August 10th, 2001

August 10th, 2001, fell on a Friday. It was day 222 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

19 years, 6 months and 14 days have passed since August 10th, 2001.


On This Date

Events that occurred on August 10th, 2001:

  • American Pie 2 (2001) is released.
  • The Others (2001) is released in cinemas.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 10th, 2001:

  • United States: Bootylicious - Destiny's Child
  • United Kingdom: Eternal Flame - Atomic Kitten

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Rush Hour 2" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is August 10th, 2001 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Bootylicious by Destiny's Child is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Rush Hour 2 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 "Frasier", "Dawson's Creek", "The West Wing" and "The Office (UK version).". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Spider-Man", "The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask", "Final Fantasy X" and "Max Payne".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dawson's Creek", "The Wild Thornberrys", "Dora the Explorer" and "Malcolm in the Middle". Popular toys include the likes of "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 August 10th, 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 14 days have passed since August 10th, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 10th, 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 997398000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 10th, 2001:

  • 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.
  • August 6th, 2001: Death Row CEO Suge Knight is released from prison after serving four years for a parole violation.
  • This date: August 10th, 2001
  • August 14th, 2001: TLC singer Lisa Lopes releases her debut solo album "Supernova".
  • August 19th, 2001: Frank Lampard makes his debut for Chelsea.
  • August 21st, 2001: Nickleback release their single "How You Remind Me".
  • August 23rd, 2001: The game "Devil May Cry" is released on the PlayStation 2.
  • August 24th, 2001: Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) is released.
  • August 24th, 2001: Windows XP is released.
  • August 25th, 2001: RnB singer Aaliyah dies in a plane crash at the age of 22..
  • August 28th, 2001: American heavy metal band Slipknot release their album "Iowa".
  • September 4th, 2001: System of a Down release their album "Toxicity".
  • September 6th, 2001: "Lady Marmalade" by Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya and Pink wins Video of the Year at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • September 8th, 2001: The song "Can't Get You Out of My Head" is released by Australian singer Kylie Minogue.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 10th, 2001, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 10th, 2001 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

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

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

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.

  • Max Payne - Third person shooter game that allowed the player to slow down time.
  • Final Fantasy X - The tenth game in the series.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 10th of August:


Weather

Weather information for August 10th, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 78.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 26 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.22 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President

Who was the US President on August 10th, 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 August 10th, 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 August 10th, 2001 was probably conceived around the 31st of October, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 10th, 2001 is the 20th of May, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 10th, 2001.

  • 7,138 days have passed since this date.
  • 616,726,800 seconds have passed since the August 10th, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 719,514,600 times.
  • Since August 10th, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 318,231,028,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 102,787,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 53,038,505 steps. That's about 23,573 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,400,722 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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