2nd of October, 2002

The 2nd of October, 2002, fell on a Wednesday. Day 275 of 2002. Decade: 2000s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 2nd of October, 2002:

  • The D.C. sniper attacks begin


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of October, 2002:

  • United States: A Moment Like This - Kelly Clarkson
  • United Kingdom: The Long And Winding Road - Will & Gareth

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Sweet Home Alabama" 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 2nd of October, 2002.

  • 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.

  • D.C. sniper attacks.

    Between the 2nd of October, 2002, and the 24th of October, 2002, John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo killed 10 people in the D.C. sniper attacks.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 17 years, 2 months and 9 days have passed since the 2nd of October, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 2nd of October, 2002, will be 17 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1033513200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 2nd of October, 2002:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 2nd of October, 2002, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of October, 2002 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Weather

Weather information for the 2nd of October, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.5 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 71.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 22.06 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.61 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 2nd of October, 2002.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 2nd of October, 2002 was probably conceived around the 23rd of December, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of October, 2002 is the 12th of July, 2003. (Rough Estimate).

2nd of October

Events that have occurred on the 2nd of October:


Television

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

  • Without a Trace - TV show about the FBI's Missing Persons Squad.
  • CSI: Miami - Miami-based spin-off.
  • 8 Simple Rules - Starring John Ritter, Kaley Cuoco and Katey Sagal.
  • The Wire - American crime drama that is centered around Baltimore.
  • 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.

Computer Games

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

  • Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven - First installment in the Mafia game series.
  • Battlefield 1942 - First-person shooter.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of October, 2002.

  • 6,277 days have passed since this date.
  • 542,336,400 seconds have passed since the 2nd of October, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 632,725,800 times.
  • Since the 2nd of October, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 279,845,582,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 90,389,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 46,640,930 steps. That's about 20,729 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,508,037 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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