1st of January, 2002

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 1st of January, 2002, fell on a Tuesday.
  • On this exact date: The Euro currency is introduced in Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Finland, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 15 years, 11 months and 17 days have passed since the 1st of January, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 2002.
  • Day 1 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 1st of January, 2002 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of January, 2002, will be 15 years of age.
  • American Format: 01-01-2002 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2002-01-01. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20020101" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1009843200.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of January:

  • New Year's Day

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of January, 2002:

  • United States: How You Remind Me - Nickelback
  • United Kingdom: Something Stupid - Robbie Williams & Nicole Kidman

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" 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 1st of January, 2002.

  • The iPod

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

  • Anna Kournikova

    Russian tennis player Anna Kournikova is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2002.

  • Time Person of the Year 2002

    "The Whistleblowers" are listed as the Time Person of the Year for 2002.

Weather

Weather information for the 1st of January, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 5.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 20.9 degrees Fahrenheit. -6.17 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: -1.28 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 1st of January, 2002.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of January, 2002 was probably conceived around the 24th of March, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of January, 2002 is the 11th of October, 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 1st of January:

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 1st of January:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 1st of January, 2002. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of January, 2002.

  • 5,830 days have passed since this date.
  • 503,712,000 seconds have passed since the 1st of January, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 587,664,000 times.
  • Since the 1st of January, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 259,915,392,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 83,952,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 43,319,232 steps. That's about 19,253 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,044,544 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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