July 8th, 2000, fell on a Saturday. It was day 190 of 2000. The decade was the 2000s.
20 years, 4 months and 22 days have passed since July 8th, 2000.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 8th, 2000:
J. K. Rowling publishes her fourth novel in the Harry Potter series: "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.".
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 8th, 2000:
United States: Be With You - Enrique Iglesias
United Kingdom: Spinng Around - Kylie Minogue
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Scary Movie" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 8th, 2000 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Be With You by Enrique Iglesias is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Spinng Around by Kylie Minogue is the number one hit song.
Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Scary Movie 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 "Rugrats", "Kenan & Kel", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Freaks and Geeks". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater", "Unreal Tournament", "Deus Ex" and "Diablo II".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Moesha", "Recess", "Ed, Edd n Eddy" and "Malcolm in the Middle". Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation (PS1)", "Groovy Girls", "Game Boy Color" and "Razor (scooter)".
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 July 8th, 2000.
"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%.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
20 years, 4 months and 22 days have passed since July 8th, 2000.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 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 July 8th, 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 963010800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 8th, 2000:
June 9th, 2000: The film Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000) is released in movie theaters.
June 10th, 2000: The 2000 UEFA European Football Championship starts in Belgium and the Netherlands.
June 16th, 2000: The movie Shaft (2000), starring Samuel L. Jackson, is released in cinemas.
June 19th, 2000: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 2000 NBA Finals after they defeat the Indiana Pacers 4-2.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 8th, 2000?
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 8th, 2000 was probably conceived around the 29th of September, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 8th, 2000 is the 17th of April, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Final Fantasy IX - Fantasy RPG game.
Diablo II - The second game in the series.
Deus Ex - RPG game that was released by Eidos Interactive in 2000.
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 8th, 2000.
7,450 days have passed since this date.
643,683,600 seconds have passed since the July 8th, 2000.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 750,964,200 times.
Since July 8th, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 332,140,737,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 107,280,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 55,356,790 steps. That's about 24,603 miles!
Since this date, 7,724,203 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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