24th of May, 2000

The 24th of May, 2000, fell on a Wednesday. Day 145 of 2000. Decade: 2000s.

20 years, 0 months and 3 days have passed since the 24th of May, 2000.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 24th of May, 2000:

  • Football: Spanish side Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Valencia 3-0.
  • Mission: Impossible II (2000) is released in movie theaters.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of May, 2000:

  • United States: Maria Maria - Santana
  • United Kingdom: Don't Call Me Baby - Madison Avenue

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Dinosaur" 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 24th 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.

  • The Marshall Mathers LP.

    On the 23rd of May, 2000, rap star Eminem released his award-winning album "The Marshall Mathers LP". The album contained hit singles such as "Stan" and and "The Real Slim Shady".


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 20 years, 0 months and 3 days have passed since the 24th of May, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 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 24th of May, 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 959122800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 24th of May, 2000:

  • 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.
  • 9th of June, 2000: The film Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000) is released in movie theaters.
  • 10th of June, 2000: The 2000 UEFA European Football Championship starts in Belgium and the Netherlands.
  • 16th of June, 2000: The movie Shaft (2000), starring Samuel L. Jackson, is released in cinemas.
  • 19th of June, 2000: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 2000 NBA Finals after they defeat the Indiana Pacers 4-2.
  • 23rd of June, 2000: The film Me, Myself & Irene (2000) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 24th of May, 2000, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of May, 2000 falls under the Deer.
  • 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" - "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 24th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 24th of May, 2000:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.0 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 61.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 8.89cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.17 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.78cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 24th of May, 2000.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of May, 2000 was probably conceived around the 15th of August, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of May, 2000 is the 3rd of March, 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.

24th of May

Events that have occurred on the 24th of May:

  • 24th of May, 1798: The Irish Rebellion begins.
  • 24th of May, 1989: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) is released in movie theaters.
  • 24th of May, 1989: Football: A.C Milan win the European Cup after defeating Steaua Bucuresti 4-0.
  • 24th of May, 1995: Braveheart (1995) is released in cinemas.
  • 24th of May, 1995: Football: Ajax win the UEFA Champions League after a late 85th minute goal from Patrick Kluivert helps them secure a 1-0 victory against A.C. Milan.
  • 24th of May, 2006: Taylor Hicks wins the 5th season of American Idol.
  • 24th of May, 2007: 2007 Irish general election: Fianna Fail win 81 seats.
  • 24th of May, 2009: Football: Newcastle United are relegated from the Premier League.
  • 24th of May, 2010: The last episode of the television show "Law & Order" is aired. The series had been running for nearly 20 years.
  • 24th of May, 2010: The series finale of 24 is aired.
  • 24th of May, 2014: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are married in Florence, Italy.
  • 24th of May, 2015: Football: Steven Gerrard plays his final game for Liverpool.
  • 24th of May, 2016: Alisan Porter wins the tenth season of The Voice.
  • 24th of May, 2019: British Prime Minister Theresa May announces that she will resign as leader of the Conservative Party.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of May, 2000.

  • 7,308 days have passed since this date.
  • 631,411,200 seconds have passed since the 24th of May, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 736,646,400 times.
  • Since the 24th of May, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 325,808,179,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 105,235,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 54,301,363 steps. That's about 24,134 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,576,934 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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