17th of August, 2000

The 17th of August, 2000, fell on a Thursday. Day 230 of 2000. Decade: 2000s.


On This Date

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

  • Al Gore is nominated as the Democrat candidate for President of the United States.


Music Singles

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

  • United States: Incomplete - Sisq6
  • United Kingdom: Rock DJ - Robbie Williams

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Hollow Man" 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 August, 2000.

  • 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%.


Celebrity Birthdays

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 19 years, 3 months and 6 days have passed since the 17th of August, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 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 August, 2000, will be 19 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 966466800.


Around This Time...

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


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 17th of August, 2000, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of August, 2000 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Weather

Weather information for the 17th of August, 2000:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.1 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 61.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.17 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.22 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of August, 2000 was probably conceived around the 8th of November, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of August, 2000 is the 27th of May, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

17th of August

Events that have occurred on the 17th of August:


Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
  • 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".
  • 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.

  • Final Fantasy IX - Fantasy RPG game.
  • Diablo II - The second game in the series.
  • Deus Ex - RPG game that was released by Eidos Interactive in 2000.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 7,035 days have passed since this date.
  • 607,827,600 seconds have passed since the 17th of August, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 709,132,200 times.
  • Since the 17th of August, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 313,639,041,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 101,304,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 52,273,174 steps. That's about 23,233 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,293,931 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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