17th of February, 2000

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 17th of February, 2000, fell on a Thursday.
  • On this exact date: Windows 2000 is released.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 17 years, 3 months and 7 days have passed since the 17th of February, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 07 of 2000.
  • Day 48 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 Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of February, 2000 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of February, 2000, will be 17 years of age.
  • American Format: 02-17-2000 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2000-02-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20000217" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 950745600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of February, 2000:

  • United States: I Knew I Loved You - Savage Garden
  • United Kingdom: Rise - Gabrielle

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Scream 3" 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 17th of February, 2000.

  • 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.

Weather

Weather information for the 17th of February, 2000:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.5 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 20.6 degrees Fahrenheit. -6.33 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.27cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.33 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 17th of February, 2000.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of February, 2000 was probably conceived around the 10th of May, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of February, 2000 is the 26th of November, 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 17th of February:

Television

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.

Computer Games

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

  • The Sims - Life simulation game that was published by Electronic Arts.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of February:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 17th of February, 2000. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of February, 2000.

  • 6,306 days have passed since this date.
  • 544,834,800 seconds have passed since the 17th of February, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 635,640,600 times.
  • Since the 17th of February, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 281,134,756,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 90,805,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 46,855,793 steps. That's about 20,825 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,538,018 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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