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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 2000?


Events

  • 02 Jun 2000 U. S. President William Jefferson Clinton is awarded the Charlemagne prize of the city of Aachen, Germany. Clinton is the first American president to win the prize which is given for contributions toward the unity of Europe.
  • 04 Jun 2000 An earthquake hits Bengkulu, Indonesia, leaving 94 dead.
  • 05 Jun 2000 ''405 The Movie'', the first short film widely distributed on the Internet, is released.
  • 07 Jun 2000 In the US Justice Department versus Microsoft anti-trust case, Judge Thomas Jackson orders the breakup of Microsoft into two companies, one producing operating systems, the other producing application programs.
  • 12 Jun 2000 Sandro Rosa do Nascimento takes hostages while robbing Bus #174 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; the highly-publicized standoff becomes a media circus and ends with the death of do Nascimento and a hostage.
  • 13 Jun 2000 Italy pardons Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turkish gunman who tried to kill Pope John Paul II in 1981.
  • 16 Jun 2000 Israel complies with UN Security Council Resolution 425 after 22 years of it issuance, which calls on Israel to completely withdraw from Lebanon. Israel withdraws from all of Lebanon, except the disputed Sheba Farms.
  • 21 Jun 2000 Section 28 (outlawing the 'promotion' of homosexuality in the United Kingdom) is repealed in Scotland with a 99 to 17 vote.
  • 23 Jun 2000 Palace Backpackers Hostel fire in Childers, Queensland, Australia, kills 15 people.
  • 26 Jun 2000 A preliminary draft of genomes, as part of the Human Genome Project, is finished.
  • 28 Jun 2000 Elian Gonzalez returns to Cuba with his father, Juan Miguel Gonzalez, ending a protracted custody battle.
  • 30 Jun 2000 France defeats Italy 2-1 after extra time in the final of the European Championships, becoming the first team to consecutively win the World Cup and European Championships.

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Movies

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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

Psycho

Psycho

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Country: United States of America

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

Directed by: Lee Unkrich

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Country: United States of America

The Apartment

The Apartment

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

Country: United States of America

Books

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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 …

Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

Kitchen Confidential

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A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute

The Millionaire Mind by Thomas J. Stanley

The Millionaire Mind

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"Readers with an entrepreneurial turn of mind will devour The Millionaire Mind because it provides road maps on how millionaires found their niches."After

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

It'S Not About The Bike

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The world-champion cyclist recounts his diagnosis with cancer, the grueling treatments during which he was given a less than twenty percent chance for survival, his surprising victory in the 1999 Tour de France, and the birth of his son.

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.