July 2000 calendar

July 2000

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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 July 2000: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 2000?


  • 01 Jul 2000 Traffic can now use the Oresund Bridge connecting Sweden and Denmark.
  • 02 Jul 2000 Tenchi Muyo first broadcast on American Television
  • 06 Jul 2000 A tug and a barge towing it collide in Middletown, Rhode Island USA. 53,000 litres of oil were spilled into Narragansett bay.
  • 10 Jul 2000 EADS is the second largest aerospace company in the world, formed through the merger of Aerospatiale Matra, DASA and CASA.
  • 13 Jul 2000 July 25, ampndash Israel's prime Minister Ehud Barak meets Yasser Aramfat, head of the PLO, at Camp David but fails to reach an agreement.
  • 14 Jul 2000 A powerful solar flare later known as the Bastille Day event causes a geomagnetic storm to hit Earth.
  • 17 Jul 2000 Bashar al-Assad, the 10th President of Syria assumed office.
  • 19 Jul 2000 Apple Computer starts shipping the first standard dual processor personal computers, the Power Mac G4 with dual 500 or 450 MHz processors.
  • 20 Jul 2000 Zimbabwe's Parliament opens its new session, and the opposition members are elected for the first-time in a decade.
  • 22 Jul 2000 "News of the World" urges readers to sign a petition to support Sarah's Law. This new legislation was created in response to the murder of Sarah Payne. It would allow parents to find out if a convicted paedophile is living in their region.
  • 25 Jul 2000 Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde supersonic passenger plane, crashes into Gonesse shortly after takeoff from Paris, killing all 109 and five others.
  • 31 Jul 2000 To August 3, the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) nominates George W. Bush as U.S. president and Dick Cheney as Vice President.
  • 10 Jul 2000 EADS, the world's second-largest aerospace group is formed by the merger of Aérospatiale-Matra, DASA, and CASA.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Be With You
  2. - Everything You Wantyoutube
  3. - Bentyoutube
  4. - It's Gonna Be Me
  5. - Try Againyoutube

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - The Real Slim Shady
  2. - Rock DJ
  3. - Breathless
  4. - 7 Days
  5. - Spinning Around


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in July 2000?

Liar'S Game by Eric Jerome Dickey

Liar'S Game


Dana Ann Smith left New York City and a bad relationship for Los Angeles. She is now looking for stability, a new man and a new career.

It'S Not About The Bike by Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins

It'S Not About The Bike


The cyclist who is a world champion recounts his battle with cancer, the difficult treatments he had to endure, his triumph in 1999 Tour de France and the birth of his son.

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

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets


Jim Kay, an award-winning artist, illustrates year two of Harry Potter’s adventures at Hogwarts in stunning, gift-ready format. Harry Potter was so disgusted by the Dursleys that summer, he wanted to return to Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.

The Vineyard by Barbara Delinsky

The Vineyard


Barbara Delinsky, New York Times bestseller, has written her most emotionally satisfying novel yet. It is the story of two women from different generations, each of whom dreams become a reality.

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie


Perhaps it was a grandparent or teacher or a friend. For those who are older and more patient, wiser, and can help you navigate the world, they will be able to give you sound advice and help you find your …