What Happened on January 19, 2000

Historical Events

NBA Finals

Michael Jordan, who led the Chicago Bulls to 6 NBA championships as a player, returns to the NBA, joining the Washington Wizards as part owner and President of Basketball Operations

Famous Deaths

  • Bettino Craxi, Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1934)

Hedy LamarrHedy Lamarr (1914-2000)

Austrian-American actress (Ecstasy, Samson & Delilah) and inventor (radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes), dies of heart failure at 86


2000 Highlights

About January 19, 2000

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 23 years and 11 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