August 3rd, 2000

August 3rd, 2000, fell on a Thursday. Day 216 of 2000. Decade: 2000s.

19 years, 10 months and 3 days have passed since August 3rd, 2000.


On This Date

Events that occurred on August 3rd, 2000:

  • Governor of Texas George W. Bush is nominated as the Republican candidate for President of the United States


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 3rd, 2000:

  • United States: It's Gonna Be Me - 'N Sync
  • United Kingdom: We Will Rock You - Five & Queen

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Klumps" 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 August 3rd, 2000.

  • 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%.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 19 years, 10 months and 3 days have passed since August 3rd, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 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 August 3rd, 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 965257200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 3rd, 2000:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 3rd, 2000, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2000 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 3rd, 2000 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

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".
  • 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.
  • The King of Queens - Comedy TV show starring Kevin James.

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" - "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:

  • Razor (scooter)
  • Poo-Chi (robot dog)
  • The Dreamcast
  • Game Boy Color
  • Groovy Girls
  • PlayStation (PS1)

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 3rd of August:


Weather

Weather information for August 3rd, 2000:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.0 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 69.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.61 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.86cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.28 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.11cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on August 3rd, 2000.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 3rd, 2000 was probably conceived around the 25th of October, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 3rd, 2000 is the 13th of May, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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.

3rd of August

Events that have occurred on the 3rd of August:

  • August 3rd, 1983: American rock musician Jobriath dies of AIDS.
  • August 3rd, 2019: A white nationalist called Patrick Wood Crusius shoots and kills 22 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas.
  • August 3rd, 1987: Def Leppard release their album "Hysteria".
  • August 3rd, 1993: The body of Michael Jordan's father, James R. Jordan Sr., is found in South Carolina.
  • August 3rd, 1995: The Source annual awards: Tension rise between Death Row and East Coast rappers. Snoop Dogg accuses the audience of having "no love" for himself and Dr. Dre.
  • August 3rd, 1998: Irish boy band group Boyzone release their single "No Matter What".
  • August 3rd, 1999: Football: Thierry Henry joins Arsenal.
  • August 3rd, 2003: Beyonce and Sean Paul team up to release the single "Baby Boy".
  • August 3rd, 2007: The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) is released.
  • August 3rd, 2007: Hot Rod (2007) is released.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 3rd, 2000.

  • 7,247 days have passed since this date.
  • 626,140,800 seconds have passed since the August 3rd, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 730,497,600 times.
  • Since August 3rd, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 323,088,652,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 104,356,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 53,848,109 steps. That's about 23,932 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,513,690 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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