26th of January, 2001

The 26th of January, 2001, fell on a Friday. Day 26 of 2001. Decade: 2000s.

19 years, 2 months and 9 days have passed since the 26th of January, 2001.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 26th of January, 2001:

  • 20,000 people are killed in an earthquake in Gujarat, India.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of January, 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.

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 26th of January, 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:

  • 19 years, 2 months and 9 days have passed since the 26th of January, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 26th of January, 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 980467200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 26th of January, 2001:

  • 28th of December, 2000: American retailer Montgomery Ward announces that it will cease operating.
  • 15th of January, 2001: The Wikipedia website is launched.
  • 20th of January, 2001: U.S. President Bill Clinton gives Patty Hearst a full pardon on his last day in office.
  • 20th of January, 2001: George W. Bush is inaugurated as the 43rd President of the United States.
  • 28th of January, 2001: Super Bowl XXXV: The Baltimore Ravens defeat the New York Giants by 34-7 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
  • 28th of January, 2001: Aerosmith, NSYNC, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige and Nelly perform at the Super Bowl XXXV halftime show.
  • 18th of February, 2001: FBI agent Robert Hanssen is arrested on suspicion of spying for Russia.
  • 20th of February, 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 the 26th of January, 2001, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of January, 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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of January:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of January:

  • Australia Day

Weather

Weather information for the 26th of January, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 5.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 25.6 degrees Fahrenheit. -3.56 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.28 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.11cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 26th of January, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of January, 2001 was probably conceived around the 18th of April, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of January, 2001 is the 5th of November, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

Computer 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.

26th of January

Events that have occurred on the 26th of January:

  • 26th of January, 1966: Beaumont children: Jane Nartare Beaumont (9), Arnna Kathleen Beaumont (7) and Grant Ellis Beaumont (4) disappear from Glenelg Beach in South Australia.
  • 26th of January, 2020: NBA star Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
  • 26th of January, 1972: Yugoslavian flight attendant Vesna Vulovic survives a 10,160 meter fall after a bomb explodes on JAT Flight 367.
  • 26th of January, 1986: Super Bowl XX: The Chicago Bears defeat the New England Patriots by 46-10 at the Louisiana Superdome.
  • 26th of January, 1992: Super Bowl XXVI: The Washington Redskins defeat the Buffalo Bills by 37-24 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • 26th of January, 1996: The first-person shooter game Duke Nukem 3D is released.
  • 26th of January, 1997: Super Bowl XXXI: The Green Bay Packers defeat the New England Patriots by 35-21 at the Louisiana Superdome.
  • 26th of January, 2003: Super Bowl XXXVII: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeat the Oakland Raiders by 48-21 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego.
  • 26th of January, 2016: The game "The Witness" is released on the PC and the PlayStation 4.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of January, 2001.

  • 7,009 days have passed since this date.
  • 605,574,000 seconds have passed since the 26th of January, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 706,503,000 times.
  • Since the 26th of January, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 312,476,184,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 100,929,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 52,079,364 steps. That's about 23,146 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,266,888 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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