21st of August, 2001

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 21st of August, 2001, fell on a Tuesday.
  • On this exact date: Nickleback release their single "How You Remind Me".
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 17 years, 4 months and 0 days have passed since the 21st of August, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 2001.
  • Day 233 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date 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 21st of August, 2001 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 21st of August, 2001, will be 17 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-21-2001 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2001-08-21. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20010821" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 998348400.

Music Singles

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.

  • 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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2001

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

Weather

Weather information for the 21st of August, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.3 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 68.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 5.59cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.22 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 21st of August, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 21st of August, 2001 was probably conceived around the 11th of November, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of August, 2001 is the 31st of May, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 21st 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of August:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 21st of August, 2001. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of August, 2001.

  • 6,329 days have passed since this date.
  • 546,829,200 seconds have passed since the 21st of August, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 637,967,400 times.
  • Since the 21st of August, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 282,163,867,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 91,138,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 47,027,311 steps. That's about 20,901 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,561,950 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Tuesday" in other languages is:

  • German: Dienstag.
  • French: Mardi.
  • Italian: Martedi.
  • Spanish: Martes.
  • Portuguese: Terca-feira.

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