5th of February, 2001

The 5th of February, 2001, fell on a Monday. Day 36 of 2001. Decade: 2000s.

19 years, 3 months and 25 days have passed since the 5th of February, 2001.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of February, 2001:

  • United States: It Wasn't Me - Shaggy
  • United Kingdom: Whole Again - Atomic Kitten

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Wedding Planner" 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 5th of February, 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, 3 months and 25 days have passed since the 5th of February, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of February, 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 981331200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 5th of February, 2001:

  • 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.
  • 26th of January, 2001: 20,000 people are killed in an earthquake in Gujarat, India.
  • 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.
  • 1st of March, 2001: The song Crawling is released by nu-metal rock band Linkin Park.
  • 4th of March, 2001: The Real IRA detonate a car bomb outside of the BBC's main news centre in London.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 5th of February, 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 5th of February, 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 5th of February:


Weather

Weather information for the 5th of February, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.4 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 34.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.28 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.17 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.62cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 5th of February, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of February, 2001 was probably conceived around the 28th of April, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of February, 2001 is the 15th 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.

5th of February

Events that have occurred on the 5th of February:

  • 5th of February, 1976: Mascot Riots: A racially-charged riot breaks out at Escambia High School in Pensacola, Florida.
  • 5th of February, 1978: The Northeastern United States blizzard of 1978 kills 100 people.
  • 5th of February, 1973: Serial killer Ed Kemper murders Rosalind Heather Thorpe and Alice Helen Liu on the UCSC campus in Santa Cruz, California.
  • 5th of February, 1994: White supremacist Byron De La Beckwith is convicted of the 1963 murder of civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
  • 5th of February, 1994: 68 people are killed when the Bosnian Serb Army fire a mortar shell at an open air market place in Sarajevo.
  • 5th of February, 1996: Football: Mick McCarthy is appointed as the new manager of the Irish football team.
  • 5th of February, 1998: Slaughter guitarist Tim Kelly dies in a car accident.
  • 5th of February, 2000: Novye Aldi massacre: Russian forces execute over 60 civilians in Grozny, Chechnya.
  • 5th of February, 2006: Super Bowl XL: The Pittsburgh Steelers defeat the Seattle Seahawks by 21-10 at Ford Field in Detroit.
  • 5th of February, 2010: England manager Fabio Capello announces that John Terry has been removed as captain.
  • 5th of February, 2012: Super Bowl XLVI: The New York Giants defeat the New England Patriots by 21-17 at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • 5th of February, 2012: Madonna and LMFAO perform at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLVI.
  • 5th of February, 2016: The game XCOM 2 is released.
  • 5th of February, 2016: The film Dad's Army in released in cinemas.
  • 5th of February, 2017: Super Bowl LI takes place at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas: The New England Patriots defeat the Atlanta Falcons and Lady Gaga performs at the halftime show.
  • 5th of February, 2020: A Republican-controlled Senate votes to acquit Donald Trump in his impeachment trial.
  • 5th of February, 2020: Mitt Romney becomes the first Senator in U.S. history to vote against his party's president in an impeachment trial.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 5th of February, 2001.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of February, 2001.

  • 7,055 days have passed since this date.
  • 609,548,400 seconds have passed since the 5th of February, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 711,139,800 times.
  • Since the 5th of February, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 314,526,974,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 101,591,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 52,421,162 steps. That's about 23,298 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,314,581 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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