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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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Gladiator

Gladiator

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Ridley Scott

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

Country: United States of America

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Frequency

Frequency

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 2000?
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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

Dragons Of A Fallen Sun by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman

Dragons Of A Fallen Sun

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The people of Krynn have known war in past ages. Some are still alive who remember the triumph of good at the conclusion of the War of the Lance.

Horse Heaven by Jane Smiley

Horse Heaven

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#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK"A WISE, SPIRITED NOVEL . . . [IN WHICH] SMILEY PLUMBS THE WONDROUSLYSTRANGE WORLD OF HORSE RACING."

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 …

The Cider House Rules by John Irving

The Cider House Rules

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First published in 1985, The Cider House Rules is set in rural Maine in the first half of the twentieth century. The novel tells the story of Dr.