24th of May, 2000

The 24th of May, 2000, fell on a Wednesday. Day 145 of 2000. Decade: 2000s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 24th of May, 2000:

  • Mission: Impossible II (2000) is released in movie theaters.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of May, 2000:

  • United States: Maria Maria - Santana
  • United Kingdom: Don't Call Me Baby - Madison Avenue

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Dinosaur" 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 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 24th of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 19 years, 6 months and 23 days have passed since the 24th of May, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 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 24th of May, 2000, will be 19 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 959122800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 24th of May, 2000:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 24th of May, 2000, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of May, 2000 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Weather

Weather information for the 24th of May, 2000:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.0 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 61.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 8.89cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.17 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.78cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 24th of May, 2000.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of May, 2000 was probably conceived around the 15th of August, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of May, 2000 is the 3rd of March, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

24th of May

Events that have occurred on the 24th of May:

  • 24th of May, 1798: The Irish Rebellion begins.
  • 24th of May, 1989: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) is released in movie theaters.
  • 24th of May, 1995: Braveheart (1995) is released in cinemas.
  • 24th of May, 2010: The last episode of the television show "Law & Order" is aired. The series had been running for nearly 20 years.
  • 24th of May, 2019: British Prime Minister Theresa May announces that she will resign as leader of the Conservative Party.

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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of May, 2000.

  • 7,143 days have passed since this date.
  • 617,158,800 seconds have passed since the 24th of May, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 720,018,600 times.
  • Since the 24th of May, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 318,453,940,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 102,859,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 53,075,657 steps. That's about 23,589 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,405,906 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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