Cost Of Living 2000
How Much things cost in 2000 Average Cost of new house $134,150.00
Average Income per year $40,343.00
Average Monthly Rent $675.00
Cost of a gallon of Gas $1.26
Average cost of new car $24,750.00
US Postage Stamp 33 cents
1 LB of Bacon $2.97
Ground Coffee per IB $3.44
Loaf of Bread $1.72
Dozen Eggs 89 cents
Barrel Of Oil Tops $30.00 per barrel
The Concerns over Y2K passes without the serious, widespread computer failures and malfunctions that had been predicted
Microsoft releases Windows 2000.
AOL and Time Warner Merge
The Dot Com Bubble Bursts and thousands of DotComs go bust
Faulty Bridgestone/Firestone tyres on the Ford Explorer range blamed for nearly 100 fatalities.
One American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts prepare for 4 month stay on the international space station,
The Worlds largest Ferris Wheel or Observation Wheel ( The London Eye ) is opened
According to NASA the hole in the Ozone layer over Antarctica has increased by .62 sq miles to 17 square miles in just 12 months
Mars Odyssey is launched
The NASDAQ peaks at 5132.52 just before the dot com bubble bursts.
It is agreed by European Airbus Consortium to go ahead with plans to build the worlds largest passenger plane the Airbus A3xx , it will accommodate up to 656 passengers.
A destructive computer virus ILOVEYOU spread by e-mail shuts down computers world wide
First Draft of Human Genome handed over to society on June 26th
Popular Culture 2000
The popular show Big Brother is broadcast on German private channel RTLH and captures worldwide media interest
The Latest Harry Potter Book Is Published "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"
51 million viewers watch the first season finale of the reality show "Survivor"
The last of the original Mini's rolls off the production lines
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
Mission: Impossible II
What Women Want
The Perfect Storm
Meet the Parents
What Lies Beneath
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Manic Street Preachers