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Friday, June 30. 2000, 05:37:16 PM UTC+0000


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Friday, June 30, 2000

Vicente Fox is elected President of Mexico, as candidate of the rightist PAN (National Action Party), ending 71 years of PRI (Institutional Revolutionary Party) rule.
At the Roskilde Festival near Copenhagen, Denmark, 9 die and 26 are injured on a set while the rock group Pearl Jam performs.
During a set of the band Pearl Jam at the Roskilde Festival near Copenhagen, 9 died and 26 are injured in the crowd.
In southern Nigeria, a leaking petroleum pipeline explodes, killing about 250 villagers who were scavenging gasoline.
Bashar al-Assad is confirmed as Syria's leader in a national referendum.
France defeats Italy 2-1 after extra time in the final of the European Chionships, becoming the first team to consecutively win the World Cup and European Chionships.
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