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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 2000?


Events

  • 01 Jul 2000 The Oresund Bridge, connecting Sweden and Denmark, opens for traffic.
  • 02 Jul 2000 Tenchi Muyo is first shown on American Television.
  • 06 Jul 2000 A barge and a tug towing it collide off Middletown, Rhode Island, USA, spilling 53,000 litres of oil in Narragansett Bay.
  • 10 Jul 2000 EADS, the world's second-largest aerospace group is formed by the merger of Aerospatiale-Matra, DASA, and CASA.
  • 13 Jul 2000 July 25 ampndash Israel's prime minister Ehud Barak and PLO head Yasser Arafat meet at Camp David, but fail to reach an agreement.
  • 14 Jul 2000 A powerful solar flare, later named the Bastille Day event, causes a geomagnetic storm on Earth.
  • 17 Jul 2000 The 10th President of Syria, Bashar al Assad, assumed office.
  • 19 Jul 2000 Apple Computer begins shipping the first personal computers with standard dual processors, the Power Mac G4 with dual 450 or 500 MHz processors.
  • 20 Jul 2000 In Zimbabwe, Parliament opens its new session and seats opposition members for the first time in a decade.
  • 22 Jul 2000 ''News of the World'' urges its readers to sign a petition for Sarah's Law, new legislation in response to the murder of Sarah Payne, which would give parents the right to know whether a convicted paedophile was living in their area.
  • 25 Jul 2000 Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde supersonic passenger jet, crashes into a hotel in Gonesse just after takeoff from Paris killing all 109 aboard and 5 on the ground.
  • 31 Jul 2000 (to August 3) The Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania nominates George W. Bush for U.S. President and Dick Cheney for Vice President.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Inception

Inception

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

Country: United States of America

Cup Fever

Cup Fever

Directed by: David Bracknell

Starring: Bernard Cribbins, Sonia Graham, Dermot Kelly, David Lodge

Dersu Uzala

Dersu Uzala

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Maksim Munzuk, Yuriy Solomin, Mikhail Bychkov, Vladimir Khrulev

Country: United States of America

Drishyam

Drishyam

Directed by: Nishikant Kamat

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Tabu, Rajat Kapoor

Come and See

Come and See

Directed by: Elem Klimov

Starring: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Laucevicius, Vladas Bagdonas

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 2000?
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Papal Sin by Garry Wills

Papal Sin

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"The truth, we are told, will make us free. It is time to free Catholics, lay as well as clerical, from the structures of deceit that are our subtle modern form

Omerta by Mario Puzo

Omerta

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To Don Raymonde Aprile's children he was a loyal family member, their father's adopted "nephew." To the FBI he was a man who would rather ride his horses than do Mob business.

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone

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The beloved first book of the Harry Potter series, now fully illustrated by award-winning artist Jim Kay. For the first time, J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions.

Cradle and All by James Patterson

Cradle and All

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Two teenage girls claim that they pregnant--and virgins. One is carrying the child of Christ... the other the son of Satan.In Boston, seventeen-year-old Kathleen is pregnant--but she swears she's a virgin.

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 …