February 12th, 2000, fell on a Saturday. It was day 43 of 2000. The decade was the 2000s.
20 years, 9 months and 15 days have passed since February 12th, 2000.
On This Date
Events that occurred on February 12th, 2000:
American professional football player and coach Tom Landry passes away after battling leukemia.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 12th, 2000:
United States: I Knew I Loved You - Savage Garden
United Kingdom: Rise - Gabrielle
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Scream 3" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is February 12th, 2000 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
Valentine's Day is just around the corner. In America, the song I Knew I Loved You by Savage Garden is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Rise by Gabrielle is the number one hit song.
Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Scream 3 is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. The Nokia 3210 is currently one of the most popular cell phones on the market.
It's the year 2000, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Christina Aguilera, Savage Garden, Destiny's Child, Santana and Enrique Iglesias. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Walker, Texas Ranger", "Friends", "Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction" and "Stargate SG-1". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Counter-Strike", "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater", "Resident Evil 3: Nemesis" and "Grand Theft Auto 2".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Moesha", "Teletubbies", "Bear in the Big Blue House" and "CatDog". Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation (PS1)", "Groovy Girls", "Game Boy Color" and "The Dreamcast".
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 February 12th, 2000.
The Second Chechen War.
During this period, the Second Chechen War was taking place. The armed conflict took place in Chechnya between Russia and the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.
Big Mouth Billy Bass
A singing prop fish called Big Mouth Billy Bass becomes a huge hit. The fish sings and moves to songs such as "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin and "Take Me To The River" by Al Green.
The "Whassup?" catchphrase from the Budweiser beer commercial becomes insanely popular.
"Gladiator" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 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.
The dot-com bubble continues to grow.
During this period, the dot-com bubble was entering its final phase, as excessive speculation in Internet-based companies continued to push stock prices upwards.
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.
U2 - "Beautiful Day"
"Beautiful Day" by U2 would go on to win a Grammy for 2000's Record of the Year.
Legendary NFL coach Tom Landry passes away.
On the 12th of February, 2000, American professional football player and coach Tom Landry passed away after battling leukemia.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
20 years, 9 months and 15 days have passed since February 12th, 2000.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 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 February 12th, 2000, will be 20 years of age.
People born in 2000 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 950313600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around February 12th, 2000:
January 23rd, 2000: Wrestling: The Rock wins the 2000 Royal Rumble and Triple H defeats Cactus Jack in a Street Fight.
January 30th, 2000: Super Bowl XXXIV: The St. Louis Rams defeat the Tennessee Titans by 23-16 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
January 30th, 2000: 169 people are killed when Kenya Airways Flight 431 crashes off Ivory Coast.
January 31st, 2000: 88 people are killed when Alaska Airlines Flight 261 crashes off the California coast.
January 31st, 2000: Dr. Harold Shipman is found guilty of murdering 15 patients between 1995 and 1998.
February 1st, 2000: Irish crime: Larry Murphy rapes and attempts to murder a woman that he abducted from Carlow.
February 3rd, 2000: Irish criminal John Gilligan is extradited back to Ireland on murder and drugs charges.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 12th, 2000?
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on February 12th, 2000 was probably conceived around the 5th of May, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 12th, 2000 is the 21st of November, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
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.
Counter-Strike - FPS game.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about February 12th, 2000.
7,594 days have passed since this date.
656,121,600 seconds have passed since the February 12th, 2000.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 765,475,200 times.
Since February 12th, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 338,558,745,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 109,353,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 56,426,458 steps. That's about 25,078 miles!
Since this date, 7,873,459 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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