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 19 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.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of May:
Liberation Day (Denmark)
Children's Day (Japan)
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.
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.
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.
The 2000 Eurovision song contest is held in Stockholm, Sweden. Denmark win the contest with the song "Fly on the Wings of Love" by the Olsen Brothers.
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.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 5th of May, 2000.
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).
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of May, 2000.
7,048 days have passed since this date.
608,947,200 seconds have passed since the 5th of May, 2000.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 710,438,400 times.
Since the 5th of May, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 314,216,755,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 101,491,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 52,369,459 steps. That's about 23,275 miles!
Since this date, 7,307,366 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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