20th of December, 2002

The 20th of December, 2002, fell on a Friday. Day 354 of 2002. Decade: 2000s.

17 years, 2 months and 0 days have passed since the 20th of December, 2002.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 20th of December, 2002:

  • Gangs of New York (2002) is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of December, 2002:

  • United States: Lose Yourself - Eminem
  • United Kingdom: Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word - Blue & Elton John

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Maid in Manhattan" was at the top of the box office on this date.

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 the 20th of December, 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.

  • The SARS epidemic.

    A a viral respiratory disease called SARS breaks out in South China in November of 2002. Over 8,000 cases of infections are detected and 774 deaths are reported in 37 countries.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 17 years, 2 months and 0 days have passed since the 20th of December, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of December, 2002, will be 17 years of age.
  • People born in 2002 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1040342400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 20th of December, 2002:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 20th of December, 2002, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th of December, 2002 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

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"


2002 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2002:

  • PlayStation 2

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of December:


Weather

Weather information for the 20th of December, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.8 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 41.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.44 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 8.64cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.67 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 20th of December, 2002.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of December, 2002 was probably conceived around the 12th of March, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of December, 2002 is the 29th of September, 2003. (Rough Estimate).

20th of December

Events that have occurred on the 20th of December:


Computer Games

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

  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell - Stealth shooter game.
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City - The fourth game in the series.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of December, 2002.

  • 6,271 days have passed since this date.
  • 541,814,400 seconds have passed since the 20th of December, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 632,116,800 times.
  • Since the 20th of December, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 279,576,230,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 90,302,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 46,596,038 steps. That's about 20,709 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,501,773 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Comments

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