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February 19th, 2000...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Thank God I Found You"
by Mariah Carey featuring Joe and 98 Degrees

In the UK:
"Go Let It Out"
by Oasis
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Senator John McCain

(TIME Cover: February the 14th, 2000)

 Famous people born on the 19th of February:

1473 - Nicolaus Copernicus, mathematician and astronomer (d. 1543)
1876 - Constantin Brancusi, Romanian sculptor (d. 1957)
1924 - Lee Marvin, American actor (d. 1987)
1957 - Falco, Austrian singer (d. 1998)
1962 - Hana Mandlikova, Czech tennis player
1963 - Seal, British singer

 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

Melissa Etheridge and David Crosby / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 833, February 3, 2000



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