26th of January, 2001

The 26th of January, 2001, fell on a Friday. Day 26 of 2001. Decade: 2000s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 26th of January, 2001:

  • 20,000 people are killed in an earthquake in Gujarat, India.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of January, 2001:

  • United States: Independent Women Part 1 - Destiny's Child
  • United Kingdom: Rollin' - Limp Bizkit

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Save the Last Dance" 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 the 26th of January, 2001.

  • Jennifer Lopez

    American singer Jennifer Loper (aka J. Lo) tops the FHM sexiest woman list in both 2000 and 2001.

  • 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.

  • 2001 in movies.

    Movies released in 2001 included Shrek, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Monsters, Inc., Ocean's Eleven, Pearl Harbor, The Mummy Returns, Jurassic Park III, Planet of the Apes, Hannibal, Moulin Rouge!, Spy Kids, The Fast and the Furious and The Others.

  • Time Person of the Year 2001

    New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani is listed as the Time Person of the Year for 2001.

  • 2001 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2001 included Lenny Kravitz, Jennifer Lopez, Shaggy, Janet Jackson, Destiny's Child, Lifehouse, Nelly, Eve, Blu Cantrell, Usher, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Ginuwine and Nickelback.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of January:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 18 years, 9 months and 16 days have passed since the 26th of January, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 26th of January, 2001, will be 18 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 980467200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 26th of January, 2001:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 26th of January, 2001, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of January, 2001 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of January:

  • Australia Day

Weather

Weather information for the 26th of January, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 5.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 25.6 degrees Fahrenheit. -3.56 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.28 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.11cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 26th of January, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of January, 2001 was probably conceived around the 18th of April, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of January, 2001 is the 5th of November, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

26th of January

Events that have occurred on the 26th of January:

  • 26th of January, 1966: Beaumont children: Jane Nartare Beaumont (9), Arnna Kathleen Beaumont (7) and Grant Ellis Beaumont (4) disappear from Glenelg Beach in South Australia.
  • 26th of January, 1996: The first-person shooter game Duke Nukem 3D is released.
  • 26th of January, 2016: The game "The Witness" is released on the PC and the PlayStation 4.

Television

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

  • Grounded for Life - Sitcom about an Irish Catholic family.
  • 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.

Computer 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 26th of January, 2001.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of January, 2001.

  • 6,864 days have passed since this date.
  • 593,049,600 seconds have passed since the 26th of January, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 691,891,200 times.
  • Since the 26th of January, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 306,013,593,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 98,841,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 51,002,266 steps. That's about 22,668 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,116,595 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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