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  • Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
    Monday May 1, 2000

    Dwayne Johnson

    Johnson Successfully Defended His Title

    Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
    Monday May 1, 2000

    The following night on Raw, Johnson successfully defended his title against Shane McMahon in a Steel Cage match.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday May 5, 2000

    James Bond

    DoubleShot was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday May 5, 2000

    DoubleShot, first published in 2000, was the sixth novel by Raymond Benson featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond.




  • Moscow, Russia
    Sunday May 7, 2000

    Vladimir Putin

    A President

    Moscow, Russia
    Sunday May 7, 2000

    The inauguration of President Putin occurred on 7 May 2000. Putin appointed the Minister of Finance, Mikhail Kasyanov, as the Prime Minister.




  • California, U.S.
    Monday May 8, 2000

    Java (programming language)

    J2SE 1.3

    California, U.S.
    Monday May 8, 2000

    On May 8, 2000, Sun Microsystems released J2SE 1.3.




  • Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
    Sunday May 21, 2000

    Dwayne Johnson

    Judgment Day (2000)

    Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
    Sunday May 21, 2000

    On May 21, at Judgment Day, The Rock faced Triple H in an Iron Man match with Shawn Michaels as the special guest referee. With the score tied at five falls each, and with seconds left on the time limit, The Rock was disqualified when The Undertaker attacked Triple H, thus giving Triple H the 6–5 win and the title.




  • California, U.S.
    Tuesday May 23, 2000

    Eminem

    The Marshall Mathers LP

    California, U.S.
    Tuesday May 23, 2000

    The Marshall Mathers LP was released in May 2000. It sold 1.76 million copies in its first week, breaking US records held by Snoop Dogg's Doggystyle for fastest-selling hip hop album and Britney Spears' ...Baby One More Time for fastest-selling solo album.




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