March 1st, 2002, fell on a Friday. It was day 60 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.
18 years, 7 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.
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
What 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 evenings 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. 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 "King of the Hill", "Roswell", "Dora the Explorer" and "Dark Angel". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Max Payne", "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3", "Halo: Combat Evolved" and "Return to Castle Wolfenstein".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Simpsons", "Rugrats", "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" and "Rocket Power". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Groovy Girls", "Razor (scooter)", "Bratz (dolls)" 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.
Apple's original iPod music player was released during this period of time.
"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.
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.
Justin Timberlake & Britney Spears
In March of 2002, pop singers Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears ended their three-year-long relationship.
Basic facts and information about this date:
18 years, 7 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 18 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.
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.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on March 1st, 2002.
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).
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?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on March 1st, 2002.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about March 1st, 2002.
6,808 days have passed since this date.
588,207,600 seconds have passed since the March 1st, 2002.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 686,242,200 times.
Since March 1st, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 303,515,121,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 98,034,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 50,585,854 steps. That's about 22,483 miles!
Since this date, 7,058,491 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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