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October 22nd, 2002.

October 22nd, 2002, was a Tuesday. It was day 295 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.

20 years, 1 months and 8 days have passed since October 22nd, 2002.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

Song charts

Top songs.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on October 22nd, 2002.

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on October 22nd, 2002.

A list of songs that were dominating the music charts on this date.

  • Dilemma - Nelly Featuring Kelly Rowland
  • A Moment Like This - Kelly Clarkson
  • Gangsta Lovin' - Eve Featuring Alicia Keys
  • Hey Ma - Cam'Ron Featuring Juelz Santana, Freekey Zekey & Toya
  • Work It - Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
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.
The Ring

Top movie.

The top "Box Office" movie on this date was the film "The Ring".

Take me back to October 22nd, 2002!

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is October 22nd, 2002, and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker.

Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. Halloween of 2002 is quickly approaching and stores are selling costumes and decorations. The song Dilemma by Nelly & Kelly Rowland is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States, and the movie The Ring 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.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Jam Master Jay, Lana Clarkson, Curt Hennig and Fred Rogers would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Frasier", "King of the Hill", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Oz". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Crazy Taxi", "Red Faction", "Medal of Honor: Allied Assault" and "Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Friends", "Johnny Bravo", "7th Heaven" and "Courage the Cowardly Dog". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Razor (scooter), HitClips audio player, the PlayStation 2 and the Game Boy Advance.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on October 22nd, 2002.

  • D.C. sniper attacks.

    D.C. sniper attacks.

    The D.C. sniper attacks were occurring during this period of time. Between October 2nd and October 24th, 2002, John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo killed 10 people in the D.C. sniper attacks.

  • 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 2000s, 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 2000s, DVDs started to replace the older VCR tapes. As a result, people no longer had to rewind their tapes before bringing them back to the rental store.

  • Wallpaper is quickly dying off.

    Wallpaper is quickly dying off.

    During the early noughties, wallpaper was quickly disappearing from people's homes. By this stage, minimalist interior design trends were in vogue and many people had already made the switchover to using paint.

  • 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 2000s, many people used CD folders to store their music collections. Disc towers were also popular for albums and things such as PlayStation games.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 20 years, 1 months and 8 days have passed since October 22nd, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on October 22nd, 2002 will be 20 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 2002 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1035241200.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to October 22nd, 2002.

Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 22nd, 2002, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • 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: October 22nd, 2002 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on October 22nd, 2002.

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Photos of early 2000s fashion.

Photographs of early 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 2000s fashion.

Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in October, 2002.

TV shows from October, 2002.

Without a Trace
Without a Trace
TV show about the FBI's Missing Persons Squad.

CSI: Miami
CSI: Miami
Miami-based spin-off of the popular CSI franchise, starring Lieutenant Horatio Caine.

Firefly
Firefly
Short-lived space Western series starring Nathan Fillion and Gina Torres.

8 Simple Rules
8 Simple Rules
Starring John Ritter, Kaley Cuoco and Katey Sagal.

The Wire
The Wire
American crime drama that is centered around Baltimore.

The Shield
The Shield
Police drama.

24
24
Action drama about a counterterrorism agent called Jack Bauer.

Smallville
Smallville
TV show based on the Superman story.

Scrubs
Scrubs
Comedy show about a new group of medical students.

Alias
Alias
Spy action drama.

Star Trek: Enterprise
Star Trek: Enterprise
Prequel to the original Star Trek series.

Home Movies
Home Movies
Adult animated sitcom.

The Office (UK version).
The Office (UK version).
Starring Ricky Gervais.

Fear Factor
Fear Factor
American stunt/dare game show.

Boston Public
Boston Public
Drama series about a fictional public school called Winslow High School.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Starring William Petersen as Gil Grissom.

Gilmore Girls
Gilmore Girls
Comedy-drama starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel.

Andromeda
Andromeda
Sci-fi TV series.

Malcolm in the Middle
Malcolm in the Middle
TV show about a dysfunctional family and their genius son.

Angel
Angel
Spin-off show of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".

The West Wing
The West Wing
Political drama.

Futurama
Futurama
Animated series.

The Sopranos
The Sopranos
Crime drama about the life of a New Jersey mobster.

Becker
Becker
TV show about a grumpy doctor called Dr. John Becker.

Charmed
Charmed
TV series about a group of sisters that are witches.

Will & Grace
Will & Grace
TV series.

The King of Queens
The King of Queens
Comedy TV show starring Kevin James.

Cars in 2002.

2002 saw the introduction of cars such as the Ford Fiesta (fifth generation), the Chevrolet Aveo, the Mazda 6, the Honda Accord (seventh generation), the Mercedes-Benz E-Class (W211) and the Cadillac CTS.

Cars in 2002.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on October 22nd, 2002.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2002.

Jimmy Neutron
Jimmy Neutron

Kim Possible
Kim Possible

The Cramp Twins
The Cramp Twins

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

My Wife and Kids
My Wife and Kids

Lizzie McGuire
Lizzie McGuire

Grounded for Life
Grounded for Life

As Told by Ginger
As Told by Ginger

Static Shock
Static Shock

Malcolm in the Middle
Malcolm in the Middle

Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids
Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids

Courage the Cowardly Dog
Courage the Cowardly Dog

Rocket Power
Rocket Power

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

SpongeBob SquarePants
SpongeBob SquarePants

Ed, Edd n Eddy
Ed, Edd n Eddy

Bob the Builder
Bob the Builder

The Powerpuff Girls
The Powerpuff Girls

The Wild Thornberrys
The Wild Thornberrys

That '70s Show
That '70s Show

CatDog
CatDog

Dawson's Creek
Dawson's Creek

Bear in the Big Blue House
Bear in the Big Blue House

Pokemon
Pokemon

Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Sabrina the Teenage Witch

7th Heaven
7th Heaven

Little Bear
Little Bear

Johnny Bravo
Johnny Bravo

Dexter's Laboratory
Dexter's Laboratory

Friends
Friends

Rugrats
Rugrats

The Simpsons
The Simpsons

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2002.

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

Beyblades (spinning top toys)
Beyblades (spinning top toys)

Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game

The Nintendo GameCube
The Nintendo GameCube

The Xbox
The Xbox

The Game Boy Advance
The Game Boy Advance

Bratz dolls
Bratz dolls

The PlayStation 2
The PlayStation 2

HitClips audio player
HitClips audio player

Razor (scooter)
Razor (scooter)

Poo-Chi (robot dog)
Poo-Chi (robot dog)

Finger skateboards
Finger skateboards

Betty Spaghetty (doll)
Betty Spaghetty (doll)

Groovy Girls
Groovy Girls

Gogo's Crazy Bones
Gogo's Crazy Bones

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in October of 2002.

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 2002
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2
Racing game that was released on the GameCube, PlayStation 2 and Xbox.

Unreal Tournament 2003 2002
Unreal Tournament 2003
FPS game developed by Epic Games and Digital Extremes.

Animal Crossing 2002
Animal Crossing
Life simulation game that was released on the Nintendo Gamecube.

Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven 2002
Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven
First installment in the Mafia game series.

Medieval: Total War 2002
Medieval: Total War
War strategy game.

Battlefield 1942 2002
Battlefield 1942
First-person shooter.

Medal of Honor: Frontline 2002
Medal of Honor: Frontline
World War II game.

Kingdom Hearts 2002
Kingdom Hearts
RPG published by Square Enix.

Medal of Honor: Allied Assault 2002
Medal of Honor: Allied Assault
First-person shooter game that is set in World War 2.

Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy 2001
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy
Open world platform video game.

Pro Evolution Soccer 2001
Pro Evolution Soccer
The first installment in the series.

Return to Castle Wolfenstein 2001
Return to Castle Wolfenstein
First-person shooter game.

WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It 2001
WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It
Wrestling game that was released by THQ.

Halo: Combat Evolved 2001
Halo: Combat Evolved
FPS game that was released for the Xbox.

Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty 2001
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
Stealth game.

SSX Tricky 2001
SSX Tricky
Snowboarding game.

Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies 2001
Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies
Combat flight simulation.

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 2001
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3
The third game in the series.

Grand Theft Auto III 2001
Grand Theft Auto III
The third game in the series. Starring Claude in Liberty City.

Silent Hill 2 2001
Silent Hill 2
Survival horror video game published by Konami.

Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec 2001
Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec
Racing game that was released on the PlayStation 2.

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 you should check out October 22nd, 2008 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on October 22nd.

Christopher Lloyd

Actor.
Born on October 22nd, 1938
He turned 64 on this day in 2002.

Arsene Wenger

Soccer manager.
Born on October 22nd, 1949
He turned 53 on this day in 2002.

Jeff Goldblum

Actor.
Born on October 22nd, 1952
He turned 50 on this day in 2002.

Bob Odenkirk

Actor.
Born on October 22nd, 1962
He turned 40 on this day in 2002.

Dražen Petrović

NBA player. Deceased
Born on October 22nd, 1964
He was not alive on this date.

Shaggy

Singer.
Born on October 22nd, 1968
He turned 34 on this day in 2002.

Suzanne Jackson

Blogger.
Born on October 22nd, 1984
She turned 18 on this day in 2002.

Weather details

Weather on October 22nd, 2002.

Historical weather information for October 22nd, 2002.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.3 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 42.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.72 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.54cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.44 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.6cm.
USA

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on October 22nd, 2002.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 22nd, 2002 was most likely conceived around January 29th, 2002.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 22nd, 2002 is close to July 15th, 2003.

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Stats for October 22nd, 2002

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 22nd, 2002.

  • A total of 7,344 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,049 weeks have passed.
  • 634,525,200 seconds have passed since the October 22nd, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 740,279,400 times.
  • Since October 22nd, 2002, the Earth has travelled approximately 327,415,003,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 105,754,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 54,569,167 steps. That's about 24,253 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,614,302 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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