Thursday December 28, 2000
US date format: 12/28/2000, UK date format: 28/12/2000
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 28, 2000). 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.
Famous people born on this day include Larissa Manoela and Kaylyn Slevin.
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 Journey by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kutumb.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat Flight Simulator 2 or Evil Islands: Curse of the Lost Soul.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 28, 2000?
- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- U.S. retail giant Montgomery Ward announces it is going out of business, after 128 years.
- John Kufuor wins the second ballot in the presidential election to become President of Ghana. His victory marks the first peaceful democratic transition of power in Ghana since the country achieved independence in 1957.
- U.S. department store chain Montgomery Ward announces it is going out of business 128 years after it was founded as the world's first mail order business.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 28, 2000?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Destiny's Child - Independent Women Part I
- OutKast - Ms. Jackson
- JAY-Z - I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)
- R. Kelly - I Wish
- Avant Featuring KeKe Wyatt - My First Love
- Musiq - Just Friends (Sunny)
- Mystikal Featuring Nivea - Danger (Been So Long)
- Public Announcement - Mamacita
- Carl Thomas - Emotional
- Dave Hollister - One Woman Man
Top #5 Latin songs
- Son By Four - Cuando Seas Mia
- Chayanne - Yo Te Amo
- Son By Four - A Puro Dolor
- MDO - Te Quise Olvidar
- Cristian - Por Amarte Asi
Sport Games on December 28, 2000
- Atlanta Hawks - Minnesota Timberwolves : 81 - 88
- Boston Celtics - New Jersey Nets : 112 - 111
- Charlotte Hornets - Sacramento Kings : 87 - 91
- Detroit Pistons - Orlando Magic : 96 - 102
- Los Angeles Clippers - Dallas Mavericks : 96 - 105
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Days to next December 28If December 28, 2000 is your birthday you're 19 years, 8 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 5 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in December 2000?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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