February 20th, 2001

February 20th, 2001, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 51 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

19 years, 4 months and 22 days have passed since February 20th, 2001.


On This Date

Events that occurred on 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.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 20th, 2001:

  • United States: Stutter - Joe & Mystikal
  • 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 20th, 2001 and it's a Tuesday. In America, the song Stutter by Joe & Mystikal 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. 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 "7th Heaven", "Sex and the City", "The Powerpuff Girls" and "Dora the Explorer". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Diablo II", "Final Fantasy IX", "Spider-Man" and "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Moesha", "The Powerpuff Girls", "Rocket Power" and "Roswell". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Groovy Girls", "The Dreamcast", "Razor (scooter)" 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 20th, 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 22 days have passed since February 20th, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 20th, 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 982627200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 20th, 2001:

  • 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.
  • 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 12th, 2001: Serial killer Henry Lee Lucas dies of heart failure.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 20th, 2001, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 20th, 2001 falls under the Wolf.
  • 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" - "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 20th of February:


Weather

Weather information for February 20th, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.9 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 37.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.17 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.33 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on February 20th, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 20th, 2001 was probably conceived around the 13th of May, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 20th, 2001 is the 30th of November, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

Video 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 20th, 2001.

  • 7,085 days have passed since this date.
  • 612,140,400 seconds have passed since the February 20th, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 714,163,800 times.
  • Since February 20th, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 315,864,446,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 102,023,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 52,644,074 steps. That's about 23,397 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,345,685 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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