February 1st, 2002

February 1st, 2002, fell on a Friday. It was day 32 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.

18 years, 5 months and 9 days have passed since February 1st, 2002.


On This Date

Events that occurred on February 1st, 2002:

  • Kidnapped Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is murdered in Karachi, Pakistan.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 1st, 2002:

  • United States: U Got It Bad - Usher
  • United Kingdom: Hero - Enrique Iglesias

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Black Hawk Down" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is February 1st, 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, Hero by Enrique Iglesias is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Black Hawk Down 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 "Frasier", "Friends", "Will & Grace" and "The Sopranos".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Final Fantasy X", "Max Payne", "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3" and "Return to Castle Wolfenstein". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Rugrats", "Friends", "7th Heaven" and "Malcolm in the Middle". 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 February 1st, 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 9 days have passed since February 1st, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 1st, 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 1012521600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 1st, 2002:

  • 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 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 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.
  • February 22nd, 2002: Canadian serial killer Robert William Pickton is arrested and charged with murder.
  • February 27th, 2002: 59 Hindu pilgrims are killed after a fire breaks out on a train near Godhra railway station in Gujarat, India.
  • March 1st, 2002: We Were Soldiers (2002), starring Mel Gibson, is released in cinemas.
  • March 1st, 2002: 40 Days and 40 Nights (2002) is released.
  • March 1st, 2002: The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan begins.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 1st, 2002, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 1st, 2002 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

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" - "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 1st of February:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of February:

  • The Memorial Day of the Republic (Hungary)

Weather

Weather information for February 1st, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.8 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 34.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 54.61cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.39 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.56cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on February 1st, 2002.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 1st, 2002 was probably conceived around the 24th of April, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 1st, 2002 is the 11th of November, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Medal of Honor: Allied Assault - First-person shooter game that is set in World War 2.
  • 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 February 1st, 2002.

  • 6,735 days have passed since this date.
  • 581,900,400 seconds have passed since the February 1st, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 678,883,800 times.
  • Since February 1st, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 300,260,606,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 96,983,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 50,043,434 steps. That's about 22,242 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,982,805 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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