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. Share 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
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.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of January:
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.
Apple's original iPod music player was released during this period of time.
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 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...
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.
11th of January, 2002: The Guantanamo Bay detention camp takes in its first detainees.
18th of January, 2002: Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down (2001) is released in movie theaters.
22nd of January, 2002: The game "Medal of Honor: Allied Assault" is released.
25th of January, 2002: A Walk to Remember (2002) is released in cinemas.
29th of January, 2002: The single "Foolish" is released by R&B singer Ashanti. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 1st of January:
1st of January, 1912: The Republic of China is established.
1st of January, 1959: The Cuban Revolution ends when Cuban president Fulgencio Batista and his government ministers flee the country.
1st of January, 1970: Unix time begins.
1st of January, 1975: John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman are found guilty of the Watergate cover-up
1st of January, 1978: 213 people are killed when Air India Flight 855 crashes.
1st of January, 1993: Czechoslovakia is dissolved. Czech Republic and Slovakia become independent nations
1st of January, 1999: A new currency called the Euro is established.
1st of January, 2000: The new millennium begins.
1st of January, 2017: 39 people are killed when ISIS attacks the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey.
1st of January, 2017: The first day of year 2017 begins.
1st of January, 2016: New Year's Day 2016. 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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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!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Tuesday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Terca-feira. Random Dates
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