July 6th, 2001

July 6th, 2001, fell on a Friday. It was day 187 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

19 years, 9 months and 16 days have passed since July 6th, 2001.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 6th, 2001:

  • Internet culture: The domain name for YTMND ("You're the Man Now, Dog") is registered.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 6th, 2001:

  • United States: U Remind Me - Usher
  • United Kingdom: The Way To Your Love - Hear'say

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Cats & Dogs" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is July 6th, 2001 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The 4th of July celebrations in America have come and passed. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song U Remind Me by Usher is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, The Way To Your Love by Hear'say is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Cats & Dogs 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 "Touched by an Angel", "Stargate SG-1", "Sex and the City" and "Futurama". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Colin McRae Rally 2.0", "Spider-Man", "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2" and "The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dexter's Laboratory", "7th Heaven", "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "The Fairly OddParents".

Popular toys include the likes of "Groovy Girls", "Poo-Chi (robot dog)", "Razor (scooter)" 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 July 6th, 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, 9 months and 16 days have passed since July 6th, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 6th, 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 994374000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 6th, 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 12th, 2001: The song "Family Affair" is released by Mary J. Blige.
  • 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 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 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.
  • July 4th, 2001: Scary Movie 2 (2001) is released in cinemas.
  • This date: July 6th, 2001
  • 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.
  • July 23rd, 2001: The video game "Max Payne" is released.
  • July 27th, 2001: Planet of the Apes (2001) is released.
  • July 27th, 2001: Brian Dowling wins the 2nd season of the reality TV series "Big Brother" (UK).
  • August 3rd, 2001: The coming-of-age film "The Princess Diaries" is released in movie theaters.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 6th, 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 Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 6th, 2001 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • Fear Factor - American stunt/dare game show.
  • 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.

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)
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 6th of July:


Weather

Weather information for July 6th, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 22.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 62.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.72 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 21.28 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.81cm.

US President

Who was the US President on July 6th, 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 July 6th, 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 July 6th, 2001 was probably conceived around the 26th of September, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 6th, 2001 is the 15th of April, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 6th, 2001.

  • 7,230 days have passed since this date.
  • 624,672,000 seconds have passed since the July 6th, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 728,784,000 times.
  • Since July 6th, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 322,330,752,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 104,112,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 53,721,792 steps. That's about 23,876 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,496,064 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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