Also in 2000

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January 23, 2000

The following events also occurred in 2000...

Britain's Queen Mother celebrated her 100th birthday.

AOL and Time Warner joined in one of the biggest mergers in history.

Everyone wanted to know if Elian Gonzalez would stay in the U.S. or go back to Cuba.

Hillary Clinton became a New York senator.

Metallica sued Napster because people were illegally downloading their music.

The Presidential election came under scrutiny when hanging chads and other blunders held up the results in Florida.

Tiger Woods won an amazing three out of the four majors and earned almost $10 million.

The New York Yankees faced the New York Mets in what was dubbed the Subway Series and won their fourth World Series in five years.

Bobby Knight was fired as the head men's basketball coach at Indiana University.

The St. Louis Rams, led by MVP Kurt Warner, beat the Tennessee Titans to win the Super Bowl in a game that came down to the last play.

Alex Rodriguez signed the biggest contract in sports history with the Texas Rangers.

Atlanta Braves closer John Rocker ruffled everyone's feathers when he lashed out against minorities in New York.

Jim Carrey turned green and led How The Grinch Stole Christmas to box office success.

The nation loved watching Tom Hanks talk to a volleyball, as Cast Away captivated movie audiences.

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