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August 8th, 2000...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"It's Gonna Be Me"
by 'N Sync

In the UK:
"7 Days"
by Craig David
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Bush Dynasty, The

(TIME Cover: August the 7th, 2000)

 Famous people born on the 8th of August:

1079 - Emperor Horikawa of Japan (d. 1107)
1673 - John Ker, Scottish spy (d. 1726)
1879 - Emiliano Zapata, Mexican revolutionary (d. 1919)
1902 - Paul Dirac, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1984)
1937 - Dustin Hoffman, American actor
1988 - Princess Beatrice of York

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2000

Eric R. Kandel

with Arvid Carlsson and Paul Greengard, for their discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system

Columbia University - New York, NY, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 2000

directed by Ridley Scott
with Russell Crowe (Maximus Decimus Meridius) and Joaquin Phoenix (Commodus)

Designed in 2000

The Marumaru
by Kazuyo Sejima

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Blink 182 / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 846, August 3, 2000



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