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Thursday 31 August 2000

US date format: 8/31/2000, UK date format: 31/8/2000

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 31, 2000). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Doesn't Really Matter by Janet. In UK Music by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Memento, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while Purple Cane Road by James Lee Burke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Down to Earth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doug's Big Game or Duke Nukem: Land of the Babes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 31 August 2000

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Movies

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

Memento

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

Country: United States

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Almost Famous

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand

Country: United States

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Best in Show

Directed by: Christopher Guest

Starring: Fred Willard, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Jennifer Coolidge

Country: United States

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Pollock

Directed by: Ed Harris

Starring: Ed Harris, Marcia Gay Harden, Robert Knott, Molly Regan

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Duets

Directed by: Bruce Paltrow

Starring: Huey Lewis, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Giamatti, Andre Braugher

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TV Series

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

Down to Earth

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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Gillette Soccer Saturday

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The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

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Tinsel Town

Directed by: Unavailable

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Mysterious Ways

Directed by: Dan Garcia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 2000 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 31, 2000 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Ruff Endz - No More
  2. Sisqo - Incomplete
  3. Janet - Doesn't Really Matter
  4. Jagged Edge - Let's Get Married
  5. Bounce With Me - Lil Bow Wow Featuring Xscape
  6. Next - Wifey
  7. Just Be A Man About It - Toni Braxton
  8. Callin' Me - Lil' Zane Featuring 112
  9. Erykah Badu - Bag Lady
  10. Jumpin', Jumpin' - Destiny's Child
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. A Puro Dolor - Son By Four
  2. Jurame - Gisselle
  3. Imaginame Sin Ti [Imagine Me Without You] - Luis Fonsi
  4. Si Te Vas - Alejandro Fernandez
  5. Muy Dentro De Mi [You Sang To Me] - Marc Anthony
  6. Joan Sebastian - Secreto de Amor
  7. Gloria Estefan - Como Me Duele Perderte
  8. En Cada Gota De Mi Sangre - Conjunto Primavera
  9. Por Siempre Tu [I Turn To You] - Christina Aguilera
  10. Julio Iglesias - Gozar La Vida

Books

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

Purple Cane Road

By: James Lee Burke

From Edgar Award-winner James Lee Burke comes this emotional powerhouse of a novel ... in which everyman hero Dave Robicheaux confronts the secrets of his long-forgotten past in a shattering tale

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Nora

By: Anne Rivers Siddons

“A treat to be savored.”—Houston Chronicle A classic from New York Times bestselling author Anne Rivers Siddons, Nora, Nora tells the story of free-thinking Cousin Nora Findlay who turns tiny Lytton, Georgia,

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From Dawn To Decadence

By: Jacques Barzun

Highly regarded here and abroad for some thirty works of cultural history and criticism, master historian Jacques Barzun has now set down in one continuous narrative the

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Riptide

By: Catherine Coulter

FBI agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock must protect a young political speechwriter who has received threats against her life. But they could never guess that the danger is already close to his prey-and about to strike.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blaster Master: Blasting Again

Blaster Master: Blasting Again

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Crave Entertainment

Duck Dodgers

Duck Dodgers

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Infogrames

Ms. Pac-Man Maze Madness

Platform: PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Dreamcast, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Namco SCEE (EU, PS1) Zoo Digital Publishing (EU, GBA)

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Doug's Big Game

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: NewKidCo

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Duke Nukem: Land of the Babes

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: NA GT Interactive Software; EU Take-Two Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $104.90
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $39.69
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $61.00
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $120.00
Exchange Rates
  • 1 JPY = 1.63 CHF
  • 1 JPY = 0.65 GBP

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Galaxy Quest

Studio: DreamWorks

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Gossip

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Gladiator

Studio: DreamWorks

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Shanghai Noon

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Talented Mr. Ripley

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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