Leap Year: 2000 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 1st of January, 2000 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
Age: Anyone born on the 1st of January, 2000, will be 19 years of age.
American Format: 01-01-2000 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2000-01-01. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20000101" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 946684800.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of January:
New Year's Day
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of January, 2000:
United States: Smooth - Santana & Rob Thomas
United Kingdom: I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun - Westlife
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Stuart Little" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 1st of January, 2000.
Throughout much of 1999, the media focused on Y2K and the dawn of a new millennium. There was also a lot of concern about the "Millennium Bug".
Big Mouth Billy Bass
A singing prop fish called Big Mouth Billy Bass becomes a huge hit. The fish sings and moves to songs such as "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin and "Take Me To The River" by Al Green.
The "Whassup?" catchphrase from the Budweiser beer commercial becomes insanely popular.
American singer Jennifer Loper (aka J. Lo) tops the FHM sexiest woman list in both 2000 and 2001.
Time Person of the Year 2000
US President George W. Bush is named as the Time Person of the Year in 2000.
2000 in music.
Popular music artists in 2000 included Christina Aguilera, Eiffel 65, Céline Dion, Montell Jordan, Santana, Faith Hill, Sisqó, Destiny's Child, N Sync, Linkin Park, Enrique Iglesias, Matchbox Twenty, Mya, 3 Doors Down, Backstreet Boys and Eminem.
The 1st of January, 2000 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:
Futurama: Fry falls into a cyrogenic chamber, which freezes him until the year 3000.
Weather information for the 1st of January, 2000:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.0 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a mostly sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 37.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.06 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 7.94 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.78cm.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 1st of January, 2000.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 1st of January, 2000 was probably conceived around the 24th of March, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of January, 2000 is the 10th of October, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
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Things that happened during this general period of time...
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 1st of January, 2000.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 1st of January, 2000. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 1st of January, 2000. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of January, 2000.
7,170 days have passed since this date.
619,484,400 seconds have passed since the 1st of January, 2000.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 722,731,800 times.
Since the 1st of January, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 319,653,950,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 103,247,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 53,275,658 steps. That's about 23,678 miles!
Since this date, 7,433,813 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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