December 25th, 2002

December 25th, 2002, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 359 of 2002. The decade was the 2000s.

17 years, 8 months and 28 days have passed since December 25th, 2002.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 25th, 2002:

  • Catch Me If You Can (2002) is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 25th, 2002:

  • United States: Lose Yourself - Eminem
  • United Kingdom: Sound Of The Underground - Girls Aloud

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.

Take Me Back!

The date is December 25th, 2002 and it's a Wednesday. It's Christmas Day of 2002, so most people are exchanging presents and spending time at home with their families. In America, the song Lose Yourself by Eminem is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Sound Of The Underground by Girls Aloud is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Maid in Manhattan is at the top of the Box Office. 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. "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" is currently being played in movie theaters.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "JAG", "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch", "That '70s Show" and "The Wire". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Medal of Honor: Allied Assault", "Battlefield 1942", "Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven" and "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Rugrats", "Dexter's Laboratory", "Ed, Edd n Eddy" and "My Wife and Kids".

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 throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on December 25th, 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, 8 months and 28 days have passed since December 25th, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 25th, 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 1040774400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 25th, 2002:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 25th, 2002, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 25th, 2002 falls under the Goose.
  • 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:

  • Beyblades (spinning top toys)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • PlayStation 2
  • Razor (scooter)
  • Poo-Chi (robot dog)
  • Groovy Girls

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 25th of December:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 25th of December:

  • Christmas Day

Weather

Weather information for December 25th, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.9 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 27.5 degrees Fahrenheit. -2.5 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 5.59cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.22 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on December 25th, 2002.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 25th, 2002 was probably conceived around the 17th of March, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 25th, 2002 is the 4th of October, 2003. (Rough Estimate).

Video 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?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on December 25th, 2002.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to December 25th, 2002. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 25th, 2002.

  • 6,482 days have passed since this date.
  • 560,041,200 seconds have passed since the December 25th, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 653,381,400 times.
  • Since December 25th, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 288,981,259,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 93,340,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 48,163,543 steps. That's about 21,406 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,720,494 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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