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July 18th, 2000.

July 18th, 2000, was a Tuesday. It was day 200 of 2000. The decade was the 2000s.

22 years, 4 months and 12 days have passed since July 18th, 2000.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on July 18th, 2000.

  • The song "Teenage Dirtbag" is released by rock band Wheatus.
  • Shaggy releases his single "It Wasn't Me".
Song charts

Top songs.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on July 18th, 2000.

  • United States: Everything You Want - Vertical Horizon
  • United Kingdom: Breathless - Corrs

The Billboard Hot 100 on July 18th, 2000.

A list of songs that were dominating the music charts on this date.

  • Everything You Want - Vertical Horizon
  • Try Again - Aaliyah
  • Be With You - Enrique Iglesias
  • I Wanna Know - Joe
  • It's Gonna Be Me - 'N Sync
Play the top hits from 2000.
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 2000. Take a trip back to the peak days of Britney Spears, blink-182, Faith Hill, Sisqo and NSYNC.
X-Men

Top movie.

The movie "X-Men" was at the top of the Box Office on this day.

Take me back to July 18th, 2000!

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is July 18th, 2000, and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Everything You Want by Vertical Horizon is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Breathless by Corrs is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States, and the movie X-Men is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. A relatively new form of communication called "text messaging" is continuing to explode in popularity. Although the technology has been around since the mid-1990s, it was only recently that cell providers started to allow users to send SMS messages to people on different networks. 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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Yokozuna, Kirsty MacColl, Dale Earnhardt and Jennifer Syme would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "ER", "JAG", "Dawson's Creek" and "The Royle Family". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater", "Grand Theft Auto 2", "Donkey Kong 64" and "The Sims". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Hang Time", "City Guys", "CatDog" and "Roswell".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Gogo's Crazy Bones, Groovy Girls, the Game Boy Color and Poo-Chi (robot dog).

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on July 18th, 2000.

  • "What you gon' do when you can't say no?"

    "What you gon' do when you can't say no?"

    On July 11th, 2000, RnB singer Mýa released her single "Case of the Ex".

  • 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 2000s, DVDs started to replace the older VCR tapes. As a result, people no longer had to rewind their tapes before bringing them back to the rental store.

  • Gladiator.

    Gladiator.

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

  • Wallpaper is quickly dying off.

    Wallpaper is quickly dying off.

    During the early noughties, wallpaper was quickly disappearing from people's homes. By this stage, minimalist interior design trends were in vogue and many people had already made the switchover to using paint.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Text messaging is exploding in popularity.

    Text messaging is exploding in popularity.

    Between 1999 and 2001, the act of "text messaging" continued to explode in popularity. This was due to the fact that more and more people were buying cellphones and providers were starting to allow users to send SMS messages to their contacts on different networks.

  • 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.

  • Floppy disks are being phased out.

    Floppy disks are being phased out.

    In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the floppy disk was phased out. The emergence of the CD-RW and faster Internet speeds made the diskette redundant.

  • Pagers are dying out.

    Pagers are dying out.

    At the end of the 1990s, pagers started to die out. This was due to the growing availability of cellphones. Pagers were small devices allowed the owner to receive messages. More often than not, the message in question was a memo or a phone number that they were supposed to call back.

  • 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 2000s, many people used CD folders to store their music collections. Disc towers were also popular for albums and things such as PlayStation games.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 22 years, 4 months and 12 days have passed since July 18th, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 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: A person born on July 18th, 2000 will be 22 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 2000 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 963874800.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to July 18th, 2000.

  • June 19th, 2000: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 2000 NBA Finals after they defeat the Indiana Pacers 4-2.
  • June 23rd, 2000: The film Me, Myself & Irene (2000) is released.
  • June 24th, 2000: English actor David Tomlinson, who played George Banks in Mary Poppins, passes away at the age of 83.
  • June 27th, 2000: Rapper Nelly releases his debut album "Country Grammar".
  • June 29th, 2000: The game Diablo II is released.
  • June 29th, 2000: The mother of rap star Eminem sues him for defamation because of his song lyrics about her.
  • June 30th, 2000: The Patriot (2000), starring Mel Gibson, is released in cinemas.
  • June 30th, 2000: The Perfect Storm (2000) is released.
  • July 1st, 2000: 8-year-old Sarah Payne disappears from a cornfield near her grandparent's home in West Sussex, England.
  • July 2nd, 2000: France win the UEFA Euro 2000 Final after a golden goal from David Trezeguet in extra time gives them a 2-1 victory over Italy.
  • July 7th, 2000: Scary Movie (2000) is released in cinemas.
  • July 7th, 2000: Belgian journalist Dzmitry Zavadski disappears from Minsk National Airport in Belarus.
  • July 8th, 2000: J. K. Rowling publishes her fourth novel in the Harry Potter series: "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.".
  • July 8th, 2000: Video footage of "Techno Viking" dancing at the 2000 F*ckparade in Berlin is recorded.
  • July 10th, 2000: British actor Justin Pierce commits suicide at the age of 25.
  • July 10th, 2000: British rock band Coldplay release their debut album "Parachutes".
  • July 11th, 2000: Christina Aguilera releases the song "Come On Over Baby".
  • July 11th, 2000: RnB singer Mýa releases the song "Case of the Ex".
  • July 14th, 2000: The film X-Men (2000) is released.
  • July 15th, 2000: The last episode of Kenan & Kel is aired.
  • July 17th, 2000: The body of missing 8-year-old Sarah Payne is found near Pulborough in West Sussex, England.
  • This date: July 18th, 2000
  • July 24th, 2000: The Underdog Project release their single "Summer Jam".
  • July 25th, 2000: Luis Figo transfers to Real Madrid.
  • July 25th, 2000: The single "Who Let the Dogs Out" is released by Bahamian reggae group Baha Men.
  • July 25th, 2000: 113 people are killed when an Air France Concorde flight crashes into a hotel in Gonesse, France.
  • July 25th, 2000: Britney Spears releases the song "Lucky".
  • July 29th, 2000: Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston are married in Malibu.
  • July 31st, 2000: English singer Robbie Williams releases his single "Rock DJ".
  • August 3rd, 2000: Governor of Texas George W. Bush is nominated as the Republican candidate for President of the United States.
  • August 4th, 2000: Coyote Ugly (2000) is released.
  • August 17th, 2000: Al Gore is nominated as the Democratic Party candidate for the 2000 US presidential election.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 18th, 2000, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 18th, 2000 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on July 18th, 2000.

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Photos of early 2000s fashion.

Photographs of early 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in July, 2000.

TV shows from July, 2000.

Malcolm in the Middle
Malcolm in the Middle
TV show about a dysfunctional family and their genius son.

Roswell
Roswell
TV show about the town of Roswell.

Angel
Angel
Spin-off show of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".

The West Wing
The West Wing
Political drama.

Futurama
Futurama
Animated series.

The Sopranos
The Sopranos
Crime drama about the life of a New Jersey mobster.

Becker
Becker
TV show about a grumpy doctor called Dr. John Becker.

Charmed
Charmed
TV series about a group of sisters that are witches.

Will & Grace
Will & Grace
TV series.

The King of Queens
The King of Queens
Comedy TV show starring Kevin James.

The Royle Family
The Royle Family
British sitcom about a Manchester family called the Royles.

That '70s Show
That '70s Show
Comedy TV show about a group of friends living in the 1970s.

Sex and the City
Sex and the City
A group of friends "explore" Manhattan's dating scene.

Celebrity Deathmatch
Celebrity Deathmatch
Claymated stop-motion parody series that aired on MTV.

Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place
TV show about two graduate students called Berg and Pete.

Dawson's Creek
Dawson's Creek
American teen drama.

Ally McBeal
Ally McBeal
TV show about an attorney called Ally McBeal. Starring Calista Flockhart.

Stargate SG-1
Stargate SG-1
A military team of scientists and soldiers travel to different planets in the universe.

Oz
Oz
TV series about a prison called Oswald State Correctional Facility.

Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction
Anthology series presented by Jonathan Frakes.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar.

King of the Hill
King of the Hill
Animated series about a family living in Texas.

Everybody Loves Raymond
Everybody Loves Raymond
TV show about a sports write called Raymond Barone.

7th Heaven
7th Heaven
Family drama series.

3rd Rock from the Sun
3rd Rock from the Sun
Show about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth.

JAG
JAG
TV series about the military's Judge Advocate General division.

Xena: Warrior Princess
Xena: Warrior Princess
TV series about a warrior princess who travels around fighting bad guys.

Cars in 2000.

2000 saw the introduction of cars such as the Chevrolet Celta, the Pontiac Aztek, the Ford Escape, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W203), the Ford Mondeo (second generation) and the Honda Civic (seventh generation).

Cars in 2000.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on July 18th, 2000.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2000.

Malcolm in the Middle
Malcolm in the Middle

Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids
Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids

Courage the Cowardly Dog
Courage the Cowardly Dog

The Amanda Show
The Amanda Show

Roswell
Roswell

Rocket Power
Rocket Power

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

SpongeBob SquarePants
SpongeBob SquarePants

Batman Beyond
Batman Beyond

Ed, Edd n Eddy
Ed, Edd n Eddy

Bob the Builder
Bob the Builder

The Powerpuff Girls
The Powerpuff Girls

The Wild Thornberrys
The Wild Thornberrys

That '70s Show
That '70s Show

CatDog
CatDog

Dawson's Creek
Dawson's Creek

Bear in the Big Blue House
Bear in the Big Blue House

Men in Black: The Series
Men in Black: The Series

City Guys
City Guys

Recess
Recess

The Angry Beavers
The Angry Beavers

Pokemon
Pokemon

Teletubbies
Teletubbies

Daria
Daria

Hey Arnold!
Hey Arnold!

Arthur
Arthur

Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Sabrina the Teenage Witch

Blue's Clues
Blue's Clues

Superman: The Animated Series
Superman: The Animated Series

7th Heaven
7th Heaven

Moesha
Moesha

Little Bear
Little Bear

Hang Time
Hang Time

Johnny Bravo
Johnny Bravo

Dexter's Laboratory
Dexter's Laboratory

Friends
Friends

All That
All That

Rugrats
Rugrats

Round the Twist
Round the Twist

The Simpsons
The Simpsons

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2000.

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

Razor (scooter)
Razor (scooter)

Poo-Chi (robot dog)
Poo-Chi (robot dog)

Finger skateboards
Finger skateboards

The Dreamcast
The Dreamcast

The Game Boy Color
The Game Boy Color

Betty Spaghetty (doll)
Betty Spaghetty (doll)

Groovy Girls
Groovy Girls

Gogo's Crazy Bones
Gogo's Crazy Bones

The Nintendo 64
The Nintendo 64

The PlayStation (PS1)
The PlayStation (PS1)

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in July of 2000.

Final Fantasy IX 2000
Final Fantasy IX
Fantasy RPG game.

Colin McRae Rally 2.0 2000
Colin McRae Rally 2.0
Racing video game.

Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes 2000
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes
Crossover fighting game.

Diablo II 2000
Diablo II
The second game in the series.

Deus Ex 2000
Deus Ex
RPG game that was released by Eidos Interactive in 2000.

Perfect Dark 2000
Perfect Dark
First-person shooter that was released for the Nintendo 64.

Syphon Filter 2 2000
Syphon Filter 2
Third-person shooter starring Gabriel Logan and Lian Xing.

Dead or Alive 2 2000
Dead or Alive 2
Fighting game developed by Team Ninja.

Resident Evil - Code: Veronica 2000
Resident Evil - Code: Veronica
Survival horror game that was originally developed for the Dreamcast.

Pokémon Stadium 2000
Pokémon Stadium
Strategy game that was released on the Nintendo 64.

The Sims 2000
The Sims
Life simulation game that was published by Electronic Arts.

Crazy Taxi 2000
Crazy Taxi
Open world racing game that was released for the Dreamcast, PS1 and GameCube.

Gran Turismo 2 1999
Gran Turismo 2
PS1 racing game.

Unreal Tournament 1999
Unreal Tournament
FPS game.

Donkey Kong 64 1999
Donkey Kong 64
Platform game that was released on the Nintendo 64.

Medal of Honor 1999
Medal of Honor
World War II video game that was released for the Sony PlayStation.

Rayman 2: The Great Escape 1999
Rayman 2: The Great Escape
Platform video game developed by Ubi Pictures.

Grand Theft Auto 2 1999
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 1999
Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings
Strategy game.

Resident Evil 3: Nemesis 1999
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis
Third game in the series.

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1999
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater
Skateboarding 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 you should check out July 18th, 2006 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on July 18th.

Nelson Mandela

Activist / South African President. Deceased
Born on July 18th, 1918
He turned 82 on this day in 2000.

Richard Branson

Businessman.
Born on July 18th, 1950
He turned 50 on this day in 2000.

Kristen Bell

Actress.
Born on July 18th, 1980
She turned 20 on this day in 2000.

Ben Askren

MMA fighter.
Born on July 18th, 1984
He turned 16 on this day in 2000.

Weather details

Weather on July 18th, 2000.

Historical weather information for July 18th, 2000.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 66.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 19 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.11 degrees Celsius.
USA

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on July 18th, 2000.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 18th, 2000 was most likely conceived around October 26th, 1999.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 18th, 2000 is close to April 10th, 2001.

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Stats for July 18th, 2000

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 18th, 2000.

  • A total of 8,170 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,167 weeks have passed.
  • 705,891,600 seconds have passed since the July 18th, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 823,540,200 times.
  • Since July 18th, 2000, the Earth has travelled approximately 364,240,065,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 117,648,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 60,706,678 steps. That's about 26,981 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,470,699 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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