1st of January, 2000

The 1st of January, 2000, fell on a Saturday. Day 1 of 2000. Decade: 2000s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 1st of January, 2000:

  • The new millennium begins.


Fictional Date

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.

Music Singles

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.

  • Y2K

    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.

  • Whassup?

    The "Whassup?" catchphrase from the Budweiser beer commercial becomes insanely popular.

  • Jennifer Lopez

    American singer Jennifer Loper (aka J. Lo) tops the FHM sexiest woman list in both 2000 and 2001.

  • 2000 in movies.

    Movies released in 2000 included Mission: Impossible 2, Gladiator, Cast Away, What Women Want, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Meet the Parents, The Perfect Storm, X-Men, What Lies Beneath, Snatch, Almost Famous, Memento, Traffic, Final Destination and Scary Movie.

  • 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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of January:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 19 years, 9 months and 15 days have passed since the 1st of January, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 2000.
  • Leap Year: 2000 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of January, 2000, will be 19 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 946684800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 1st of January, 2000:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 1st of January, 2000, 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.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of January:

  • New Year's Day

Weather

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.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 1st of January, 2000.

Conception Dates

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).

1st of January

Events that have occurred on the 1st of January:


Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Amanda Show - Starring Amanda Bynes.
  • Roswell - TV show about the town of Roswell.
  • Angel - Spin-off show of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".
  • Freaks and Geeks - Short-lived TV series about a misfit high-school student.
  • The West Wing - Political drama.
  • Futurama - Animated series.
  • The Sopranos - Crime drama about the life of a New Jersey mobster.
  • The Powerpuff Girls - Cartoon about a group of sisters with superpowers.
  • Becker - TV show about a grumpy doctor called Dr. John Becker.
  • Charmed - TV series about a group of sisters that are witches.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Unreal Tournament - FPS game.
  • Grand Theft Auto 2 - Second game in the GTA series. The last GTA game to show a top-down view of the player.
  • Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings - Strategy game.
  • Resident Evil 3: Nemesis - Third game in the series.
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater - Skateboarding game.
  • Counter-Strike - FPS game.
  • Final Fantasy VIII - RPG game.
  • Syphon Filter - Third-person shooter / stealth game, starring Gabriel Logan as the main character.
  • Silent Hill - Survival horror game.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 1st of January, 2000.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of January, 2000.

  • 7,228 days have passed since this date.
  • 624,495,600 seconds have passed since the 1st of January, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 728,578,200 times.
  • Since the 1st of January, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 322,239,729,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 104,082,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 53,706,622 steps. That's about 23,870 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,493,947 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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