August 21st, 2001

August 21st, 2001, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 233 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

18 years, 11 months and 19 days have passed since August 21st, 2001.


On This Date

Events that occurred on August 21st, 2001:

  • Nickleback release their single "How You Remind Me".


Music Singles

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

  • United States: Fallin' - Alicia Keys
  • United Kingdom: Let's Dance - Five

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 21st, 2001 and it's a Tuesday. The summer of 2001 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner. In America, the song Fallin' by Alicia Keys is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Let's Dance by Five 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. 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", "CatDog", "Angel" and "Malcolm in the Middle". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Spider-Man", "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2", "Final Fantasy X" and "Max Payne".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Sabrina the Teenage Witch", "Dora the Explorer", "Rocket Power" and "My Wife and Kids". Popular toys include the likes of "Groovy Girls", "Poo-Chi (robot dog)", "Razor (scooter)" and "PlayStation 2".


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 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.

  • 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:

  • 18 years, 11 months and 19 days have passed since August 21st, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 21st, 2001, will be 18 years of age.
  • People born in 2001 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 998348400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 21st, 2001:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 21st, 2001, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Leo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 21st, 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.
  • 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 21st of August:


Weather

Weather information for August 21st, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.3 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 68.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 5.59cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.22 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on August 21st, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 21st, 2001 was probably conceived around the 11th of November, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 21st, 2001 is the 31st of May, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

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.
  • 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?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on August 21st, 2001.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 6,928 days have passed since this date.
  • 598,579,200 seconds have passed since the August 21st, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 698,342,400 times.
  • Since August 21st, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 308,866,867,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 99,763,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 51,477,811 steps. That's about 22,879 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,182,950 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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