July 17th, 2002, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 198 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.
17 years, 11 months and 25 days have passed since July 17th, 2002.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 17th, 2002:
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from husband Billy Bob Thornton.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 17th, 2002:
United States: Hot In Herre - Nelly
United Kingdom: Anyone Of Us - Gareth Gates
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Men in Black II" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 17th, 2002 and it's a Wednesday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Hot In Herre by Nelly is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Anyone Of Us by Gareth Gates is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Men in Black 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 "Last of the Summer Wine", "ER", "JAG" and "Will & Grace".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Max Payne", "Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty", "Return to Castle Wolfenstein" and "Medal of Honor: Allied Assault". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "7th Heaven", "The Wild Thornberrys", "The Powerpuff Girls" and "Bob the Builder". Popular toys include the likes of "Groovy Girls", "Razor (scooter)", "Bratz (dolls)" and "Beyblades (spinning top toys)".
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 July 17th, 2002.
"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.
In the summer of 2002, a rock music genre called Emo began to rise in popularity.
Basic facts and information about this date:
17 years, 11 months and 25 days have passed since July 17th, 2002.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 2002.
Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 17th, 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 1026860400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 17th, 2002:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 17th, 2002, will have the star sign Cancer.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
Native American Zodiac: July 17th, 2002 falls under the Woodpecker.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
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
Poo-Chi (robot dog)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of July:
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on July 17th, 2002.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 17th, 2002 was probably conceived around the 7th of October, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 17th, 2002 is the 26th of April, 2003. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Battlefield 1942 - First-person shooter.
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 17th, 2002.
6,569 days have passed since this date.
567,561,600 seconds have passed since the July 17th, 2002.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 662,155,200 times.
Since July 17th, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 292,861,785,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 94,593,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 48,810,298 steps. That's about 21,693 miles!
Since this date, 6,810,739 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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