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Dateline: Week Of October 8, 2000 In News, Pop, Celebrity, Entertainment, Music, Tech & Fascinating Facts 


In The News -

Palestinians tear apart a Jewish shrine in the West Bank and violence spreads to the northern border. Prime Minister Ehud Barak declares that Israel is in a fight for its life. He issued an ultimatum to PLO President Yasser Arafat to end the fighting within 48 hours. 

Six sailors dead - A bomb carried by two on a small boat blasts a hole on the USS Cole in the port of Aden. President Clinton denounced the explosion as a “despicable and cowardly act” and vowed, “We will find out who was responsible and hold them accountable.” 

President Clinton vows to re-double his efforts to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace accord. This following the terrorist hit on a U.S Navy vessel that killed 6 U.S. sailors. 

Space shuttle Discovery launches into orbit on NASA’s 100th shuttle flight, carrying seven astronauts on a crucial construction trip to the international space station. 

Both the Republicans and Democrats release new TV commercials as the race to President heats up. Both sides challenge candidates records among other things. 

bill clinton reflects on 8 years in office oct 2000 timeline politics mrpopcultureReflecting on nearly eight years in office, President Clinton said his tenure began with grand ideas such as health care reform that fell victim to political naiveté. It will end with a graceful step to the sidelines in January. “I don’t think the new president, whoever it is, will have problems with me acting like I wished I were still president,” said Clinton. 

Another debate – George W. and Al Gore go at it again. Hot topics were foreign policy issues and domestic affairs. The debate was at Wake-Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. 

Several recent polls have shown Hillary R. Clinton edging ahead of Rick Lazio in the New York senate race.  


Some best-selling books – October 8, 2000

The Blind Assassin – Margaret Atwood

The Sky Is Falling – Sidney Sheldon

Bee Season – Myia Goldberg

Pagan Babies – Elmore Leonard

The Rescue- Nicholas Sparks

Take Me To the River – Al Green

Nothing Like It In the World – Stephen Ambrose

Natural Blonde – Liz Smith

Who Moved My Cheese? – Spence Johnson


Sports News - October 8, 2000

shaq oneal three year contract extension lakers trivia timeline sports oct 2000 mrpopcultureShaquille O’Neal gets a three-year, $88.4 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers.


Technology News – October 8, 2000

Yahoo Inc reports better-than-expected earnings and revenue for the third quarter as earnings jumped to $81.1 million.


Music News – October 8, 2000

 Garth Brooks and his wife Sandy are divorcing after 14 years of marriage. They have three children. 

Top Pop Hits – October 8, 2000

Music – Madonna

Come On Over Baby, Christina Aguilera

Give Me Just One Night – 98 Degrees

Wonderful – Everclear

Bag Lady – Erykah Badu

janet jackson music billboard chart october 8, 2000 trivia timeline mrpopcultureDoesn’t Really Matter- Janet Jackson

Liar – Proftyle

He Loves U Not – Dream

Aaron’s Party (Come Get It) – Aaron Carter

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Television News – October 8, 2000

New series on HBO – “Curb Your Enthusiasm” starring Larry David. 

Bette Midler has a new series – sitcom “Bette” on CBS. 

New ratings for “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” are down 30%. 

Nick late afternoons – Rugrats. On Disney Channel – Even Steven. 

Monday night television listings – October 8, 2000

CBS – King of Queens, yes, dear, Everybody Loves Raymond, Becker, Family Law, David Letterman, Craig Kilborn

NBC – Daddie, Tucker, Deadline, Third Watch, Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien

ABC – Peter Jennings Reporting, Monday Night Football, Nightline, Bill Maher

PBS – Antiques Roadshow, Frontline

MTV – Total Request Live, Celebrity Slam, Road Rules, Jackass, Diary

VH-1 Behind the Music

Showtime – Resurrection Blvd.


christina aguilera on jay leno nbc-tv october 8, 2000 trivia timeline mrpopcultureOn David Letterman – Ben Stiller, Merle Haggard. 

On Jay Leno – Debra Messing, Christina Aguilera


Top Movies – October 8, 2000

Meet the Parents

Remember the Titans

Get Carter

The Exorcist

Digimon: the Movie

Almost Famous

Urban Legends

Bring It On

The Watcher

Nurse Betty

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