January 11th, 2002

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

18 years, 6 months and 22 days have passed since January 11th, 2002.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 11th, 2002:

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


Music Singles

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is January 11th, 2002 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. 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. The Nokia 3310 is one of the most popular phones on the market at the moment.

A popular software program called LimeWire is being used by many people to share MP3 files (and viruses). It's 2002, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Ashanti, Nelly, Eminem, Usher and Jennifer Lopez. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Oz", "That '70s Show", "The Office (UK version)." and "24".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Final Fantasy X", "Grand Theft Auto III", "Halo: Combat Evolved" and "Return to Castle Wolfenstein". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Sabrina the Teenage Witch", "Dawson's Creek", "That '70s Show" and "Ed, Edd n Eddy". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 January 11th, 2002.

  • The iPod

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

  • Chicago

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

  • 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.

  • Anna Kournikova

    Russian tennis player Anna Kournikova is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2002.

  • Time Person of the Year 2002

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

  • 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.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 18 years, 6 months and 22 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 18 years of age.
  • 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 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 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 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 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 "Axil 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.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • 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 (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 11th, 2002 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

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.

2002 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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"


2002 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2002:

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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 11th of January:


Weather

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

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 11th, 2002 was probably conceived around the 3rd of April, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 11th, 2002 is the 21st of October, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

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.
  • 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 January 11th, 2002.

  • 6,779 days have passed since this date.
  • 585,702,000 seconds have passed since the January 11th, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 683,319,000 times.
  • Since January 11th, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 302,222,232,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 97,617,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 50,370,372 steps. That's about 22,387 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,028,424 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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