Friday April 28, 2000: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 4/28/2000, UK date format: 28/4/2000

April 28th, 2000 was the 119th day of the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Friday.

The number one song in US was Maria, Maria by Santana. Oops!... I Did It Again by Britney Spears was #1 song in the UK.

Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2000 while The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Gossip. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 or Cyber Groove.

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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April 28, 2000 Events

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What happened on April 28 in history? Find out the list of April 28th major events

What was 2000 famous for? Discover everything about 2000


April 28, 2000 Famous Birthdays

Other April 28th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If April 28, 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 April 28.

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April 28, 2000 Famous Deaths

Who died on April 28, 2000?

Other April 28th famous deaths

  • Mussolini's mistress, is executed.

  • Rory Calhoun

    American actor, who has appeared in feature films since 1944, such as "River of No Return" (Black Spurs) and "River of No Return".

  • Actor/director (Bad Company and Flesh), dead at 87.

  • American professional wrestler (d. 2002).

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April 28, 2000 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Taurus personality

Who should a Taurus marry?

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus

Personality of April born

Chinese Zodiac

Dragon chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dragon

Element: Metal

Dragon personality

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April 28, 2000 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was April 28, 2000?

The day of the week was Friday.

April 28th marks the 118th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2000.

There are 247 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


April 28, 2000 Holidays and Observances

What is special on April 28, 2000?


  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
  • Luchesius
  • Patritius
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Theodora and Didymus
  • World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which developed from the Canadian observance.
  • National Day of Mourning in Canada to commemorate workers killed, injured, or suffering illness due to occupational hazards and accidents.
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.


  • International Girls in ICT Day [ITU]
  • World Day for Safety and Health at Work


  • Saints Vitalis and Valeria
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Music charts

What was the number one song on April 28, 2000? Which were the top hits on April 28, 2000?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Maria, Maria
  2. - Breathe
  3. - He Wasn't Man Enough
  4. - Thong Song
  5. - Say My Nameyoutube

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Oops!... I Did It Again
  2. - Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty)
  3. - Heart Of Asia
  4. - Toca's Miracle
  5. - The Bad Touch

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - He Wasn't Man Enough
  2. - I Wish
  3. - Wobble Wobble
  4. - Maria Maria
  5. - I Wanna Know

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - A Puro Dolor
  2. - Te Hice Mal
  3. - Quiereme
  4. - Solo Me Importas Tu [Be With You]
  5. - Que Alguien Me Diga

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

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Country: United States of America



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

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

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Release year: 2000

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Kasi Lemmons



Release year: 2000

Directed by: George A. Romero

Max Steel

Max Steel

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Stewart Hendler



Release year: 2000

Directed by: Christopher Menaul

Magazine Covers

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

The Greatest Generation


This is the instant bestseller and instant classic that has changed how we see World War II. It was written by the beloved journalist, whose iconic career lasted over fifty years.

The Millionaire Mind by Thomas J. Stanley

The Millionaire Mind


"The Millionaire Mind is for entrepreneurs who are entrepreneurial in nature. It provides roadmaps on how millionaires found their niches. "After

Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson

Who Moved My Cheese?


The #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, WITH MORE THAN 10 MILLION PRINTS! A timeless business classic, "Who Moved My Cheese?" It uses a simple parabel that reveals profound truths about how to deal with change.

A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius


National Bestseller A book that redefines family and narrative in the twenty-first century.

Get Happy by Gerald Clarke

Get Happy


She was a full-throttle performer on screen and stage. Her highs made history, but her lows brought down the curtain at forty-seven.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2

Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: EA Games

Cyber Groove

Cyber Groove

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Dance game

Cool Cool Toon

Cool Cool Toon

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Music

Publisher: SNK

TOCA World Touring Cars

TOCA World Touring Cars

Platform: PlayStation Game Boy Advance

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

Digimon Digital Card Battle

Digimon Digital Card Battle

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Video card game, Strategy

Publisher: Bandai Fox Kids


April 28, 2000 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for April 28, 2000 is Last Quarter.

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Sport Games on April 28, 2000

Sport Games on April 28, 2000


American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Philadelphia 76ers : 76 - 81
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Wolfsburg : 4 - 0
  • Hertha - Freiburg : 0 - 0
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Offenbach : 6 - 1
  • Oberhausen - Nurnberg : 1 - 0
  • St Pauli - Hannover : 0 - 2
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Division 2

Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Caen : 1 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Le Mans : 3 - 2
  • Guingamp - Gueugnon : 0 - 2
  • Laval - Lorient : 1 - 1
  • Lille - Creteil : 5 - 0
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $80.44
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $127.12
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $70.75
  • General Electric GE: opens at $161.38
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $112.00

Exchange Rates

  • 1 JPY = 0.59 GBP
  • 1 JPY = 1.59 CHF

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