In the winter of 2000 the airwaves were dominated by song that was inspired by an e-mail hoax. The writer of the song, Harley Allen had received an e-mail about a little girl who watched her father kill her mother and then turn the gun on himself. The song was recorded by John Michael Montgomery who took the song to number one on the national Billboard charts for five weeks in a row. "The Little Girl" by John Michael Montgomery one several awards. 2000 also had other amazing songs.

Take a look at these top 5 songs from the fall of 2000

John Michael Montgomery - "The Little Girl"

Brad Paisley - "We Danced" (acoustic)

Travis Tritt - "Best Of Intentions"

Phil Vassar - "Just Another Day In Paradise"

Sara Evans - "Born To Fly"

Here are some interesting cost of living facts from 2000

  • Average cost of new house $134,150.00
  • Average income per year $40,343.00
  • Average cost of new car $24,750.00
  • Barrel of oil was $30.00 per barrel
  • Average monthly rent $675.00
  • Cost of a gallon of gas $1.26
  • US Postage Stamp .33 cents
  • 1 pound of bacon cost $2.97
  • A dozen eggs was .89 cents
  • Coffee cost $3.44 a pound
  • A loaf of bread $1.72

What do you remember from 2000?

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