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February 18th, 2001.

February 18th, 2001, was a Sunday. It was day 49 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

20 years, 9 months and 13 days have passed since February 18th, 2001.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On this day.

What happened on February 18th, 2001?

  • Stock car driver Dale Earnhardt dies in a three-car crash during a race.
  • FBI agent Robert Hanssen is arrested on suspicion of spying for Russia.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 18th, 2001.

  • United States: Ms. Jackson - Outkast
  • United Kingdom: Whole Again - Atomic Kitten

The Billboard Hot 100 on February 18th, 2001.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Ms. Jackson - OutKast
  • Stutter - Joe Featuring Mystikal
  • It Wasn't Me - Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent
  • Again - Lenny Kravitz
  • Love Don't Cost A Thing - Jennifer Lopez
Play the top hits from 2001.
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Wedding Planner

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Wedding Planner" was at the top of the box office on February 18th, 2001.

Take me back to February 18th, 2001!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is February 18th, 2001 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Valentine's Day of 2001 has just passed. In America, the song Ms. Jackson by Outkast 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. A relatively new form of communication called "text messaging" is continuing to explode in popularity. Although the technology has been around since the mid-1990s, it was only recently that cell providers started to allow users to send SMS messages to people on different networks.

In technology news, more and more music companies are beginning to release MP3 players. The new MP3 format means that music listeners are able to listen to multiple albums on the go. Meanwhile, the Nokia 3310 is one of the most popular cell phones on the market at the moment. Stores across the world are currently selling a wide range of custom covers for the phone. 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, Blu Cantrell and Jennifer Lopez.

The file-sharing website "Napster" is at the peak of its popularity. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Dale Earnhardt, Joey Ramone, Aaliyah and Thuy Trang would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "ER", "Dawson's Creek", "The Royle Family" and "The West Wing".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Pokémon Stadium", "Final Fantasy IX", "Mario Tennis" and "Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Roswell", "As Told by Ginger" and "Lizzie McGuire". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Groovy Girls, Poo-Chi (robot dog), Razor (scooter) and Tekno the Robotic Puppy.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on February 18th, 2001.

  • J.Lo and Puff Daddy split up.

    J.Lo and Puff Daddy split up.

    On Valentine's Day in 2001, Puff Daddy and Jennifer Lopez announced that they had ended their relationship.

  • "I'm a survivor!"

    "I'm a survivor!"

    In February of 2001, Destiny's Child released their hit single "Survivor".

  • "Who's that girl?"

    "Who's that girl?"

    On February 8th, 2001, American rapper Eve released her hit song "Who's That Girl?"

  • U2 - "Walk On"

    U2 - "Walk On"

    "Walk On" by U2 went on to win a Grammy for 2001's Record of the Year.

  • 2001 in music.

    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.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2001.

    The highest paid celebrities in 2001.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2001 were Tom Cruise, Tiger Woods, The Beatles, Britney Spears, Bruce Willis, Michael Jordan, The Backstreet Boys, NSYNC, Oprah Winfrey and Mel Gibson.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2001.

    Time Person of the Year 2001.

    New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani was listed as the Time Person of the Year for 2001.

  • MSN Messenger.

    MSN Messenger.

    During this period of time, a lot of people were using MSN Messenger to chat with their friends online.

  • 2001 in movies.

    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.

  • Who were the best football players 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.

  • A Beautiful Mind.

    A Beautiful Mind.

    "A Beautiful Mind" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2001.

  • Napster.

    Napster.

    If you were a frequent Internet user during this time period, the 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.

  • The PlayStation 2.

    The PlayStation 2.

    The PlayStation 2 was the dominant video game console at this time. The PS2 had releases such as Grand Theft Auto III, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty and Max Payne.

  • Nokia 3310.

    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.

  • VCRs are being phased out.

    VCRs are being phased out.

    During this period, people were still using VCRs to play movies. However, more and more households were beginning to replace them with DVD players.

  • Jennifer Lopez.

    Jennifer Lopez.

    American singer Jennifer Loper (aka J. Lo) topped the FHM sexiest woman list in both 2000 and 2001.

  • DVDs begin to replace VCR tapes.

    DVDs begin to replace VCR tapes.

    In the first half of the noughties, DVDs started to replace the older VCR tapes. As a result, people no longer had to rewind their tapes before bringing them back to the rental store.

  • Wallpaper is quickly dying off.

    Wallpaper is quickly dying off.

    During the early noughties, wallpaper was quickly disappearing from people's homes. By this stage, minimalist interior design trends were in vogue and many people had already made the switchover to using paint.

  • MP3 players become a thing.

    MP3 players become a thing.

    In the early "naughties", more and more MP3 players started to arrive on the market. This included the likes of the Samsung YEPP, the Creative NOMAD Jukebox and the Apple iPod. Although most of us did not know it at the time, the MP3 marked the beginning of the end for the CD format and in turn, the music stores that sold them.

  • Text messaging is exploding in popularity.

    Text messaging is exploding in popularity.

    Between 1999 and 2001, the act of "text messaging" continued to explode in popularity. This was due to the fact that more and more people were buying cellphones and providers were starting to allow users to send SMS messages to their contacts on different networks.

  • The Game Boy Color.

    The Game Boy Color.

    During this time, the Game Boy Color was the go-to handheld device for gamers. Popular games included Wario Land 3, Donkey Kong Country and the various Pokémon releases.

  • Floppy disks are being phased out.

    Floppy disks are being phased out.

    In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the floppy disk was phased out. The emergence of the CD-RW and faster Internet speeds made the diskette redundant.

  • Landline phones are still popular... for now.

    Landline phones are still popular... for now.

    During this period, landline phones were still popular. However, they would soon start to decline due to the rise of mobile phones.

  • CD folders.

    CD folders.

    During the late 1990s and early noughties, many people used CD folders to store their music collection. Disc towers were also popular for albums and things such as PlayStation games.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 20 years, 9 months and 13 days have passed since February 18th, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 07 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 18th, 2001, will be 20 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2001 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 982454400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around February 18th, 2001.

  • 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.
  • January 29th, 2001: British pop group Atomic Kitten release their single "Whole Again".
  • February 6th, 2001: Ariel Sharon becomes the new prime minister of Israel after a landslide victory.
  • February 6th, 2001: Roy Whiting is charged with the murder of 8-year-old Sarah Payne in West Sussex, England.
  • February 7th, 2001: Actor Tom Cruise files for divorce from his wife Nicole Kidman.
  • February 8th, 2001: Rap star Eve releases her single "Who's That Girl?".
  • February 13th, 2001: R&B group Destiny's Child release their single "Survivor".
  • February 14th, 2001: Puff Daddy and Jennifer Lopez announce that they have split up.
  • February 16th, 2001: 12 Serb civilians are killed following a bomb attack on a bus near the town of Podujevo in Kosovo.
  • This date: February 18th, 2001
  • February 19th, 2001: A five-mile exclusion zone is placed around the Cheale Meats abattoir in Essex after a case of foot-and-mouth disease is detected.
  • 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.
  • February 27th, 2001: The song "What Would You Do?" is released by R&B group City High.
  • February 28th, 2001: 10 people are killed after a high-speed train is derailed near Selby, North Yorkshire in England.
  • 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.
  • March 5th, 2001: Irish boy band Westlife release their version of the song "Uptown Girl".
  • March 10th, 2001: Rapper Nelly releases the single "Ride with Me".
  • March 12th, 2001: Serial killer Henry Lee Lucas dies of heart failure.
  • March 12th, 2001: British pop group Hear'Say release their debut single "Pure and Simple".
  • March 13th, 2001: Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott releases her single "Get Ur Freak On".
  • March 16th, 2001: 108 people are killed after a man called Jin Ruchao sets off a series of bombs in the Chinese city of Shijiazhuang.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 18th, 2001, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Aquarius is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 18th, 2001 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

Photographs of early 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from February, 2001.

Boston Public
Boston Public
Drama series about a fictional public school called Winslow High School.

Dark Angel
Dark Angel
Starring Jessica Alba.

Andromeda
Andromeda
Sci-fi TV series.

Jackass
Jackass
MTV show that involved stunts and pranks.

Malcolm in the Middle
Malcolm in the Middle
TV show about a dysfunctional family and their genius son.

Roswell
Roswell
TV show about the town of Roswell.

Angel
Angel
Spin-off show of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".

The West Wing
The West Wing
Political drama.

Futurama
Futurama
Animated series.

The Sopranos
The Sopranos
Crime drama about the life of a New Jersey mobster.

Becker
Becker
TV show about a grumpy doctor called Dr. John Becker.

Charmed
Charmed
TV series about a group of sisters that are witches.

Will & Grace
Will & Grace
TV series.

The King of Queens
The King of Queens
Comedy TV show starring Kevin James.

The Royle Family
The Royle Family
British sitcom about a Manchester family called the Royles.

That '70s Show
That '70s Show
Comedy TV show about a group of friends living in the 1970s.

Sex and the City
Sex and the City
A group of friends "explore" Manhattan's dating scene.

Celebrity Deathmatch
Celebrity Deathmatch
Claymated stop-motion parody series that aired on MTV.

Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place
TV show about two graduate students called Berg and Pete.

Dawson's Creek
Dawson's Creek
American teen drama.

Ally McBeal
Ally McBeal
TV show about an attorney called Ally McBeal. Starring Calista Flockhart.

Stargate SG-1
Stargate SG-1
A military team of scientists and soldiers travel to different planets in the universe.

Oz
Oz
TV series about a prison called Oswald State Correctional Facility.

Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction
Anthology series presented by Jonathan Frakes.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar.

King of the Hill
King of the Hill
Animated series about a family living in Texas.

Everybody Loves Raymond
Everybody Loves Raymond
TV show about a sports write called Raymond Barone.

Cars in 2001.

2001 saw the introduction of cars such as the Volkswagen Polo Mk4, the Buick Sail, the Honda Fit, the BMW 7 Series (E65), the Toyota Camry (XV30) and the Chevrolet Trailblazer.

Cars in 2001.

Kids' TV shows on February 18th, 2001.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2001.

Lizzie McGuire
Lizzie McGuire

Grounded for Life
Grounded for Life

As Told by Ginger
As Told by Ginger

Static Shock
Static Shock

Malcolm in the Middle
Malcolm in the Middle

Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids
Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids

Courage the Cowardly Dog
Courage the Cowardly Dog

The Amanda Show
The Amanda Show

Roswell
Roswell

Rocket Power
Rocket Power

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

SpongeBob SquarePants
SpongeBob SquarePants

Batman Beyond
Batman Beyond

Ed, Edd n Eddy
Ed, Edd n Eddy

Bob the Builder
Bob the Builder

The Powerpuff Girls
The Powerpuff Girls

The Wild Thornberrys
The Wild Thornberrys

That '70s Show
That '70s Show

CatDog
CatDog

Dawson's Creek
Dawson's Creek

Bear in the Big Blue House
Bear in the Big Blue House

Men in Black: The Series
Men in Black: The Series

City Guys
City Guys

Recess
Recess

The Angry Beavers
The Angry Beavers

Pokemon
Pokemon

Daria
Daria

Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Sabrina the Teenage Witch

7th Heaven
7th Heaven

Moesha
Moesha

Little Bear
Little Bear

Johnny Bravo
Johnny Bravo

Dexter's Laboratory
Dexter's Laboratory

Friends
Friends

Rugrats
Rugrats

Round the Twist
Round the Twist

The Simpsons
The Simpsons

Popular toys and games in 2001.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2001.

The PlayStation 2
The PlayStation 2

Tekno the Robotic Puppy
Tekno the Robotic Puppy

HitClips audio player
HitClips audio player

Razor (scooter)
Razor (scooter)

Poo-Chi (robot dog)
Poo-Chi (robot dog)

Finger skateboards
Finger skateboards

The Dreamcast
The Dreamcast

Betty Spaghetty (doll)
Betty Spaghetty (doll)

Groovy Girls
Groovy Girls

Gogo's Crazy Bones
Gogo's Crazy Bones

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

RuneScape 2001
RuneScape
MMORPG published by Jagex.

WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Role 2000
WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Role
Released on the Sony PlayStation.

Banjo-Tooie 2000
Banjo-Tooie
Released for the Nintendo 64.

Hitman: Codename 47 2000
Hitman: Codename 47
Stealth video game by IO Interactive.

WWF No Mercy 2000
WWF No Mercy
Wrestling game that was released for the Nintendo 64.

The World Is Not Enough 2000
The World Is Not Enough
First-person shooter that was based on the James Bond film of the same name.

Shenmue 2000
Shenmue
Action-adventure game that was released for the Sega Dreamcast.

TimeSplitters 2000
TimeSplitters
First-person shooter that was released for the PlayStation 2.

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 2000
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
Action-adventure game released on the Nintendo 64.

Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn 2000
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
RPG game developed by BioWare.

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 2000
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2
Iconic skateboarding game with a great soundtrack.

Spider-Man 2000
Spider-Man
An action game that was released by Activision for the PlayStation.

Mario Tennis 2000
Mario Tennis
Released for the Nintendo 64 and the Game Boy Color.

ECW Anarchy Rulz 2000
ECW Anarchy Rulz
Wrestling video game released by Acclaim Entertainment.

Tenchu 2: Birth of the Stealth Assassins 2000
Tenchu 2: Birth of the Stealth Assassins
Action-adventure stealth game that was set in feudal Japan.

Final Fantasy IX 2000
Final Fantasy IX
Fantasy RPG game.

Colin McRae Rally 2.0 2000
Colin McRae Rally 2.0
Racing video game.

Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes 2000
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes
Crossover fighting game.

Diablo II 2000
Diablo II
The second game in the series.

Deus Ex 2000
Deus Ex
RPG game that was released by Eidos Interactive in 2000.

Perfect Dark 2000
Perfect Dark
First-person shooter that was released for the Nintendo 64.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2001.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out February 18th, 2007 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on February 18th.

Yoko Ono

John Lennon's widow.
Born on February 18th, 1933
She turned 68 on this day in 2001.

Gary Ridgway

American serial killer.
Born on February 18th, 1949
He turned 52 on this day in 2001.

John Travolta

Actor.
Born on February 18th, 1954
He turned 47 on this day in 2001.

Dr. Dre

Rapper.
Born on February 18th, 1965
He turned 36 on this day in 2001.

Gary Neville

Former soccer player.
Born on February 18th, 1975
He turned 26 on this day in 2001.

Scumbag Steve

Internet meme.
Born on February 18th, 1990
He turned 11 on this day in 2001.

J-Hope

BTS member.
Born on February 18th, 1994
He turned 7 on this day in 2001.

Weather on February 18th, 2001.

Historical weather information for February 18th, 2001.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.0 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 17.9 degrees Fahrenheit. -7.83 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 3.83 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on February 18th, 2001.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 18th, 2001.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 18th, 2001 was most likely conceived around May 28th, 2000.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 18th, 2001 is close to November 11th, 2001.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 18th, 2001.

  • A total of 7,593 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,084 weeks have passed.
  • 656,035,200 seconds have passed since the February 18th, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 765,374,400 times.
  • Since February 18th, 2001, the earth has travelled approximately 338,514,163,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 109,339,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 56,419,027 steps. That's about 25,075 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,872,422 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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