March 1st, 2002

March 1st, 2002, fell on a Friday. It was day 60 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.

19 years, 1 months and 18 days have passed since March 1st, 2002.


On This Date

Events that occurred on March 1st, 2002:

  • We Were Soldiers (2002), starring Mel Gibson, is released in cinemas.
  • 40 Days and 40 Nights (2002) is released.
  • The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan begins.


Music Singles

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

  • United States: Always On Time - Ja Rule
  • United Kingdom: World Of Our Own - Westlife

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "We Were Soldiers" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is March 1st, 2002 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

Spring has started to creep in and the days are beginning to get longer. In America, the song Always On Time by Ja Rule is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, World Of Our Own by Westlife is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie We Were Soldiers is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. 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.

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, 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", "7th Heaven", "Malcolm in the Middle" and "My Wife and Kids".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Devil May Cry", "Silent Hill 2", "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3" and "Return to Castle Wolfenstein". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Friends", "The Powerpuff Girls", "Bob the Builder" and "My Wife and Kids". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Groovy Girls", "Razor (scooter)", "PlayStation 2" and "Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game".


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 March 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Justin Timberlake & Britney Spears

    In March of 2002, pop singers Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears ended their three-year-long relationship.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 19 years, 1 months and 18 days have passed since March 1st, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 1st, 2002, will be 19 years of age.
  • People born in 2002 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1014940800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 1st, 2002:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This date: March 1st, 2002
  • March 5th, 2002: The first episode of the reality TV show "The Osbournes" is aired on MTV.
  • March 10th, 2002: Angelina Jolie adopts her first child Maddox Chivan.
  • March 12th, 2002: Boy band NSYNC release their song "Girlfriend".
  • March 15th, 2002: The film Resident Evil (2002) is released in movie theaters.
  • March 15th, 2002: The movie Ice Age (2002) is released.
  • March 17th, 2002: WrestleMania X8: Triple H defeats Chris Jericho at the SkyDome in Toronto, Canada.
  • March 18th, 2002: Broke Lesnar makes his televised WWF debut.
  • March 22nd, 2002: Blade II (2002) is released.
  • March 24th, 2002: Halle Berry becomes the first woman of color to win an Academy Award for Best Actress.
  • March 29th, 2002: The movie Panic Room (2002) is released.
  • March 30th, 2002: Queen Elizabeth "The Queen Mother" passes away.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 1st, 2002, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 1st, 2002 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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.
  • 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.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.

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:

  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
  • Nintendo GameCube
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • PlayStation 2
  • Razor (scooter)
  • Poo-Chi (robot dog)
  • Groovy Girls

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.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 1st of March:


Weather

Weather information for March 1st, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 28.2 degrees Fahrenheit. -2.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.27cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 3.5 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on March 1st, 2002?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 1st, 2002?

  • Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 1st, 2002 was probably conceived around the 22nd of May, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 1st, 2002 is the 9th of December, 2002. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 1st, 2002.

  • 6,990 days have passed since this date.
  • 603,932,400 seconds have passed since the March 1st, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 704,587,800 times.
  • Since March 1st, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 311,629,118,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 100,655,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 51,938,186 steps. That's about 23,084 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,247,189 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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