6th of May, 2000

The 6th of May, 2000, fell on a Saturday. Day 127 of 2000. Decade: 2000s.

19 years, 9 months and 17 days have passed since the 6th of May, 2000.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of May, 2000:

  • United States: Maria Maria - Santana
  • United Kingdom: Toca's Miracle - Fragma

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "U-571" 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 6th of May, 2000.

  • 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.

  • 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%.

  • Eurovision 2000

    The 2000 Eurovision song contest is held in Stockholm, Sweden. Denmark win the contest with the song "Fly on the Wings of Love" by the Olsen Brothers.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 19 years, 9 months and 17 days have passed since the 6th of May, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 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 6th of May, 2000, will be 19 years of age.
  • People born in 2000 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 957567600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 6th of May, 2000:

  • 11th of April, 2000: Irish crime: Catherine Nevin begins a life sentence after being found guilty of murdering her husband Tom Nevin.
  • 14th of April, 2000: The film American Psycho (2000) is released.
  • 5th of May, 2000: The movie Gladiator (2000) is released.
  • 5th of May, 2000: The last episode of the TV show "Boy Meets World" is broadcasted.
  • 5th of May, 2000: Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton are married in Las Vegas after dating for two months.
  • 5th of May, 2000: The computer virus ILOVEYOU attacks computers worldwide.
  • 7th of May, 2000: Vladimir Putin is inaugurated as the President of Russia.
  • 14th of May, 2000: Football: Wimbledon are relegated from the Premier League.
  • 16th of May, 2000: Pop star Britney Spears releases her album "Oops!... I Did It Again".
  • 17th of May, 2000: The last episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210" is aired.
  • 19th of May, 2000: Road Trip (2000) is released.
  • 20th of May, 2000: FA Cup Final: A 73rd minute goal from Roberto Di Matteo helps Chelsea secure a 1-0 victory over Aston Villa.
  • 23rd of May, 2000: Eminem releases his album The Marshall Mathers LP.
  • 23rd of May, 2000: Hugh Grant and Elizabeth Hurley announce that they have ended their relationship.
  • 23rd of May, 2000: The Smashing Pumpkins announce that they will be breaking up at the end of 2000.
  • 24th of May, 2000: Mission: Impossible II (2000) is released in movie theaters.
  • 24th of May, 2000: Football: Spanish side Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Valencia 3-0.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 6th of May, 2000, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 6th of May, 2000 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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 6th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 6th of May, 2000:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.0 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 63.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.33 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 6th of May, 2000.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of May, 2000 was probably conceived around the 28th of July, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of May, 2000 is the 13th of February, 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.

6th of May

Events that have occurred on the 6th of May:

  • 6th of May, 1527: The Sack of Rome occurs.
  • 6th of May, 1960: The Civil Rights Act of 1960 is signed into law.
  • 6th of May, 1966: Moors murders: Ian Brady is found guilty and sentenced to 3 concurrent terms of life imprisonment.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Irish politicians Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney are dismissed from the government after they are accused of being involved in a plot to import weapons for the Provisional IRA.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Football: Feyenoord win the European Cup after they defeat Celtic 2-1.
  • 6th of May, 1976: 900 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Friuli region of Italy.
  • 6th of May, 1994: The Channel Tunnel between France and the UK is opened.
  • 6th of May, 2002: The Attitude Era in the WWE comes to an end.
  • 6th of May, 2002: Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn is assassinated.
  • 6th of May, 1950: The "Tollund Man" mummy is discovered by peat cutters in Denmark.
  • 6th of May, 1961: FA Cup Final 1961: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Leicester City 2-0.
  • 6th of May, 1972: FA Cup Final 1972: A goal from Allan Clarke helps Leeds United secure a 1-0 victory over Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 1978: A goal from Roger Osborne helps Ipswich Town win the FA Cup Final with a 1-0 victory over Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 2004: The TV show "Friends" comes to an end after nearly ten years.
  • 6th of May, 2005: Kingdom of Heaven (2005) is released.
  • 6th of May, 2007: Nicolas Sarkozy becomes the new president of France.
  • 6th of May, 2007: Manchester United win the Premier League title after Chelsea fail to beat Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 2008: Irish politics: Bertie Ahern resigns as Taoiseach.
  • 6th of May, 2009: "It's a disgrace!": Barcelona knock Chelsea out of the Champions League after a number of controversial refereeing decisions go their way.
  • 6th of May, 2010: The Conservative Party become the largest party in the 2010 United Kingdom general election.
  • 6th of May, 2011: Thor (2011) is released in cinemas.
  • 6th of May, 2013: Amanda Berry, Michele Knight and Georgina DeJesus are all found alive after having been missing for a decade.
  • 6th of May, 2019: The television miniseries Chernobyl is released.
  • 6th of May, 2019: Meghan Markle gives birth to Archie Mountbatten-Windsor.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of May, 2000.

  • 7,232 days have passed since this date.
  • 624,848,400 seconds have passed since the 6th of May, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 728,989,800 times.
  • Since the 6th of May, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 322,421,774,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 104,141,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 53,736,962 steps. That's about 23,883 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,498,181 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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