June 11, 2001

June 11, 2001, was a Monday. It was 22 years, 11 months, and 7 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

On This Day

What happened on this day?

What happened on June 11, 2001?

  • Timothy McVeigh is executed for his role in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
  • The first episode of the stunt game show "Fear Factor" is aired.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on June 11, 2001:

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on June 11, 2001

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Lady Marmalade - Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & P!nk
  • All For You - Janet
  • Hanging By A Moment - Lifehouse
  • Ride Wit Me - Nelly Featuring City Spud
  • Follow Me - Uncle Kracker
Play the top singles from 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.

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Swordfish" was at the top of the box office on this day.


This date occurred 8,377 days ago. Approximately 279 months have passed. It was the 162nd day of 2001, in week 24. The decade was the 2000s. People who were born on June 11, 2001, are now 22 years old and belong to the Gen-Z generation. We have gone through approximately 93 seasons of weather since this date.


The following comments about June 11, 2001, were submitted by our visitors:

Joshua Coleman

The Game Boy Advance was released in North America that day.
Posted on February 12, 2024 13:02


The Game Boy Advance takes it back to those weekend car trips to my grandparents house. Also, when a friend of mine (who still has theirs with various games and accessories) showed theirs to their kids it completely blew their minds at what a Nintendo Switch looked like back in the day.
Posted on February 13, 2024 00:32

Joshua Coleman

What games did you have for Game Boy Advance
Posted on March 20, 2024 12:34

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Take me back to June 11, 2001

Ready for a walk down memory lane?

The date is June 11, 2001, and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. The weekend has just passed, so some people are feeling a bit down. Others are tired after partying too much.

The summer of 2001 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September. In America, the song "Lady Marmalade" by Christina Aguilera, Lil Kim, Mya & Pink is at the top of the singles charts, while "Angel" by Shaggy is the number-one song in the UK. George W. Bush Jnr. is the President of the United States, and the movie Swordfish is at the top of the box office.

Tony Blair is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "King of the Hill", "Oz", "Stargate SG-1", and "Celebrity Deathmatch". A relatively new form of communication called "text messaging" is becoming more widespread. Although the technology has been around since the mid-1990s, it was only recently that cell providers allowed 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 cellphones 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 causing a crisis in the British agriculture and tourism sectors. The authorities are killing cows and sheep in an effort to halt the disease. Timothy McVeigh has just been executed for his role in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Aaliyah, Thuy Trang, George Harrison, and Layne Staley would all still be alive.

People are playing video games such as "Deus Ex", "Tenchu 2: Birth of the Stealth Assassins", "Spider-Man", and "WWF No Mercy". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "The Simpsons", "Rugrats", "Batman Beyond", and "Even Stevens". Children are playing with toys such as Amazing Ally, LEGO Soccer Championship Challenge, Bop It Extreme, and the Game Boy Advance.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on June 11, 2001.

  • Fear Factor makes its debut.

    Fear Factor makes its debut

    In June of 2001, the dare game show "Fear Factor" premiered on NBC. The series was initially hosted by comedian and UFC commentator Joe Rogan.
  • Timothy McVeigh is executed.

    Timothy McVeigh is executed

    On June 11th, 2001, American domestic terrorist Timothy McVeigh was executed for his role in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
  • Michael Barrymore is arrested.

    Michael Barrymore is arrested

    On June 6th, 2001, English actor Michael Barrymore was arrested on suspicion the of murder of 31-year-old Stuart Lubbock. Three months prior, Lubbock had been found dead at Barrymore's house in Essex following a party.
  • 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 and AIM.

    MSN Messenger and AIM

    People were using MSN Messenger and AIM (AOL Instant 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.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    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.


    If you were a frequent Internet user during this time, then you probably remember Napster, a popular file-sharing website for downloading MP3 songs. According to traffic statistics, the site's popularity peaked in February 2001. It was forced to close in July 2001 due to various 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

    The Nokia 3310 was one of the most popular cellphones on the market. The phone included a fun game called Snake. You could also buy custom covers for it.
  • VCRs are being phased out.

    VCRs are being phased out

    Although many people were still using VCRs to play movies, 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 are replacing VCR tapes.

    DVDs are replacing VCR tapes

    DVDs were starting to replace VCR tapes. As a result, you no longer had to rewind your tapes before you brought them back to the rental store.
  • Wallpaper is quickly dying off.

    Wallpaper is quickly dying off

    Wallpaper was quickly disappearing from people's homes during the early 2000s. By this stage, minimalist interior design trends were in vogue, and many people had already made the switch to using paint.
  • People are buying MP3 players.

    People are buying MP3 players

    More and more MP3 players started to arrive on the market during the early 2000s. This included 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

    Text messaging exploded between 1999 and 2001. This was due to the fact that more and more people were buying cellphones. Furthermore, providers were starting to allow users to send SMS messages to contacts on other networks.
  • The Game Boy Color.

    The Game Boy Color

    The Game Boy Color was the go-to handheld device for gamers. Notable 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

    The floppy disk was being phased out by this point, as the emergence of the CD-RW and faster Internet speeds had made it somewhat redundant.
  • Landline phones are still popular... for now.

    Landline phones are still popular... for now

    Although most houses still had landline telephones, they were starting to slowly die out due to the increasing availability of cellphones.
  • CD folders and disc towers.

    CD folders and disc towers

    People were using CD folders and disc towers to store their music collections and PlayStation games. CD folders were particularly useful if you wanted to switch between different albums while driving.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around June 11, 2001.

  • May 12, 2001:
    • Liverpool win the FA Cup final after two late goals from Michael Owen helps them secure a 2-1 victory over Arsenal.
    • Italian-American singer Perry Como passes away at the age of 88.
  • May 15, 2001:
    • The song "Let Me Blow Ya Mind" by Eve and Gwen Stefani is released.
    • The song "Fiesta" by R. Kelly featuring Jay-Z is released.
  • May 16, 2001: UK politics: Labour Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott punches a protester who threw an egg at him.
  • May 18, 2001:
    • The animated film "Shrek" is released in movie theaters.
    • It is reported that actor David Duchovny is quitting The X-Files due to a contract dispute.
  • May 19, 2001: The final episode of Baywatch is aired.
  • May 21, 2001:
    • The Calling release their single "Wherever You Will Go".
    • British garage group "DJ Pied Piper and the Masters of Ceremonies" release their one-hit wonder "Do You Really Like It?".
  • May 23, 2001: Football: German side Bayern Munich win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Valencia on penalties.
  • May 24, 2001:
    • 23 people fall to their deaths after a dance floor collapses during a wedding ceremony in Israel.
    • Democrats regain control of the Senate after Vermont Senator James Jeffords leaves the Republican Party.
  • May 25, 2001: Pearl Harbor (2001) is released.
  • May 27, 2001: Soccer: Fernando Torres makes his first team debut for Atlético Madrid.
  • June 1, 2001:
    • The film Moulin Rouge! (2001) is released.
    • Rapper Shyne is sentenced to 10 years in prison.
    • A Hamas suicide bomber kills 21 in Israel.
  • June 5, 2001: Tropical Storm Allison hits Texas and drops large volumes of rain over Houston.
  • June 6, 2001: Actor Michael Barrymore is arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of Stuart Lubbock at his house back in March.
  • June 7, 2001: Irish voters reject the Treaty of Nice in a referendum.
  • This date: June 11, 2001
  • June 15, 2001:
    • The film "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider", starring Angelina Jolie, is released in movie theaters.
    • The Los Angeles Lakers win the 2001 NBA Finals after they defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 4-1.
  • June 19, 2001: Jennifer Lopez releases her single "I'm Real", featuring Ja Rule.
  • June 21, 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 22, 2001: The final episode of "The Famous Jett Jackson" is aired on the Disney Channel.
  • June 24, 2001:
    • Wrestling: Booker T makes his debut for the WWE.
    • Soccer: Pep Guardiola plays his final game for Barcelona.
  • June 28, 2001: Former Serbian president Slobodan Milošević is extradited to stand trial at The Hague.
  • June 29, 2001:
    • A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), starring Haley Joel Osment, is released in movie theaters.
    • The action film "The Fast and the Furious" is released in movie theaters.
  • July 2, 2001:
    • The song "Heaven Is a Halfpipe" is released by American hip hop band OPM.
    • Barry George is sentenced to life for the murder of TV presenter Jill Dando in 1999.
  • July 3, 2001: Football: Sol Campbell joins Arsenal on a free transfer.
  • July 4, 2001:
    • Scary Movie 2 (2001) is released in cinemas.
    • 145 people lose their lives after Vladivostock Air Flight 352 crashes near Irkutsk Airport in Russia.
  • July 6, 2001: Internet culture: The domain name for YTMND ("You're the Man Now, Dog") is registered.
  • July 9, 2001:
    • Soccer: French midfielder Zinedine Zidane joins Real Madrid.
    • The first episode of the British version of "The Office" is aired on BBC Two.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 11, 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 2.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 11, 2001 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

Early 2000s fashion

Photographs of early 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Early 2000s fashion

Television shows

TV series on June 11, 2001

TV audiences were watching the following shows on June 11, 2001:

TV shows from June 2001.

Fear Factor
Fear Factor
Boston Public
Boston Public
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Gilmore Girls
Gilmore Girls
Dark Angel
Dark Angel
Malcolm in the Middle
Malcolm in the Middle
The West Wing
The West Wing

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

Cartoons and children's TV shows in June 2001

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Invader Zim
Invader Zim
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
Jackie Chan Adventures
Jackie Chan Adventures
Clifford the Big Red Dog
Clifford the Big Red Dog
The Brothers García
The Brothers García
Even Stevens
Even Stevens

Toys in 2001

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

The Game Boy Advance
The Game Boy Advance
Bratz dolls
Bratz dolls
Bob the Builder Electronic Talking Scoop
Bob the Builder Electronic Talking Scoop
Lincoln Logs
Lincoln Logs
The PlayStation 2
The PlayStation 2
Intelli Table
Intelli Table
Diva Starz
Diva Starz
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)
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in June 2001.

Red Faction 2001
Red Faction
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons 2001
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons
RuneScape 2001
WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Role 2000
WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Role
Banjo-Tooie 2000
Hitman: Codename 47 2000
Hitman: Codename 47
WWF No Mercy 2000
WWF No Mercy
The World Is Not Enough 2000
The World Is Not Enough
Shenmue 2000
FIFA 2001 2000
FIFA 2001
TimeSplitters 2000
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 2000
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask

Were you born on June 11, 2001?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out June 11, 2007, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on June 11.

Henry Hill

Henry Hill

Mobster / FBI informant Deceased
Born on June 11, 1943
He turned 58 on this day in 2001.

Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie

Born on June 11, 1959
He turned 42 on this day in 2001.

Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage

Born on June 11, 1969
He turned 32 on this day in 2001.

Ryan Dunn

Ryan Dunn

Jackass member Deceased
Born on June 11, 1977
He turned 24 on this day in 2001.

Joshua Jackson

Joshua Jackson

Born on June 11, 1978
He turned 23 on this day in 2001.

Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf

Born on June 11, 1986
He turned 15 on this day in 2001.


US President

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on June 11, 2001.


UK Prime Minister

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on June 11, 2001 was most likely conceived around September 18, 2000.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 11, 2001 is close to March 4, 2002.

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Stats for June 11, 2001


Here are some interesting statistics about June 11, 2001:

  • 8,377 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,196 weeks have passed.
  • 723,772,800 seconds have passed since June 11, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 844,401,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 373,466,764,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 120,628,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 62,244,461 steps. That's roughly 27,664 miles.
  • 8,685,274 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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