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 Libra.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of October, 2000 falls under the Raven.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
Age: Anyone born on the 17th of October, 2000, will be 18 years of age.
American Format: 10-17-2000 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2000-10-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20001017" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 971737200.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of October, 2000:
United States: Come On Over Baby - Christina Aguilera
United Kingdom: Black Coffee - All Saints
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 17th of October, 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.
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.
Weather information for the 17th of October, 2000:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.8 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 53.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 17th of October, 2000.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 17th of October, 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 October, 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 October, 2000.
6,790 days have passed since this date.
586,656,000 seconds have passed since the 17th of October, 2000.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 684,432,000 times.
Since the 17th of October, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 302,714,496,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 97,776,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 50,452,416 steps. That's about 22,423 miles!
Since this date, 7,039,872 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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