September 11th, 2001

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

18 years, 11 months and 0 days have passed since September 11th, 2001.


On This Date

Events that occurred on September 11th, 2001:

  • September 11 Attacks: 2,996 people are killed in the USA after a series of coordinated suicide attacks.


Music Singles

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is September 11th, 2001 and it's a Tuesday. 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. 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. 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Oz", "Stargate SG-1" and "The Sopranos".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2", "Final Fantasy X", "Max Payne" and "Devil May Cry". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Friends", "Recess", "The Wild Thornberrys" and "Malcolm in the Middle". 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 "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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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:

  • 18 years, 11 months and 0 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 18 years of age.
  • 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:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • 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 (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: September 11th, 2001 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.

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 11th of September:


Holidays

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

  • National Day of Catalonia

Weather

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

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on September 11th, 2001 was probably conceived around the 2nd of December, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 11th, 2001 is the 21st of June, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

Video 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.
  • Final Fantasy X - The tenth game in the series.
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 - Iconic skateboarding game with a great soundtrack.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 6,909 days have passed since this date.
  • 596,937,600 seconds have passed since the September 11th, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 696,427,200 times.
  • Since September 11th, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 308,019,801,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 99,489,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 51,336,634 steps. That's about 22,816 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,163,251 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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