20th of August, 2001

The 20th of August, 2001, fell on a Monday. Day 232 of 2001. Decade: 2000s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of August, 2001:

  • United States: Fallin' - Alicia Keys
  • United Kingdom: Let's Dance - Five

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Rush Hour 2" 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 20th of August, 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 20th of August:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 18 years, 2 months and 30 days have passed since the 20th of August, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of August, 2001, will be 18 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 998262000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 20th of August, 2001:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 20th of August, 2001, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th of August, 2001 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Weather

Weather information for the 20th of August, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 68.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.06 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.87cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.28 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 20th of August, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of August, 2001 was probably conceived around the 10th of November, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of August, 2001 is the 30th of May, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

20th of August

Events that have occurred on the 20th of August:


Television

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

  • The Office (UK version). - Starring Ricky Gervais.
  • 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".

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Max Payne - Third person shooter game that allowed the player to slow down 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 20th of August, 2001.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of August, 2001.

  • 6,664 days have passed since this date.
  • 575,773,200 seconds have passed since the 20th of August, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 671,735,400 times.
  • Since the 20th of August, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 297,098,971,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 95,962,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 49,516,495 steps. That's about 22,007 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,909,278 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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