October 7th, 2001, fell on a Sunday. It was day 280 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.
19 years, 6 months and 13 days have passed since October 7th, 2001.
On This Date
Events that occurred on October 7th, 2001:
The War in Afghanistan begins.
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
Which 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. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker. 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. 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 US invasion of Afghanistan is occurring. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Frasier", "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch", "The Sopranos" and "Andromeda". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn", "Final Fantasy X", "Max Payne" and "Silent Hill 2".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Rocket Power", "Malcolm in the Middle" and "Lizzie McGuire". Popular toys include the likes of "Groovy Girls", "Razor (scooter)", "PlayStation 2" 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.
American singer Jennifer Loper (aka J. Lo) tops the FHM sexiest woman list in both 2000 and 2001.
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.
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.
During this period, the world was reeling from the shock of the September 11 attacks, which killed 2,996 people.
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 and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
19 years, 6 months and 13 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 19 years of age.
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 7th, 2001?
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on October 7th, 2001.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 7th, 2001.
7,135 days have passed since this date.
616,464,000 seconds have passed since the October 7th, 2001.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 719,208,000 times.
Since October 7th, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 318,095,424,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 102,744,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 53,015,904 steps. That's about 23,563 miles!
Since this date, 7,397,568 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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