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September 5th, 2002.

September 5th, 2002, was a Thursday. It was day 248 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.

18 years, 9 months and 11 days have passed since September 5th, 2002.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On this day.

What happened on September 5th, 2002?

  • The final episode of "Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction" is aired.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 5th, 2002.

  • United States: Dilemma - Nelly & Kelly Rowland
  • United Kingdom: The Tide Is High - Atomic Kitten
Play the top hits from 2002.
A Spotify playlist of songs from 2002. Take a trip back to the peak days of Nelly, Nickelback, Avril Lavigne and Scooter.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Signs" was at the top of the box office on September 5th, 2002.

Take me back to September 5th, 2002!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is September 5th, 2002 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves.

In America, the song Dilemma by Nelly & Kelly Rowland is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, The Tide Is High by Atomic Kitten 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. In technology news, more and more people are beginning to gain access to the Internet. Internet speeds are increasing and MP3 sharing is beginning to threaten the existence of music stores. A popular software program called LimeWire is currently being used by many people to share music, software and videos. It is also a haven for computer 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 "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Stargate SG-1", "Sex and the City" and "The Powerpuff Girls".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Silent Hill 2", "Grand Theft Auto III", "Battlefield 1942" and "Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Simpsons", "7th Heaven", "Rocket Power" and "Jimmy Neutron". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Groovy Girls, 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 September 5th, 2002.

  • Popular cellphones in 2002.

    Popular cellphones in 2002.

    Popular mobile phones in 2002 included the likes of the Nokia 3310, the Nokia 6100 and the Samsung SGH-T100.

  • Emo.

    Emo.

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

  • Norah Jones - "Don't Know Why"

    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.

  • 2002 in music.

    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.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2002.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2002.

    Time Person of the Year 2002.

    "The Whistleblowers" are listed as the Time Person of the Year for 2002.

  • Anna Kournikova.

    Anna Kournikova.

    Russian tennis player Anna Kournikova was named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2002.

  • Landline phones begin to die out.

    Landline phones begin to die out.

    During this period, landline phones started to decline. This was due to the rise of personal cell phones.

  • 2002 in movies.

    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.

  • Who were the best football players 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.

  • Chicago.

    Chicago.

    "Chicago" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2002.

  • Internet usage increases dramatically.

    Internet usage increases dramatically.

    From about 2002 onward, Internet usage increased dramatically across the entire world. Faster broadband networks were being rolled out, allowing users to download and stream their favorite music and videos. Social networks also started to blow up in popularity.

  • The Internet begins to hurt music stores.

    The Internet begins to hurt music stores.

    In the early-to-mid "naughties", MP3 sharing on the Internet became more and more popular. MP3 players were taking over and portable CD players such as the "Discman" were declining in popularity. During this period, it became increasingly obvious that most music stores would not survive the onslaught of the digital age.

  • The PlayStation 2 & the Xbox.

    The PlayStation 2 & the Xbox.

    The PlayStation 2 and the original Xbox were competing with one another during this time.

  • The iPod.

    The iPod.

    Apple's iPod music player was released on October 23rd, 2001.

  • Nokia games such as Bounce.

    Nokia games such as Bounce.

    During this period, you might have been playing simple mobile games such as Nokia's "Bounce", which was first released in July of 2001.

  • MSN Messenger.

    MSN Messenger.

    During this period of time, a lot of people were using MSN Messenger to chat with their friends online.

  • VCRs are being phased out.

    VCRs are being phased out.

    During this period, people were still using VCRs to play movies. However, more and more households were beginning to replace them with DVD players.

  • DVDs begin to replace VCR tapes.

    DVDs begin to replace VCR tapes.

    In the first half of the naughties, DVDs started to replace the older VCR tapes. This meant that you no longer had to rewind your tapes before bringing them back to the rental store!

  • The Game Boy Color.

    The Game Boy Color.

    During this time, the Game Boy Color was the go-to handheld device for gamers. Popular games included Wario Land 3, Donkey Kong Country and the various Pokémon releases.

  • Floppy disks are being phased out.

    Floppy disks are being phased out.

    In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the floppy disk was phased out. The emergence of the CD-RW and faster Internet speeds made the diskette redundant.

  • CD folders.

    CD folders.

    During the late 1990s and early naughties, many people used CD folders to store their music collection. Disc towers were also popular for albums and things such as PlayStation games.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 18 years, 9 months and 11 days have passed since September 5th, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 36 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 5th, 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 1031180400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around September 5th, 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 September 5th, 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: September 5th, 2002 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

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 September 5th, 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
  • 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.

  • Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven - First installment in the Mafia game series.
  • 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.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2002.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out September 5th, 2008 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 5th of September.

Weather on September 5th, 2002.

Historical weather information for September 5th, 2002.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.9 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 66.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.33 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.39 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on September 5th, 2002.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 5th, 2002.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 5th, 2002 was most likely conceived around the 26th of November, 2001.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 5th, 2002 is close to the 15th of June, 2003.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about September 5th, 2002.

  • A total of 6,859 days have passed since this date.
  • 979 weeks have passed.
  • 592,617,600 seconds have passed since the September 5th, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 691,387,200 times.
  • Since September 5th, 2002, the earth has travelled approximately 305,790,681,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 98,769,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 50,965,114 steps. That's about 22,651 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,111,411 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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