November 16th, 2001

November 16th, 2001, fell on a Friday. It was day 320 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

18 years, 7 months and 23 days have passed since November 16th, 2001.


On This Date

Events that occurred on November 16th, 2001:

  • The movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) is released in cinemas.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 16th, 2001:

  • United States: Family Affair - Mary J. Blige
  • United Kingdom: Queen Of My Heart - Westlife

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Monsters, Inc." was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is November 16th, 2001 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.

In America, the song Family Affair by Mary J. Blige is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Queen Of My Heart by Westlife is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Monsters, Inc. 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 "Ally McBeal", "CatDog", "Roswell" and "Smallville". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Grand Theft Auto III", "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3", "Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty" and "WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Simpsons", "Daria", "City Guys" and "Bob the Builder".

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 November 16th, 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.

  • 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.

  • The iPod

    Apple's original iPod music player was released during this period of time.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 18 years, 7 months and 23 days have passed since November 16th, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 46 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 16th, 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 1005868800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around November 16th, 2001:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 16th, 2001, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: November 16th, 2001 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.

Television Shows

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

  • 24 - Action drama about a counterterrorism agent called Jack Bauer.
  • Smallville - TV show based on the Superman story.
  • 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.

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 16th of November:


Weather

Weather information for November 16th, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 54.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.44 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 5.84cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.39 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on November 16th, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on November 16th, 2001 was probably conceived around the 6th of February, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 16th, 2001 is the 26th of August, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It - Wrestling game that was released by THQ.
  • Halo: Combat Evolved - FPS game that was released for the Xbox.
  • Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty - Stealth game.
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 - The third game in the series.
  • 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?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about November 16th, 2001.

  • 6,811 days have passed since this date.
  • 588,466,800 seconds have passed since the November 16th, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 686,544,600 times.
  • Since November 16th, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 303,648,868,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 98,077,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 50,608,145 steps. That's about 22,493 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,061,602 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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