June 21st, 2001

June 21st, 2001, fell on a Thursday. It was day 172 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

19 years, 6 months and 27 days have passed since June 21st, 2001.


On This Date

Events that occurred on 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.


Music Singles

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

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is June 21st, 2001 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. 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 Tomb Raider 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 phones on the market at the moment. 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 and Jennifer Lopez.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Touched by an Angel", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Dark Angel". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Deus Ex", "Diablo II", "Spider-Man" and "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Pokemon", "Dawson's Creek", "Lizzie McGuire" and "My Wife and Kids".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Poo-Chi (robot dog)", "Razor (scooter)", "PlayStation 2" and "Bratz (dolls)".


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 June 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.

  • 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, 6 months and 27 days have passed since June 21st, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 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 993078000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 21st, 2001:

  • May 23rd, 2001: Football: German side Bayern Munich win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Valencia on penalties.
  • 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.
  • 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: Timothy McVeigh is executed for his role in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
  • June 12th, 2001: The song "Family Affair" is released by Mary J. Blige.
  • June 15th, 2001: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) is released.
  • June 15th, 2001: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 2001 NBA Finals after they defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 4-1.
  • June 24th, 2001: Wrestling: Booker T makes his debut for the WWE.
  • June 29th, 2001: A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), starring Haley Joel Osment, is released in movie theaters.
  • June 29th, 2001: The Fast and the Furious (2001) is released in cinemas.
  • July 2nd, 2001: The song Heaven Is a Halfpipe is released by OPM.
  • July 3rd, 2001: Football: Sol Campbell joins Arsenal.
  • July 4th, 2001: Scary Movie 2 (2001) is released in cinemas.
  • July 6th, 2001: Internet culture: The domain name for YTMND ("You're the Man Now, Dog") is registered.
  • July 9th, 2001: Soccer: French midfielder Zinedine Zidane joins Real Madrid.
  • July 13th, 2001: The comedy movie Legally Blonde (2001) is released in cinemas.
  • July 18th, 2001: Jurassic Park III (2001) is released.
  • July 18th, 2001: A freight train derails in a tunnel under Howard Street in Baltimore, Maryland. The resulting chemical fire rages on for six days.
  • July 19th, 2001: The video game Final Fantasy X is released.
  • July 20th, 2001: Spirited Away (2001) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 21st, 2001, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: June 21st, 2001 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

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
  • Pokemon
  • Daria
  • Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  • 7th Heaven
  • Dexter's Laboratory
  • Friends
  • Rugrats
  • The Simpsons

2001 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2001:

  • Bratz (dolls)
  • 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.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of June:


Weather

Weather information for June 21st, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 65.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.78 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on June 21st, 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 June 21st, 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 June 21st, 2001 was probably conceived around the 11th of September, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 21st, 2001 is the 31st of March, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 7,151 days have passed since this date.
  • 617,850,000 seconds have passed since the June 21st, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 720,825,000 times.
  • Since June 21st, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 318,810,600,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 102,975,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 53,135,100 steps. That's about 23,616 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,414,200 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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