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June 5th, 2001.

June 5th, 2001, was a Tuesday. It was day 156 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

21 years, 3 months and 22 days have passed since June 5th, 2001.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

Song charts

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 5th, 2001.

  • United States: Lady Marmalade - Christina Aguilera, Lil Kim, Mya & Pink
  • United Kingdom: Angel - Shaggy

The Billboard Hot 100 on June 5th, 2001.

These were the top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Lady Marmalade - Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & P!nk
  • All For You - Janet
  • Survivor - Destiny's Child
  • Hanging By A Moment - Lifehouse
  • Ride Wit Me - Nelly Featuring City Spud
Play the top singles from the year 2001.
A Spotify playlist of songs from 2001. Take a trip back to the peak days of Shaggy, Faith Hill, Eminem, Kylie Minogue and Shakira.
Pearl Harbor

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Pearl Harbor" was at the top of the Box Office on June 5th, 2001.

Take me back to June 5th, 2001!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is June 5th, 2001, and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Lady Marmalade by Christina Aguilera, Lil Kim, Mya & Pink is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Angel by Shaggy is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States, and the movie Pearl Harbor 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. 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.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Aaliyah, Thuy Trang, George Harrison and Left Eye would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "JAG", "Everybody Loves Raymond", "The Royle Family" and "The Sopranos". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Spider-Man", "Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn", "TimeSplitters" and "Banjo-Tooie".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Simpsons", "Roswell", "Grounded for Life" and "Lizzie McGuire". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Betty Spaghetty (doll), Finger skateboards, Razor (scooter) and Tekno the Robotic Puppy.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on June 5th, 2001.

  • 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 2000s, 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 2000s, many people used CD folders to store their music collections. Disc towers were also popular for albums and things such as PlayStation games.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 21 years, 3 months and 22 days have passed since June 5th, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 23 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on June 5th, 2001 will be 21 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 2001 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 991695600.
Events

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around June 5th, 2001.

  • May 6th, 2001: Singer Billie Piper and Chris Evans are married in Las Vegas after dating for six months.
  • 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: The medieval adventure film "A Knight's Tale", starring Heath Ledger, is released in movie theaters.
  • May 11th, 2001: English author Douglas Adams dies from a heart attack at the age of 49.
  • 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: The animated film "Shrek" is released in movie theaters.
  • May 19th, 2001: The final episode of Baywatch is aired.
  • May 21st, 2001: The Calling release their single "Wherever You Will Go".
  • May 21st, 2001: British garage group "DJ Pied Piper and the Masters of Ceremonies" release their one-hit wonder "Do You Really Like It?".
  • 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.
  • June 1st, 2001: The film Moulin Rouge! (2001) is released.
  • June 1st, 2001: Rapper Shyne is sentenced to 10 years in prison.
  • June 1st, 2001: A Hamas suicide bomber kills 21 in Israel.
  • This date: June 5th, 2001
  • June 6th, 2001: Actor Michael Barrymore is arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of Stuart Lubbock at his house back in March.
  • June 7th, 2001: Irish voters reject the Treaty of Nice in a referendum.
  • June 11th, 2001: The first episode of the stunt game show "Fear Factor" is aired.
  • June 11th, 2001: Timothy McVeigh is executed for his role in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
  • June 15th, 2001: The film "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider", starring Angelina Jolie, is released in movie theaters.
  • June 15th, 2001: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 2001 NBA Finals after they defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 4-1.
  • June 19th, 2001: Jennifer Lopez releases her single "I'm Real", featuring Ja Rule.
  • June 21st, 2001: Actor Carroll O'Connor, who portrayed Archie Bunker in the TV show "All in the Family", passes away at the age of 76.
  • June 24th, 2001: Wrestling: Booker T makes his debut for the WWE.
  • June 24th, 2001: Soccer: Pep Guardiola plays his final game for Barcelona.
  • June 28th, 2001: Former Serbian president Slobodan Milošević is extradited to stand trial at The Hague.
  • June 29th, 2001: A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), starring Haley Joel Osment, is released in movie theaters.
  • June 29th, 2001: The action film "The Fast and the Furious" is released in movie theaters.
  • July 2nd, 2001: The song "Heaven Is a Halfpipe" is released by American hip hop band OPM.
  • July 2nd, 2001: Barry George is sentenced to life for the murder of TV presenter Jill Dando in 1999.
  • July 3rd, 2001: Football: Sol Campbell joins Arsenal on a free transfer.
  • July 4th, 2001: Scary Movie 2 (2001) is released in cinemas.
  • July 4th, 2001: 145 people lose their lives after Vladivostock Air Flight 352 crashes near Irkutsk Airport in Russia.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 5th, 2001, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • 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: June 5th, 2001 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on June 5th, 2001.

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Photos of early 2000s fashion.

Photographs of early 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in June, 2001.

TV shows from June, 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.

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.

7th Heaven
7th Heaven
Family drama series.

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.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on June 5th, 2001.

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

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

My Wife and Kids
My Wife and Kids

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

Little Bear
Little Bear

Johnny Bravo
Johnny Bravo

Dexter's Laboratory
Dexter's Laboratory

Friends
Friends

Rugrats
Rugrats

The Simpsons
The Simpsons

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2001.

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

Bratz dolls
Bratz dolls

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

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in June of 2001.

Red Faction 2001
Red Faction
First-person shooter that was released for the PlayStation 2.

The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons 2001
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons
Action-adventure game that was released for the Game Boy Color.

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.

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 you should check out June 5th, 2007 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on June 5th.

Ron Livingston

Actor.
Born on June 5th, 1967
He turned 34 on this day in 2001.

Mark Wahlberg

Actor.
Born on June 5th, 1971
He turned 30 on this day in 2001.

Jade Goody

English TV personality. Deceased
Born on June 5th, 1981
She turned 20 on this day in 2001.

Ninja

Gamer.
Born on June 5th, 1991
He turned 10 on this day in 2001.

Holidays

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of June.

  • Constitution Day (Denmark)
Weather details

Weather on June 5th, 2001.

Historical weather information for June 5th, 2001.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 55.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.78 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.94 degrees Celsius.
USA

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on June 5th, 2001.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 5th, 2001.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

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Stats for June 5th, 2001

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about June 5th, 2001.

  • A total of 7,784 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,112 weeks have passed.
  • 672,537,600 seconds have passed since the June 5th, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 784,627,200 times.
  • Since June 5th, 2001, the Earth has travelled approximately 347,029,401,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 112,089,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 57,838,234 steps. That's about 25,706 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,070,451 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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