24th of August, 2001
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 24th of August, 2001, fell on a Friday.
On this exact date:
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) is released. Share On this exact date:
Windows XP is released. Share Decade: 2000s.
16 years, 11 months and 25 days have passed since the 24th of August, 2001.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of
Day 236 of
2001. Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Virgo.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 24th of August, 2001 falls under the Bear.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 24th of August, 2001, will be 16 years of age.
American Format: 08-24-2001 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2001-08-24. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20010824" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 998607600.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th 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 "
American Pie 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 24th 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.
Time Person of the Year 2001
New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani is listed as the Time Person of the Year for 2001.
Weather information for the 24th of August, 2001:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.7 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 71.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.83 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 22.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.76cm. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 24th of August, 2001. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 24th of August, 2001 was probably conceived around the
14th of November, 2000. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of August, 2001 is the
3rd of June, 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 24th of August:
24th of August, 1981: Mark Chapman is sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for the murder of Beatles singer John Lennon.
24th of August, 1989: Pete Rose agrees to a lifetime ban from baseball following allegations of illegal gambling.
24th of August, 1991: Ukraine declares its independence from the Soviet Union. 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.
Devil May Cry - Hack and Slash game that was released for the PlayStation 2.
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 24th of August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of August, 2001.
6,203 days have passed since this date.
535,939,200 seconds have passed since the 24th of August, 2001.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 625,262,400 times.
Since the 24th of August, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 276,544,627,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 89,323,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 46,090,771 steps. That's about 20,485 miles!
Since this date, 6,431,270 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Sexta-feira. Random Dates
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