September 2000 calendar

September 2000

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 2000?


  • 05 Sep 2000 Tuvalu joins United Nations
  • 06 Sep 2000 Bofors, the last Swedish-owned arms producer, was sold to United Defense.
  • 07 Sep 2000 Officially, Albania joins the World Trade Organization.
  • 14 Sep 2000 A tugboat caused a 4-foot gap in the US Navy ship USS Detroit. It subsequently spilled 113,000 litres oil across Sandy Hook Bay, New Jersey.
  • 15 Sep 2000 Georgiy Gongadze, a Ukrainian journalist, was last seen alive on this day. It is used as the date of his funeral.
  • 16 Sep 2000 Georgiy Gongadze, a Ukrainian journalist, was last seen alive. This day is used as the date of his funeral.
  • 20 Sep 2000 A Russian-built Mark 22 antitank missile is used to attack the British MI6 Secret Intelligence Service Building.
  • 26 Sep 2000 80 people are killed when the MS Express Samina sinks off Paros, Agean sea.
  • 27 Sep 2000 Prague protests against globalization at the summit of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank
  • 28 Sep 2000 Al-Aqsa Intifada: Ariel Sharon visits Al-Aqsa Mosque known to Jews as the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
  • 30 Sep 2000 The HM Prison Maze is now closed in Northern Ireland.
  • 10 Sep 2000 Operation Barras successfully frees six British soldiers held captive for over two weeks and contributes to the end of the Sierra Leone Civil War.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Doesn't Really Matteryoutube
  2. - Musicyoutube
  3. - Incomplete
  4. - Give Me Just One Night (Una Noche)
  5. - Jumpin' Jumpin'

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Musicyoutube
  2. - Beautiful Day
  3. - Lady (Hear Me Tonight)
  4. - Kids
  5. - Groovejet (If This Ain't Love)


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in September 2000?

Riptide by Catherine Coulter



Dillon Savich, Lacey Sherlock and Lacey Sherlock are FBI agents who must defend a young speechwriter from threats to her life. They were unaware that the danger was already near their prey and is about to strike.

Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Me Talk Pretty One Day


David Sedaris is a humorist and transplant from Paris. This collection includes the title story, which tells of his hilarious attempt at learning French.

Not A Day Goes By by E. Lynn Harris

Not A Day Goes By


E. Lynn Harris is the irresistible world. He is a handsome and devilish ex-football player who is now a rising sports agent for one of the most prestigious firms in the country.

Winter Solstice by Rosamunde Pilcher

Winter Solstice


Rosamunde Pilcher takes her readers on a journey through the lives of five people ....Elfrida Pipps was once a star of London's stage but moved to Dibton, England in the hope of starting a new life.

The Brethren by John Grisham

The Brethren


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThey are three disgraced ex-judges serving time in a Florida federal jail. One was sentenced for tax evasion.