February 8th, 2001

February 8th, 2001, fell on a Thursday. It was day 39 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

20 years, 0 months and 17 days have passed since February 8th, 2001.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Bella Poarch: Internet personality.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 8th, 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.

Take Me Back!

The date is February 8th, 2001 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Valentine's Day is just around the corner.

In America, the song It Wasn't Me by Shaggy is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Whole Again by Atomic Kitten is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Wedding Planner 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.

The file-sharing website "Napster" is at the peak of its popularity. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "ER", "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" and "Andromeda". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Deus Ex", "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 "Sabrina the Teenage Witch", "The Wild Thornberrys", "Ed, Edd n Eddy" and "SpongeBob SquarePants". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 February 8th, 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.

  • 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:

  • 20 years, 0 months and 17 days have passed since February 8th, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 8th, 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 981590400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 8th, 2001:

  • January 12th, 2001: The TV series "Lizzie McGuire", starring Hilary Duff, premiers on the Disney Channel.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 7th, 2001: Actor Tom Cruise files for divorce from his wife Nicole Kidman.
  • This date: February 8th, 2001
  • 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.
  • March 1st, 2001: The song Crawling is released by nu-metal rock band Linkin Park.
  • March 4th, 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 February 8th, 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: February 8th, 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.
  • Jackass - MTV show that involved stunts and pranks.
  • 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.

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of February:


Weather

Weather information for February 8th, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 29.5 degrees Fahrenheit. -1.39 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.67 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 18.03cm.

US President

Who was the US President on February 8th, 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 February 8th, 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 February 8th, 2001 was probably conceived around the 1st of May, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 8th, 2001 is the 18th 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 February 8th, 2001.

  • 7,322 days have passed since this date.
  • 632,620,800 seconds have passed since the February 8th, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 738,057,600 times.
  • Since February 8th, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 326,432,332,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 105,436,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 54,405,389 steps. That's about 24,180 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,591,450 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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