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.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 17 years, 10 months and 23 days have passed since the 1st of January, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 2000.
  • 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 17 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.

Holidays

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

  • New Year's Day

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".

  • 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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2000

    US President George W. Bush is named as the Time Person of the Year in 2000.

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.

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).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

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

How old was I?

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Videos

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Visualize

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.

  • 6,535 days have passed since this date.
  • 564,624,000 seconds have passed since the 1st of January, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 658,728,000 times.
  • Since the 1st of January, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 291,345,984,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 94,104,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 48,557,664 steps. That's about 21,581 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,775,488 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Saturday" in other languages is:

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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