Sweet 16 Countdown: Day 2 / by Keen Admin

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 - CopenhagenBest 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.



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