16th of March, 2000

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 16th of March, 2000, fell on a Thursday.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 17 years, 10 months and 4 days have passed since the 16th of March, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 2000.
  • Day 76 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 Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 16th of March, 2000 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 16th of March, 2000, will be 17 years of age.
  • American Format: 03-16-2000 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2000-03-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20000316" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 953164800.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of March, 2000:

  • United States: Amazed - Lonestar
  • United Kingdom: American Pie - Madonna

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Mission to Mars" 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 16th of March, 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 16th of March, 2000:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 40.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 4.72 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.79cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.94 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 16th of March, 2000.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of March, 2000 was probably conceived around the 7th of June, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of March, 2000 is the 24th of December, 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 16th of March:

  • 16th of March, 1965: Police clash with Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee marchers in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 16th of March, 1966: The first Vans shoe store is opened in California.
  • 16th of March, 1968: The My Lai Massacre occurs in Vietnam.
  • 16th of March, 1970: Motown singer Tammi Terrell passes away after battling cancer.
  • 16th of March, 1985: Reporter Terry Anderson is taken hostage by Shiite Hezbollah militants in Beirut. He is not released until 1991
  • 16th of March, 1988: Iran-Contra affair: Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North and Vice Admiral John Poindexter are indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States.
  • 16th of March, 1988: The Milltown Cemetery attack occurs when loyalist paramilitary Michael Stone launches a gun and grenade attack on mourners at an IRA funeral.
  • 16th of March, 2012: The comedy movie 21 Jump Street (2012) is released in cinemas.

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 16th of March:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 16th of March, 2000. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of March, 2000.

  • 6,516 days have passed since this date.
  • 562,982,400 seconds have passed since the 16th of March, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 656,812,800 times.
  • Since the 16th of March, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 290,498,918,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 93,830,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 48,416,486 steps. That's about 21,518 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,755,789 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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