What Happened on May 1, 2000

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Gladiator" directed by Ridley Scott and starring Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix premieres in LA (Best Picture 2001)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli sings for Pope John Paul II in Rome

Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli
Italian Tenor
Andrea Bocelli
264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares existence of "a state of rebellion", after thousands of supporters of her arrested predecessor, Joseph Estrada, storm towards the presidential palace at height of EDSA III rebellion

14th President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
14th President of the Philippines
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada
President of the Philippines
Joseph Estrada

Famous Deaths

  • Steve Reeves, American actor (b. 1926)