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October 23rd, 2000.

October 23rd, 2000, was a Monday. It was day 297 of 2000. The decade was the 2000s.

20 years, 6 months and 17 days have passed since October 23rd, 2000.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 23rd, 2000.

  • United States: Come On Over Baby - Christina Aguilera
  • United Kingdom: Beautiful Day - U2

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Remember the Titans" was at the top of the box office on October 23rd, 2000.

Take me back to October 23rd, 2000!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is October 23rd, 2000 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker.

Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. Halloween of 2000 is quickly approaching and stores are selling costumes and decorations. In America, the song Come On Over Baby by Christina Aguilera is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Beautiful Day by U2 is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Remember the Titans is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister.

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. The Nokia 3310 is one of the most popular cell phones on the market at the moment. Stores across the world are currently selling a wide range of custom covers for the phone. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "JAG", "Sex and the City", "Jackass" and "Andromeda".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Ape Escape", "Donkey Kong 64", "Diablo II" and "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "All That", "Dexter's Laboratory", "Bear in the Big Blue House" and "That '70s Show". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Groovy Girls, the Dreamcast, Poo-Chi (robot dog) and Razor (scooter).

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on October 23rd, 2000.

  • Gladiator.

    "Gladiator" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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%.

  • Nokia 3310.

    Throughout this period of time, the Nokia 3310 would have been one of the most popular cell phones on the market. The phone included a game called "Snake" and it allowed people to customize its cover.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 20 years, 6 months and 17 days have passed since October 23rd, 2000.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 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 October 23rd, 2000, will be 20 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2000 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 972255600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around October 23rd, 2000.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 23rd, 2000, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • 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 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 23rd, 2000 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

Photographs of early 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Dark Angel - Starring Jessica Alba.
  • Andromeda - Sci-fi TV series.
  • Jackass - MTV show that involved stunts and pranks.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on October 23rd, 2000.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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
  • Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  • 7th Heaven
  • Moesha
  • Hang Time
  • Dexter's Laboratory
  • Friends
  • All That
  • Rugrats
  • The Simpsons

Popular toys and games in 2000.

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

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

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn - RPG game developed by BioWare.
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 - Iconic skateboarding game with a great soundtrack.
  • Spider-Man - An action game that was released by Activision for the PlayStation.
  • Final Fantasy IX - Fantasy RPG game.
  • Colin McRae Rally 2.0 - Racing video game.
  • Diablo II - The second game in the series.
  • Deus Ex - RPG game that was released by Eidos Interactive in 2000.
  • Dead or Alive 2 - Fighting game developed by Team Ninja.
  • Resident Evil – Code: Veronica - Survival horror game that was developed for the Dreamcast.
  • Pokémon Stadium - Strategy game that was released on the Nintendo 64.
  • The Sims - Life simulation game that was published by Electronic Arts.
  • Unreal Tournament - FPS game.
  • Donkey Kong 64 - Platform game that was released on the Nintendo 64.
  • Dino Crisis - Survival horror game involving dinosaurs.
  • Ape Escape - Platform game that was released for the PlayStation.
  • Super Smash Bros. - Fighting game that was developed for the Nintendo 64.
  • Pokémon Red and Blue - Game Boy game.

2000 playlist.

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.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 23rd of October.

Weather on October 23rd, 2000.

Historical weather information for October 23rd, 2000.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.2 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 48.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 8.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.17 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on October 23rd, 2000.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 23rd, 2000.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 23rd, 2000 was most likely conceived around the 14th of January, 2000.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 23rd, 2000 is close to the 2nd of August, 2001.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 23rd, 2000.

  • A total of 7,503 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,071 weeks have passed.
  • 648,259,200 seconds have passed since the October 23rd, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 756,302,400 times.
  • Since October 23rd, 2000, the earth has travelled approximately 334,501,747,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 108,043,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 55,750,291 steps. That's about 24,778 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,779,110 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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