April 21st, 2001

April 21st, 2001, fell on a Saturday. Day 111 of 2001. Decade: 2000s.

19 years, 1 months and 15 days have passed since April 21st, 2001.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 21st, 2001:

  • United States: All For You - Janet Jackson
  • United Kingdom: What Took You So Long - Emma Bunton

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Bridget Jones's Diary" 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 April 21st, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 19 years, 1 months and 15 days have passed since April 21st, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 21st, 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 987807600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 21st, 2001:

  • March 23rd, 2001: The World Wrestling Federation purchases WCW for $7 million dollars.
  • March 24th, 2001: macOS is released.
  • 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 30th, 2001: Spy Kids (2001) is released.
  • March 31st, 2001: Former soccer play David Rocastle passes away after a battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
  • 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.
  • April 13th, 2001: Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) is released.
  • April 16th, 2001: Enemy at the Gates (2001) is released.
  • April 28th, 2001: Jane's Addiction, Weezer, Iggy Pop, Gang Starr, Fatboy Slim, The Roots and more play at Coachella.
  • May 4th, 2001: The Mummy Returns (2001) is released.
  • May 9th, 2001: 129 football fans die in a stampede in Ghana.
  • May 11th, 2001: A Knight's Tale (2001) is released.
  • May 12th, 2001: Liverpool win the FA Cup final after two late goals from Michael Owen helps them secure a 2-1 victory over Arsenal.
  • May 18th, 2001: Shrek (2001) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 21st, 2001, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 21st, 2001 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • My Wife and Kids - Comedy sitcom about a family called the Kyles.
  • 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.

2001 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2001.

"The Fairly OddParents" - "My Wife and Kids" - "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 21st of April:


Weather

Weather information for April 21st, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.4 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 52.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 11.61 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.78cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.89 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on April 21st, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 21st, 2001 was probably conceived around the 12th of July, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 21st, 2001 is the 29th of January, 2002. (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.

21st of April

Events that have occurred on the 21st of April:

  • April 21st, 1966: Ian Brady and Myra Hindley go on trial in England for the murders of 3 children that vanished between 1963 and 1965.
  • April 21st, 1967: Greece is taken over by a military dictatorship.
  • April 21st, 1989: The Game Boy is released.
  • April 21st, 2014: The Flint water crisis begins when the city switches its water source to the Flint River.
  • April 21st, 2016: Prince passes away due a fentanyl overdose.
  • April 21st, 2018: Actor Verne Troyer (Mini-Me) passes away due to alcohol poisoning.
  • April 21st, 1958: 49 people die when United Airlines Flight 736 collides with a fighter jet near Las Vegas.
  • April 21st, 1993: Football: French side Marseille win the UEFA Champions League after defeating A.C. Milan 1-0.
  • April 21st, 1995: The first episode of "Father Ted" is aired.
  • April 21st, 2004: Man on Fire (2004) is released.
  • April 21st, 2006: The movie Silent Hill (2006) is released.
  • April 21st, 2013: Football: Liverpool striker Luis Suarez bites Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 21st, 2001.

  • 6,986 days have passed since this date.
  • 603,590,400 seconds have passed since the April 21st, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 704,188,800 times.
  • Since April 21st, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 311,452,646,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 100,598,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 51,908,774 steps. That's about 23,071 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,243,085 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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