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March 31st, 2002

March 31st, 2002, fell on a Sunday. It was day 90 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.

18 years, 6 months and 19 days have passed since March 31st, 2002.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 31st, 2002:

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Blade II" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is March 31st, 2002 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get 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. 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 "Oz", "Stargate SG-1", "Malcolm in the Middle" and "Alias". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Halo: Combat Evolved", "WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It", "Return to Castle Wolfenstein" and "Medal of Honor: Allied Assault".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dawson's Creek", "CatDog", "That '70s Show" and "Ed, Edd n Eddy". Popular toys include the likes of "Poo-Chi (robot dog)", "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 31st, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Maddox

    Actress Angelina Jolie adopts a seven-month-old boy called Maddox Chivan.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 18 years, 6 months and 19 days have passed since March 31st, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 31st, 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 1017532800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 31st, 2002:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 31st, 2002, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 31st, 2002 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • PlayStation 2
  • Razor (scooter)
  • Poo-Chi (robot dog)
  • Groovy Girls

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of March:


Weather

Weather information for March 31st, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.7 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 41.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.5 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.11 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on March 31st, 2002.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 31st, 2002 was probably conceived around the 21st of June, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 31st, 2002 is the 8th of January, 2003. (Rough Estimate).

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.
  • 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?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 31st, 2002.

  • 6,778 days have passed since this date.
  • 585,619,200 seconds have passed since the March 31st, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 683,222,400 times.
  • Since March 31st, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 302,179,507,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 97,603,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 50,363,251 steps. That's about 22,384 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,027,430 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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