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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

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X-Men

X-Men

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen

Country: United States of America

Aberdeen

Aberdeen

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Hans Petter Moland

Starring: Stellan Skarsgård, Lena Headey, Jean Anderson, Charlotte Rampling

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 2000?
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The Day John Died by Christopher Andersen

The Day John Died

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"It's hard for me to talk about alegacy or a mystique. It's my family--my mother, my sister, my father.We're a family like any other."Where

The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger

The Perfect Storm

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The bestselling book that became the blockbuster film starring George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, and Diane Lane. In October 1991, three weather systems collided off the coast of Nova Scotia to create a storm of singular fury, boasting waves over one …

The Brethren by John Grisham

The Brethren

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey call themselves the Brethren: three disgraced former judges doing time in a Florida federal prison. One was sent up for tax evasion.

Liar'S Game by Eric Jerome Dickey

Liar'S Game

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Dana Ann Smith has ditched New York City—and a relationship gone bad—for Los Angeles, looking for a new man, a new career, and some stability.

Duty by Bob Greene

Duty

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When Bob Greene went home to central Ohio to be with his dying father, it set off a chain of events that led him to knowing his dad in a way