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April 2nd, 2000.

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

21 years, 2 months and 10 days have passed since April 2nd, 2000.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

On this day.

What happened 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 event.

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

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

Music charts.

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
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Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Erin Brockovich" was at the top of the box office on April 2nd, 2000.

Take me back to April 2nd, 2000!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

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.

In technology news, more and more music companies are beginning to release MP3 players. The new MP3 format means that music listeners are able to listen to multiple albums on the go. It's the year 2000, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Christina Aguilera, Faith Hill, Savage Garden, Destiny's Child, Santana, Sisqó, Creed, Aaliyah and Enrique Iglesias. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Touched by an Angel", "King of the Hill", "Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place" and "Malcolm in the Middle".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Pokémon Red and Blue", "Super Smash Bros.", "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater" and "Unreal Tournament". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Simpsons", "Recess", "That '70s Show" and "Bob the Builder". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PlayStation (PS1), Groovy Girls, the Dreamcast and Poo-Chi (robot dog).

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on April 2nd, 2000.

  • Final Destination.

    Final Destination.

    The horror film "Final Destination" was being shown in movie theaters at this time.

  • The dot-com bubble bursts.

    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 were forced to shut down. During one week in April of 2000, the Nasdaq composite index fell by 25%.

  • U2 - "Beautiful Day"

    U2 - "Beautiful Day"

    The song "Beautiful Day" by Irish rock band U2 went on to win a Grammy for 2000's Record of the Year.

  • VCRs are being phased out.

    VCRs are being phased out.

    During this period, people were still using VCRs to play movies. However, more and more households were beginning to replace them with DVD players.

  • 2000 in music.

    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 highest paid celebrities in 2000.

    The highest paid celebrities in 2000.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2000 were Julia Roberts, George Lucas, Oprah Winfrey, Tom Hanks, Michael Jordan, The Rolling Stones, Tiger Woods, The Backstreet Boys, Cher and Steven Spielberg.

  • Who were the best NBA players 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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2000.

    Time Person of the Year 2000.

    President elect George W. Bush was named as the Time Person of the Year in 2000. This was after he defeated Democratic Party candidate Al Gore in a controversial presidential election that went all of the way to the Supreme Court.

  • 2000 in movies.

    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.

  • Jennifer Lopez.

    Jennifer Lopez.

    American singer Jennifer Loper (aka J. Lo) topped the FHM sexiest woman list in both 2000 and 2001.

  • Who were the best football players 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.

  • DVDs begin to replace VCR tapes.

    DVDs begin to replace VCR tapes.

    In the first half of the naughties, DVDs started to replace the older VCR tapes. This meant that you no longer had to rewind your tapes before bringing them back to the rental store!

  • Gladiator.

    Gladiator.

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

  • MP3 players become a thing.

    MP3 players become a thing.

    In the early "naughties", more and more MP3 players started to arrive on the market. This included the likes of the Samsung YEPP, the Creative NOMAD Jukebox and the Apple iPod. Although most of us did not know it at the time, the MP3 marked the beginning of the end for the CD format and in turn, the music stores that sold them.

  • Big Mouth Billy Bass.

    Big Mouth Billy Bass.

    A singing prop fish called Big Mouth Billy Bass was extremely popular around this time. The fish sang and moved to songs such as "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin and "Take Me To The River" by Al Green.

  • Pokémon Mania.

    Pokémon Mania.

    During this period, Pokémon became one of the most popular franchises in the world. Trading cards, toys and handheld games were all big sellers. In its first year, the Pokémon franchise had grossed over $1 Billion in sales.

  • The Second Chechen War.

    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.

  • Nokia 3210.

    Nokia 3210.

    In March of 1999, the Nokia 3210 was released. Over the course of 1999 and 2000, the Nokia 3210 went on to become one of the most popular cell phones in history.

  • The Game Boy Color.

    The Game Boy Color.

    During this time, the Game Boy Color was the go-to handheld device for gamers. Popular games included Wario Land 3, Donkey Kong Country and the various Pokémon releases.

  • Landline phones are still popular... for now.

    Landline phones are still popular... for now.

    During this period, landline phones were still popular. However, they would soon start to decline due to the rise of mobile phones.

  • CD folders.

    CD folders.

    During the late 1990s and early naughties, many people used CD folders to store their music collection. Disc towers were also popular for albums and things such as PlayStation games.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 21 years, 2 months and 10 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 21 years of age.
  • Generation: 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.

  • March 10th, 2000: The peak of the dot-com bubble is reached.
  • March 13th, 2000: Dot-com bubble: News that Japan has entered recession triggers a global sell-off in technology stocks.
  • 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 19th, 2000: Wrestling: Trish Stratus makes her WWF debut.
  • March 20th, 2000: Dot-com bubble: Investors are warned that many Internet companies are quickly running out of cash.
  • March 21st, 2000: Boyband NSYNC release their album No Strings Attached.
  • March 31st, 2000: The animated movie The Road to El Dorado (2000) is released in cinemas.
  • March 31st, 2000: The first episode of "Da Ali G Show" is aired.
  • April 1st, 2000: The 2000 United States Census begins.
  • This date: April 2nd, 2000
  • April 3rd, 2000: Dot-com bubble: News that Microsoft has been found guilty of monopolization causes the Nasdaq to drop by 8%.
  • 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.
  • April 18th, 2000: Eminem releases his single "The Real Slim Shady".
  • April 19th, 2000: Charles Barkley plays his final NBA game.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • 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 that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 2nd, 2000 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

Photographs of early 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - TV show about a dysfunctional family and their genius son.
  • Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids - British television series.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on April 2nd, 2000.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2000.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2000.

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

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Dead or Alive 2 - Fighting game developed by Team Ninja.
  • Resident Evil – Code: Veronica - Survival horror game that was developed for the Dreamcast.
  • Pokémon Stadium - Strategy game that was released on the Nintendo 64.
  • The Sims - Life simulation game that was published by Electronic Arts.
  • Unreal Tournament - FPS game.
  • Donkey Kong 64 - Platform game that was released on the Nintendo 64.
  • 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.
  • Dino Crisis - Survival horror game involving dinosaurs.
  • Counter-Strike - FPS game.
  • Ape Escape - Platform game that was released for the PlayStation.
  • Super Smash Bros. - Fighting game that was developed for the Nintendo 64.
  • Pokémon Red and Blue - Game Boy game.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2000.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out April 2nd, 2006 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 2nd of April.

Weather on April 2nd, 2000.

Historical 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.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on April 2nd, 2000.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 2nd, 2000.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 2nd, 2000 was most likely conceived around the 24th of June, 1999.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 2nd, 2000 is close to the 10th of January, 2001.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 7,741 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,105 weeks have passed.
  • 668,822,400 seconds have passed since the April 2nd, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 780,292,800 times.
  • Since April 2nd, 2000, the earth has travelled approximately 345,112,358,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 111,470,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 57,518,726 steps. That's about 25,564 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,025,869 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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