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September 21st, 2000...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Madonna

In the UK:
"Lady (Hear Me Tonight)"
by Modjo
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Dying in America

(TIME Cover: September the 18th, 2000)

 Famous people born on the 21st of September:

1328 - Hongwu Emperor of China (d. 1398)
1415 - Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1493)
1428 - Jingtai Emperor of China (d. 1457)
1840 - Murad V, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1904)
1842 - Abd-ul-Hamid II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1918)
1866 - H. G. Wells, English writer (d. 1946)
1931 - Larry Hagman, American actor
1934 - Leonard Cohen, Canadian singer and songwriter
1941 - R. James Woolsey, Jr., CIA director
1947 - Stephen King, American author
1947 - Don Felder, American guitarist (Eagles)
1951 - Aslan Maskhadov, Chechen rebel leader (d. 2005)
1957 - Ethan Coen, American film director
1972 - Liam Gallagher, British singer (Oasis)

 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

Gisele / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 849, September 14, 2000



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