The 26th of January, 2001, fell on a Friday. Day 26 of 2001. Decade: 2000s.
18 years, 11 months and 27 days have passed since the 26th of January, 2001.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 26th of January, 2001:
20,000 people are killed in an earthquake in Gujarat, India.
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.
American singer Jennifer Loper (aka J. Lo) tops the FHM sexiest woman list in both 2000 and 2001.
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.
A Beautiful Mind
"A Beautiful Mind" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2001.
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.
U2 - "Walk On"
"Walk On" by U2 would go on to win a Grammy for 2001's Record of the Year.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of January:
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.
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of January, 2001.
6,936 days have passed since this date.
599,270,400 seconds have passed since the 26th of January, 2001.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 699,148,800 times.
Since the 26th of January, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 309,223,526,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 99,878,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 51,537,254 steps. That's about 22,905 miles!
Since this date, 7,191,245 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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