What Happened on January 18, 2000

Historical Events

  • The Tagish Lake meteorite impacts the Earth.

Famous Deaths

  • Frances Drake [Dean], American actress (Mad Love, The Invisible Ray), dies from natural causes at 87
  • Jester Hairston, American actor (That's My Mama, Amen), dies at 98
  • Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, Austrian architect (b. 1897)
  • Nancy Coleman, American actress (Edge of Darkness), dies at 87
2000 Highlights

About January 18, 2000

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: What A Girl Wants - Christina Aguilera
  • UK #1 Song: The Masses Against The Classes - Manic Street Preachers