The 31st of January, 2000, fell on a Monday. Day 31 of 2000. Decade: 2000s.
19 years, 11 months and 20 days have passed since the 31st of January, 2000.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 31st of January, 2000:
88 people are killed when Alaska Airlines Flight 261 crashes off the California coast.
Dr. Harold Shipman is found guilty of murdering 15 patients between 1995 and 1998
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of January, 2000:
United States: I Knew I Loved You - Savage Garden
United Kingdom: Born To Make You Happy - Britney Spears
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Eye of the Beholder" 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 31st of January, 2000.
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.
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.
U2 - "Beautiful Day"
"Beautiful Day" by U2 would go on to win a Grammy for 2000's Record of the Year.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of January:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Malcolm in the Middle - TV show about a dysfunctional family and their genius son.
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.
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?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of January, 2000.
7,293 days have passed since this date.
630,115,200 seconds have passed since the 31st of January, 2000.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 735,134,400 times.
Since the 31st of January, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 325,139,443,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 105,019,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 54,189,907 steps. That's about 24,084 miles!
Since this date, 7,561,382 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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