January 22nd, 2001

January 22nd, 2001, fell on a Monday. It was day 22 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

Exactly 20 years have passed since January 22nd, 2001.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 22nd, 2001:

  • Former NFL player Rae Carruth is sentenced to 24 years in prison on charges relating to the murder of his pregnant girlfriend in 1999.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 22nd, 2001:

  • United States: Independent Women Part 1 - Destiny's Child
  • United Kingdom: Rollin' - Limp Bizkit

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Save the Last Dance" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is January 22nd, 2001 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. In America, the song Independent Women Part 1 by Destiny's Child is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Rollin' by Limp Bizkit is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Save the Last Dance is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister.

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 "Last of the Summer Wine", "That '70s Show", "The West Wing" and "Dora the Explorer".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Diablo II", "Final Fantasy IX", "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2" and "The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Simpsons", "Moesha", "7th Heaven" and "Dora the Explorer". Popular toys include the likes of "Groovy Girls", "The Dreamcast", "Poo-Chi (robot dog)" and "PlayStation 2".


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 22nd, 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.

  • Who were the best football players in 2001?

    In 2001, the best soccer players were Michael Owen, Raúl, Oliver Kahn, David Beckham, Francesco Totti, Luís Figo, Rivaldo, Andriy Shevchenko, Thierry Henry and Zinedine Zidane.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2001?

    In 2001, the best NBA players were Allen Iverson, Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Webber, Tim Duncan, Jason Kidd, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Vince Carter, Dikembe Mutombo, Tracy McGrady, Karl Malone, Dirk Nowitzki, David Robinson, Gary Payton and Ray Allen.

  • 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:

  • Exactly 20 years have passed since January 22nd, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 22nd, 2001, will be 20 years of age.
  • People born in 2001 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 980121600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 22nd, 2001:

  • 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 13th, 2001: The website domain name for Wikipedia is first registered.
  • January 13th, 2001: 944 people are killed when an earthquake hits El Salvador.
  • 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.
  • February 18th, 2001: Stock car driver Dale Earnhardt dies in a three-car crash during a race.
  • February 18th, 2001: FBI agent Robert Hanssen is arrested on suspicion of spying for Russia.
  • February 20th, 2001: A foot-and-mouth crisis begins in the United Kingdom. Over 10 million sheep and cattle are killed in attempt to halt the spread of the disease.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 22nd, 2001, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 22nd, 2001 falls under the Otter.
  • 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.

  • Grounded for Life - Sitcom about an Irish Catholic family.
  • 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.

2001 - Kid's TV

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

  • Lizzie McGuire
  • Grounded for Life
  • 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

Video Games

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

  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask - Action-adventure game released on the Nintendo 64.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 22nd of January:


Weather

Weather information for January 22nd, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.4 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 25.0 degrees Fahrenheit. -3.89 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.61 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.32cm.

US President

Who was the US President on January 22nd, 2001?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 22nd, 2001?

  • Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 22nd, 2001 was probably conceived around the 14th of April, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 22nd, 2001 is the 1st of November, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 22nd, 2001.

  • 7,305 days have passed since this date.
  • 631,152,000 seconds have passed since the January 22nd, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 736,344,000 times.
  • Since January 22nd, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 325,674,432,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 105,192,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 54,279,072 steps. That's about 24,124 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,573,824 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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