March 2000 calendar

March 2000

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 2000?


  • 01 Mar 2000 Rewritten the Constitution of Finland
  • 06 Mar 2000 Advanced Micro Devices ships the first commercially-available 1 GHz processor.
  • 07 Mar 2000 Al Gore and George W. Bush emerge victorious in the Republican caucuses, primaries and presidential election in the United States.
  • 08 Mar 2000 Tokyo train tragedy: 5 people are killed in a sideswipe collision between 2 Tokyo Metro trains.
  • 09 Mar 2000 Ely Sakhai, a suspect in art forgery, was arrested by the FBI in New York City.
  • 10 Mar 2000 The peak of the NASDAQ Composite stock market index is 5132.52, which signals the end of dot-com's boom.
  • 12 Mar 2000 Pope John Paul II apologises for wrongdoings committed by Roman Catholic Church members throughout history.
  • 16 Mar 2000 The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 499.19 points (4.93%), its second-largest point gain in a single day.
  • 17 Mar 2000 In what is believed to have been a suicide and mass murder orchestrated by the leaders of the cult, more than 800 members of the Ugandan Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God were killed.
  • 18 Mar 2000 2000 Taiwanese Presidential Election: Chen Shui-bian elected President of Republic of China.
  • 19 Mar 2000 For a state visit, President Bill Clinton arrives in New Delhi (India)
  • 20 Mar 2000 Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin is a former Black Panther, once known as H. Rap Brown. He was captured after killing Georgia sheriff's deputy Ricky Kinchen. Also, he critically wounded Deputy Aldranon England.
  • 21 Mar 2000 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the government does not have the authority to regulate tobacco addiction drugs, thus removing the main anti-smoking initiative of the Clinton administration.
  • 24 Mar 2000 The S&P 500 index reached an intraday peak of 1,552.87. This is a peak that will be lost due to the collapse in the dot-com bubble.
  • 26 Mar 2000 The Kingdome Sports Arena in Seattle, Washington is being demolished to make way for a new stadium.
  • 27 Mar 2000 One person is killed and 71 are injured in an explosion at Phillips Petroleum's Pasadena, Texas plant.
  • 28 Mar 2000 Three children are killed in an accident where a CSX freighttrain hits a Murray County school bus.
  • 10 Mar 2000 The Dot-com bubble peaks with the NASDAQ Composite stock market index reaching 5,048.62.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Amazed
  2. - Say My Nameyoutube
  3. - I Knew I Loved Youyoutube
  4. - Maria, Maria
  5. - Breathe

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Pure Shores
  2. - Fill Me In
  3. - American Pie
  4. - Never Be The Same Again
  5. - Movin Too Fast


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in March 2000?

A Walk To Remember by Nicholas Sparks

A Walk To Remember


There was a time in history when the world was more sweet ....when Beaufort's women wore dresses and Beaufort's men wore hats ..... Every April, Landon Carter recalls 1958, his final year at Beaufort High.

Beowulf by Seamus Heaney



New York Times Bestseller and Whitbread Award winner. Beowulf was written towards the end of the first millennium and is an elegiac story about the adventures of Beowulf (a Scandinavian hero).

The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

The Greatest Generation


This is the instant bestseller and instant classic that has changed how we see World War II. It was written by the beloved journalist, whose iconic career lasted over fifty years.

Timeline by Michael Crichton



A man wanders aimlessly in the Arizona desert, speaking strange words and saying nothing. His only known associates quickly cremated his body within twenty-four hours.

The Millionaire Mind by Thomas J. Stanley

The Millionaire Mind


"The Millionaire Mind is for entrepreneurs who are entrepreneurial in nature. It provides roadmaps on how millionaires found their niches. "After