26th of October, 2001

The 26th of October, 2001, fell on a Friday. Day 299 of 2001. Decade: 2000s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 26th of October, 2001:

  • U.S. President George W. Bush signs the Patriot Act into law


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of October, 2001:

  • United States: I'm Real - Jennifer Lopez
  • United Kingdom: Because I Got High - Afroman

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "K-PAX" 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 26th of October, 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.

  • Anthrax Attacks

    Between September 18, 2001 and October 9, 2001, letters containing anthrax were mailed to news media offices and two U.S. Senators. Five people are killed and seventeen people are infected.

  • War in Afghanistan.

    The War in Afghanistan started around this time. On the 7th of October, 2001, the USA, supported by Britain, began bombing Taliban military and communications facilities.

  • Grand Theft Auto III.

    Grand Theft Auto III was released on the 22nd of October, 2001. The story followed a character called Claude in Liberty City.

  • The iPod

    Apple's original iPod music player was released during this period of time.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 18 years, 1 months and 18 days have passed since the 26th of October, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 26th of October, 2001, will be 18 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1004050800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 26th of October, 2001:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 26th of October, 2001, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of October, 2001 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of October:

  • Austrian National Day

Weather

Weather information for the 26th of October, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.2 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 41.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.06 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 22.35cm. It was a windy day.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.5 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.6cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 26th of October, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of October, 2001 was probably conceived around the 16th of January, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of October, 2001 is the 5th of August, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

26th of October

Events that have occurred on the 26th of October:


Television

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

  • Smallville - TV show based on the Superman story.
  • Scrubs - Comedy show about a new group of medical students.
  • Alias - Spy action drama.
  • Star Trek: Enterprise - Prequel to the original Star Trek series.
  • 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.

Computer Games

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

  • Grand Theft Auto III - The third game in the series. Starring Claude in Liberty City.
  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 26th of October, 2001.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of October, 2001.

  • 6,623 days have passed since this date.
  • 572,230,800 seconds have passed since the 26th of October, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 667,602,600 times.
  • Since the 26th of October, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 295,271,092,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 95,371,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 49,211,849 steps. That's about 21,872 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,866,770 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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