August 4th, 2002

August 4th, 2002, fell on a Sunday. It was day 216 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.

18 years, 3 months and 28 days have passed since August 4th, 2002.


On This Date

Events that occurred on August 4th, 2002:

  • The Soham murders occur.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 4th, 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 "Signs" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is August 4th, 2002 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

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 Signs 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. A rock music genre called "Emo" is beginning to become more and more mainstream.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "The Amanda Show", "Star Trek: Enterprise" and "The Shield". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty", "Halo: Combat Evolved", "WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It" and "Medal of Honor: Allied Assault". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Friends", "Dawson's Creek", "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "My Wife and Kids".

Popular toys include the likes of "Razor (scooter)", "PlayStation 2", "Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game" 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 August 4th, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 18 years, 3 months and 28 days have passed since August 4th, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 4th, 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 1028415600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 4th, 2002:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 4th, 2002, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 4th, 2002 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

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.

  • Jimmy Neutron
  • 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 4th of August:


Weather

Weather information for August 4th, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.5 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 73.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 23.11 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.17 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 17.02cm.

US President

Who was the US President on August 4th, 2002?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 4th, 2002?

  • Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 4th, 2002 was probably conceived around the 25th of October, 2001. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 4th, 2002 is the 14th of May, 2003. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 4th, 2002.

  • 6,694 days have passed since this date.
  • 578,365,200 seconds have passed since the August 4th, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 674,759,400 times.
  • Since August 4th, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 298,436,443,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 96,394,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 49,739,407 steps. That's about 22,106 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,940,382 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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