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How many years ago was 2000?

2000 was 24 years ago.

24 years have passed between June 18th, 2000, and June 18th, 2024. It was 8,766 days ago.

How long ago was 2000?

To put into perspective how long ago 2000 was:

  • The teenagers that existed in 2000 are now 37–43 years old.
  • Two decades have passed since then.
  • There was no such thing as social media
  • Cellphones did not have cameras.
  • Although DVD players existed, most people were still buying VCRs.
  • The Twin Towers were still standing.
  • The War in Afghanistan hadn't begun.
  • Same-sex marriage wasn't legal in the United States.
  • The euro currency wasn't legal tender.
  • Motorists had to rely on printed maps and directions to get to places, as GPS navigation systems for vehicles did not become available until 2001.
  • The Moon is moving away from Earth at roughly 1.49 inches per year. That means that it has moved away by about 36 inches since 2000.
  • There have been roughly 1,248 weekends since then.
  • Names such as Shakira, Emma Watson, Nickelback, Alicia Keys, and Vin Diesel were not famous at the time.
  • Popular songs that year included the likes of "Smooth" by Santana & Rob Thomas, "What A Girl Wants" by Christina Aguilera, "I Knew I Loved You" by Savage Garden, "Thank God I Found You" by Mariah Carey & 98 Degrees, "Amazed" by Lonestar, and "Say My Name" by Destiny's Child.
  • Films such as "Stuart Little", "Next Friday", "Eye of the Beholder", "Scream 3", "Whole Nine Yards", and "Mission to Mars" were playing at movie theaters in 2000.
  • There was no such thing as the Xbox.
  • Bill Clinton was still the President of the United States.
  • There was no such thing as vaping.
  • The Earth has travelled 108 billion miles through space since 2000.
  • The iPod did not exist.
  • Floppy disks were still being used.
  • Wikipedia did not exist.
  • Gender reveal parties weren't a thing.
  • The Nokia 3310 was the most popular mobile phone on the market.
  • Most cars didn't have Bluetooth.
  • R&B singer Aaliyah was still alive.
  • Video games such as "Spider-Man", "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2", "Deus Ex", "The Sims", "Diablo II", and "Final Fantasy IX" were released that year.
  • Due to the expansion of the Atlantic Ocean, the distance between the United States and Europe has grown 60 centimeters since 2000.
  • A person who was born that year has had roughly 48–72 colds in their lifetime.
  • The world has gone through 96 seasons of weather.
  • The WWE was known as the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
  • Pluto was still considered to be a planet.
  • Computer mouses had trackballs. Optical mice were not popular.
  • "Malcolm in the Middle", "Dark Angel", "Andromeda", "Jackass", "Boston Public", and "Gilmore Girls" were among the TV shows that started airing that year.
  • Internet banking was very uncommon.

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