Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 5th of December, 2001 falls under the Owl.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
Age: Anyone born on the 5th of December, 2001, will be 17 years of age.
American Format: 12-05-2001 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2001-12-05. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20011205" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1007510400.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of December, 2001:
United States: Family Affair - Mary J. Blige
United Kingdom: Gotta Get Thru This - Daniel Bedingfield
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" 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 5th of December, 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.
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.
Apple's original iPod music player was released during this period of time.
Weather information for the 5th of December, 2001:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 58.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 14.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 5th of December, 2001.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 5th of December, 2001. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 5th of December, 2001. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of December, 2001.
6,377 days have passed since this date.
550,969,200 seconds have passed since the 5th of December, 2001.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 642,797,400 times.
Since the 5th of December, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 284,300,107,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 91,828,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 47,383,351 steps. That's about 21,059 miles!
Since this date, 6,611,630 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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