8th of December, 2000

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 8th of December, 2000, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) is released.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 17 years, 0 months and 11 days have passed since the 8th of December, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 2000.
  • Day 343 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 Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of December, 2000 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of December, 2000, will be 17 years of age.
  • American Format: 12-08-2000 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2000-12-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20001208" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 976233600.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of December:

  • Immaculate Conception (Spain)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of December, 2000:

  • United States: Independent Women Part 1 - Destiny's Child
  • United Kingdom: Independent Women Part 1 - Destiny's Child

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Grinch" 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 8th of December, 2000.

  • Jennifer Lopez

    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.

  • 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.

  • US Presidential Election Controversy

    The 2000 US Presidential Election proved to be highly controversial. On election night, media outlets began to report that Al Gore had won the election. Later on, it became apparent that the state of Florida had not decided yet. Over the next few weeks, the election become a bit of a train wreck, with multiple recounts being called. Eventually, on the 12th of December, the Supreme Court ruled that recounts should be halted. This ruling resulted in a victory for George W. Bush. The affair led to widespread debates about ballot-counting standards and criticisms of the system in general.

Weather

Weather information for the 8th of December, 2000:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.5 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 18.3 degrees Fahrenheit. -7.61 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.67 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 13.97cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 8th of December, 2000.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of December, 2000 was probably conceived around the 29th of February, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of December, 2000 is the 17th of September, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 8th of December:

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of December:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 8th of December, 2000. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of December, 2000.

  • 6,219 days have passed since this date.
  • 537,321,600 seconds have passed since the 8th of December, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 626,875,200 times.
  • Since the 8th of December, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 277,257,945,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 89,553,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 46,209,658 steps. That's about 20,538 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,447,859 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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