January 18th, 2002

January 18th, 2002, fell on a Friday. It was day 18 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.

18 years, 5 months and 19 days have passed since January 18th, 2002.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 18th, 2002:

  • Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down (2001) is released in movie theaters.
  • The Sierra Leone Civil War comes to an end.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 18th, 2002:

  • United States: U Got It Bad - Usher
  • United Kingdom: More Than A Woman - Aaliyah

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 18th, 2002 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. In America, the song U Got It Bad by Usher is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, More Than A Woman by Aaliyah 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 "Sex and the City", "The King of Queens", "Smallville" and "24".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Max Payne", "Devil May Cry", "Grand Theft Auto III" and "WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "7th Heaven", "The Wild Thornberrys", "Ed, Edd n Eddy" and "Dora the Explorer". Popular toys include the likes of "Groovy Girls", "Poo-Chi (robot dog)", "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 18th, 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, 5 months and 19 days have passed since January 18th, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 18th, 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 1011312000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 18th, 2002:

  • 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 11th, 2002: The Guantanamo Bay detention camp takes in its first detainees.
  • 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.
  • February 12th, 2002: The trial of Slobodan Milosevic begins at The Hague.
  • February 15th, 2002: New Zealand actor Kevin Smith passes away after suffering severe head injuries from a fall on set.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 18th, 2002, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 18th, 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 18th of January:


Weather

Weather information for January 18th, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 24.8 degrees Fahrenheit. -4 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.06 degrees Celsius. 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 18th, 2002.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 18th, 2002 was probably conceived around the 10th of April, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 18th, 2002 is the 28th 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 18th, 2002.

  • 6,745 days have passed since this date.
  • 582,764,400 seconds have passed since the January 18th, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 679,891,800 times.
  • Since January 18th, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 300,706,430,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 97,127,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 50,117,738 steps. That's about 22,275 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,993,173 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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