The 21st of August, 2001, fell on a Tuesday. Day 233 of 2001. Decade: 2000s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 21st of August, 2001:
Nickleback release their single "How You Remind Me".
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st 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 21st of August, 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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of August:
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".
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?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of August, 2001.
6,633 days have passed since this date.
573,091,200 seconds have passed since the 21st of August, 2001.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 668,606,400 times.
Since the 21st of August, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 295,715,059,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 95,515,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 49,285,843 steps. That's about 21,905 miles!
Since this date, 6,877,094 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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