachlan

Books

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

Natural Blonde

By: Liz Smith

"America's top gossip columnist spills the beans as she traces five decades of battling press agents and editors and landing celebrity scoops."

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Flags Of Our Fathers

By: James Bradley with Ron Powers

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERTHE TRUE STORY BEHIND THE IMMORTAL PHOTOGRAPH THAT HAS COME TO SYMBOLIZE THE COURAGE AND INDOMITABLE WILL OF AMERICAIn February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima—and into history.

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Nothing Like It In The World

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Nothing Like It in the World gives the account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage. It is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad—the investors

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It'S Not About The Bike

By: Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins

The book was written shortly after Armstrong had won the 1999 Tour de France: he went on to win it six further times in successive years, establishing a record.

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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

Catechumen

Catechumen

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action, first-person shooter

Publisher: N'Lightning Software

Blues Brothers 2000

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platform game Music game

Publisher: Titus Software

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Don Chan 2 Slot

Don Chan 2 Slot

Platform: Java applet

Genre: Slot Machine

Star Wars Episode I: Jedi Power Battles

Platform: PlayStation, Dreamcast, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action, Beat 'em up, Platformer

Publisher: LucasArts

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $93.56
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $42.69
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $64.50
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $88.38
Exchange Rates
  • 1 GBP = 2.6096 CHF
  • 1 JPY = 1.68 CHF
  • 1 JPY = 0.64 GBP
  • 1 EUR = 1.5089 CHF

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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Three Kings

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Gladiator

Studio: DreamWorks

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire

Studio: Universal

Format: direct-to-video VHS and DVD release

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