March 2nd, 2002, fell on a Saturday. It was day 61 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.
18 years, 8 months and 25 days have passed since March 2nd, 2002.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 2nd, 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 2nd, 2002 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people are enjoying their 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. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. 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 "Rugrats", "Frasier", "Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction" and "The Office (UK version).".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Grand Theft Auto III", "WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It", "Return to Castle Wolfenstein" and "Medal of Honor: Allied Assault". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Simpsons", "Bear in the Big Blue House", "The Powerpuff Girls" and "Bob the Builder". Popular toys include the likes of "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 2nd, 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:
This date fell on a weekend.
18 years, 8 months and 25 days have passed since March 2nd, 2002.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of 2002.
Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on March 2nd, 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 1015027200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around March 2nd, 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 8th, 2002: The film Monster's Ball (2002), starring Halle Berry and Billy Bob Thornton, is released in movie theaters.
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 2nd, 2002?
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on March 2nd, 2002 was probably conceived around the 23rd of May, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 2nd, 2002 is the 10th 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 2nd, 2002.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about March 2nd, 2002.
6,845 days have passed since this date.
591,408,000 seconds have passed since the March 2nd, 2002.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 689,976,000 times.
Since March 2nd, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 305,166,528,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 98,568,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 50,861,088 steps. That's about 22,605 miles!
Since this date, 7,096,896 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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