Thursday, January 17, 2013

Class of 2000!

Hey Gang!  I am linking up with Megan from Just a Small Town Girl today for Throwback Thursday!  If you go visit, there will be a fun picture of me from days past, lol. 
Throwback Thursday
So jump in your time machine and link up your post!!!
I graduated from highschool a million years ago.  In the year 2000.  Whoa!!! 
What was even going on back then??  Well I will tell you!
here are the tunes we were jammin' to
1. Idioteque - Radiohead
2. Yellow - Coldplay
3. Beautiful Day - U2
4. Ms. Jackson - OutKast
5. One More Time - Daft Punk
6. Stan - Eminem
7. Try Again - Aaliyah
8. B.O.B. (Bombs Over Baghdad) - OutKast
9. In the End - Linkin Park
10. Music - Madonna
of course my friends and I were just listening to a whole bunch of Reel Big Fish.  We were super into ska music back then...I blame the fact that we were in the marching band. Nerd alert!
Here is what was at the movies that year:

Most Popular Feature Films Released In 2000


1.Memento (2000)Add to WatchlistMemento(2000)
A man, suffering from short-term memory loss, uses notes and tattoos to hunt for the man he thinks killed his wife. Dir: Christopher Nolan With: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe PantolianoMystery | Thriller113 mins.
2.Requiem for a Dream (2000)Add to WatchlistRequiem for a Dream(2000)
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island individuals are shattered when their addictions become stronger. Dir: Darren Aronofsky With: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer ConnellyDrama102 mins.
3.Snatch. (2000)Add to WatchlistSnatch.(2000)
Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond. Dir: Guy Ritchie With: Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Benicio Del ToroCrime | Thriller104 mins.
4.Sexy Beast (2000)Add to WatchlistSexy Beast(2000)
Brutal gangster Don Logan recruits "retired" safecracker Gal for one last job, but it goes badly for both of them. Dir: Jonathan Glazer With: Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley, Ian McShaneCrime | Drama89 mins.
5.Gladiator (2000)Add to WatchlistGladiator(2000)
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie NielsenAction | Adventure | Drama155 mins.
6.American Psycho (2000)Add to WatchlistAmerican Psycho(2000)
A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies. Dir: Mary Harron With: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh LucasCrime | Drama102 mins.
7.Bring It On (2000)Add to WatchlistBring It On(2000)
A champion high school cheerleading squad discovers its previous captain stole all their best routines from an inner-city school and must scramble to compete at this year's championships. Dir: Peyton Reed With: Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Jesse BradfordComedy | Sport98 mins.
8.X-Men (2000)Add to WatchlistX-Men(2000)
Two mutants come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers. Dir: Bryan Singer With: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellenAction | Adventure | Sci-Fi104 mins.
9.Scary Movie (2000)Add to WatchlistScary Movie(2000)
A year after disposing the body of a man they accidently killed, a group of dumb teenagers are stalked by a bumbling serial killer. Dir: Keenen Ivory Wayans With: Anna Faris, Jon Abrahams, Marlon WayansComedy88 mins.
 Almost Famous (2000)

Add to WatchlistAlmost Famous(2000)
A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their concert tour. Dir: Cameron Crowe With: Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate HudsonDrama | Music

Can I get a heck yeah for Bring it On??  lol

In the news:
1. We survived Y2K! 
2. George W Bush won his first term as president after a recount in Fl against opponent Al Gore
3. Elian Gonzales' international custody battle was a big thing
4. Oil prices were soaring
5. The summer Olympics in Sidney, Australia happened
6. All those internet companies from the .com boom were tail spinning back towards earth.

All in all, a sorta uneventful year.

And things were cheaper, of course:

Cost of Living 2000

How Much things cost in 2000Average 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

So yeah, that was the year 2000! :)


sarahssidebar said...

dang what? Gas was $1.26? Seems so long ago. and Coffee was $3.44? DANG! I spend over $6 a bag if it's on sale. If not, close to $10 for coffee beans! :(
What's it gonna be in another 10 years? I don't even want to think about it.

Amber said...

Um, this is awesome. I'm totally gonna do this with my graduation year :)

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Memento...what a GREAT movie.

Megan said...

Thanks for linking up!!! Great walk down memory lane!

"I'm sorry Ms. Jackson...ooooo....I am for reeeeeaaal." :)

If Bring it On is on TV, I will be watching it-guilty pleasure!

Can we bring back those 2000 gas prices?

Megan said...

I love this post! My Husband still listens to Reel Big Fish. I swear we have seen them in concert like 10 times. The same goes for Less Than Jake, haha! 2000 does seem so long ago. Yikes. I think I was in 6th grade at the time. Whoa! That makes me feel really old all of a sudden, haha! And heck yes for Bring It On!!

Kelly said...

Wow, what a great post, you got so much in in one post!

Sparkles and Shoes

Sam said...

I miss the early 2000's! All I remember about it was my obsession for Nick Carter from the Backstreet Boys and that enough makes me wanna be 10 again LOL!

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