What Happened on October 10, 2000

Famous Weddings

Rod Steiger

Actor Rod Steiger (75) weds actress and fifth wife Joan Benedict (73) in Malibu, California

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce F. Vento, American politician (Rep-D-Minnesota, 1977-2000), dies of cancer at 60
  • Ferenc Farkas, Hungarian composer, dies at 94

Sirimavo BandaranaikeSirimavo Bandaranaike (1916-2000)

Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (1960-65, 1970-77 and 1994-2000) and 1st female head of state, dies of a heart attack at 84


2000 Highlights

About October 10, 2000

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You) - Christina Aguilera
  • UK #1 Song: Black Coffee - All Saints