What Happened on May 31, 2000

Famous Birthdays

  • Gable Steveson, American wrestler (Olympic Gold freestyle 2020), born in Apple Valley, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Puma, American session and jazz guitarist (Herbie Mann; Artie Shaw's Gramercy Five; Chuck Wayne), dies at 72
  • Johnnie Taylor, American R&B and multi-genre singer ("Disco Lady"; "I Believe In You"), dies at 66
  • Tito Puente, American mambo and Latin jazz bandleader ("Oye Como Va"), dies at 77
2000 Highlights

About May 31, 2000

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Maria Maria - Santana Featuring The Product G&B
  • UK #1 Song: It Feels So Good - Sonique