October 22nd, 2001, fell on a Monday. It was day 295 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.
19 years, 0 months and 3 days have passed since October 22nd, 2001.
On This Date
Events that occurred on October 22nd, 2001:
The game Grand Theft Auto III is released.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 22nd, 2001:
United States: I'm Real - Jennifer Lopez
United Kingdom: Because I Got High - Afroman
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "From Hell" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is October 22nd, 2001 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. 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. Halloween of 2001 is quickly approaching and stores are selling costumes and decorations. In America, the song I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Because I Got High by Afroman is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie From Hell 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 "King of the Hill", "Will & Grace", "Roswell" and "Star Trek: Enterprise".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Final Fantasy X", "Max Payne", "Devil May Cry" and "Grand Theft Auto III". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "7th Heaven", "Recess", "Dora the Explorer" and "Rocket Power". 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 October 22nd, 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.
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.
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.
Grand Theft Auto III.
Grand Theft Auto III was released on the 22nd of October, 2001. The story followed a character called Claude in Liberty City.
Basic facts and information about this date:
19 years, 0 months and 3 days have passed since October 22nd, 2001.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 2001.
Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on October 22nd, 2001, will be 19 years of age.
People born in 2001 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1003705200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around October 22nd, 2001:
September 24th, 2001: Soccer: It is announced that Leeds United have recorded a pre-tax loss of £7.6m.
September 25th, 2001: Michael Jordan announces that he will be returning to the NBA to play for the Washington Wizards.
Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 53.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.17 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 11.43cm.
London, England: Temperature: 11.94 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2539.75cm.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on October 22nd, 2001.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on October 22nd, 2001 was probably conceived around the 12th of January, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 22nd, 2001 is the 1st of August, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Grand Theft Auto III - The third game in the series. Starring Claude in Liberty City.
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 22nd, 2001.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 22nd, 2001.
6,943 days have passed since this date.
599,878,800 seconds have passed since the October 22nd, 2001.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 699,858,600 times.
Since October 22nd, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 309,537,460,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 99,979,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 51,589,577 steps. That's about 22,929 miles!
Since this date, 7,198,546 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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