Friday 27 November 2020

Back In Time With Maisie: 2000

Back In Time: 2000

In my time-travel rom com, The 12 Christmases of You & Me, Maisie travels back in time to Christmases of her past, and we're going to travel back with her and find out what was happening during the years she goes back to. 

The year 2000 marked not only a new decade but a new millennium. During the year we had a cartoon builder reach number one in the charts, Tom Hanks made friends with a volleyball, and Big Brother began its run in the UK.

Events in 2000

Christmas Number One:

Can We Fix It (Bob the Builder)

Big Chart Hits in the UK:

Who Let The Dogs Out (Baha Men)

It Feels so Good (Sonique)

The Real Slim Shady (Eminem)

Rise (Gabrielle)

Pure Shores (All Saints)

Toca's Miracle (Fragma)

Reach (S Club 7)

Rock DJ (Robbie Williams)

I Have a Dream/Seasons In The Sun (Westlife)

Fill Me In (Craig David)

Highest Grossing Films:

Mission: Impossible 2


Cast Away

What Women Want


Events, Music & TV:

Catherine Hartley and Fiona Thornewill reach the South Pole - a first for British women

Kathy Beale and Ricky Butcher leave Eastenders

A bus crash in Emmerdale kills off character Butch Dingle

The Tate Modern is opened in London

Euro 2000 is co-hosted by the Netherlands and Belgium

Events in 2000

In Cornation Street, thirteen-year-old Sarah Platt gives birth to daughter, Bethany

The UK's version of Big Brother airs on Channel 4, presented by Davina McCall. 'Nasty Nick' Bateman is ejected by the show after attempting to influence who the other contestants vote for.
Craig Phillips wins the £70,000 prize

Home and Away airs for the last time on ITV before its move to Channel 5 next year

The Queen's Mother celebrates her 100th birthday

The Weakest Link debuts on BBC Two

Events in 2000

Protestors block the entrances to oil refineries due to high fuel prices, which leads to fuel shortages when people start to panic buy

The Slater family arrive in Eastenders

The Olympic Games are held in Sydney, Australia. Great Britain win 11 gold, 10 silver and 7 bronze medals

Emmerdale increases its episodes to five nights a week

Judith Keppel is the first person to win a million pounds on ITV's Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?

Doctors, My Family, Waking the Dead, Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids, At Home with the Braithwaites, and Fat Friends also have their British TV debuts

Events in 2000

Find out more about The 12 Christmases of You & Me

The 12 Christmases of You & Me Jennifer Joyce

What if you could go back in time and fix the biggest mistake of your life?

Two years ago, Maisie’s best friend walked out of her life and she hasn’t heard from him since. When she wakes up in 1994, she naturally assumes she’s dreaming. But when she finds herself in the past again the next night and her actions in the dream alter her present-day life, she begins to wonder if she’s somehow hopping back in time. And if she is time-travelling, can she save her friendship with Jonas?

When Maisie is forced to relive Christmases of the past, will she face up to her mistakes, or make them all over again?

The 12 Christmases of You & Me is a magical tale of friendship, first loves, and learning to live in the present.

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