24th of December, 2000

The 24th of December, 2000, fell on a Sunday. Day 359 of 2000. Decade: 2000s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 24th of December, 2000:

  • A gang of escaped prisoners hold up a sports store in Irving, Texas. Police officer Aubrey Hawkins is murdered after responding to the scene


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of December, 2000:

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "What Women Want" 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 24th of December, 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.

  • 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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of December:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 18 years, 9 months and 27 days have passed since the 24th of December, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 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 24th of December, 2000, will be 18 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 977616000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 24th of December, 2000:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 24th of December, 2000, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of December, 2000 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 24th of December:

  • Christmas Eve

Weather

Weather information for the 24th of December, 2000:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.5 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 19.4 degrees Fahrenheit. -7 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 4.32cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.67 degrees Celsius. 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 24th of December, 2000.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of December, 2000 was probably conceived around the 16th of March, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of December, 2000 is the 3rd of October, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

24th of December

Events that have occurred on the 24th 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of December, 2000.

  • 6,875 days have passed since this date.
  • 593,996,400 seconds have passed since the 24th of December, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 692,995,800 times.
  • Since the 24th of December, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 306,502,142,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 98,999,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 51,083,690 steps. That's about 22,704 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,127,957 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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