July 18th, 2001

July 18th, 2001, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 199 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

19 years, 0 months and 19 days have passed since July 18th, 2001.


On This Date

Events that occurred on 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.
  • Jurassic Park III (2001) is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 18th, 2001:

  • United States: U Remind Me - Usher
  • United Kingdom: Eternity / The Road To Mandalay - Robbie Williams

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is July 18th, 2001 and it's a Wednesday. 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, Eternity / The Road To Mandalay by Robbie Williams is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Legally Blonde is at the top of the Box Office. 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 "Rugrats", "Walker, Texas Ranger", "Roswell" and "The Amanda Show". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Spider-Man" and "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Rugrats", "Ed, Edd n Eddy", "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Grounded for Life". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 18th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, 0 months and 19 days have passed since July 18th, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 18th, 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 995410800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 18th, 2001:

  • 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 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 13th, 2001: The comedy movie Legally Blonde (2001) is released in cinemas.
  • 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 6th, 2001: Death Row CEO Suge Knight is released from prison after serving four years for a parole violation.
  • August 10th, 2001: American Pie 2 (2001) is released.
  • August 10th, 2001: The Others (2001) is released in cinemas.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 18th, 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 18th, 2001 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Office (UK version). - Starring Ricky Gervais.
  • 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.

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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 18th of July:


Weather

Weather information for July 18th, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.0 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 73.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 23 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.39 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 5.08cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on July 18th, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 18th, 2001 was probably conceived around the 8th of October, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 18th, 2001 is the 27th of April, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 18th, 2001.

  • 6,959 days have passed since this date.
  • 601,257,600 seconds have passed since the July 18th, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 701,467,200 times.
  • Since July 18th, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 310,248,921,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 100,209,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 51,708,154 steps. That's about 22,981 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,215,091 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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