17th of August, 2000
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 17th of August, 2000, fell on a Thursday.
On this exact date:
Al Gore is nominated as the Democrat candidate for President of the United States. Share Decade: 2000s.
17 years, 11 months and 0 days have passed since the 17th of August, 2000.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of
Day 230 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 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.
Age: Anyone born on the 17th of August, 2000, will be 17 years of age.
American Format: 08-17-2000 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2000-08-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20000817" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 966466800.
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.
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). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
25th of July, 2000: Luis Figo transfers to Real Madrid
25th of July, 2000: 113 people are killed when an Air France Concorde flight crashes into a hotel in Gonesse, France.
3rd of August, 2000: Governor of Texas George W. Bush is nominated as the Republican candidate for President of the United States.
4th of August, 2000: Coyote Ugly (2000) is released.
23rd of August, 2000: The movie Snatch (2000) is released.
25th of August, 2000: Bring It On (2000) is released.
30th of August, 2000: The game Spider-Man (2000) is released.
1st of September, 2000: The Nokia 3310 is released.
5th of September, 2000: The film Memento (2000) is released.
11th of September, 2000: Shaggy releases his single "It Wasn't Me".
13th of September, 2000: Almost Famous (2000) is released.
14th of September, 2000: The single "Independent Women" is released by Destiny's Child. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 17th of August:
17th of August, 1950: Hill 303 massacre: 41 American Prisoners of War are shot to death by the North Korean Army.
17th of August, 1969: Hurricane Camille kills 256 in the United States.
17th of August, 1987: Prominent Nazi politican Rudolf Hess commits suicide at the age of 93.
17th of August, 1988: President of Pakistan Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash
17th of August, 1991: Strathfield Massacre: Taxi driver Wade Frankum shoots and kills seven people in Sydney, Australia.
17th of August, 1998: US President Bill Clinton admits that he had an "improper physical relationship" with Monica Lewinsky.
17th of August, 1999: 17,000 people are killed by an earthquake in Izmit, Turkey.
17th of August, 2008: Michael Phelps becomes the first person to win eight gold medals in one Olympic Games.
17th of August, 1979: Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979) is released.
17th of August, 2007: The comedy movie Superbad (2007) is released in cinemas.
17th of August, 2016: Gamescom takes place in Cologne, Germany. 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. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of August, 2000.
6,542 days have passed since this date.
565,228,800 seconds have passed since the 17th of August, 2000.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 659,433,600 times.
Since the 17th of August, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 291,658,060,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 94,204,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 48,609,677 steps. That's about 21,604 miles!
Since this date, 6,782,746 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Thursday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Quinta-feira. Random Dates
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