12th of October, 2000

The 12th of October, 2000, fell on a Thursday. Day 286 of 2000. Decade: 2000s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 12th of October, 2000:

  • A suicide attack is launched against the USS Cole. 17 people are killed


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of October, 2000:

  • United States: Music - Madonna
  • United Kingdom: Against All Odds - Mariah Carey & Westlife

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Remember the Titans" 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 12th of October, 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%.

  • Nokia 3310

    Throughout this period of time, the Nokia 3310 would have been one of the most popular cell phones on the market. The phone included a game called "Snake" and it allowed people to customize its cover.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 19 years, 1 months and 10 days have passed since the 12th of October, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 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 12th of October, 2000, will be 19 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 971305200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 12th of October, 2000:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 12th of October, 2000, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of October, 2000 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Weather

Weather information for the 12th of October, 2000:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.1 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 53.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 12 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.94 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.1cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 12th of October, 2000.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of October, 2000 was probably conceived around the 3rd of January, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of October, 2000 is the 22nd of July, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

12th of October

Events that have occurred on the 12th of October:

  • 12th of October, 1492: Christopher Columbus discovers The Americas.
  • 12th of October, 1961: New Zealand abolishes the death penalty.
  • 12th of October, 1964: American socialite Mary Pinchot Meyer is murdered in Washington D.C.
  • 12th of October, 1984: The Brighton hotel bombing occurs when the Provisional IRA attempt to assassinate British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
  • 12th of October, 1998: American student Matthew Shepard passes away after being tortured and left to die in a field in Wyoming. The case receives widespread media attention as it is considered by many to be a hate crime
  • 12th of October, 2002: 202 people are killed on the Indonesian island of Bali when an Islamist group detonates three bombs in the tourist district of Kuta.
  • 12th of October, 2012: The movie Argo (2012) is released.

Television

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

  • Dark Angel - Starring Jessica Alba.
  • Andromeda - Sci-fi TV series.
  • 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.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 - Iconic skateboarding game with a great soundtrack.
  • Spider-Man - An action game that was released by Activision for the PlayStation.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of October, 2000.

  • 6,980 days have passed since this date.
  • 603,075,600 seconds have passed since the 12th of October, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 703,588,200 times.
  • Since the 12th of October, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 311,187,009,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 100,512,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 51,864,502 steps. That's about 23,051 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,236,907 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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