April 2000 calendar

April 2000

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 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.

But much more happened on April 2000: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 2000?


  • 01 Apr 2000 Obuchi Keizo, the Japanese prime minister, suffers a stroke that causes him to fall into a coma.
  • 03 Apr 2000 Judge Thomas Jackson issued his Conclusions of law in the US Justice Department against Microsoft anti-trust case. He ruled that Microsoft illegally acted to protect its operating systemmonopoly and attempted to monopolize market for Web browsers software.
  • 07 Apr 2000 The Chalk Point Generating Station of Pepco, located in southern Maryland, USA, releases approximately 420,000 litres oil. There are 6 1/2 miles of oil containment booms that capture an estimated 300,000.
  • 11 Apr 2000 AT&T Park San Francisco, Minute Maid Park Houston and Comerica Park Detroit are open.
  • 16 Apr 2000 After a 55-year reign, Tuanku Syed Putra Syed Hassan Jamalullail dies as Raja of Perlis. He was the longest-reigning monarch in the world after the death of Emperor Hirohito.
  • 22 Apr 2000 Federal agents raid Elian Gonzalez's Miami home before dawn.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 2000?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

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

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Fill Me In
  2. - Oops!... I Did It Again
  3. - Never Be The Same Again
  4. - Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty)
  5. - Toca's Miracle


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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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

Talk to Me

Talk to Me

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Kasi Lemmons



Release year: 2000

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Jim Caviezel, Shawn Doyle, Elizabeth Mitchell

Return to Me

Return to Me

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Bonnie Hunt

Starring: David Duchovny, Minnie Driver, Carroll O'Connor, Robert Loggia

The American President

The American President

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen, Michael J. Fox


Which were the most popular books released in April 2000?
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The Greatest Generation Speaks by Tom Brokaw

The Greatest Generation Speaks


"I was covering the fiftieth anniversary of D-Day for NBC News when I first realized how much we owe the World War II Generation.

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.

The Testament by John Grisham

The Testament


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a luxurious Virginia office, a wealthy, angry old man is furiously rewriting the will. Troy Phelan, who is about to die, wants to send a message his children, ex-wives and his minions. This message will …

The Patient by Michael Palmer

The Patient


Jessie Copeland, a neurosurgeon, works at the frontier of neurosurgery to develop technology that can revolutionize treatment for brain tumors. Her work has brought her to the attention an innumerable number of people.

Eating Well for Optimum Health by Andrew Weil

Eating Well for Optimum Health


Finally, a book on eating well and eating healthy -- this is Dr. Andrew Weil's brilliantly innovative and highly respected doctor, who has helped to transform the American way of thinking about health.