February 1st, 2001

February 1st, 2001, fell on a Thursday. Day 32 of 2001. Decade: 2000s.

19 years, 4 months and 2 days have passed since February 1st, 2001.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 1st, 2001:

  • United States: It Wasn't Me - Shaggy
  • 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 February 1st, 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.

  • Napster

    If you were a frequent Internet user during this time period, you probably remember the file-sharing website "Napster", which was a popular site for downloading MP3 songs. According to traffic statistics, the site's popularity peaked in February of 2001. In July of 2001, it was forced to close because of legal challenges.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 19 years, 4 months and 2 days have passed since February 1st, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 1st, 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 980985600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 1st, 2001:

  • 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: 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.
  • March 1st, 2001: The song Crawling is released by nu-metal rock band Linkin Park.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 1st, 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: February 1st, 2001 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

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 1st of February:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of February:

  • The Memorial Day of the Republic (Hungary)

Weather

Weather information for February 1st, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 33.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 0.56 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.6cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 1.39 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2539.75cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on February 1st, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 1st, 2001 was probably conceived around the 24th of April, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 1st, 2001 is the 11th 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.

1st of February

Events that have occurred on the 1st of February:

  • February 1st, 1974: 177 people are killed when a fire breaks out at the Joelma Building in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • February 1st, 1979: Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years of exile.
  • February 1st, 1979: Patty Hearst is released from prison.
  • February 1st, 1991: An air crash at Los Angeles International Airport kills 34 people.
  • February 1st, 1995: Manic Street Preachers guitarist Richey Edwards goes missing from a hotel in Bayswater, London.
  • February 1st, 2002: Kidnapped Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is murdered in Karachi, Pakistan.
  • February 1st, 2003: The Space Shuttle Columbia disaster occurs. All seven crew members are killed
  • February 1st, 1958: The United Arab Republic is formed after Egypt and Syria unite.
  • February 1st, 1994: Green Day release their album "Dookie".
  • February 1st, 2004: Super Bowl XXXVIII: The New England Patriots defeat the Carolina Panthers by 32-29 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas.
  • February 1st, 2004: Janet Jackon's "wardrobe malfunction" occurs during her halftime performance with Justin Timberlake at Super Bowl XXXVIII.
  • February 1st, 2009: Super Bowl XLIII: The Pittsburgh Steelers defeat the Arizona Cardinals by 27-23 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
  • February 1st, 2009: Bruce Springsteen performs at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLIII.
  • February 1st, 2012: TV host Don Cornelius commits suicide after suffering from seizures and the onset of dementia.
  • February 1st, 2013: Season One of House of Cards is released on Netflix.
  • February 1st, 2015: Super Bowl XLIX occurs at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona: The New England Patriots defeat the Seattle Seahawks and Katy Perry performs at the halftime show.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 1st, 2001.

  • 7,063 days have passed since this date.
  • 610,239,600 seconds have passed since the February 1st, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 711,946,200 times.
  • Since February 1st, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 314,883,633,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 101,706,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 52,480,606 steps. That's about 23,325 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,322,875 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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