The 8th of May, 2001, fell on a Tuesday. Day 128 of 2001. Decade: 2000s.
18 years, 8 months and 13 days have passed since the 8th of May, 2001.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of May, 2001:
United States: All For You - Janet Jackson
United Kingdom: It's Raining Men - Geri Halliwell
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Driven" 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 8th of May, 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.
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.
The 2001 Eurovision song contest is held in Copenhagen, Denmark. Estonia win the contest with the song "Everybody" by Tanel Padar, Dave Benton and 2XL.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of May:
8th of May, 2013: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson announces his retirement.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
My Wife and Kids - Comedy sitcom about a family called the Kyles.
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.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of May, 2001.
6,831 days have passed since this date.
590,202,000 seconds have passed since the 8th of May, 2001.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 688,569,000 times.
Since the 8th of May, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 304,544,232,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 98,367,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 50,757,372 steps. That's about 22,559 miles!
Since this date, 7,082,424 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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