24th of August, 2001

The 24th of August, 2001, fell on a Friday. Day 236 of 2001. Decade: 2000s.

18 years, 5 months and 28 days have passed since the 24th of August, 2001.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 24th of August, 2001:

  • Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) is released.
  • Windows XP is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of August, 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 "American Pie 2" was at the top of the box office on this date.

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 the 24th of August, 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, 5 months and 28 days have passed since the 24th of August, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 24th of August, 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 998607600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 24th of August, 2001:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 24th of August, 2001, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of August, 2001 falls under the Bear.
  • 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:

  • PlayStation 2
  • Poo-Chi (robot dog)
  • Groovy Girls

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of August:


Weather

Weather information for the 24th of August, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.7 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 71.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.83 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 22.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.76cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 24th of August, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of August, 2001 was probably conceived around the 14th of November, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of August, 2001 is the 3rd of June, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • Devil May Cry - Hack and Slash game that was released for the PlayStation 2.
  • Max Payne - Third person shooter game that allowed the player to slow down 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.

24th of August

Events that have occurred on the 24th of August:

  • 24th of August, 1981: Mark Chapman is sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for the murder of Beatles singer John Lennon.
  • 24th of August, 1989: Pete Rose agrees to a lifetime ban from baseball following allegations of illegal gambling.
  • 24th of August, 1991: Ukraine declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  • 24th of August, 2010: Josie Gibson wins the 11th season of the reality TV series "Big Brother" (UK).
  • 24th of August, 2014: "Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus wins Video of the Year at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • 24th of August, 2014: Former Death Row CEO Suge Knight is shot and injured at a pre-VMA party in Hollywood.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of August, 2001.

  • 6,755 days have passed since this date.
  • 583,635,600 seconds have passed since the 24th of August, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 680,908,200 times.
  • Since the 24th of August, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 301,155,969,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 97,272,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 50,192,662 steps. That's about 22,308 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,003,627 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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