6th of May, 2002

The 6th of May, 2002, fell on a Monday. Day 126 of 2002. Decade: 2000s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 6th of May, 2002:

  • The Attitude Era in the WWE comes to an end.
  • Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn is assassinated.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of May, 2002:

  • United States: Foolish - Ashanti
  • United Kingdom: Kiss Kiss - Holly Valance

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Scorpion King" 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 6th of May, 2002.

  • The iPod

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

  • 2002 in movies.

    Movies released in 2002 included The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Spider-Man, Men in Black II, Signs, Die Another Day, Ice Age, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Minority Report, Catch Me If You Can, 8 Mile, Gangs of New York and The Ring.

  • 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.

  • 2002 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2002 included The Calling, Jennifer Lopez, Linkin Park, Puddle of Mudd, Ashanti, Usher, Vanessa Carlton, Eminem, Ja Rule, Jimmy Eat World, Nelly, Avril Lavigne and Missy Elliott.

  • Emo

    In the summer of 2002, a rock music genre called Emo began to rise in popularity.

  • Spider-Man.

    Spider-Man, starring Tobey Maguire, would have been showing in movie theaters at this time.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 17 years, 6 months and 17 days have passed since the 6th of May, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 6th of May, 2002, will be 17 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1020639600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 6th of May, 2002:

  • 12th of April, 2002: Bend It Like Beckham (2002) is released.
  • 16th of April, 2002: The song "Hot in Herre" is released by rap artist Nelly.
  • 19th of April, 2002: My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) is released.
  • 25th of April, 2002: TLC singer Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes is killed in a motor accident.
  • 26th of April, 2002: A gunman called Robert Steinhäuser murders 16 people at a secondary school in Erfurt.
  • 3rd of May, 2002: Spider-Man (2002), starring Tobey Maguire, is released in movie theaters.
  • 5th of May, 2002: The World Wrestling Federation, Inc. (WWF) changes its name to World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE).
  • 8th of May, 2002: Arsenal clinch the 2001-2002 FA Premier League title after a 1-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford.
  • 10th of May, 2002: Unfaithful (2002), starring Richard Gere, is released in cinemas.
  • 16th of May, 2002: Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) is released.
  • 18th of May, 2002: Former WWF wrestler The British Bulldog (Davey Boy Smith) dies of a heart attack.
  • 19th of May, 2002: The last episode of The X-Files is aired on television.
  • 28th of May, 2002: Rapper Eminem releases his album The Eminem Show.
  • 31st of May, 2002: The 2002 FIFA World Cup kicks off in South Korea and Japan.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 6th of May, 2002, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 6th of May, 2002 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 6th of May:

  • May Day Bank Holiday (UK)
  • May Day (Ireland)

Weather

Weather information for the 6th of May, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 63.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.28 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.78cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.33 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.27cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 6th of May, 2002.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of May, 2002 was probably conceived around the 27th of July, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of May, 2002 is the 13th of February, 2003. (Rough Estimate).

6th of May

Events that have occurred on the 6th of May:

  • 6th of May, 1527: The Sack of Rome occurs.
  • 6th of May, 1960: The Civil Rights Act of 1960 is signed into law.
  • 6th of May, 1966: Moors murders: Ian Brady is found guilty and sentenced to 3 concurrent terms of life imprisonment.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Irish politicians Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney are dismissed from the government after they are accused of being involved in a plot to import weapons for the Provisional IRA.
  • 6th of May, 1976: 900 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Friuli region of Italy.
  • 6th of May, 1994: The Channel Tunnel between France and the UK is opened.
  • 6th of May, 2004: The TV show "Friends" comes to an end after nearly ten years.
  • 6th of May, 2005: Kingdom of Heaven (2005) is released.
  • 6th of May, 2007: Manchester United win the Premier League title after Chelsea fail to beat Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 2009: "It's a disgrace!": Barcelona knock Chelsea out of the Champions League after a number of controversial refereeing decisions go their way.
  • 6th of May, 2011: Thor (2011) is released in cinemas.

Television

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

  • The Shield - Police drama.
  • 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.
  • Andromeda - Sci-fi TV series.

Computer Games

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

  • Medal of Honor: Allied Assault - First-person shooter game that is set in World War 2.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of May, 2002.

  • 6,407 days have passed since this date.
  • 553,568,400 seconds have passed since the 6th of May, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 645,829,800 times.
  • Since the 6th of May, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 285,641,294,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 92,261,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 47,606,882 steps. That's about 21,159 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,642,821 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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