May 24th, 2000, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 145 of 2000. The decade was the 2000s.
20 years, 3 months and 30 days have passed since May 24th, 2000.
On This Date
Events that occurred on May 24th, 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.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 24th, 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.
Take Me Back!
The date is May 24th, 2000 and it's a Wednesday. The summer of 2000 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In America, the song Maria Maria by Santana is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Don't Call Me Baby by Madison Avenue is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Dinosaur is at the top of the Box Office. 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. Eminem has just released his best-selling album "The Marshall Mathers LP". Hugh Grant and Elizabeth Hurley have announced that they are ending their relationship.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Rugrats", "Frasier", "Everybody Loves Raymond" and "Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Counter-Strike", "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater", "Resident Evil 3: Nemesis" and "The Sims". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Hang Time", "Moesha", "Blue's Clues" and "Bear in the Big Blue House".
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 "Poo-Chi (robot dog)".
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 May 24th, 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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2000.
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%.
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 and information about this date:
20 years, 3 months and 30 days have passed since May 24th, 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 May 24th, 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 May 24th, 2000:
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on May 24th, 2000.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on May 24th, 2000 was probably conceived around the 15th of August, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 24th, 2000 is the 3rd of March, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
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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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about May 24th, 2000.
7,427 days have passed since this date.
641,692,800 seconds have passed since the May 24th, 2000.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 748,641,600 times.
Since May 24th, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 331,113,484,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 106,948,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 55,185,581 steps. That's about 24,527 miles!
Since this date, 7,700,314 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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