What Happened on May 17, 2000

Historical Events

  • In the Philippines an explosion rocks Glorietta 2 injuring 13 persons, mostly teenagers. According to local authorities, the homemade bomb was placed in front of a toilet beside a video arcade.

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Coggan, 101st Archbishop of Canterbury (1974-80), dies at 90
2000 Highlights

About May 17, 2000

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Maria Maria - Santana Featuring The Product G&B
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Call Me Baby - Madison Avenue