16 Years Ago...
The year 2000 was the start of a new Millennium!
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (the book) was released on July 8th, 2000.
Movies that premiered in 2000: Billy Elliot, Gladiator, Remember the Titans, Bring it On, American Psycho, The Patriot, Final Destination
The billionth person living in India was born May 11th, 2000.
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston married on May 5th, 2000.
The Music Video for “Say My Name” dropped.
Boy Meets World aired it's final episode.
Bill Gates steps aside as chief executive of Microsoft.
The last “Peanuts” comic strip appears in the newspaper on February 13th, 2000.
Shaquille O’Neal wins MVP in NBA finals on June 19th, 2000.
Hilary Clinton is elected to the United States Senate becoming the first former First Lady to win public office in the U.S.
54th Tony Awards: Best Play - Copenhagen, Best Musical - Contact
“Breathe” by Faith Hill tops the U.S. charts as the most popular song.
The New York Yankees defeat the New York Mets in five games in the 2000 World Series It was the first ‘Subway Series’ since 1956.
The U.S. population tops 282 million and the world population tops 6 billion.
Oprah Winfrey launches “O, the Oprah Magazine”.
Gilmore Girls premieres October 5th, 2000.
Sony’s Playstation 2 debuts welcoming a new generation of 3-D gaming.
NSYNC released "No Strings Attached" (2.4 million copies).
The first camera phone was made in Japan.