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 18 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.
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.
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.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 17th of August, 2000.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 17th of August, 2000. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 17th of August, 2000. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of August, 2000.
6,795 days have passed since this date.
587,091,600 seconds have passed since the 17th of August, 2000.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 684,940,200 times.
Since the 17th of August, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 302,939,265,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 97,848,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 50,489,878 steps. That's about 22,440 miles!
Since this date, 7,045,099 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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