17th of May, 2000

The 17th of May, 2000, fell on a Wednesday. Day 138 of 2000. Decade: 2000s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 17th of May, 2000:

  • The last episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210" is aired.


Music Singles

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

  • United States: Maria Maria - Santana
  • United Kingdom: Oops I Did It Again - Britney Spears

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Gladiator" 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 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.

  • Jennifer Lopez

    American singer Jennifer Loper (aka J. Lo) tops the FHM sexiest woman list in both 2000 and 2001.

  • 2000 in movies.

    Movies released in 2000 included Mission: Impossible 2, Gladiator, Cast Away, What Women Want, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Meet the Parents, The Perfect Storm, X-Men, What Lies Beneath, Snatch, Almost Famous, Memento, Traffic, Final Destination and Scary Movie.

  • 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 dot-com bubble bursts.

    During this period, a speculative bubble in technology was beginning to burst. Online shopping companies such as Pets.com and Webvan are forced to shut down. During one week in April of 2000, the Nasdaq composite index fell by 25%.

  • Eurovision 2000

    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.


Celebrity Birthdays

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 19 years, 4 months and 4 days have passed since the 17th of May, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 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).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of May, 2000, will be 19 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 958518000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 17th of May, 2000:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 17th of May, 2000, 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 17th of May, 2000 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of May:

  • Constitution Day (Norway)

Weather

Weather information for the 17th of May, 2000:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.5 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 58.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 14.67 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.44 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.52cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of May, 2000 was probably conceived around the 8th of August, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of May, 2000 is the 24th of February, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

17th of May

Events that have occurred on the 17th of May:

  • 17th of May, 1974: 33 people are killed when the UVF detonate four car bombs in Dublin and Monaghan in Ireland.
  • 17th of May, 1984: Michael Silka kills nine people during a spree shooting in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska.
  • 17th of May, 1990: The World Health Organization removes homosexuality from its list of diseases.
  • 17th of May, 1995: A U.S. Army veteran called Shawn Nelson goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California
  • 17th of May, 2006: The 2006 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Arsenal. Barcelona win 2-1.
  • 17th of May, 2009: The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
  • 17th of May, 2011: The video game "L.A. Noire" 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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 7,063 days have passed since this date.
  • 610,243,200 seconds have passed since the 17th of May, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 711,950,400 times.
  • Since the 17th of May, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 314,885,491,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 101,707,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 52,480,915 steps. That's about 23,325 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,322,918 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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