November 21st, 2001

November 21st, 2001, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 325 of 2001. The decade was the 2000s.

19 years, 3 months and 10 days have passed since November 21st, 2001.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 21st, 2001:

  • United States: Family Affair - Mary J. Blige
  • United Kingdom: If You Come Back - Blue

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 21st, 2001 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. In America, it is the day before Thanksgiven Day and people are looking forward to tomorrow's dinner.

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, If You Come Back by Blue 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. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. 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 "Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction", "Ally McBeal", "Dawson's Creek" and "Sex and the City".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Silent Hill 2", "Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty", "Halo: Combat Evolved" and "Return to Castle Wolfenstein". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Rugrats", "Recess", "City Guys" 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 November 21st, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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:

  • 19 years, 3 months and 10 days have passed since November 21st, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 47 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 21st, 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 1006300800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around November 21st, 2001:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 21st, 2001, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: November 21st, 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.
  • Fear Factor - American stunt/dare game show.
  • 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.
  • Jackass - MTV show that involved stunts and pranks.

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:

  • Nintendo GameCube
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • PlayStation 2
  • Razor (scooter)
  • Poo-Chi (robot dog)
  • Groovy Girls

Video Games

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

  • Return to Castle Wolfenstein - First-person shooter game.
  • 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.
  • Silent Hill 2 - Survival horror video game published by Konami.
  • 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.
  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask - Action-adventure game released on the Nintendo 64.
  • Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn - RPG game developed by BioWare.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of November:


Weather

Weather information for November 21st, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.8 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 38.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.39 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.52cm.

US President

Who was the US President on November 21st, 2001?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 21st, 2001?

  • Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on November 21st, 2001 was probably conceived around the 11th of February, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 21st, 2001 is the 31st of August, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about November 21st, 2001.

  • 7,040 days have passed since this date.
  • 608,256,000 seconds have passed since the November 21st, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 709,632,000 times.
  • Since November 21st, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 313,860,096,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 101,376,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 52,310,016 steps. That's about 23,249 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,299,072 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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