What Happened on May 18, 2000

Famous Deaths

  • Gideon William Waldrop, American composer and educator (Julliard School, 1961-85), dies at 80
  • Maulana Yousuf Ludhianvi, Muslim scholar, dies at 68
  • Steve Wolownik, American ethno-musicologist, balalaika player, arranger, and co-founder of the Balalaika and Domra Association of America, dies at 54
2000 Highlights

About May 18, 2000

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 10 months and 3 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