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March 4th, 2001.

March 4th, 2001, was a Sunday. It was day 63 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

20 years, 3 months and 7 days have passed since March 4th, 2001.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On this day.

What happened on March 4th, 2001?

  • The Real IRA detonate a car bomb outside of the BBC's main news centre in London.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 4th, 2001.

  • United States: Stutter - Joe & Mystikal
  • United Kingdom: Whole Again - Atomic Kitten
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Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Hannibal" was at the top of the box office on March 4th, 2001.

Take me back to March 4th, 2001!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 4th, 2001 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Spring has started to creep in and the days are beginning to get longer. 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 Hannibal is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. 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.

An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the United Kingdom is currently causing a crisis in the British agriculture and tourism sectors. Cows and sheep are currently being killed in an effort to halt the disease. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Baywatch", "Everybody Loves Raymond", "That '70s Show" and "Will & Grace". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Dead or Alive 2", "Colin McRae Rally 2.0", "Final Fantasy IX" and "Spider-Man".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "7th Heaven", "The Angry Beavers", "The Powerpuff Girls" and "Rocket Power". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Groovy Girls, the Dreamcast, Razor (scooter) and the PlayStation 2.

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 March 4th, 2001.

  • "Crawling in my skin..."

    "Crawling in my skin..."

    On March 1st, 2001, nu-metal band Linkin Park released their song Crawling.

  • A foot-and-mouth outbreak hits the United Kingdom.

    A foot-and-mouth outbreak hits the United Kingdom.

    The 2001 United Kingdom foot-and-mouth outbreak started around this time. Following the outbreak, authorities started to kill cows and sheep in an attempt to halt the spread of the disease.

  • "I'm a survivor!"

    "I'm a survivor!"

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

  • 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 naughties, DVDs started to replace the older VCR tapes. This meant that you no longer had to rewind your tapes before bringing them back to the rental store!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 naughties, 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, 3 months and 7 days have passed since March 4th, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 4th, 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 983664000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 4th, 2001.

  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • This date: March 4th, 2001
  • 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 16th, 2001: 108 people are killed after a man called Jin Ruchao sets off a series of bombs in the Chinese city of Shijiazhuang.
  • March 23rd, 2001: The World Wrestling Federation purchases WCW for $7 million dollars.
  • March 24th, 2001: Apple releases the macOS operating system.
  • March 26th, 2001: British virtual band Gorillaz release their self-titled debut album "Gorillaz".
  • March 26th, 2001: The final episode of "WCW Monday Nitro" is aired.
  • March 27th, 2001: The song "Lady Marmalade" is released by Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, and Pink.
  • March 27th, 2001: 2Pac's album "Until the End of Time" is released.
  • March 28th, 2001: Alicia Keys releases her single "Fallin".
  • March 29th, 2001: Rapper Puff Daddy changes his name to "P. Diddy".
  • March 30th, 2001: The adventure comedy film "Spy Kids" (2001) is released.
  • March 31st, 2001: Former soccer player David Rocastle passes away after a battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
  • March 31st, 2001: 31-year-old Stuart Lubbock dies during a party at actor Michael Barrymore's house in Essex.
  • April 1st, 2001: WrestleMania X-Seven: Stone Cold Steve Austin defeats The Rock at the Reliant Astrodome in Houston, Texas.
  • April 1st, 2001: Former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia President Slobodan Milosevic is arrested.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 4th, 2001, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 4th, 2001 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

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.

  • 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.
  • Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids - British television series.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on March 4th, 2001.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2001.

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

  • The PlayStation 2
  • Razor (scooter)
  • Poo-Chi (robot dog)
  • The Dreamcast
  • Groovy Girls

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask - Action-adventure game released on the Nintendo 64.
  • Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn - RPG game developed by BioWare.
  • 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.
  • Colin McRae Rally 2.0 - Racing video game.
  • Diablo II - The second game in the series.
  • Deus Ex - RPG game that was released by Eidos Interactive in 2000.
  • Dead or Alive 2 - Fighting game developed by Team Ninja.

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 March 4th, 2007 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 4th of March.

  • March 4th, 1982: Landon Donovan (Soccer player) turned 19 on this day in 2001.

Weather on March 4th, 2001.

Historical weather information for March 4th, 2001.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 5.4 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 25.2 degrees Fahrenheit. -3.78 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 2.06 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.76cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on March 4th, 2001.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 4th, 2001.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 4th, 2001 was most likely conceived around the 25th of May, 2000.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 4th, 2001 is close to the 12th of December, 2001.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 4th, 2001.

  • A total of 7,405 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,057 weeks have passed.
  • 639,788,400 seconds have passed since the March 4th, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 746,419,800 times.
  • Since March 4th, 2001, the earth has travelled approximately 330,130,814,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 106,631,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 55,021,802 steps. That's about 24,454 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,677,461 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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