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January 7th, 2001

January 7th, 2001, fell on a Sunday. It was day 7 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

19 years, 9 months and 24 days have passed since January 7th, 2001.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 7th, 2001:

  • United States: Independent Women Part 1 - Destiny's Child
  • United Kingdom: Can We Fix It - Bob the Builder

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Cast Away" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is January 7th, 2001 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

People have started to return back to work and school after the Christmas holidays. In America, the song Independent Women Part 1 by Destiny's Child is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Can We Fix It by Bob the Builder is the number one hit song.

Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Cast Away is at the top of the Box Office. The Nokia 3310 is one of the most popular phones on the market at the moment. It's 2001, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Christina Aguilera, Janet Jackson, OutKast, Crazy Town, Destiny's Child, Usher, Alicia Keys and Jennifer Lopez.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Frasier", "ER", "The West Wing" and "Malcolm in the Middle". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Deus Ex", "Diablo II", "Final Fantasy IX" and "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Simpsons", "Friends", "Daria" and "Bear in the Big Blue House".

Popular toys include the likes of "Groovy Girls", "The Dreamcast", "Poo-Chi (robot dog)" and "Razor (scooter)".


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 January 7th, 2001.

  • Jennifer Lopez

    American singer Jennifer Loper (aka J. Lo) tops the FHM sexiest woman list in both 2000 and 2001.

  • Nokia 3310

    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.

  • A Beautiful Mind

    "A Beautiful Mind" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2001.

  • 2001 in movies.

    Movies released in 2001 included Shrek, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Monsters, Inc., Ocean's Eleven, Pearl Harbor, The Mummy Returns, Jurassic Park III, Planet of the Apes, Hannibal, Moulin Rouge!, Spy Kids, The Fast and the Furious and The Others.

  • Time Person of the Year 2001

    New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani is listed as the Time Person of the Year for 2001.

  • 2001 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2001 included Lenny Kravitz, Jennifer Lopez, Shaggy, Janet Jackson, Destiny's Child, Lifehouse, Nelly, Eve, Blu Cantrell, Usher, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Ginuwine and Nickelback.

  • U2 - "Walk On"

    "Walk On" by U2 would go on to win a Grammy for 2001's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 19 years, 9 months and 24 days have passed since January 7th, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 7th, 2001, will be 19 years of age.
  • People born in 2001 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 978825600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 7th, 2001:

  • December 8th, 2000: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) is released.
  • December 8th, 2000: 22-year-old Trevor Deely goes missing after a Christmas party in Dublin, Ireland.
  • December 12th, 2000: A United States Supreme Court ruling allows George W. Bush to become the next President of the United States.
  • December 15th, 2000: The comedy movie Dude, Where's My Car? (2000) is released.
  • December 18th, 2000: Singer Kirsty MacColl dies in a boating accident in Cozumel, Mexico.
  • December 19th, 2000: Portuguese midfielder Luis Figo is awarded the 2000 Ballon d'Or.
  • December 22nd, 2000: Cast Away (2000), starring Tom Hanks, is released in movie theaters.
  • December 22nd, 2000: Miss Congeniality (2000) is released in cinemas.
  • December 24th, 2000: A gang of escaped prisoners hold up a sports store in Irving, Texas. Police officer Aubrey Hawkins is murdered after responding to the scene.
  • December 28th, 2000: American retailer Montgomery Ward announces that it will cease operating.
  • January 15th, 2001: The Wikipedia website is launched.
  • January 20th, 2001: U.S. President Bill Clinton gives Patty Hearst a full pardon on his last day in office.
  • January 20th, 2001: George W. Bush is inaugurated as the 43rd President of the United States.
  • January 26th, 2001: 20,000 people are killed in an earthquake in Gujarat, India.
  • January 28th, 2001: Super Bowl XXXV: The Baltimore Ravens defeat the New York Giants by 34-7 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
  • January 28th, 2001: Aerosmith, NSYNC, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige and Nelly perform at the Super Bowl XXXV halftime show.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 7th, 2001, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 7th, 2001 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

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

  • Dark Angel - Starring Jessica Alba.
  • Andromeda - Sci-fi TV series.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
  • Malcolm in the Middle - TV show about a dysfunctional family and their genius son.
  • The Amanda Show - Starring Amanda Bynes.
  • Roswell - TV show about the town of Roswell.
  • Angel - Spin-off show of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".
  • The West Wing - Political drama.
  • Futurama - Animated series.
  • The Sopranos - Crime drama about the life of a New Jersey mobster.
  • The Powerpuff Girls - Cartoon about a group of sisters with superpowers.
  • Becker - TV show about a grumpy doctor called Dr. John Becker.

2001 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2001.

"Malcolm in the Middle" - "Roswell" - "Rocket Power" - "Dora the Explorer" - "SpongeBob SquarePants" - "Ed, Edd n Eddy" - "Bob the Builder" - "The Powerpuff Girls" - "The Wild Thornberrys" - "That '70s Show" - "CatDog" - "Dawson's Creek" - "Bear in the Big Blue House" - "City Guys" - "Recess" - "The Angry Beavers" - "Pokemon" - "Teletubbies" - "Daria" - "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" - "7th Heaven" - "Moesha" - "Dexter's Laboratory" - "Friends" - "Rugrats" - "The Simpsons"


2001 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2001:

  • PlayStation 2
  • Razor (scooter)
  • Poo-Chi (robot dog)
  • The Dreamcast
  • Groovy Girls

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 7th of January:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 7th of January:

  • Epiphany Day
  • Christmas Day (Russia)

Weather

Weather information for January 7th, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 5.5 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 30.1 degrees Fahrenheit. -1.06 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.61 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on January 7th, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 7th, 2001 was probably conceived around the 30th of March, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 7th, 2001 is the 17th of October, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 - Iconic skateboarding game with a great soundtrack.
  • Spider-Man - An action game that was released by Activision for the PlayStation.
  • Final Fantasy IX - Fantasy RPG game.
  • Diablo II - The second game in the series.
  • Deus Ex - RPG game that was released by Eidos Interactive in 2000.
  • The Sims - Life simulation game that was published by Electronic Arts.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on January 7th, 2001.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 7th, 2001.

  • 7,237 days have passed since this date.
  • 625,276,800 seconds have passed since the January 7th, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 729,489,600 times.
  • Since January 7th, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 322,642,828,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 104,212,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 53,773,805 steps. That's about 23,899 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,503,322 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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