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August 24th, 2002.

August 24th, 2002, was a Saturday. It was day 236 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.

18 years, 8 months and 13 days have passed since August 24th, 2002.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 24th, 2002.

  • United States: Dilemma - Nelly & Kelly Rowland
  • United Kingdom: Round Round - Sugababes

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "XXX" was at the top of the box office on August 24th, 2002.

Take me back to August 24th, 2002!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is August 24th, 2002 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 2002 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner. In America, the song Dilemma by Nelly & Kelly Rowland is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Round Round by Sugababes is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie XXX 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 cell phones on the market at the moment. Stores across the world are currently selling a wide range of custom covers for the phone.

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, Nickelback, Nelly, Eminem, Usher, Blu Cantrell, The Calling, Linkin Park and Jennifer Lopez. A rock music genre called "Emo" is beginning to become more and more mainstream.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Friends", "Stargate SG-1", "Andromeda" and "Star Trek: Enterprise". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Grand Theft Auto III", "Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty", "Medal of Honor: Allied Assault" and "Battlefield 1942". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "7th Heaven", "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Dora the Explorer" and "Jimmy Neutron".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Poo-Chi (robot dog), Razor (scooter), Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game and Beyblades (spinning top toys).

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 August 24th, 2002.

  • Chicago.

    "Chicago" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, 8 months and 13 days have passed since August 24th, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 24th, 2002, will be 18 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2002 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1030143600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around August 24th, 2002.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 24th, 2002, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 24th, 2002 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

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 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.
  • 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.
  • Andromeda - Sci-fi TV series.

Kid's TV shows on August 24th, 2002.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2002.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2002.

  • Beyblades (spinning top toys)
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • Silent Hill 2 - Survival horror video game published by Konami.

2002 - TV stations, commercials and shows.

A nostalgic video that emulates what television was like back in 2002.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 24th of August.

Weather on August 24th, 2002.

Historical weather information for August 24th, 2002.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.0 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 69.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.72 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.27cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.06 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2539.75cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on August 24th, 2002.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 24th, 2002.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 24th, 2002 was most likely conceived around the 14th of November, 2001.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 24th, 2002 is close to the 3rd of June, 2003.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 24th, 2002.

  • A total of 6,830 days have passed since this date.
  • 975 weeks have passed.
  • 590,112,000 seconds have passed since the August 24th, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 688,464,000 times.
  • Since August 24th, 2002, the earth has travelled approximately 304,497,792,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 98,352,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 50,749,632 steps. That's about 22,555 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,081,344 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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