June 8th, 2002

June 8th, 2002, fell on a Saturday. Day 159 of 2002. Decade: 2000s.

17 years, 11 months and 25 days have passed since June 8th, 2002.


On This Date

Events that occurred on June 8th, 2002:

  • Boxing: Lennox Lewis defeats Mike Tyson at The Pyramid in Memphis, Tennessee.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 8th, 2002:

  • United States: Foolish - Ashanti
  • United Kingdom: Light My Fire - Will Young

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Sum of All Fears" was at the top of the box office on this date.

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 June 8th, 2002.

  • 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.

  • Emo

    In the summer of 2002, a rock music genre called Emo began to rise in popularity.

  • Spider-Man.

    Spider-Man, starring Tobey Maguire, would have been showing in movie theaters at this time.

  • 2002 FIFA World Cup

    The 2002 FIFA World Cup is currently taking place in Japan and South Korea. The competition is won by Brazil on the 30th of June after they defeat Germany 2-0.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 17 years, 11 months and 25 days have passed since June 8th, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 23 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 8th, 2002, will be 17 years of age.
  • People born in 2002 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1023490800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 8th, 2002:

  • May 10th, 2002: Unfaithful (2002), starring Richard Gere, is released in cinemas.
  • May 10th, 2002: FBI agent Robert Hanssen is sentenced to fifteen consecutive life sentences in prison for espionage.
  • May 15th, 2002: Football: Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Bayer Leverkusen 2-1.
  • May 16th, 2002: Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) is released.
  • May 17th, 2002: 2002 Irish general election: Fianna Fail are returned to power after winning 77 seats.
  • May 17th, 2002: Irish politics: Michael Noonan steps down as leader of Fine Gael.
  • May 18th, 2002: Former WWF wrestler The British Bulldog (Davey Boy Smith) dies of a heart attack.
  • May 19th, 2002: The last episode of The X-Files is aired on television.
  • May 28th, 2002: Rapper Eminem releases his album The Eminem Show.
  • May 31st, 2002: The 2002 FIFA World Cup kicks off in South Korea and Japan.
  • June 5th, 2002: Irish politics: Enda Kenny becomes the new leader of Fine Gael.
  • June 10th, 2002: Pop group Las Ketchup release "The Ketchup Song".
  • June 10th, 2002: Mobster John Gotti dies of cancer.
  • June 12th, 2002: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 2002 NBA Finals after they defeat the New Jersey Nets 4-0.
  • June 14th, 2002: The Bourne Identity (2002) is released in movie theaters.
  • June 14th, 2002: The movie Scooby-Doo (2002) is released.
  • June 15th, 2002: Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards are married.
  • June 21st, 2002: The movie Minority Report (2002) is released.
  • June 21st, 2002: Lilo & Stitch (2002) is released.
  • June 25th, 2002: The song "Dilemma" is released by rapper Nelly and Destiny's Child singer Kelly Rowland.
  • June 27th, 2002: Wrestler John Cena makes his official WWE debut.
  • June 28th, 2002: Battlefield 1942 is released.
  • June 30th, 2002: Brazil win the World Cup.
  • July 3rd, 2002: Men in Black II (2002) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 8th, 2002, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: June 8th, 2002 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

Television Shows

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

  • The Wire - American crime drama that is centered around Baltimore.
  • 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.
  • 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" - "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:

  • Beyblades (spinning top toys)
  • 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 8th of June:


Weather

Weather information for June 8th, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.0 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 64.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.22 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on June 8th, 2002.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on June 8th, 2002 was probably conceived around the 29th of August, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 8th, 2002 is the 18th of March, 2003. (Rough Estimate).

Computer 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.

8th of June

Events that have occurred on the 8th of June:

  • June 8th, 1966: A tornado kills 16 people in Topeka, Kansas.
  • June 8th, 1968: James Earl Ray is arrested for the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • June 8th, 1995: The first version of the programming language PHP is released.
  • June 8th, 2018: American celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain commits suicide.
  • June 8th, 2018: The Golden State Warriors win the 2018 NBA finals after they defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-0.
  • June 8th, 1982: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 1982 NBA Finals after they defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 4-2.
  • June 8th, 1984: Ghostbusters (1984) is released in cinemas.
  • June 8th, 1984: The movie Gremlins (1984) is released.
  • June 8th, 1986: The Boston Celtics win the 1986 NBA Finals after they defeat the Houston Rockets 4-2.
  • June 8th, 1990: The 1990 FIFA World Cup starts in Italy.
  • June 8th, 1996: Euro 96 kicks off in England.
  • June 8th, 2004: The last episode of the cartoon TV series "Rugrats" is aired.
  • June 8th, 2004: The song "Goodies" is released by Ciara.
  • June 8th, 2007: Ocean's Thirteen (2007) is released.
  • June 8th, 2007: Paris Hilton is returned to jail after a judge overrules an order resentencing her to home confinement.
  • June 8th, 2011: Rapper Ja Rule begins a two year prison sentence for attempted possession of a weapon.
  • June 8th, 2012: The 2012 UEFA European Championship kicks off in Poland and Ukraine.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about June 8th, 2002.

  • 6,570 days have passed since this date.
  • 567,648,000 seconds have passed since the June 8th, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 662,256,000 times.
  • Since June 8th, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 292,906,368,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 94,608,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 48,817,728 steps. That's about 21,697 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,811,776 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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