What Happened on January 20, 2000

Famous Birthdays

  • Selemon Barega, Ethiopian athlete (Olympic gold 10,000m 2020), born in Gurage zone, Ethiopia

Famous Deaths

  • (John) Don Abney, American session and touring jazz pianist, and musical director, dies of kidney disease at 76
2000 Highlights

About January 20, 2000

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 23 years and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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