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New Year 2000

CELEBRATION | AROUND THE WORLD | COMPUTER BUG | IN THE NEWS

Overview
All Quiet on the Y2K Front
Businesses and government agencies around the world reported few Y2K problems with their computers and other electronic devices on the first workday of the new year.
  • D.C.'s Day After Dawns Calm, Quiet

    Fireworks lit the sky around the Kansas Capitol in Topeka.
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  • New Year's 2000
    MULTIMEDIA: Washingtonpost.com Video: Fireworks on the Mall | MSNBC Video: Worldwide Celebrations
    PHOTOS: Views From Around the World  |  New Year's Day in Photos
    TIPS: Check Your Computer
    LOOKING BACK: Ten Ways to Look at the Last Thousand Years
    OPINION: Happy K-Year | Achenbach's Rough Draft
    CREDITS: Post Contributors to This Report
    Celebration
    New Year's Highlights Global Diversity
    In Las Vegas, Who Needs Fireworks?
    In Rehoboth, Cosmic Relief
    A Capital Celebration on the Mall
    Revelers Make the Night Unforgettable
    Sparks Flew Over the Fireworks on the Mall
    For Some, a Time For Prayer
    The Clintons Host a Historic Fete
    TV Review: Technicolor Wonders
    Performance Review: A Grand, Eclectic Night
    World Celebrates as Y2K Worries Dissipate
    video bug Video Clips of How They Marked Midnight:
    Beijing | Hong Kong | Kiribati | Madrid | New Zealand | Paris | Rome | Rio | Taiwan



    Nabua Village, Fiji
    Kandahar, Afghanistan
    Tokyo
    Beijing
    Moscow
    Giza, Egypt

    Rome
    Warsaw
    New York
    Rio de Janeiro
    Paris
    London

    Chicago
    Panama
    Berlin
    Kenya
    Los Angeles
    Las Vegas

    Computer Bug
    Style: Some See Y2K Bug as a Hoax
    Computers Pass Their Date With Destiny
    White House Reports No Y2K Problems
    Intelsat Reports A-OK Y2K
    Millions Swamp Web Sites
    Electric Utilities Experience No Big Shocks
    Year 2000 Virus Warning Issued
    audio Y2K Around the World

    In The News
    'Crisis' Cash Going Back to Coffers
    Anticlimactic End to '99 a Relief
    Style: Whys Guys Weigh In on Y2K
    Race for Washington's 1st 2000 Baby Becomes Stampede
    Authorities Question Dozens About Terrorism
    District Hospital Claims First Baby - By a Toenail
    Doomsayers' Anticipation Mounts
    video bug First Baby
    video bug First Wedding
    video bug First Bungee Jump