The 20th of August, 2000, fell on a Sunday. Day 233 of 2000. Decade: 2000s.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th 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 "The Cell" 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 20th of August, 2000.
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%.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of August:
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.
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?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 20th of August, 2000.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of August, 2000.
7,022 days have passed since this date.
606,704,400 seconds have passed since the 20th of August, 2000.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 707,821,800 times.
Since the 20th of August, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 313,059,470,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 101,117,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 52,176,578 steps. That's about 23,190 miles!
Since this date, 7,280,453 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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