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 Pisces.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 24th of February, 2000 falls under the Wolf.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
Age: Anyone born on the 24th of February, 2000, will be 19 years of age.
American Format: 02-24-2000 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2000-02-24. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20000224" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 951350400.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of February, 2000:
United States: Thank God I Found You - Mariah Carey & 98 Degrees
United Kingdom: Go Let It Out - Oasis
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 24th of February, 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.
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.
Weather information for the 24th of February, 2000:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.7 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a windy day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 49.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 9.5 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 24th of February, 2000.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 24th of February, 2000. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 24th 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 24th of February, 2000.
7,000 days have passed since this date.
604,796,400 seconds have passed since the 24th of February, 2000.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 705,595,800 times.
Since the 24th of February, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 312,074,942,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 100,799,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 52,012,490 steps. That's about 23,117 miles!
Since this date, 7,257,557 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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