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March 30th, 2002.

March 30th, 2002, was a Saturday. It was day 89 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.

19 years, 3 months and 24 days have passed since March 30th, 2002.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

On this day.

What happened on March 30th, 2002?

  • Queen Elizabeth "The Queen Mother" passes away.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 30th, 2002.

  • United States: Ain't It Funny - Jennifer Lopez
  • United Kingdom: Unchained Melody - Gareth Gates
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.
Blade II

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Blade II" was at the top of the box office on March 30th, 2002.

Take me back to March 30th, 2002!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 30th, 2002 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Spring has arrived and the days have become longer. In America, the song Ain't It Funny by Jennifer Lopez is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Blade II 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.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Touched by an Angel", "Dora the Explorer", "Grounded for Life" and "Alias". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Final Fantasy X", "Devil May Cry", "Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty" and "WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Sabrina the Teenage Witch", "CatDog", "Dora the Explorer" and "Lizzie McGuire".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Groovy Girls, Razor (scooter), the PlayStation 2 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 March 30th, 2002.

  • Angelina Jolie adopts Maddox.

    Angelina Jolie adopts Maddox.

    In March of 2002, actress Angelina Jolie adopted a seven-month-old boy called Maddox Chivan from Cambodia.

  • Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears end their relationship.

    Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears end their relationship.

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

  • 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 "naughties", 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 naughties, DVDs started to replace the older VCR tapes. This meant that you no longer had to rewind your tapes before bringing them back to the rental store!

  • 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 naughties, 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, 3 months and 24 days have passed since March 30th, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 30th, 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 1017446400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 30th, 2002.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This date: March 30th, 2002
  • April 2nd, 2002: Ireland: Bishop Brendan Comiskey resigns amid criticism of his handling of sexual abuse cases in Ferns.
  • April 4th, 2002: Actress Elizabeth Hurley gives birth to her son, Damian Charles Hurley.
  • April 9th, 2002: The funeral of Queen Elizabeth, "The Queen Mother" is held.
  • April 12th, 2002: The British romantic comedy film "Bend It Like Beckham" (2002) is released.
  • April 16th, 2002: The song "Hot in Herre" is released by rap artist Nelly.
  • April 19th, 2002: My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) is released.
  • April 25th, 2002: Wrestling: Randy Orton makes his first televised appearance on the WWE.
  • April 25th, 2002: TLC singer Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes is killed in a motor accident.
  • April 26th, 2002: A gunman called Robert Steinhäuser murders 16 people at a secondary school in Erfurt.
  • April 28th, 2002: Boy band group NSYNC perform their final show.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 30th, 2002, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 30th, 2002 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

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.

  • The Shield - Police drama.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on March 30th, 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.

  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
  • Nintendo GameCube
  • 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 - 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.

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 March 30th, 2008 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on March 30th.

Vincent van Gogh

Artist. Deceased
Born on March 30th, 1853
He was not alive on this date.

MC Hammer

Rapper.
Born on March 30th, 1962
He turned 40 on this day in 2002.

Celine Dion

Singer.
Born on March 30th, 1968
She turned 34 on this day in 2002.

DJ AM

American disk jockey. Deceased
Born on March 30th, 1973
He turned 29 on this day in 2002.

Sergio Ramos

Soccer player.
Born on March 30th, 1986
He turned 16 on this day in 2002.

Weather on March 30th, 2002.

Historical weather information for March 30th, 2002.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.3 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 43.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 6.33 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 19.05cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.83 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on March 30th, 2002.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 30th, 2002.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 30th, 2002 was most likely conceived around the 20th of June, 2001.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 30th, 2002 is close to the 7th of January, 2003.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 30th, 2002.

  • A total of 7,056 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,008 weeks have passed.
  • 609,634,800 seconds have passed since the March 30th, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 711,240,600 times.
  • Since March 30th, 2002, the earth has travelled approximately 314,571,556,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 101,605,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 52,428,593 steps. That's about 23,302 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,315,618 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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