1st of January, 2000
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 1st of January, 2000, fell on a Saturday.
This date fell on a weekend.
On this exact date:
The new millennium begins. Share Decade: 2000s.
18 years, 5 months and 19 days have passed since the 1st of January, 2000.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of
Day 1 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).
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 18 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:
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".
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.
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. 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). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
2nd of December, 1999: The video game "Quake III Arena" is released.
10th of December, 1999: The Green Mile (1999) is released.
17th of December, 1999: The movie Stuart Little (1999) is released.
22nd of December, 1999: Any Given Sunday (1999) is released.
25th of December, 1999: The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) is released.
30th of December, 1999: Beatles legend George Harrison is attacked at his home in Henley-on-Thames, England.
31st of December, 1999: Boris Yeltsin resigns as the President of Russia.
31st of January, 2000: 88 people are killed when Alaska Airlines Flight 261 crashes off the California coast.
31st of January, 2000: Dr. Harold Shipman is found guilty of murdering 15 patients between 1995 and 1998. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 1st of January:
1st of January, 1912: The Republic of China is established.
1st of January, 1959: The Cuban Revolution ends when Cuban president Fulgencio Batista and his government ministers flee the country.
1st of January, 1970: Unix time begins.
1st of January, 1975: John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman are found guilty of the Watergate cover-up
1st of January, 1978: 213 people are killed when Air India Flight 855 crashes.
1st of January, 1993: Czechoslovakia is dissolved. Czech Republic and Slovakia become independent nations
1st of January, 1999: A new currency called the Euro is established.
1st of January, 2002: The Euro currency is introduced in Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Finland, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
1st of January, 2017: 39 people are killed when ISIS attacks the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey.
1st of January, 2017: The first day of year 2017 begins.
1st of January, 2016: New Year's Day 2016. 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. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of January:
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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.
6,745 days have passed since this date.
582,764,400 seconds have passed since the 1st of January, 2000.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 679,891,800 times.
Since the 1st of January, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 300,706,430,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 97,127,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 50,117,738 steps. That's about 22,275 miles!
Since this date, 6,993,173 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Saturday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Sabado. Random Dates
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