April 27th, 2001

April 27th, 2001, fell on a Friday. It was day 117 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

19 years, 11 months and 21 days have passed since April 27th, 2001.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 27th, 2001:

  • United States: All For You - Janet Jackson
  • United Kingdom: Survivor - Destiny's Child

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Driven" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is April 27th, 2001 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 2001 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song All For You by Janet Jackson is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Survivor by Destiny's Child is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Driven 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 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. 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 "Rugrats", "Xena: Warrior Princess", "Stargate SG-1" and "Futurama".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Deus Ex", "Diablo II", "Spider-Man" and "Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dexter's Laboratory", "Moesha", "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" and "CatDog". 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 April 27th, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 19 years, 11 months and 21 days have passed since April 27th, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 27th, 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 988326000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 27th, 2001:

  • 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.
  • April 13th, 2001: The romantic comedy film "Bridget Jones's Diary" is released in movie theaters.
  • April 15th, 2001: American musician Joey Ramone passes away at the age of 49 following a long battle with cancer.
  • April 16th, 2001: Enemy at the Gates (2001) is released.
  • April 18th, 2001: NBA star Kobe Bryant and Vanessa Laine are married.
  • April 23rd, 2001: Blu Cantrell releases the single "Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)".
  • This date: April 27th, 2001
  • 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 7th, 2001: Train robber Ronnie Biggs is immediately arrested after he arrives back in England.
  • 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 12th, 2001: Italian-American singer Perry Como passes away at the age of 88.
  • May 15th, 2001: The song "Let Me Blow Ya Mind" by Eve and Gwen Stefani is released.
  • May 15th, 2001: The song "Fiesta" by R. Kelly featuring Jay-Z is released.
  • May 16th, 2001: UK politics: Labour Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott punches a protester who threw an egg at him.
  • May 18th, 2001: Shrek (2001) is released.
  • May 19th, 2001: The final episode of Baywatch is aired.
  • May 21st, 2001: The Calling release their single "Wherever You Will Go".
  • May 23rd, 2001: Football: German side Bayern Munich win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Valencia on penalties.
  • May 24th, 2001: 23 people fall to their deaths after a dance floor collapses during a wedding ceremony in Israel.
  • May 25th, 2001: Pearl Harbor (2001) is released.
  • May 27th, 2001: Soccer: Fernando Torres makes his first team debut for Atlético Madrid.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 27th, 2001, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 27th, 2001 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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.
  • 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.

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

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.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 27th of April:


Weather

Weather information for April 27th, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.9 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 53.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 11.78 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.52cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.5 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on April 27th, 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 April 27th, 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 April 27th, 2001 was probably conceived around the 18th of July, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 27th, 2001 is the 4th of February, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 27th, 2001.

  • 7,296 days have passed since this date.
  • 630,374,400 seconds have passed since the April 27th, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 735,436,800 times.
  • Since April 27th, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 325,273,190,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 105,062,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 54,212,198 steps. That's about 24,094 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,564,493 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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