April 2nd, 2000

April 2nd, 2000, fell on a Sunday. It was day 93 of 2000. The decade was the 2000s.

20 years, 8 months and 4 days have passed since April 2nd, 2000.


On This Date

Events that occurred on 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.


Fictional Date

April 2nd, 2000 relates to an event in a movie, book, game or television series:

  • WWF: Vince McMahon turns on The Rock and helps Triple H regain his title.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 2nd, 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.

Take Me Back!

The date is April 2nd, 2000 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 2000 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song Say My Name by Destiny's Child is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Bag It Up by Geri Halliwell is the number one hit song.

Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Erin Brockovich 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 "The X-Files", "Star Trek: Voyager", "Recess" and "Charmed". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater", "Resident Evil 3: Nemesis", "Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings" and "Grand Theft Auto 2".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dexter's Laboratory", "Blue's Clues", "Teletubbies" and "The Wild Thornberrys". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 April 2nd, 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.

  • Gladiator

    "Gladiator" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2000.

  • Who were the best football players in 2000?

    In 2000, the best soccer players were Luís Figo, Zinedine Zidane, Andriy Shevchenko, Thierry Henry, Alessandro Nesta, Rivaldo, Gabriel Batistuta, Gaizka Mendieta, Raúl, Paolo Maldini and David Beckham.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2000?

    In 2000, the best NBA players were Shaquille O'Neal, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Jason Kidd, Gary Payton, Karl Malone, Grant Hill, Alonzo Mourning, Allen Iverson, Kobe Bryant, Chris Webber, Vince Carter, David Robinson, Eddie Jones and Stephon Marbury.

  • 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 20 years, 8 months and 4 days have passed since April 2nd, 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 April 2nd, 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 954630000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 2nd, 2000:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 2nd, 2000, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 2nd, 2000 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

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:

  • Poo-Chi (robot dog)
  • The Dreamcast
  • Game Boy Color
  • Groovy Girls
  • PlayStation (PS1)

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of April:


Weather

Weather information for April 2nd, 2000:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.1 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 49.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 9.61 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.17 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on April 2nd, 2000?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 2nd, 2000?

  • Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 2nd, 2000 was probably conceived around the 24th of June, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 2nd, 2000 is the 10th of January, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

Video 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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 2nd, 2000.

  • 7,553 days have passed since this date.
  • 652,582,800 seconds have passed since the April 2nd, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 761,346,600 times.
  • Since April 2nd, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 336,732,724,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 108,763,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 56,122,121 steps. That's about 24,943 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,830,994 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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