5th of May, 2000

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 5th of May, 2000, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: The computer virus ILOVEYOU attacks computers worldwide.
  • On this exact date: The movie Gladiator (2000) is released.
  • On this exact date: The last episode of the TV show "Boy Meets World" is broadcasted.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 18 years, 1 months and 21 days have passed since the 5th of May, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 2000.
  • Day 126 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 Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of May, 2000 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of May, 2000, will be 18 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-05-2000 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2000-05-05. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20000505" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 957481200.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of May:

  • Liberation Day (Denmark)
  • Children's Day (Japan)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of May, 2000:

  • United States: Maria Maria - Santana
  • United Kingdom: Toca's Miracle - Fragma

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "U-571" 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 5th of May, 2000.

  • 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 5th of May, 2000:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 61.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.39 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 5th of May, 2000.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of May, 2000 was probably conceived around the 27th of July, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of May, 2000 is the 12th of February, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 5th of May:

  • 5th of May, 1821: Napoleon Bonaparte dies.
  • 5th of May, 1972: 115 people die when Alitalia Flight 112 crashes near Palermo in Italy.
  • 5th of May, 1981: Provisional IRA member Bobby Sands dies while on hunger strike in prison.
  • 5th of May, 2002: The World Wrestling Federation, Inc. (WWF) changes its name to World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE)
  • 5th of May, 2006: Mission: Impossible III (2006) is released.

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 5th of May:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 5th of May, 2000. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of May, 2000.

  • 6,625 days have passed since this date.
  • 572,400,000 seconds have passed since the 5th of May, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 667,800,000 times.
  • Since the 5th of May, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 295,358,400,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 95,400,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 49,226,400 steps. That's about 21,878 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,868,800 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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