December 18th, 2000, was a Monday. It was day 353 of 2000. The decade was the 2000s.
20 years, 4 months and 19 days have passed since December 18th, 2000.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.
What happened on December 18th, 2000?
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 18th, 2000.
The movie "What Women Want" was at the top of the box office on December 18th, 2000.
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"Gladiator" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2000.
In 2000, the best soccer players were Luís Figo, Zinedine Zidane, Andriy Shevchenko, Thierry Henry, Alessandro Nesta, Rivaldo, Gabriel Batistuta, Gaizka Mendieta, Raúl, Paolo Maldini and David Beckham.
American singer Jennifer Loper (aka J. Lo) tops the FHM sexiest woman list in both 2000 and 2001.
Movies released in 2000 included Mission: Impossible 2, Gladiator, Cast Away, What Women Want, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Meet the Parents, The Perfect Storm, X-Men, What Lies Beneath, Snatch, Almost Famous, Memento, Traffic, Final Destination and Scary Movie.
US President George W. Bush is named as the Time Person of the Year in 2000.
In 2000, the best NBA players were Shaquille O'Neal, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Jason Kidd, Gary Payton, Karl Malone, Grant Hill, Alonzo Mourning, Allen Iverson, Kobe Bryant, Chris Webber, Vince Carter, David Robinson, Eddie Jones and Stephon Marbury.
According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2000 were Julia Roberts, George Lucas, Oprah Winfrey, Tom Hanks, Michael Jordan, The Rolling Stones, Tiger Woods, The Backstreet Boys, Cher and Steven Spielberg.
Popular music artists in 2000 included Christina Aguilera, Eiffel 65, Céline Dion, Montell Jordan, Santana, Faith Hill, Sisqó, Destiny's Child, N Sync, Linkin Park, Enrique Iglesias, Matchbox Twenty, Mya, 3 Doors Down, Backstreet Boys and Eminem.
"Beautiful Day" by U2 would go on to win a Grammy for 2000's Record of the Year.
During this period, a speculative bubble in technology was beginning to burst. Online shopping companies such as Pets.com and Webvan are forced to shut down. During one week in April of 2000, the Nasdaq composite index fell by 25%.
Throughout this period of time, the Nokia 3310 would have been one of the most popular cell phones on the market. The phone included a game called "Snake" and it allowed people to customize its cover.
The PlayStation 2 was released around this time. The PS2 was released in North America on the 26th of October, 2000 and in Europe on the 24th of November, 2000. Manufacturing delays meant that it was relatively difficult to purchase the console for the first couple of months.
The 2000 US Presidential Election proved to be highly controversial. On election night, media outlets began to report that Al Gore had won the election. Later on, it became apparent that the state of Florida had not decided yet. Over the next few weeks, the election become a bit of a train wreck, with multiple recounts being called. Eventually, on the 12th of December, the Supreme Court ruled that recounts should be halted. This ruling resulted in a victory for George W. Bush. The affair led to widespread debates about ballot-counting standards and criticisms of the system in general.
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Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on December 18th, 2000.
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 18th, 2000.
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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