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September 11th, 2001.

September 11th, 2001, was a Tuesday. It was day 254 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

19 years, 7 months and 28 days have passed since September 11th, 2001.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On this day.

What happened on September 11th, 2001?

  • Rapper Jay-Z releases his album "The Blueprint".
  • September 11 Attacks: 2,996 people are killed in the USA after a series of coordinated suicide attacks.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 11th, 2001.

  • United States: I'm Real - Jennifer Lopez
  • United Kingdom: Mambo No. 5 - Bob the Builder

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Musketeer" was at the top of the box office on September 11th, 2001.

Take me back to September 11th, 2001!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is September 11th, 2001 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves.

In America, the song I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Mambo No. 5 by Bob the Builder is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Musketeer 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. The world is in a complete state of shock after the September 11 attacks, which brought down the World Trade Center and killed 3,000 people. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "7th Heaven", "Sex and the City", "The Sopranos" and "The Amanda Show".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn", "The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask", "Final Fantasy X" and "Devil May Cry". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Simpsons", "Friends", "Pokemon" and "Dawson's Creek". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Poo-Chi (robot dog), Razor (scooter), the PlayStation 2 and Bratz (dolls).

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on September 11th, 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.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2001.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2001 were Tom Cruise, Tiger Woods, The Beatles, Britney Spears, Bruce Willis, Michael Jordan, The Backstreet Boys, NSYNC, Oprah Winfrey and Mel Gibson.

  • 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.

  • 9/11.

    During this period, the world was reeling from the shock of the September 11 attacks, which killed 2,996 people.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 19 years, 7 months and 28 days have passed since September 11th, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 37 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 11th, 2001, will be 19 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2001 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1000162800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around September 11th, 2001.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 11th, 2001, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 11th, 2001 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

Photographs of early 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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".

Kid's TV shows on September 11th, 2001.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2001.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2001.

  • Bratz (dolls)
  • The PlayStation 2
  • Razor (scooter)
  • Poo-Chi (robot dog)
  • Groovy Girls

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • Final Fantasy X - The tenth game in the series.
  • 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.

2001 playlist.

A Spotify playlist of songs from 2001. Take a trip back to the peak days of Shaggy, Faith Hill, Eminem, Kylie Minogue and Shakira.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 11th of September.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 11th of September.

  • National Day of Catalonia

Weather on September 11th, 2001.

Historical weather information for September 11th, 2001.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 66.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.22 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.39 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on September 11th, 2001.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 11th, 2001.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 11th, 2001 was most likely conceived around the 2nd of December, 2000.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 11th, 2001 is close to the 21st of June, 2002.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about September 11th, 2001.

  • A total of 7,180 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,025 weeks have passed.
  • 620,352,000 seconds have passed since the September 11th, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 723,744,000 times.
  • Since September 11th, 2001, the earth has travelled approximately 320,101,632,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 103,392,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 53,350,272 steps. That's about 23,711 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,444,224 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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