2000 History, Trivia and Fun Facts

20002000 History, Trivia and Fun Facts

Top Ten Baby Names of 2000:
Emily, Hannah, Madison, Ashley, Sarah, Jacob, Michael, Matthew, Joshua, Chris, Topher

The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
Gisele Bündchen, Jessica Beil, Claudia Schiffer, Britney Spears, Heidi Klum, Estella Warren, Shannon Elizabeth, Christina Aguilera, Jessica Alba, Piper Perabo

The Hot Guys:
Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Bon Jovi, Mel Gibson, Ricky Martin, Mark Wahlberg, Casper Casper Van Dien, Jessie L. Martin, Tyrese, Derek Jeter, Johnny Depp, Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Tom Cruise, Alex Rodriguez, and Prince William turned 18.

“The Quote:”
“I have nipples Greg, could you milk me?”
– Robert De Nero in Meet The Parents

Time Magazine’s Man of the Year:
George W. Bush

Time Magazine’s Person of the Century:
Albert Einstein

Miss America:
Heather French (Maysville, KY)

Miss USA:
Lynnette Cole (Tennessee)

JLoVersaceThe Scandals:
Jenifer Lopez’s Versace Grammy Dress.

Halle Berry’s lawyer said that “neither drugs nor alcohol played any part in this accident.” after Halle fled the scene, claiming she had no memory of the auto accident.

Meg Ryan left hubby Dennis Quaid for what turned out to be a fling with Russell Crowe

The fuzz found cocaine and valium in Robert Downey Jr.’s Merv Griffin Hotel room.

Hip Hop Obesity Death:
Big Pun

Beloved Mad Magazine Cartoonist Death:
Don Martin

Nerd News:
Lowest PGA score of 63 played by Jose Maria Olazabal.

Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton got married on May 5, 2000.

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston were married on July 29, 2000

After nearly two weeks of planning, Pop Culture Madness.com went online on January 8, 2000.

A naked man, Richard Hatch, won $1,000,000 in the first season of CBS’s Survivor.

Cost of a Superbowl ad in 2000: $2,200,00

1st appearances & 2000’s Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
Who wants to be a Millionaire Board Game , Barbie, Addams Family gift set

Best Film Oscar Winner:
American Beauty (presented in 2000)

The Big Movies: (according to boxofficemojo)
1. How The Grinch Stole Christmas
2. Cast Away
3. Mission Impossible II
4. Gladiator
5. What Women Want
6. The Perfect Storm
7. Meet The Parents
8. X-Men
9. Scary Movie
10. What Lies Beneath

2000’s Most Popular TV shows:
1. Survivor: The Australian Outback (CBS)
2. ER (NBC)
3. Who Wants to Be a Millionaire(ABC)
4. Friends (NBC)
5. Everybody Loves Raymond (CBS)
6. NFL Monday Night Football (ABC)
7. The Practice (ABC)
8. CSI (CBS)
9. Law & Order (NBC)
10. Will & Grace (NBC)

2000 Billboard Number One Songs:
October 23, 1999- January 14, 2000:
Smooth – Santana featuring Rob Thomas

January 15 – January 28:
What A Girl Wants – Christina Aguilera

January 29 – February 18:
I Knew I Loved You – Savage Garden

February 19 – February 25:
Thank God I Found You – Mariah Carey featuring Joe and 98 Degrees

February 26 – March 3:
I Knew I Loved You – Savage Garden

March 4 – March 17:
Amazed – Lonestar

March 18 – April 7:
Say My Name – Destiny’s Child

April 8 – June 16:
Maria Maria – Santana featuring Wyclef Jean and The Product G&B

June 17 – July 23:
Try Again – Aaliyah

June 24 – July 14:
Be With You – Enrique Iglesias

July 15 – July 21:
Everything You Want – Vertical Horizon

July 22 – July 28:
Bent – Matchbox Twenty

July 29 – August 11:
It’s Gonna Be Me – *NSYNC

August 12 – August 25:
Incomplete – Sisqó

August 26 – September 15:
Doesn’t Really Matter – Janet Jackson

September 16 – October 13:
Music – Madonna

October 14 – November 10:
Come on Over (All I Want Is You) – Christina Aguilera

November 11 – November 17:
With Arms Wide Open – Creed

November 18, 2000 – February 2, 2001:
Independent Women – Destiny’s Child

Sports:
World Series Champions: New York Yankees
Superbowl XXXIV Champions: St. Louis Rams
NBA Champions: Los Angeles Lakers
Stanley Cup Champs: New Jersey Devils
U.S. Open Golf Tiger Woods
U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies) Marat Safin/Venus Williams
Wimbledon (Men/Women): Pete Sampras/Venus Williams
NCAA Football Champions: Oklahoma
NCAA Basketball Champions: Michigan State
Kentucky Derby: Fusaichi Pegasus

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