October 7th, 2001

October 7th, 2001, fell on a Sunday. It was day 280 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

18 years, 11 months and 12 days have passed since October 7th, 2001.


On This Date

Events that occurred on October 7th, 2001:

  • The War in Afghanistan begins.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 7th, 2001:

  • United States: Fallin' - Alicia Keys
  • United Kingdom: Can't Get You Out Of My Head - Kylie Minogue

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Don't Say a Word" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is October 7th, 2001 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler.

Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. In America, the song Fallin' by Alicia Keys is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Don't Say a Word 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 US invasion of Afghanistan is occurring. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Recess", "Ally McBeal" and "Futurama". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Final Fantasy X", "Max Payne" and "Devil May Cry".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Simpsons", "CatDog", "Roswell" and "Grounded for Life". 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 "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 October 7th, 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.

  • Anthrax Attacks

    Between September 18, 2001 and October 9, 2001, letters containing anthrax were mailed to news media offices and two U.S. Senators. Five people are killed and seventeen people are infected.

  • War in Afghanistan.

    The War in Afghanistan started around this time. On the 7th of October, 2001, the USA, supported by Britain, began bombing Taliban military and communications facilities.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 18 years, 11 months and 12 days have passed since October 7th, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 7th, 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 1002409200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 7th, 2001:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 7th, 2001, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 7th, 2001 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

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

  • Scrubs - Comedy show about a new group of medical students.
  • Alias - Spy action drama.
  • Star Trek: Enterprise - Prequel to the original Star Trek series.
  • 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.

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 7th of October:


Weather

Weather information for October 7th, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.8 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 42.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.83 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.39 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 19.05cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on October 7th, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 7th, 2001 was probably conceived around the 28th of December, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 7th, 2001 is the 17th of July, 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on October 7th, 2001.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 7th, 2001.

  • 6,922 days have passed since this date.
  • 598,060,800 seconds have passed since the October 7th, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 697,737,600 times.
  • Since October 7th, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 308,599,372,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 99,676,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 51,433,229 steps. That's about 22,859 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,176,730 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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