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February 2nd, 2002.

February 2nd, 2002, was a Saturday. It was day 33 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.

19 years, 8 months and 19 days have passed since February 2nd, 2002.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 2nd, 2002.

  • United States: U Got It Bad - Usher
  • United Kingdom: Hero - Enrique Iglesias
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.
Black Hawk Down

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Black Hawk Down" was at the top of the box office on February 2nd, 2002.

Take me back to February 2nd, 2002!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is February 2nd, 2002 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Currently, people are enjoying their 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.

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.

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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Left Eye, The British Bulldog, John Gotti and Jam Master Jay would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Celebrity Deathmatch", "The Sopranos", "Jackass" and "Smallville". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons", "Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec", "Pokémon Crystal" and "Medal of Honor: Allied Assault". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "CatDog", "The Wild Thornberrys", "Malcolm in the Middle" and "The Fairly OddParents".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Groovy Girls, the PlayStation 2, the Game Boy Advance 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 February 2nd, 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 "noughties", 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 PlayStation 2 & the Xbox.

    The PlayStation 2 & the Xbox.

    The PlayStation 2 and the original Xbox were competing with one another during this time.

  • 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.

  • VCRs are being phased out.

    VCRs are being phased out.

    During this period, people were still using VCRs to play movies. However, more and more households were beginning to replace them with DVD players.

  • DVDs begin to replace VCR tapes.

    DVDs begin to replace VCR tapes.

    In the first half of the noughties, DVDs started to replace the older VCR tapes. As a result, people no longer had to rewind their tapes before bringing them back to the rental store.

  • Wallpaper is quickly dying off.

    Wallpaper is quickly dying off.

    During the early noughties, wallpaper was quickly disappearing from people's homes. By this stage, minimalist interior design trends were in vogue and many people had already made the switchover to using paint.

  • 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.

  • Floppy disks are being phased out.

    Floppy disks are being phased out.

    In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the floppy disk was phased out. The emergence of the CD-RW and faster Internet speeds made the diskette redundant.

  • CD folders.

    CD folders.

    During the late 1990s and early noughties, 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.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 19 years, 8 months and 19 days have passed since February 2nd, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 2nd, 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 1012608000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around February 2nd, 2002.

  • 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.
  • January 11th, 2002: The Guantanamo Bay detention camp takes in its first detainees.
  • 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.
  • This date: February 2nd, 2002
  • 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.
  • February 12th, 2002: The trial of Slobodan Milosevic begins at The Hague.
  • February 12th, 2002: Vanessa Carlton releases her single "A Thousand Miles".
  • 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 25th, 2002: Pop Idol winner Will Young releases his song "Anything Is Possible".
  • 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.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 2nd, 2002, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 2nd, 2002 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

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.

TV shows from February, 2002.

  • 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.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
  • Malcolm in the Middle - TV show about a dysfunctional family and their genius son.
  • Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids - British television series.
  • The Amanda Show - Starring Amanda Bynes.
  • Roswell - TV show about the town of Roswell.
  • Angel - Spin-off show of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".
  • The West Wing - Political drama.
  • Futurama - Animated series.

Cars in 2002.

2002 saw the introduction of cars such as the Ford Fiesta (fifth generation), the Chevrolet Aveo, the Mazda 6, the Honda Accord (seventh generation), the Mercedes-Benz E-Class (W211) and the Cadillac CTS.

Cars in 2002.

Kid's TV shows on February 2nd, 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
  • 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
  • The Game Boy Advance
  • 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.

  • Medal of Honor: Allied Assault 2002

    Medal of Honor: Allied Assault
    First-person shooter game that is set in World War 2.

  • Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy 2001

    Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy
    Open world platform video game.

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2001

    Pro Evolution Soccer
    The first installment in the series.

  • Return to Castle Wolfenstein 2001

    Return to Castle Wolfenstein
    First-person shooter game.

  • WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It 2001

    WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It
    Wrestling game that was released by THQ.

  • Halo: Combat Evolved 2001

    Halo: Combat Evolved
    FPS game that was released for the Xbox.

  • Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty 2001

    Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
    Stealth game.

  • SSX Tricky 2001

    SSX Tricky
    Snowboarding game.

  • Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies 2001

    Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies
    Combat flight simulation.

  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 2001

    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3
    The third game in the series.

  • Grand Theft Auto III 2001

    Grand Theft Auto III
    The third game in the series. Starring Claude in Liberty City.

  • Silent Hill 2 2001

    Silent Hill 2
    Survival horror video game published by Konami.

  • Devil May Cry 2001

    Devil May Cry
    Hack and Slash game that was released for the PlayStation 2.

  • Pokémon Crystal 2001

    Pokémon Crystal
    Released for the Game Boy Color.

  • Max Payne 2001

    Max Payne
    Third person shooter game that allowed the player to slow down time.

  • Final Fantasy X 2001

    Final Fantasy X
    The tenth game in the series.

  • Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec 2001

    Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec
    Racing game that was released on the PlayStation 2.

  • Twisted Metal: Black 2001

    Twisted Metal: Black
    Vehicle combat game.

  • Red Faction 2001

    Red Faction
    First-person shooter that was released for the PlayStation 2.

  • The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons 2001

    The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons
    Action-adventure game that was released for the Game Boy Color.

2002 - TV stations, commercials and shows.

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

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2002.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out February 2nd, 2008 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on February 2nd.

James Joyce

Irish novelist. Deceased
Born on February 2nd, 1882
He was not alive on this date.

Ayn Rand

Philosopher. Deceased
Born on February 2nd, 1905
She was not alive on this date.

Greg Antonacci

Actor. Deceased
Born on February 2nd, 1947
He turned 55 on this day in 2002.

Farrah Fawcett

Actress. Deceased
Born on February 2nd, 1947
She turned 55 on this day in 2002.

Shakira

Singer.
Born on February 2nd, 1977
She turned 25 on this day in 2002.

Gerard Piqué

Soccer player.
Born on February 2nd, 1987
He turned 15 on this day in 2002.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of February.

  • Groundhog Day

Weather on February 2nd, 2002.

Historical weather information for February 2nd, 2002.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.0 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 25.5 degrees Fahrenheit. -3.61 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 7.11cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.5 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.52cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on February 2nd, 2002.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 2nd, 2002.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 2nd, 2002 was most likely conceived around the 25th of April, 2001.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 2nd, 2002 is close to the 12th of November, 2002.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 2nd, 2002.

  • A total of 7,202 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,028 weeks have passed.
  • 622,249,200 seconds have passed since the February 2nd, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 725,957,400 times.
  • Since February 2nd, 2002, the earth has travelled approximately 321,080,587,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 103,708,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 53,513,431 steps. That's about 23,784 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,466,990 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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