October 24th, 2000

October 24th, 2000, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 298 of 2000. The decade was the 2000s.

20 years, 1 months and 5 days have passed since October 24th, 2000.


On This Date

Events that occurred on October 24th, 2000:

  • Linkin Park release their album Hybrid Theory.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 24th, 2000:

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Remember the Titans" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is October 24th, 2000 and it's a Tuesday. 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, Savage Garden, Destiny's Child, Santana and Enrique Iglesias. The Nokia 3310 is one of the most popular phones on the market at the moment. Nu-metal band Linkin Park have just released their album "Hybrid Theory".

People are watching popular TV shows such as "The X-Files", "7th Heaven", "That '70s Show" and "Roswell". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Sims", "Deus Ex", "Diablo II" and "Final Fantasy IX". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "All That", "Dexter's Laboratory", "Moesha" and "Ed, Edd n Eddy".

Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation (PS1)", "Game Boy Color", "The Dreamcast" 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 October 24th, 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%.

  • 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, 1 months and 5 days have passed since October 24th, 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 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 972342000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 24th, 2000:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 24th, 2000, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 24th, 2000 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Dark Angel - Starring Jessica Alba.
  • Andromeda - Sci-fi TV series.
  • 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.
  • Becker - TV show about a grumpy doctor called Dr. John Becker.

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
  • Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  • 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 24th of October:


Weather

Weather information for October 24th, 2000:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.2 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 55.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 13.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.52cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.52cm.

US President

Who was the US President on October 24th, 2000?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 24th, 2000?

  • Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 24th, 2000 was probably conceived around the 15th of January, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 24th, 2000 is the 3rd of August, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • 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.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 24th, 2000.

  • 7,341 days have passed since this date.
  • 634,266,000 seconds have passed since the October 24th, 2000.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 739,977,000 times.
  • Since October 24th, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 327,281,256,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 105,711,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 54,546,876 steps. That's about 24,243 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,611,192 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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