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Thursday 26 October 2000

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. 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. Men of Honor, directed by George Tillman Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while Pop Goes the Weasel by James Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vids. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Surfer or F1 Racing Championship.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Men of Honor

Directed by: George Tillman Jr.

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Robert De Niro, Charlize Theron

Country: United States

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Charlie's Angels

Directed by: McG

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu

Country: United States

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The Legend of Drunken Master

Directed by: Chia-Liang Liu

Starring: Jackie Chan, Ho-Sung Pak, Lung Ti

Country: United States

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Billy Elliot

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Starring: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood

Country: United States

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Pay It Forward

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Haley Joel Osment, Helen Hunt

Country: United States

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Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Curb Your Enthusiasm

Written by: Larry David

Starring: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Susie Essman

Country: United States

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Julia & Jacques Cooking at Home

Starring: Julia Child, Jacques Pepin

Country: United States

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People Like Us

Starring: Chris Langham

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The League of Gentlemen

Starring: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 2000 ?

  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
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  • 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.

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What news were making the headlines those days in October 2000?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.565
  • Time: Damaged destroyer U.S.S Cole following the October 12 terrorist bombing attack in Yemen; Palestinia
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9763


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

Pop Goes the Weasel

By: James Patterson

Detective Alex Cross is back-and he's in love. But his happiness is threatened by a series of chilling murders in Washington, D.C., murders with a pattern so twisted they leave investigators reeling.

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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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The Carousel

By: Richard Paul Evans

From bestselling author Richard Paul Evans, the final chapter of the love story that began in THE LOCKET. Richard Paul Evans, bestselling author of the beloved classic THE CHRISTMAS BOX and

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Delta Warp

Delta Warp

Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP SNK Corporation

Star Wars Episode I: Obi-Wan's Adventures

Star Wars Episode I: Obi-Wan's Adventures

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: THQ LucasArts

Era Online

Platform: Windows PC

Genre: Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game

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Championship Surfer

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Dreamcast

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel

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F1 Racing Championship

Platform: Dreamcast, Game Boy Color, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Windows

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Video System Ubi Soft Entertainment

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