October 27th, 2000, fell on a Friday. It was day 301 of 2000. The decade was the 2000s.
19 years, 11 months and 29 days have passed since October 27th, 2000.
On This Date
Events that occurred on October 27th, 2000:
The film Requiem for a Dream (2000) is released in cinemas.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 27th, 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 "Meet the Parents" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is October 27th, 2000 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
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 just days away. People are watching horror movies and thinking about which costume they are going to wear. Others are organizing parties.
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 Meet the Parents is at the top of the Box Office.
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".
In baseball, the New York Yankees have just won the 2000 World Series after defeating the New York Mets 4-1. This is the Yankees third consecutive championship. Sony have just released the PlayStation 2 video games console. People are watching popular TV shows such as "That '70s Show", "The King of Queens", "The West Wing" and "Roswell".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Unreal Tournament", "Deus Ex", "Final Fantasy IX" and "Spider-Man". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Moesha", "The Wild Thornberrys", "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Malcolm in the Middle". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Game Boy Color", "The Dreamcast", "Razor (scooter)" and "PlayStation 2".
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 27th, 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%.
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.
The PlayStation 2 is released.
The PlayStation 2 was released around this time. The PS2 was released in North America on the 26th of October, 2000 and in Europe on the 24th of November, 2000. Manufacturing delays meant that it was relatively difficult to purchase the console for the first couple of months.
Basic facts and information about this date:
19 years, 11 months and 29 days have passed since October 27th, 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 27th, 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 972601200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around October 27th, 2000:
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on October 27th, 2000.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on October 27th, 2000 was probably conceived around the 18th of January, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 27th, 2000 is the 6th of August, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
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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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 27th, 2000.
7,303 days have passed since this date.
630,982,800 seconds have passed since the October 27th, 2000.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 736,146,600 times.
Since October 27th, 2000, earth has travelled approximately 325,587,124,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 105,163,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 54,264,521 steps. That's about 24,118 miles!
Since this date, 7,571,794 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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