March 31st, 2000

March 31st, 2000, fell on a Friday. Day 91 of 2000. Decade: 2000s.

20 years, 2 months and 6 days have passed since March 31st, 2000.


On This Date

Events that occurred on March 31st, 2000:

  • The first episode of "Da Ali G Show" is aired.
  • The animated movie The Road to El Dorado (2000) is released in cinemas.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 31st, 2000:

  • United States: Say My Name - Destiny's Child
  • United Kingdom: Bag It Up - Geri Halliwell

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Erin Brockovich" 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 March 31st, 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.

  • Whassup?

    The "Whassup?" catchphrase from the Budweiser beer commercial becomes insanely popular.

  • Gladiator

    "Gladiator" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 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.

  • U2 - "Beautiful Day"

    "Beautiful Day" by U2 would go on to win a Grammy for 2000's Record of the Year.

  • 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%.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 20 years, 2 months and 6 days have passed since March 31st, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 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 March 31st, 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 954457200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 31st, 2000:

  • March 2nd, 2000: WWF SmackDown! is released for the PlayStation.
  • March 10th, 2000: The peak of the dot-com bubble is reached.
  • March 15th, 2000: The dot-com bubble begins to burst as Yahoo! and eBay end merger talks.
  • March 17th, 2000: Erin Brockovich (2000) is released.
  • March 17th, 2000: Final Destination (2000) is released.
  • March 21st, 2000: Boyband NSYNC release their album No Strings Attached.
  • April 1st, 2000: The 2000 United States Census begins.
  • April 2nd, 2000: WrestleMania 2000: Triple H retains his title after winning in a four-way elimination match against The Rock, The Big Show and Mick Foley.
  • April 11th, 2000: Irish crime: Catherine Nevin begins a life sentence after being found guilty of murdering her husband Tom Nevin.
  • April 14th, 2000: The film American Psycho (2000) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 31st, 2000, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 31st, 2000 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television Shows

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

  • 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".
  • Freaks and Geeks - Short-lived TV series about a misfit high-school student.
  • The West Wing - Political drama.
  • Futurama - Animated series.
  • The Sopranos - Crime drama about the life of a New Jersey mobster.
  • The Powerpuff Girls - Cartoon about a group of sisters with superpowers.
  • Becker - TV show about a grumpy doctor called Dr. John Becker.
  • Charmed - TV series about a group of sisters that are witches.
  • Will & Grace - TV series.

2000 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2000.

"Malcolm in the Middle" - "Roswell" - "Rocket Power" - "Dora the Explorer" - "SpongeBob SquarePants" - "Ed, Edd n Eddy" - "Bob the Builder" - "The Powerpuff Girls" - "The Wild Thornberrys" - "That '70s Show" - "CatDog" - "Dawson's Creek" - "Bear in the Big Blue House" - "City Guys" - "Recess" - "The Angry Beavers" - "Pokemon" - "Teletubbies" - "Daria" - "Hey Arnold!" - "Arthur" - "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" - "Blue's Clues" - "7th Heaven" - "Kenan & Kel" - "Moesha" - "Hang Time" - "Dexter's Laboratory" - "Friends" - "All That" - "Rugrats" - "Beverly Hills, 90210" - "The Simpsons"


2000 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2000:

  • The Dreamcast
  • Game Boy Color
  • Groovy Girls
  • PlayStation (PS1)

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of March:


Weather

Weather information for March 31st, 2000:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.6 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 38.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.5 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2539.75cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on March 31st, 2000.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 31st, 2000 was probably conceived around the 22nd of June, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 31st, 2000 is the 8th of January, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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.

31st of March

Events that have occurred on the 31st of March:

  • March 31st, 1968: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson announces he will not seek re-election
  • March 31st, 1985: WWF: The first WrestleMania is held at Madison Square Garden.
  • March 31st, 1985: WrestleMania I: Hulk Hogan & Mr. T defeat Roddy Piper & Paul Orndorff in the main event.
  • March 31st, 1991: The Croatian War of Independence begins.
  • March 31st, 1991: Georgia votes for independence from the Soviet Union.
  • March 31st, 1993: Actor Brandon Lee dies after being accidentally shot while filming a scene for the movie "The Crow".
  • March 31st, 1995: Latin singer Selena is shot and killed.
  • March 31st, 1995: The comedy film Tommy Boy (1995) is released in cinemas.
  • March 31st, 2019: Rapper Nipsey Hussle is shot dead in Los Angeles.
  • March 31st, 1975: The last episode of Western drama series "Gunsmoke" is aired.
  • March 31st, 1992: The first episode of "Dateline NBC" is aired.
  • March 31st, 1996: WrestleMania XII: Shawn Michaels defeats Bret Hart in an Iron Man match at the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim in Anaheim, California.
  • March 31st, 1997: The first episode of Teletubbies is aired.
  • March 31st, 1998: StarCraft is released.
  • March 31st, 2001: Former soccer play David Rocastle passes away after a battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
  • March 31st, 2006: Basic Instinct 2 (2006) is released.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 31st, 2000.

  • 7,372 days have passed since this date.
  • 636,940,800 seconds have passed since the March 31st, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 743,097,600 times.
  • Since March 31st, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 328,661,452,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 106,156,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 54,776,909 steps. That's about 24,345 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,643,290 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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