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January 11th, 2002.

January 11th, 2002, was a Friday. It was day 11 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.

19 years, 4 months and 6 days have passed since January 11th, 2002.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On this day.

What happened on January 11th, 2002?

  • The Guantanamo Bay detention camp takes in its first detainees.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 11th, 2002.

  • United States: How You Remind Me - Nickelback
  • United Kingdom: Gotta Get Thru This - Daniel Bedingfield
Play the top hits from 2002.
A Spotify playlist of songs from 2002. Take a trip back to the peak days of Nelly, Nickelback, Avril Lavigne and Scooter.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" was at the top of the box office on January 11th, 2002.

Take me back to January 11th, 2002!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is January 11th, 2002 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The Christmas holiday season is long over, the decorations have been taken down and a sense of normality has returned. In America, the song How You Remind Me by Nickelback is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. Meanwhile, 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.

In technology news, more and more people are beginning to gain access to the Internet. Internet speeds are increasing and MP3 sharing is beginning to threaten the existence of music stores. In Europe, a new currency called the euro (€) has recently been introduced. A popular software program called LimeWire is currently being used by many people to share music, software and videos. It is also a haven for computer viruses.

It's 2002, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Ashanti, Nickelback, Nelly, Eminem, Usher, Blu Cantrell, The Calling, Linkin Park and Jennifer Lopez. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Touched by an Angel", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Alias" and "24". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Final Fantasy X", "Devil May Cry", "Grand Theft Auto III" and "Halo: Combat Evolved".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Simpsons", "Friends", "CatDog" and "Dora the Explorer". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Poo-Chi (robot dog), Razor (scooter), the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo GameCube.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on January 11th, 2002.

  • Norah Jones - "Don't Know Why".

    Norah Jones - "Don't Know Why".

    "Don't Know Why" by Norah Jones would go on to win a Grammy for 2002's Record of the Year.

  • 2002 in music.

    2002 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2002 included The Calling, Jennifer Lopez, Linkin Park, Puddle of Mudd, Ashanti, Usher, Vanessa Carlton, Eminem, Ja Rule, Jimmy Eat World, Nelly, Avril Lavigne and Missy Elliott.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2002.

    The highest paid celebrities in 2002.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2002 were Britney Spears, Tiger Woods, Steven Spielberg, Madonna, U2, NSYNC, Mariah Carey, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jordan and Tom Hanks.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2002?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2002?

    In 2002, the best NBA players were Tim Duncan, Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant, Tracy McGrady, Jason Kidd, Kevin Garnett, Chris Webber, Dirk Nowitzki, Gary Payton, Allen Iverson, Ben Wallace, Jermaine O'Neal, Dikembe Mutombo, Paul Pierce and Steve Nash.

  • Time Person of the Year 2002.

    Time Person of the Year 2002.

    "The Whistleblowers" are listed as the Time Person of the Year for 2002.

  • Anna Kournikova.

    Anna Kournikova.

    Russian tennis player Anna Kournikova was named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2002.

  • Landline phones begin to die out.

    Landline phones begin to die out.

    During this period, landline phones started to decline. This was due to the rise of personal cell phones.

  • 2002 in movies.

    2002 in movies.

    Movies released in 2002 included The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Spider-Man, Men in Black II, Signs, Die Another Day, Ice Age, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Minority Report, Catch Me If You Can, 8 Mile, Gangs of New York and The Ring.

  • Who were the best football players in 2002?

    Who were the best football players in 2002?

    In 2002, the best soccer players were Ronaldo, Roberto Carlos, Oliver Kahn, Zinedine Zidane, Michael Ballack, Thierry Henry, Raúl, Rivaldo, Yıldıray Baştürk and Alessandro Del Piero.

  • Chicago.

    Chicago.

    "Chicago" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2002.

  • Internet usage increases dramatically.

    Internet usage increases dramatically.

    From about 2002 onward, Internet usage increased dramatically across the entire world. Faster broadband networks were being rolled out, allowing users to download and stream their favorite music and videos. Social networks also started to blow up in popularity.

  • The Internet begins to hurt music stores.

    The Internet begins to hurt music stores.

    In the early-to-mid "naughties", MP3 sharing on the Internet became more and more popular. MP3 players were taking over and portable CD players such as the "Discman" were declining in popularity. During this period, it became increasingly obvious that most music stores would not survive the onslaught of the digital age.

  • The iPod.

    The iPod.

    Apple's iPod music player was released on October 23rd, 2001.

  • Nokia games such as Bounce.

    Nokia games such as Bounce.

    During this period, you might have been playing simple mobile games such as Nokia's "Bounce", which was first released in July of 2001.

  • MSN Messenger.

    MSN Messenger.

    During this period of time, a lot of people were using MSN Messenger to chat with their friends online.

  • Nokia 3310.

    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.

  • DVDs begin to replace VCR tapes.

    DVDs begin to replace VCR tapes.

    In the first half of the naughties, DVDs started to replace the older VCR tapes. This meant that you no longer had to rewind your tapes before bringing them back to the rental store!

  • The Game Boy Color.

    The Game Boy Color.

    During this time, the Game Boy Color was the go-to handheld device for gamers. Popular games included Wario Land 3, Donkey Kong Country and the various Pokémon releases.

  • CD folders.

    CD folders.

    During the late 1990s and early naughties, many people used CD folders to store their music collection. Disc towers were also popular for albums and things such as PlayStation games.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 19 years, 4 months and 6 days have passed since January 11th, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 11th, 2002, will be 19 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2002 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1010707200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around January 11th, 2002.

  • December 12th, 2001: Actress Winona Ryder is arrested on shoplifting charges in Beverly Hills, California.
  • December 14th, 2001: Not Another Teen Movie (2001) is released.
  • December 14th, 2001: Vanilla Sky (2001) is released.
  • December 18th, 2001: Usher releases his single "U Got It Bad".
  • December 18th, 2001: English striker Michael Owen is awarded the 2001 Ballon d'Or.
  • December 18th, 2001: Rapper Nas releases his album "Stillmatic".
  • December 21st, 2001: A Beautiful Mind (2001), starring Russell Crowe, is released in movie theaters.
  • January 1st, 2002: The Euro currency is introduced in Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Finland, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
  • January 1st, 2002: The last cull of the 2001 United Kingdom foot-and-mouth outbreak takes place.
  • January 4th, 2002: NBA star Michael Jordan and Juanita Vanoy file for divorce.
  • January 5th, 2002: Westlife singer Brian McFadden and Atomic Kitten singer Kerry Katona are married.
  • January 7th, 2002: Drummer Jon Lee commits suicide at his home in Miami, Florida.
  • January 7th, 2002: Jennifer Lopez releases her single "Ain't It Funny", featuring Ja Rule.
  • January 9th, 2002: New Mexico crime: Diazien Hossencofft pleads guilty to the murder of his wife Girly Chew Hossencofft.
  • This date: January 11th, 2002
  • January 13th, 2002: NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer is fired by the Washington Redskins after one season in charge.
  • January 14th, 2002: The United Kingdom declares that it is now free of foot-and-mouth disease.
  • January 18th, 2002: Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down (2001) is released in movie theaters.
  • January 18th, 2002: The Sierra Leone Civil War comes to an end.
  • January 22nd, 2002: The game "Medal of Honor: Allied Assault" is released.
  • January 22nd, 2002: Boxing: A brawl breaks out between the entourages of Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis.
  • January 23rd, 2002: José Mourinho becomes the new manager of Porto.
  • January 25th, 2002: A Walk to Remember (2002) is released in cinemas.
  • January 25th, 2002: Enron executive John Clifford Baxter commits suicide in his car in Sugar Land, Texas.
  • January 29th, 2002: The single "Foolish" is released by R&B singer Ashanti.
  • January 29th, 2002: George W. Bush gives his "Axis of Evil" speech about Iraq, Iran and North Korea.
  • February 1st, 2002: Kidnapped Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is murdered in Karachi, Pakistan.
  • February 3rd, 2002: Super Bowl XXXVI: The New England Patriots defeat the St. Louis Rams by 20-17 at the Louisiana Superdome.
  • February 5th, 2002: Rapper Fat Joe releases his single "What's Luv?", featuring Ashanti.
  • February 8th, 2002: The film Monster's Ball (2002), starring Halle Berry and Billy Bob Thornton, is released in movie theaters.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 11th, 2002, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 11th, 2002 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

Photographs of early 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on January 11th, 2002.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2002.

  • 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
  • Recess
  • Pokemon
  • Daria
  • Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  • 7th Heaven
  • Dexter's Laboratory
  • Friends
  • Rugrats
  • The Simpsons

Popular toys and games in 2002.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2002.

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

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.

2002 - TV stations, commercials and shows.

A nostalgic video that emulates what television was like back in 2002.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 11th of January.

Weather on January 11th, 2002.

Historical weather information for January 11th, 2002.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.9 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 35.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.94 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 2.56 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on January 11th, 2002.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 11th, 2002.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 11th, 2002 was most likely conceived around the 3rd of April, 2001.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 11th, 2002 is close to the 21st of October, 2002.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 11th, 2002.

  • A total of 7,067 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,009 weeks have passed.
  • 610,585,200 seconds have passed since the January 11th, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 712,349,400 times.
  • Since January 11th, 2002, the earth has travelled approximately 315,061,963,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 101,764,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 52,510,327 steps. That's about 23,338 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,327,022 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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