Also in 2000
The following events also occurred in 2000...
Britain's Queen Mother celebrated her 100th birthday.
AOL and Time Warner merged 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 becomes a New York senator.
Metallica sues Napster because people are illegally downloading their music.
The Presidential election comes under scrutiny when hanging chads and other blunders hold up the results in Florida.
Tiger Woods wins an amazing three out of the four majors and earns almost $10 million.
The New York Yankees face the New York Mets in what is dubbed the Subway Series and win their fourth World Series in five years.
Bobby Knight is 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 signs 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.