Wednesday May 31, 2000

US date format: 5/31/2000, UK date format: 31/5/2000

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 31, 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 Wade Patten . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Maria, Maria by Santana. In UK It Feels So Good by Sonique was in the top 5 hits. Gangster No. 1, directed by Paul McGuigan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Invisible Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Wars: Demolition or Austin Powers: Welcome to My Underground Lair!.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
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Movies

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Gangster No. 1

Gangster No. 1

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, David Thewlis, Paul Bettany, Saffron Burrows

Come Undone

Come Undone

Directed by: Sébastien Lifshitz

Starring: Jérémie Elkaïm, Stéphane Rideau, Marie Matheron, Dominique Reymond

Gone in Sixty Seconds

Gone in Sixty Seconds

Directed by: Dominic Sena

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, T.J. Cross

Country: United States of America

Skipped Parts

Skipped Parts

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mischa Barton, Bug Hall

Beautiful Joe

Beautiful Joe

Directed by: Stephen Metcalfe

Starring: Sharon Stone, Billy Connolly, Gil Bellows, Jurnee Smollett-Bell

Sport Games on May 31, 2000

Sport Games on May 31, 2000


NBA

American Basketball
  • New York Knicks - Indiana Pacers : 79 - 88
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TV Series

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The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

How Much Do You Love Me?

How Much Do You Love Me?

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Gossip

Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Directed by: Kasi Lemmons

Cartoon Cartoon Fridays

Cartoon Cartoon Fridays

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Me Talk Pretty One Day

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A recent transplant to Paris, humorist David Sedaris, bestselling author of "Naked", presents a collection of his strongest work yet, including the title story about his hilarious attempt to learn French.

Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson

Who Moved My Cheese?

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THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WITH OVER 10 MILLION COPIES IN PRINT!A timeless business classic, Who Moved My Cheese? uses a simple parabel to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success …

From Dawn To Decadence by Jacques Barzun

From Dawn To Decadence

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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

Fair Ball by Bob Costas

Fair Ball

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From his perspective as a journalist and a true fan, Bob Costas, NBC's award-winning broadcaster, shares his unflinching views on the forces that are diminishing the appeal of major league baseball

Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates by Tom Robbins

Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates

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Switters is a contradiction for all seasons: an anarchist who works for the government; a pacifist who carries a gun; a vegetarian who sops up ham gravy; a cyberwhiz who hates

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Star Wars: Demolition

Star Wars: Demolition

Platform: Dreamcast, PlayStation

Genre: Action, vehicular combat

Publisher: LucasArts, Activision

Battleship: Surface Thunder

Battleship: Surface Thunder

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive

Cool Boarders 2001

Cool Boarders 2001

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation 2

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Austin Powers: Welcome to My Underground Lair!

Austin Powers: Welcome to My Underground Lair!

Platform: Game Boy Color

Publisher: Rockstar Games

Elevator Action EX

Elevator Action EX

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action, Side-Scrolling, Platform game

Publisher: JP Altron; EU TDK Recording Media Europe

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $83.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $86.87
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $63.64
  • General Electric GE: opens at $51.75
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $110.50

Exchange Rates

  • 1 JPY = 0.62 GBP
  • 1 JPY = 1.56 CHF

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