October 22nd, 2002

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

18 years, 2 months and 28 days have passed since October 22nd, 2002.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 22nd, 2002:

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Ring" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

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. 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 "Last of the Summer Wine", "Becker", "Smallville" and "The Wire". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Grand Theft Auto III", "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3", "Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty" and "Medal of Honor: Allied Assault". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Powerpuff Girls", "Bob the Builder", "Rocket Power" and "Jimmy Neutron".

Popular toys include the likes of "Razor (scooter)", "PlayStation 2", "Bratz (dolls)" and "Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game".


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 October 22nd, 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.

  • 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.

  • D.C. sniper attacks.

    Between the 2nd of October, 2002, and the 24th of October, 2002, John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo killed 10 people in the D.C. sniper attacks.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 18 years, 2 months and 28 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: Anyone born on October 22nd, 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 1035241200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 22nd, 2002:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 22nd, 2002, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 22nd, 2002 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Without a Trace - TV show about the FBI's Missing Persons Squad.
  • CSI: Miami - Miami-based spin-off.
  • 8 Simple Rules - Starring John Ritter, Kaley Cuoco and Katey Sagal.
  • 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.

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
  • 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

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 22nd of October:


Weather

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.

US President

Who was the US President on October 22nd, 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 October 22nd, 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 October 22nd, 2002 was probably conceived around the 12th of January, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 22nd, 2002 is the 1st of August, 2003. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on October 22nd, 2002.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 6,664 days have passed since this date.
  • 575,773,200 seconds have passed since the October 22nd, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 671,735,400 times.
  • Since October 22nd, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 297,098,971,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 95,962,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 49,516,495 steps. That's about 22,007 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,909,278 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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