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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 2000?


Events

  • 01 Apr 2000 Japanese prime minister Obuchi Keizo suffers a stroke and falls into a coma.
  • 03 Apr 2000 In the US Justice Department versus Microsoft anti-trust case, Judge Thomas Jackson issues his Conclusions of Law, ruling that Microsoft acted illegally to protect its operating system monopoly, and used its monopoly position to attempt to monopolize the market for Web browser software.
  • 07 Apr 2000 Pepco's Chalk Point Generating Station on the Patuxent River in southern Maryland, USA, spills about 420,000 litres of oil. Some 6 1/2 miles of oil containment booms are positioned in the river capturing an estimated 300,000 litres.
  • 11 Apr 2000 AT&T Park in San Francisco, Minute Maid Park in Houston, and Comerica Park in Detroit open.
  • 16 Apr 2000 Tuanku Syed Putra ibni Almarhum Syed Hassan Jamalullail, Raja of Perlis dies after a reign of 55 years. He was the longest reigning monarch in the world since the death of Hirohito, Emperor of Japan.
  • 22 Apr 2000 In a pre-dawn raid, federal agents seize six-year-old Elian Gonzalez from his relatives' home in Miami, Florida.

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Music charts

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Movies

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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Gladiator

Gladiator

Directed by: Ridley Scott

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

Country: United States of America

Chupke Chupke

Chupke Chupke

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri

Casino

Casino

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Country: United States of America

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Country: United States of America

Books

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Beowulf by Seamus Heaney

Beowulf

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New York Times bestseller and winner of the Whitbread Award. Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero

Shrub by Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose

Shrub

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When it comes to reporting on politics, nobody does it smarter or funnier than bestselling author Molly Ivins. In Shrub, Ivins focuses her Texas-size smarts on the biggest politician in her

The Wedding by Danielle Steel

The Wedding

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Simon Steinberg, a major movie producer, and Blaire Scott, an award-winning television writer, are among the most respected couples in Hollywood. They have defied the cliches, keeping their marriage together for decades.

Moment Of Truth by Lisa Scottoline

Moment Of Truth

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When attorney Jack Newlin discovers his wife dead in their home, he's convinced he knows who killed her—and is equally determined to hide the truth.

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

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Award-winning artist Jim Kay illustrates year two of Harry Potter's adventures at Hogwarts, in a stunning, gift-ready format. The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School …