8th of December, 2001
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 8th of December, 2001, fell on a Saturday.
This date fell on a weekend.
16 years, 7 months and 8 days have passed since the 8th of December, 2001.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of
Day 342 of
2001. Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
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 8th 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 8th of December, 2001, will be 16 years of age.
American Format: 12-08-2001 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2001-12-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20011208" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1007769600.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of December:
Immaculate Conception (Spain)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th 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 "
Ocean's Eleven" 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 8th 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.
Apple's original iPod music player was released during this period of time.
Weather information for the 8th of December, 2001:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.0 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 32.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 0.28 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
London, England: Temperature: 3.94 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 8th of December, 2001. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 8th of December, 2001 was probably conceived around the
28th of February, 2001. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of December, 2001 is the
17th of September, 2002. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
12th of November, 2001: Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty is released on the PlayStation.
15th of November, 2001: Halo: Combat Evolved is released on the Xbox.
15th of November, 2001: The first XBox console is released, along with the first Halo game.
16th of November, 2001: The movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) is released in cinemas.
28th of November, 2001: American energy company Enron has its credit rating downgraded to "junk status".
29th of November, 2001: Beatles member George Harrison passes away.
30th of November, 2001: Serial killer Gary Ridgway (The Green River Killer) is arrested after one of the longest running homicide investigations in US history.
2nd of December, 2001: American energy company Enron files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
6th of December, 2001: New Zealand yachtsman Peter Blake is shot and killed by pirates.
7th of December, 2001: Ocean's Eleven (2001) is released.
10th of December, 2001: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) is released.
14th of December, 2001: Not Another Teen Movie (2001) is released.
14th of December, 2001: Vanilla Sky (2001) is released.
18th of December, 2001: Usher releases his single "U Got It Bad".
21st of December, 2001: A Beautiful Mind (2001), starring Russell Crowe, is released in movie theaters.
1st of January, 2002: The Euro currency is introduced in Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Finland, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 8th of December:
8th of December, 1980: Beatles legend John Lennon is shot and killed outside of his New York apartment.
8th of December, 2004: Pantera founder Dimebag Darrell is shot and killed onstage.
8th of December, 1995: Father of the Bride Part II (1995) is released.
8th of December, 2000: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) is released.
8th of December, 2005: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) is released.
8th of December, 2006: Mel Gibson's movie Apocalypto (2006) is released in cinemas.
8th of December, 2006: Blood Diamond (2006), starring Leonardo DiCaprio, is released in movie theaters. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
24 - Action drama about a counterterrorism agent called Jack Bauer.
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. Computer Games
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Return to Castle Wolfenstein - First-person shooter game.
WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It - Wrestling game that was released by THQ.
Halo: Combat Evolved - FPS game that was released for the Xbox.
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty - Stealth game.
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 - The third game in the series.
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. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of December:
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 8th 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 8th of December, 2001.
6,065 days have passed since this date.
524,012,400 seconds have passed since the 8th of December, 2001.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 611,347,800 times.
Since the 8th of December, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 270,390,398,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 87,335,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 45,065,066 steps. That's about 20,029 miles!
Since this date, 6,288,149 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Saturday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Sabado. Random Dates
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